## Kerala PSC Previous Years Question Paper & Answer

Title : Tech Officer (Civil) and Assistant Engineer (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 ' 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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Excerpt of Question Code: 010/2020

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For a parabolic three hinged arch subjected to a uniformly distributed load of
intensity ‘w’ kN per unit horizontal length. The span of the arch is ‘L’ units and the
central rise ‘h/2 units. The horizontal thrust (H) of the arch is :

۶7م -ھ رھ ‎H=wL*/16h‏ )0(

When a uniformly distributed load shorter than the span is traversing a simply
supported beam. At any point in the beam, maximum value of bending moment will
occur when the load is :

(A) Equally placed about the point

(B) When the point divides the load in the same ratio as it divides the span

(C) When the load is centrally placed

(D) When the tail end of the load is at the left end of the beam

If the moment ‘M’ is applied to the hinged end of a prismatic propped cantilever beam
then the moment at the fixed end of the beam will be :

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The relationship between distribution factor used in moment distribution method
(dj) and rotation factor (rj} used in Kani's method is:

@) rj=-dj/2 ൫ rj=dj

called its :

(A) Radiation coefficient (B) Absorption coefficient

(C) Albedo (D) Bowen's ratio

A pipe 0.15 m dia taking off from a reservoir suddenly expands to 0.3 m at the end of
16 m and continues for another 15 m. If the head above the inlet of the pipe is 4.88 m,
the actual velocity at the exit, taking into considerates all the lossess 18,
(Assume f = 0.04 for the complete pipe line) :

(^) 1.07m/s (B) 0.089 "1/8
(C) 0.99 0/8 D) 1.22 0/8
Removal of soil from rivulets by concentrated overland flow is known as :
(A) sheet erosion (B) channel erosion
(C) rill erosion (D) gully erosion

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