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1)How to start preparation for GATE?
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2)Prying forces are: - gate civil 2017
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3)A steel member ‘M’ has reversal of stress due to live loads, whereas another member ‘N’ has reversal of stress due to wind load. As per IS 800: 2007, the maximum slenderness ratio permitted is: - gate civil 2017
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4) If the water content of a fully saturated soil mass is 100%, the void ratio of the sample is: -gate civil 2017
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5) If the water content of a fully saturated soil mass is 100%, the void ratio of the sample is: -gate civil 2017
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6) If the water content of a fully saturated soil mass is 100%, the void ratio of the sample is: - gate civil 2017
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7) If the water content of a fully saturated soil mass is 100%, the void ratio of the sample is: - gate civil 2017
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8) If the water content of a fully saturated soil mass is 100%, the void ratio of the sample is: - gate civil 2017
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9)If the water content of a fully saturated soil mass is 100%, the void ratio of the sample is -gate civil 2017
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10)If the water content of a fully saturated soil mass is 100%, the void ratio of the sample is: - gate civil 2017
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11) Net ultimate bearing capacity of a footing embedded in a clay stratum - gate civil 2017
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12)SO2 and CO adversely affect - gate civil 2017
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13)A superspeedway in New Delhi has among the highest super-elevation rates of any track on the Indian Grand Prix circuit. The track requires drivers to negotiate turns with a radius of 335 m and 33 banking. Given this information, the coefficient of side friction required in order to allow a vehicle to travel at 320 km/h along the curve is: - gate civil 2017
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14)A superspeedway in New Delhi has among the highest super-elevation rates of any track on the Indian Grand Prix circuit. The track requires drivers to negotiate turns with a radius of 335 m and 33 banking. Given this information, the coefficient of side friction required in order to allow a vehicle to travel at 320 km/h along the curve is: - gate civil 2017
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15)A superspeedway in New Delhi has among the highest super-elevation rates of any track on the Indian Grand Prix circuit. The track requires drivers to negotiate turns with a radius of 335 m and 33 banking. Given this information, the coefficient of side friction required in order to allow a vehicle to travel at 320 km/h along the curve is: - gate civil 2017
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16)A superspeedway in New Delhi has among the highest super-elevation rates of any track on the Indian Grand Prix circuit. The track requires drivers to negotiate turns with a radius of 335 m and 33 banking. Given this information, the coefficient of side friction required in order to allow a vehicle to travel at 320 km/h along the curve is: - gate civil 2017
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17)Which of the following statements is FALSE? - gate 2017 biotech
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18)In a closed loop traverse of 1 km total length, the closing errors in departure and latitude are 0.3 m and 0.4 m, respectively. The relative precision of this traverse will be: - gate civil 2017
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19)In a closed loop traverse of 1 km total length, the closing errors in departure and latitude are 0.3 m and 0.4 m, respectively. The relative precision of this traverse will be: - gate civil 2017
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20)In a closed loop traverse of 1 km total length, the closing errors in departure and latitude are 0.3 m and 0.4 m, respectively. The relative precision of this traverse will be: - gate civil 2017
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21)Q39 - gate civil 2017
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22)Q41 - gate civil 2017
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23)Q44 - gate civil 2017
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24)Q45 - gate civil 2017
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25)Q47 - gate civil 2017
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26)The concentration of Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) in ambient atmosphere was measured as 30 g/m3 . Under the same conditions, the above SO2 concentration expressed in ppm is _______________. - gate civil 2017
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27)Consider a primary sedimentation tank (PST) in a water treatment plant with Surface Overflow Rate (SOR) of 40 m3 /m2 /d. The diameter of the spherical particle which will have 90 percent theoretical removal efficiency in this tank is _______________ m. Assume that settling velocity of the particles in water is described by Stokes’s Law. - gate civil 2017
