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.
The ratio of the theoretical critical buckling load for a column with fixed ends to that of
another column with the same dimensions and material, but with pinned ends, is equal to :
(A) 0.5 (B) 1
(C) 60) 4
A fixed beam AB of length L carries a concentrated load at midspan. The moment of inertia
of the beam from either end to a distance of L/4 is 7 and it is 27 for the remaining length.
Fixed end moment at A will be:
0 5WL 5WL
0 2 ൩ 7S
A circle of diameter 200 mm is inscribed inside a mild steel plate before it is stressed, as
shown in the Figure. After the application of the tensile stresses fx, fy and the shear stress
the circle deforms into an ellipse. The length of the major axis of the ellipse 15 : , و
0 = 250 N/mm?
न = 150 N/mm?
N/mm? 25 = و
Assume E = 200 GPa and Poisson’s ratio = 0.25.
(A) 200.8 mm (B) 200.5 mm
(C) 200.22 mm (D) 200.08 mm