WAPDA Test Questions conducted by PTS-3

WAPDA Test Questions conducted by PTS-3

Jr. Engineer (Civil) WAPDA GM (C&M ) Water Conducted by PTS on 19-08-2018

Questions 51-70 out of 89

WAPDA Test Questions conducted by PTS-3

51. A continuous beam shall be deemed to be a deep beam if the ratio of its effective span to overall depth, is

  • 2.0
  • 2.5
  • less than 2
  • less than 2.5

52. Pick up the correct statement regarding columns.
The cross sectional area of longitudinal reinforcement, should not be less than 0.8% nor more than 4% of its gross sectional area

  • The minimum of longitudinal bars provided in rectangular and circular columns are 4 and 6 respectively
  • In helical reinforced column, the minimum number of longitudinal reinforcement should be six
  • If the effective length of a column is less than three times its lateral dimension, it is generally called a pedestal
  • All the above.

53. If an element of a stressed body is in a state of pure shear with a magnitude of 80 N/mm2 , the magnitude of maximum principal stress at that location is

  • 80 N/mm2
  • 113.14 N/mm2
  • 120 N/mm2
  • 56.57 N/mm2

54. For quality control of Portland cement, the test essentially done is

  • setting time
  • soundness
  • tensile strength
  • consistency
  • all the above

55. If the effective plan area of a warehouse is 54 sq. m, and maximum height of piles permitted is 270 cm, the number of cement bags to be stored, is

  • 2000 bags
  • 2200 bags
  • 2400 bags
  • 2700 bags
  • 3000 bags

56. Cross-staff is used for

  • setting out right angles
  • measuring contour gradient
  • taking levels
  • measuring distances
  • none of these

57.The construction of optical square is based, on the principle of optical

  • reflection
  • refraction
  • double refraction
  • double reflection.

58.Hydration of cement is due to chemical action of water with

  • Tricalcium silicate and dicalcium silicate
  • Dicalcium silicate and tricalcium aluminate
  • Tricalcium aluminate and tricalcium alumino ferrite
  • All the above.

59. The process of proper and accurate measurement of concrete ingredients for uniformity of proportion, is known

  • grading
  • curing
  • mixing
  • batching
  • none of these.

60. Internal friction between the ingredients of concrete, is decreased by using

  • less water
  • fine aggregates
  • rich mix
  • more water and coarse aggregates
  • none of these.

61. Water required per bag of cement, is

  • 7 kg
  • 14 kg
  • 21 kg
  • 28 kg
  • 35 kg

62. The diameter of the Vicat plunger is 10 mm and its length varies from

  • 20 mm to 30 mm
  • 30 mm to 40 mm
  • 40 mm to 50 mm
  • 50 mm to 60 mm
  • none of these

63. If aggregates completely pass through a sieve of size 75 mm and are retained on a sieve of size 60 mm, the particular aggregate will be flaky if its minimum dimension is less than

  • 20.5 mm
  • 30.5 mm
  • 40.5 mm
  • 50.5 mm
  • none of these.

(Questions 64-67 are missing)

68. The bulk density of aggregates, depends upon

  • shape
  • grading
  • compaction
  • all the above.

69. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following :

  • Cement is added to lime mortar to increase its hydraulic properties only
  • Lime surkhi mortar is used for pointing the walls
  • Lime should be slaked before preparing lime mortar
  • High early strength concrete is generally used in cold weather.

70. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

  • The bottom and top ends of slump mould are parallel to each other
  • The axis of the mould is perpendicular to the end faces
  • The internal surface of the mould is kept clean and free from set cement
  • The mould is in the form of a frustum of hexagonal pyramid 
  • None of these.
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