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28)In a region with magnetic declination of 2o E, the magnetic Fore bearing (FB) of a line AB was measured as N79o 50 E. There was local attraction at A. To determine the correct magnetic bearing of the line, a point O was selected at which there was no local attraction. The magnetic FB of line AO and OA were observed to be S52o 40E and N50o 20W, respectively. What is the true FB of line AB? - gate civil 2017
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29)Workability of concrete can be measured using slump, compaction factor and Vebe time. Consider the following statements for workability of concrete: (i) As the slump increases, the Vebe time increases (ii) As the slump increases, the compaction factor increases Which of the following is TRUE? - gate civil 2017
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30)Consider the following statements for air-entrained concrete: (i) Air-entrainment reduces the water demand for a given level of workability (ii) Use of air-entrained concrete is required in environments where cyclic freezing and thawing is expected Which of the following is TRUE? - gate civil 2017
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31)Which of the following statements is TRUE for the relation between discharge velocity and seepage velocity? - gate civil 2017
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32)Which of the following statements is TRUE for degree of disturbance of collected soil sample? - gate civil 2017
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33)The two columns below show some parameters and their possible values Parameter Value P – Gross Command Area I – 100 hectares/cumec Q – Permanent Wilting Point II – 6 °C R – Duty of canal water III – 1000 hectares S – Delta of wheat IV – 1000 cm V – 40 cm VI – 0.12 Which of the following options matches the parameters and the values correctly? - gate civil 2017
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34)Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen (TKN) concentration (mg/L as N) in domestic sewage is the sum of the concentrations of: - gate civil 2017
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35)Q22 - gate civil 2017
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36)Consider the singly reinforced beam shown in the figure below:At cross-section XX, which of the following statements is TRUE at the limit state? - gate civil 2017
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37)For the beam shown below, the stiffness coefficient K22 can be written as - gate civil 2017
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38)For the beam shown below, the value of the support moment M is _______________ kN-m. - gate civil 2017
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39)Two triangular wedges are glued together as shown in the following figure. The stress acting normal to the interface, - gate civil 2017
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40)For what value of p the following set of equations will have no solution? - gate civil 2017
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41)Q2 - gate civil 2017
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42)Consider the following probability mass function (p.m.f.) of a random variable X: - gate civil 2017
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43)A bracket plate connected to a column flange transmits a load of 100 kN as shown in the following figure. The maximum force for which the bolts should be designed is _______________ kN. - gate civil 2017
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44)For formation of collapse mechanism in the following figure, the minimum value of Pu is cMp/L. Mp and 3Mp denote the plastic moment capacities of beam sections as shown in this figure. The value of c is _______________. gate civil 2017
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45)A tapered circular rod of diameter varying from 20 mm to 10 mm is connected to another uniform circular rod of diameter 10 mm as shown in the following figure. Both bars are made of same material with the modulus of elasticity, E = 2x105 MPa. When subjected to a load P = 30π kN, the deflection at point A is _______________ mm. - gate civil 2017
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46)Two beams are connected by a linear spring as shown in the following figure. For a load P as shown in the figure, the percentage of the applied load P carried by the spring is _______________. - gate civil 2017
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47)For the 2D truss with the applied loads shown below, the strain energy in the member XY is _______________ kN-m. For member XY, assume AE = 30 kN, where A is cross-section area and E is the modulus of elasticity - gate civil 2017
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48)An earth embankment is to be constructed with compacted cohesionless soil. The volume of the embankment is 5000 m3 and the target dry unit weight is 16.2 kN/m3 . Three nearby sites (see figure below) have been identified from where the required soil can be transported to the construction site. The void ratios (e) of different sites are shown in the figure. Assume the specific gravity of soil to be 2.7 for all three sites. If the cost of transportation per km is twice the cost of excavation per m3 of borrow pits, which site would you choose as the most economic solution? (Use unit weight of water = 10 kN/m3 ) - gate civil 2017
