Kerala PSC Previous Years Question Paper & Answer

Title : OVERSEER GRADE III CIVIL
Question Code : A

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Below are the scanned copy of Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Question Paper with answer keys of Exam Name 'OVERSEER GRADE III CIVIL' And exam conducted in the year 2017. And Question paper code was '024/2017/OL'. Medium of question paper was in Malayalam or English . Booklet Alphacode was 'A'. Answer keys are given at the bottom, but we suggest you to try answering the questions yourself and compare the key along wih to check your performance. Because we would like you to do and practice by yourself.

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Excerpt of Question Code: 024/2017/OL

Question58:-The principle of working of optical square is based upon
A--Reflection
B:-Refraction
C:-Double reflection
D:-Double refraction
Question59:-In which system, the bearing of a line is measured with magnetic north in clockwise direction?
B:-Reduced Bearing System
C:-Magnetic Bearing System
D:-The Whole Circle Bearing System
Question60:-The top width of the embankment of road is called
B:-Carriageway
C:-Right of way
D:-None of these
Question61:-The difference in levels of the outer and inner edges of a road along the curves is called
A:-Cant
C:-Side slopes
D:-Camber
Question62:-The widening of road is not required when its radius will be
A:-Less than 350 m
B:-More than 400 m
C:-More than 300 m
D:-More than 460 m
Question63:-The circular isolated depressions formed on a road surface
A:-Corrugation
B:-Deformation
C:-Pot holes
D:-Borrow pit
Question64:-When a rising grade meets with a horizontal road, the type of curve adopted to connect them is called

A:-Transition curve
B:-Summit curve
C:-Valley curve
D:-Simple curve
Question65:-Width of ballast section for Broad Gauge is
A:-1.83 m
.25
C:-3.35 m
D:-4.30 m
Question66:-The tread of wheels is provided an outward slope of
A:-1 in 10
-1in 20
C:-1 in 15
D:-1 in 25