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• 1. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 1 QUESTION BANK Basic Civil Engineering SECTION I UNIT NO1 INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL ENGINNERING Q. No. Question Marks Year No 1. What are the sub branches of civil engineering? 4 Nov 2009 1 2. What are the various roles of civil engineer in construction activities? 3 May 2010 1 3. Write short note on scope of ‘Civil Engineering’. 6 May 2007 1 4. Explain applications of civil Engineering to mechanical engineering. 4 Nov 2008 1 5. Enlist various sub branches of civil engineering and discuss scope of each. 8 May 2008 1 6. What are various roles of Civil Engineer in Construction activities? 4 May 2008 1 7. What are the various roles of civil engineer a) Designer b) Surveyer c) Valuer d) Arbitrator 4 May 2012 1 8. Explain application of civil Engineering to Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. 4 Nov. 2011 1 9. Explain application of civil Engineering to Mechanical Engineering. 4 Nov. 2008 1 UNIT NO 2 SURVEYING LINEAR MEASUREMENTS Q. No. Question Marks Year No 1. An old map was drawn with a scale of 1 cm = 10 m. the field was surveyed with a 30 m chain which was actually 0.05 m short. An original length of 10 cm has now shrunk to 9.5 cm on the drawing. The plane area measured with a planimeter is 95 cm2 . Calculate the actual area of the land. 9 Nov 2009 2 2. A 30 m chain was 3 cm too long after chaining 1000 m. The same chain was found 5 cm too long after 2000 m. Find the correct length of total distance chained; assuming chain was 30 m at the beginning of work. 4 May 2012 1 3.1. A 20 m chain was tested before the commencement of the day's work and found to be correct. After chaining 840 m the chain was found to be 0.08 m too long. At the end of day's work, after chaining a total distance of 1376 m the chain was found to be 0.12 m too long. What was true distance chained? 6 May 2010 1 4.2. A chain was tested before starting a survey of field and was found to be exactly 30 m. At the end of the survey it was tested again and was found to measure 30.16 m. The area of the plane drawn to a scale of 1 cm = 60 8 Nov 2010 1
• 2. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 2 m was 92.5 cm2 . Find the area of the field. 5. 3. A 20 m chain (100 links) was found to be one link too short. The area measured with this chain also plotted to scale 1 cm = 8 m and was found to be 100 cm2 . The map was found to have shrunk so that the line originally 10 cm wad only 9.8 cm. Find true area of field. 9 Nov 2011 1 6.4. A 30 m chain (150 links) was found to be one link too short. The area measured with this chain also plotted to scale 1 cm = 8 m and was found to be 32.659 cm2 . The map was found to have shrunk so that a line originally 10 cm long was only 9.8 cm. Find true area of the field. 9 May 2009 1 7.5. An old map was drawn with a scale of 1cm = 10 m, the field was surveyed with a 30 m chain which was actually 0.05 m short. An original length of 10 cm has now shrunk to 9.5 cm on drawing. The plan area measured with a planimeter is 95 cm2 . Calculate the actual area of the land. 9 Nov 2009 1 8.6. The lengths of 20 m and 30 m chains were tested and found to be correct at the beginning of work. The distance between two points measured by 20 m chain was 1340 m and when measured by 30 m chain was 1345 m. 30 m chain was tested again and found to be 20 cm too short. Calculate average chain length and final chain length of 20 m chain at the end of measurement. 9 Nov 2008 1 9.7. The old map was drawn to a scale of 1 cm = 8 m, but now the paper is found to have shrunk. A line originally 200 mm long now measures 190 mm only. The area of a plot now measures 100.5 cm-. There was also a note that the 30 m chain used was 100 mm too short. Find the true area of the plot. 9 May 2008 1 10. 