SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

Q.1 Which method involves driving piles along both sides of an existing wall and inserting a needle in the form of pile caps through the existing one?

1. Vibro-flotation
2. Pit method
3. Pile method
4. Miscellaneous method

Correct Option: 3

Q.2 Calculate the hook length of the bar in one side with a diameter of 16 mm.

1. 166 mm
2. 120 mm
3. 100 mm
4. 144 mm

Correct Option: 4

Q.3 A proper compaction of freshly prepared concrete results in:(i) Achieving maximum strength of concrete(ii) Expelling entrapped air in concrete(iii) Change in fineness modulus of aggregate

1. (i), (ii), and (iii)
2. Only (i)
3. Both (i) and (ii)
4. Only (ii)

Correct Option: 3

Q.4 Superplasticisers are also called ________.

1. high-range water reducers
2. retardants
3. accelerators
4. low-range water reducers

Correct Option: 1

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

Q.5 The type of timber recommended for constructional purpose, whose modulus of elasticity in bending is above 12.5 kN/mm2, is classified as ________ timber.

1. Group D
2. Group C
3. Group A
4. Group B

Correct Option: 3

Q.6 Which of the following includes the cost of hire charges for the vehicle for an 8-hour working period in a day with the cost of the driver?

1. Labour cost
2. Cost of owing
3. Loading of the vehicle
4. Miscellaneous

Correct Option: 2

Q.7 The specific energy of flow is the energy per unit weight of water with respect to the channel bottom as datum. As level of the channel bottom goes down, ____________.

1. specific energy decreases
2. specific energy constant
3. specific energy is not depended on depth
4. specific energy increases

Correct Option: 4

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

Q.9 The shear strength of an RCC beam depends on which of the following factors?

1. The type of cement
2. The grade of the steel
3. The grade of the concrete
4. The zone of fine aggregate

Correct Option: 3

Q.10 Warning signs are also known as __________.

1. prohibitory signs
2. regulatory signs
3. mandatory signs
4. cautionary signs

Correct Option: 4

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

Q.11 In traffic control, the conflict points are reduced to bare minimum and the delays are minimised by designing:

1. road intersection
2. horizontal curve
3. bridges
4. super-passage

Correct Option: 1

Q.12 In the centesimal system of angular measurement, 1 Circumference = ___________

1. 100 grads
2. 180 grads
3. 400 grads
4. 360 grads

Correct Option: 3

Q.13 A manometer is an instrument used for measuring the pressure acting on a column of fluid, which consists of a U-shaped tube of liquid in which the difference in pressures acting in the two arms of the tube causes the liquid to reach different heights in the two arms. Which of the following is NOT a limitation of the manometer?

1. Large and bulky size
2. Difficulty in construction
3. Need for levelling
4. No over-range protection

Correct Option: 2

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

Q.14 Find the moment of resistance of a balanced singly reinforced beam using the following data.Grade of concrete : M20Grade of steel : Fe415b = width of the beamd = effective depth of the beamUse limit state method of design:

1. 2.96bd2
2. 2.07bd2
3. 2.66bd2
4. 2.76bd2

Correct Option: 4

Q.15 What is the meaning of ‘ISMB 200’ in the steel design?

1. Indian standard mild weight beams of depth 200 mm
2. Indian standard maximum weight beams of depth 200 mm
3. Indian standard medium weight beams of depth 200 mm
4. Indian standard mean weight beams of depth 200 mm

Correct Option: 3

Q.16 Select the correct statement related to water distribution pipe systems.

1. Sluice valves are provided only once, at the start of pipe system.
2. Drain valves are provided at all the high points.
3. Air valves are provided at all the low points.
4. Drain valves are provided at all the low points.

Correct Option: 4

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

Q.17 The moment of inertia of a body is a measurement of:

1. its resistance against rotation
2. its resistance against translation
3. its resistance against shear
4. its resistance against linear deformation

Correct Option: 1

Q.18 If a cantilever retaining wall is to retain soil to its full height H, for the analysis of bending moment at its base, the distance from the base where the total force due to backfill acts, is _____.

1. 0.25 H
2. H
3. 0.33 H
4. 0.5 H

Correct Option: 3

Q.19 Which of the following methods explains the process of underwater concreting?(i) Pumping technique(ii) Hydro valve method(iii) Toggle bags method(iv) Bagged concrete method

1. Only (i)
2. Both (i) and (ii)
3. Only (i), (ii), (iii)
4. (i), (ii), (iii), and (iv)

Correct Option: 4

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

Q.20 To increase the seepage flow length, ____________ are provided on the cut-off walls of the barrage or weir.

1. impervious floors
2. toe walls
3. inverted filters
4. sheet piles

Correct Option: 4

Q.21 According to IS 456:2000, for limit state method of collapse in flexure, which of the following assumptions is correct?

1. The relationship between the stress strain distribution in concrete is assumed to be straight.
2. The tensile strength of the concrete is taken into account.
3. Plane section normal to axis does not remain plane after bending.
4. The maximum strain in concrete at the outermost compression fibre is taken as 0.0035 in bending.

Correct Option: 4

Q.22 The repair works that are usually carried out every fourth year are known as _________.

1. quadrennial repair works
2. annual repair works
3. regular repair works
4. biennial repair works

Correct Option: 1

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

Q.23 Select the correct option for the given statements.Statement 1: Bamboo can be utilised as a building material for scaffolding, bridges, houses and buildings.Statement 2: Bamboo, like wood, is a natural composite material with a low strength-to-weight ratio and cannot be useful for structures.

1. Both statement 1 and statement 2 are true
2. Statement 1 is true and statement 2 is false
3. Statement 1 is false and statement 2 is true
4. Both statement 1 and statement 2 are false

Correct Option: 2

Q.24 Which of the following is NOT a structural stability criterion of a gravity dam?

1. Overspill
2. Overturning
3. Sliding
4. Crushing

Correct Option: 1

Q.25 In a shrinkage limit experiment, mercury is used for:

1. fill the voids of soil sample
2. determine dry volume of soil
3. prevent shrinkage of soil
4. determine volume at plastic limit

Correct Option: 2

SSC JE 9 Oct 2023 PAPER I Civil Part 5

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