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Below are the scanned copy of Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Question Paper with answer keys of Exam Name ' Tech Officer (Civil) and Assistant Engineer (Civil)' And exam conducted in the year 2020. And Question paper code was '010/2020'. 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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010/2020

Maximum : 100 marks

Time : 1 hour and 15 minutes

1. For a given material if ‘E’, ‘N’, and g are the Youngs modulus, Modulus of rigidity

and Poisson's ratio respectively, then which of the following is correct :

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2, A simply supported beam of span ‘L’ units is subjected to two concentrated loads of

‘W’ kN acting at L/4’ from both ends. The shear force at the mid point of the beam

will be :

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ॐ A ‘T" section is used as simply supported beam, it is subjected to a uniformly

distributed load throughout the span. The maximum bending stress will occur at :

(ಹ) Top of the section

(B) Centre of gravity of the section

(C) Bottom of section

(D) At the junction between flange and the web of the section

4. A cantilever beam of span ‘L’ units is subjected to a concentrated load of ‘W’ kN at the

free end. The cross section of the beam is rectangular with breadth b’ units and

depth ‘d’ units. If the modulus of elasticity of the beam material is ‘E’, the ratio of

maximum deflection to maximum bending stress is :

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5. 17 the value of Euler crippling load of a column with both ends hinged is 100 kN, what

will be the value of Euler crippling load of another column made with the same

material, equal cross section and length but with both ends fixed :

(A) 100 kN (B) 400 kN

(C) 200 D) 25kN

6. For a perfect truss having ‘m’ members and 9§ joints. Which വ the following

relationship is correct :

(ಯ m=2j-3 B) m=2j+38

(€) m=j+8 D) m<2j-3

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