8. The area of a plan of an old map plotted to a scale of 1 m = 10 m. Measures 100 sq. m. The plan is found to have shrunk so that the line originally 10 cm long now measures 9.7 cm, Further the 20 m chain used was 8 cm too short. Find the true area of the survey. 8 May 2008 1 11. 9. A chain was tested before start and found to be 30 m. At the end of work it was checked again and found to be 30.10 m. Area of plan drawn to a scale 1: 1000 was 160 sq. m. Find the true area in hectres. 6 Nov 2008 1 12.10. A chain was tested before start and found to be 30 m. At the end of work 8 Nov 2007 1
• 3. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 3 it was checked again and found to be 30.20 m. Area of plan drawn to a scale 1: 1000 was 200 sq. m. Find the true area in hectres. 13. Explain various types of errors in chaining. 4 May 2009 1 14. Describe with suitable sketch: a) Metric Chain 4 May 2008 1 15. Define with suitable sketch: a) Base line b) Tie Line c) Check Line d) Offset 8 May 2008 1 BEARING 16. The following bearings were taken in running a closed compass traverse: Line F.B. B.B. AB 800 10’ 2590 0’ BC 1200 20’ 3010 50’ CD 1700 50’ 3500 50’ DE 2300 10’ 490 30’ EA 3100 20’ 1300 15’ Compute the interior angles and correct them for observational errors. Assuming the bearing of line CD to be correct. Adjust the bearing of the remaining sides. 10 May 2010 2 17. Draw neat sketch of traverse. Check the angular error and error due to local attraction. Calculate corrected bearings. Line A B C D E FB N660 30’E S580 E N 460 E S 250 30’W N600 W BB S 600 E S 660 W N 570 30’W S 460 30’W N 250 E 10 May 2012 1 18.1. The following readings were taken in a closed traverse. Draw an original traverse. Calculate the included angle and check for angular error. Calculate the corrected I.A. Also indicate the stations free from local attraction. Line A B C D FB N110 30’E S690 E S210 W N680 W BB S 690 E S 110 30’W N 680 W N200 E 09 Nov. 2011 1
• 4. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 4 19. Following readings are taken in a closed compass traverse. Draw a rough traverse. Calculate the induced angles and check for angular error. Calculate the corrected bearings. Also indicate the stations free from local attraction. Line AB BC CD DA F.B. N 66O 15’ E S 50O 15’ E S 38O 30’ W N 53O 15’ W B.B S 64O W N 47O W N 37O 30’ E S 53O 15’ E 9 Nov 2009 2 20.2. Below are the bearings observed in a traverse survey conducted with a prismatic compass at a place where local attraction was suspected? Line FB BB PQ 1240 30’ 3040 30, QR 680 15’ 2460 0’ RS 3100 30’ 1350 15’ SP 2000 15’ 170 45’ At what station do you suspect local attraction? Find the corrected bearings of the lines and also calculate the IA. 10 9 9 Nov. 2010 May 2009 Nov 2008 3 21.3. The following readings were taken in a closed traverse. Draw a rough traverse. Calculate the included angle and check for angular error. Calculate the corrected I.A. Also indicate the stations free from local attraction. Line AB BC CD DA FB N660 15’E S500 15’E S380 30’W N530 15’W BB S 640 W N 470 W N 370 30’E S 530 15’E 4. 9 Nov 2009 1 22.5. Following bearings were observed while running a closed transverse in the clockwise direction: Draw a rough traverse. Calculate included angles and check for angular error. Calculate corrected bearings. Indicate stations free from local attraction and corrections at other stations. Line AB BC CD DA F.B. N 74° 30' W N 32° E S 31° E S 18°30' W B.B. S 74° 30' E S 300 W N 28°30' W N 18° E 10 May 2008 1