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49)A water tank is to be constructed on the soil deposit shown in the figure below. A circular footing of diameter 3 m and depth of embedment 1 m has been designed to support the tank. The total vertical load to be taken by the footing is 1500 kN. Assume the unit weight of water as 10 kN/m3 and the load dispersion pattern as 2V:1H. The expected settlement of the tank due to primary consolidation of the clay layer is _______________ mm. - gate civil 2017
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50)A 20 m thick clay layer is sandwiched between a silty sand layer and a gravelly sand layer. The layer experiences 30 mm settlement in 2 years. - gate civil 2017
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51)A 20 m thick clay layer is sandwiched between a silty sand layer and a gravelly sand layer. The layer experiences 30 mm settlement in 2 years. - gate civil 2017
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52)A square footing (2 m x 2 m) is subjected to an inclined point load, P as shown in the figure below. The water table is located well below the base of the footing. Considering one-way eccentricity, the net safe load carrying capacity of the footing for a factor of safety of 3.0 is _______________ kN. The following factors may be used - gate civil 2017
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53)The drag force, FD, on a sphere kept in a uniform flow field depends on the diameter of the sphere, D; flow velocity, V; fluid density, ρ; and dynamic viscosity, µ. Which of the following options represents the non-dimensional parameters which could be used to analyze this problem? - gate civil 2017
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54)The 4-hr unit hydrograph for a catchment is given in the table below. What would be the maximum ordinate of the S-curve (in m3 /s) derived from this hydrograph? - gate civil 2017
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55)A sign is required to be put up asking drivers to slow down to 30 km/h before entering Zone Y (see figure). On this road, vehicles require 174 m to slow down to 30 km/h (the distance of 174 m includes the distance travelled during the perception-reaction time of drivers). The sign can be read by 6/6 vision drivers from a distance of 48 m. The sign is placed at a distance of x m from the start of Zone Y so that even a 6/9 vision driver can slow down to 30 km/h before entering the zone. The minimum value of x is _______________ m. - gate civil 2017
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56)In a survey work, three independent angles X, Y and Z were observed with weights WX, WY, WZ, respectively. The weight of the sum of angles X, Y and Z is given by: - gate civil 2017
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57)A steel strip of length, L = 200 mm is fixed at end A and rests at B on a vertical spring of stiffness, k = 2 N/mm. The steel strip is 5 mm wide and 10 mm thick. A vertical load, P = 50 N is applied at B, as shown in the figure. Considering E = 200 GPa, the force (in N) developed in the spring is __________. - gate civil 2017
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58)A simply supported beam AB of span, L = 24 m is subjected to two wheel loads acting at a distance, d = 5 m apart as shown in the figure below. Each wheel transmits a load, P = 3 kN and may occupy any position along the beam. If the beam is an I-section having section modulus, S = 16.2 cm 3 , the maximum bending stress (in GPa) due to the wheel loads is _______________________. - gate civil 2017
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59)A fixed end beam is subjected to a load, W at 1/3rd span from the left support as shown in the figure. The collapse load of the beam is: - gate civil 2017
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60)A 588 cm3 volume of moist sand weighs 1010 gm. Its dry weight is 918 gm and specific gravity of solids, G is 2.67. - gate civil 2017
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61)A 4 m thick layer of normally consolidated clay has an average void ratio of 1.30. Its compression index is 0.6 and coefficient of consolidation is 1 m2 /yr. - gate civil 2017
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62) A pile of diameter 0.4 m is fully embedded in a clay stratum having 5 layers, each 5 m thick as shown in the figure below. Assume a constant unit weight of soil as 18 kN/m3 for all the layers. Using -method ( = 0.15 for 25 m embedment length) and neglecting the end bearing component, the ultimate pile capacity (in kN) is ________________. - gate civil 2017
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63)Stress path equation for tri-axial test upon application of deviatoric stress is, q root10 3 root 0.5 p . The respective values of cohesion, c (in kPa) and angle of internal friction, fiy are: - gate civil 2017
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64)The ultimate BOD (L0) of a wastewater sample is estimated as 87% of COD. The COD of this wastewater is 300 mg/L. (GATE Civil engg 2018)
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