## Kerala PSC Previous Years Question Paper & Answer

Title : ASSISTANT ENGINEER(CIVIL) IRRIGATION
Question Code : A

Page:9

Below are the scanned copy of Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) Question Paper with answer keys of Exam Name 'ASSISTANT ENGINEER(CIVIL) IRRIGATION' And exam conducted in the year 2020. And Question paper code was '013/2020'. 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: 013/2020

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In a reinforced concrete footing, the thickness at the edge shall not be less than

150 mm for footing on soils nor less than mm above the top of piles for
footing on piles:
(^) 250 mm (B) 800 mm
(0) 850 mm (D) 200 mm
Poisson’s ratio of concrete is frequently taken as:
(A) 0.15-0.25 (B) 0.5 - 0.75
(¢) 0.05 - 9.15 (D) none of above
One way slabs are those in which most of the load is carried on the span :
(A) longest (B) shortest
(C) middle (D) quarter
The modulus of rupture of M25 Concrete may be taken as N/mm? :
(^) 3 (B) 85
Upright compression members that support decks in bridges are often called as:
(A) Pile (B) Piers
(C) Pedestal (D) Stub

Slenderness ratio of a member is defined as the ratio of the effective length to the
of a seetion:

(A) moment of inertia (B) radius of gyration
(C) thickness (D) area
The unsupported length of transverse ties should not exceed times the
diameter of tie in two directions:
(മ) 86 @) 42
(ಲ) 48 D) 16
The full fixity at the column may be valid only for columns supported by:
(A) an individual footing on rock (B) a thick pile ೧೩0
(ಲ) araft foundation (D) all of the above
A section is one in which the area of tension steel is such that the

ultimate limit state, the ultimate compressive strain in concrete is reached, However
the tensile stain in the reinforeing steel is less than the yield strain:

(A) balanced (B) under reinforced

(0 over reinforced (D) composite

In design practice of beams the span to overall depth ratio are generally taken in the
range:

) 6 B) 25to 30

(0 1002 D) 30 to 45

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