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









Which of the following tests is not used for determining the workability of conerete?
(A) Compacting factor test (B) Blaine’s test
(C) Flow test (D) Vee-bee consistometer test

Identify the statement which is not true. The process of cold working of steel :
(A) increases the yield strength
(B) increases the ductility
(C) decreases the percentage elongation
(D) results in residual strain

The best lateral load resisting structural system for a building of 100 storeys is:
(A) Rigid frames (B) Framed tubes
(C) Frame-Shear wall dual system (D) Diagrid system

A moving formwork is called :
(A) Elevator (B) Slipform
(C) Seaffolding (D) Shuttering

Which of the following is not true?
(ಹ) Increasing tricaleium silicate (CsS) and tricalcium aluminate (CsA)
contribute to high early strength of cement
(B) Increasing the fineness of cement results in high compressive strength
(0) Increasing dicalcium silicate (C2S) retards early development of strength of
(D) Increasing dicalcium silicate (C,S) generates more heat of hydration

Failure of a component or a structure due to several cycles of repeated loads is called :

(A) Fatigue failure (B) Buckling failure
(C) Brittle fracture (D) Flexural failure
Select the most appropriate combination :
E. Soft storey 7. Retrofitting technique
F. Shear wall Q. Vulnerable to earthquake
6. Jacketing R. Provides large column-free space in the lower storey
H. Transfer girder 8. Lateral load resisting system
^) ER,FQ,G-P HS (8) E-S,F-Q,G-P,HR
(ಲ) E-Q F-S,GP,HR (D) E-Q,F-P,G-S, HR

The extent of time by which the start of an activity may be delayed without
interfering with the start of the succeeding activity is called :

(ಯ) earliest start time (B) latest start time

(0) free float (D) latest 07167 0176

010/2020 8 A

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