Kerala PSC Previous Years Question Paper & Answer

Title : Engineering Assistant Grade I - Kerala State Construction Corporation Ltd
Question Code : A


Below are the scanned copy of Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Question Paper with answer keys of Exam Name 'Engineering Assistant Grade I - Kerala State Construction Corporation Ltd ' And exam conducted in the year 2022. And Question paper code was '085/2022'. 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: 085/2022









Failure of slopes takes place due to :
(A) Action of gravitational force (B) Seepage forces
(C) Excavation ൯) All of the above

Failure is accompanied by tilting of footing in the case of :
(A) Local shear failure (B) General shear failure
(C) Punching shear failure ൯) All types of shear failures

type of foundation is used to eliminate differential settlement in soil
containing compressible lenses.

(4) Strap footing (B) Spread footing
(C) Cantilever footing (D) Raft footing

A curve connecting all points of equal vertical pressure below the ground surface is called :
(^) Newmark’s chart ൯) Stress path
(C) Isobar ൩) Mohr’s circle

Which of the following statements is true?
(4) Earth pressure at rest is greater than active earth pressure
൯ Earth pressure at rest is less than active earth pressure
(C) Earth pressure at rest is equal to active earth pressure
(D) None of the above

is the instrument used in manual method of spot speed study.
(^) Clinometer ൯) Enoscope
(C) Radar ൯൩) Co-axial tube

Ideal transition curve for horizontal curve on highways is
(^) Parabola (B) Cubic parabola
(0) Leminiscate (D) Spiral

Average loss in weight of aggregates to be used for pavement construction after 10 cycles of
immersion in MgSOs and drying shall not exceed :

(A) 6% (B) 12%
(0 18% (D) 24%

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