## Kerala PSC Previous Years Question Paper & Answer

Title : ASSISTANT ENGINEER CIVIL KERALA STATE ROAD TRANSPORT CORPORATION
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 'ASSISTANT ENGINEER CIVIL KERALA STATE ROAD TRANSPORT CORPORATION' And exam conducted in the year 2012. And Question paper code was '139/2012'. 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: 139/2012

Question48:-The law states that in laminar flow in a saturated soil, the velocity is directly proportional to the hydraulic
A:-Reynold's law
B:-Bligh's law
C:-Darcy’s law
D:-lacy's law
Question49:-The gradual reduction 17 volume of a soil mass resulting from an increase in and continued application ளி
compressive stress and is due to expulsion of water from the pores is called
A:-Compaction
B:-consolidation
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‎D:-depression
Question50:-The minimum size of plate in plate load test is
A:-100 mm
B:-450mm
C:-200 mm
D:-300 mm
Question51:-Bearing capacity should be calculated from the criteria of
A:-shear only
B:-settlement only
C:-both settlement and shear
D:-cohesion only
Question52:-Floating foundation is a type of
A:-well foundation
B:-pile foundation
C:-pier foundation
D:-Raft foundation
Question53:-A shallow foundation is a foundation that
A:-has low bearing capacity
B:-has a depth of embedment less than its width
C:-is resting ന the ground surface
D:-causes less setiement
Question54:-Diameter of a circular footing is 3m and side of a square footing is 3m.Both the footings are in the same
soil{[email protected]) at same depth. The ultimate bearing capacity of circular footing is
A:-less than square footing
B:-more than square footing
C:-same as square footing
D:-not comparable
Question55:-The energy stored in 8 material within elastic limit when it is under strain is called
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B:-shock resistance
C:-resilience
D:-elasticity
Question56:-The property of a material enabling it to resist deformation under stress is called
A:-toughness
B:-stiffness
C:-strength
D:-brittleness