Kerala PSC Previous Years Question Paper & Answer

Title : Tech Officer (Civil) and Assistant Engineer (Civil)
Question Code : A


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











Grade of Cement refers to :
(^) Particle size (B) Order of grinding
(C) Soundness (D) Compressive strength

Seasoning of timber is done to :
(^) reduce the weight of timber
(B) reduce the chances of shrinkage
(C) increase the strength and durability
(D) all the above

In half turn Stairs, change in direction is through :

A) 110° B) 180°
൫) 905 (D) 45°
Fineness of Cement is measured in units of :
(A) Volume / Mass (B) Mass/ Volume
(C) Area/Mass (D) Mass/ Area

For an activity in a PERT network, if the Optimistic time, Most likely time and
Pessimistic time are 5,8 and 17 weeks respectively, the expected time is equal to :

(ಯ 8 weeks (B) 9 weeks
(C) 10 weeks (D) 15 weeks
The most popular type of contract in Government departments is :
(^) Item rate (B) Cost plus percentage
(C) Lump sum (D) Cost plus fixed fee
Silica fume is considered as a :
(A) Chemical admixture (B) Mineral admixture
(C) Colouring admixture (D) Cleaning admixture
The portion ‏ع أله‎ wall on which the end of an arch rests is known as :
(A) Abutment (B) Lintel
(0) Soffit (D) Nosing

When percentage of mica present in sand is high, it :
(^) increases the strength of mortar or concrete
(B) reduces the strength of mortar or concrete
(C) hasno effect on the strength of mortar or concrete
(D) enhances the strength of mortar or concrete slightly

“Crashing” of a project is :
(A) reduction in project size (B) reduction in resource
(0 reduction in cost (D) reduction in duration

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