CIVIL ENGINEERING INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - 1 | BASICS OF CIVIL ENGINEERING

Question 6: Advantages of Irrigation

Answer:

(i) Increase in food production

(ii) Protection against drought

(iii) Revenue Generation

(iv) Elimination of mixed cropping.

 

 

Question 7: Enumerate various physical characteristics of water.

Answer:

Turbidity, Colour, Taste, Odour, Temperature, Specific conductivity.

 

 

Question 8: Criteria for maximum diameter of bar that can be used in slab.

Answer:

The maximum diameter of bar which can be used in slab shall not be more than 1/8 of the slab thickness.

 

 

Question 9: Define Fluid, Thixotropic Fluid, Rheopectic fluid, Pseudo-plastic Fluid.

Answer:

A substance in liquid or gaseous state which is capable of deforming continuously under the action of shear stress (however small the shear stress may be).

 

A fluid which shows as decrease in apparent viscosity with time. Also, It has shear-thinning characteristics. c.g. Printer's ink, honey

 

A fluid for which apparent viscosity increases with time. Also, It has shear-thickening characteristics. e.g. Bentonite slurry, gypsum suspension in water

 

A fluid for which the dynamic viscosity decreases as the rate of shear stress increases. e.g. milk, cement, blood, clay

 

 

Question 10: Classify the urban roads.

Answer:

1. Express ways

2. Arterial Road

3. Sub Arterial Road

4. Collector Streets

5. Local Streets

 

 

 

 

 

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