• 5. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 5 23.6. The following readings were taken in a closed traverse. Draw a original traverse. Calculate the included angle and check for angular error. Calculate the corrected I.A. Also indicate the stations free from local attraction. Line A B C D FB 110 30’ 1110 2010 2920 BB 1110 1910 30’ 2920 200 10 May 2008 1 24. 7. Following readings are taken in a closed compass traverse. Draw the original traverse. Calculate the included angles. Check for angular error. Calculate the corrected bearings. Tabulate the results in tabular form. State the corrections to local attraction of each station. Station A B C D F.B. N 10°30’ E N 80° W S 40° W S 80° E B.B N 81° W S 11° W S 80° E N400 30’E 8. 10 Nov 2008 1 25.9. Following bearings were taken with a prismatic compass for a closed traverse. Compute the interior angles and correct them Line AB BC CD DE EA F.B. 120°30' 30° 330°30' 260°30' 210° B.B. 300° 209° 150°30' 80° 310 10. 8 Nov 2007 1 26. What is local attraction? How is it detected and eliminated? 4 May 2010 Nov. 2011 2 27. Differentiate between a) Fore bearing and back bearing b) Whole circle bearing and quadrilateral bearing Or c) Reduced bearing system and Whole circle bearing 4 Nov. 2010 Nov 2007 2 28. Describe with suitable sketch: a) Prismatic compass 4 May 2008 1 LEVELLING 29. The following staff readings were taken with a dumpy level. The 10 Nov 2009 2
• 6. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 6 instrument having been shifted after 4th , 7th and 10th readings. The R.L. of the starting BM is 100.00 m. Enter the readings in a tabular form and reduce the level by rise and fall method. Apply the arithmetic checks. Shoe specimen calculations. 1.00, 2.00, 3.00, 1.00, 2.00, 3.00, 4.00 0.50, 1.50, 2.50, 3.50, 1.00. 30. The following staff readings were taken with a dumpy level. The instrument having been shifted after 3rd , 6th and 9th readings. The R.L. of the starting BM is 100.00 m. Enter the readings in a tabular form and reduce the level by collimation plane method. Apply the arithmetic checks. Shoe specimen calculations. 1.00, 2.00, 3.00, 1.00, 2.00, 3.00, 4.00 0.50, 1.50, 2.50, 3.50. 10 Nov 2008 1 31. The following staff readings were taken during leveling. Instrument being shifted after 4th , 7th , and 9th reading. Assuming R.L. of 1st station as 500 m, calculate R.L. of last station, using collimation plane method. Take usual check. 1.25, 1.5, 2.5, 3.5, 0.75, 2.005, 3.005, 1.5, 3.95, 1.525, 2.5 m 10 May 2012 1 32. Fill up the missing entries and complete the page of the level book: Point B.S. I.S. F.S. Rise Fall R.L. Remark A 3.00 A B.M. I B C B 1.00 101.00 C.P.1 C 2.00 0.5 D D E F 101.500 E I 2.5 G H C.P.2 F 1.5 3.0 2.00 J C.P.3 G 3.5 K L H M N 97.500 B.M. II Arithmetical Checks 10 May 2008 1 33. Following readings are taken during fly levelling. BS = 4.00, 3.00, 2.00, 1.0 FS = 3.50, 2.50, 1.50, 0.50 Enter the reading in standard tabular form; calculate the RL using Hi method. Take usual check. 10 Nov. 2011 1
• 7. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 7 34. Following staff readings were observed with level. The instrument was shifted after fourth and seventh reading. Enter readings in a tabular form and calculate reduced levels of all stations, assuming R.L. of first station as 500m. 1, 2, 3, 4, 1.5, 2.5, 3.5, 0.5, 1. (7) 7 Nov.2007 1 35. Calculate the reduced level of last station, If the reduced level of first station is 500 m. The staff readings observed are as shown; below: (in meter). 1.000 (Staff inverted), 2.000, 3.000, 4.000 (Instrument shifted), 1.000, 2.000, 3.000, 4.000. Enter the data in a standard levelling table. Apply Arithmetic checks (Use Rise and Fall method). 6 Nov 2008 1 36. The following reading was taken on a continuously sloping ground at 30 m interval 4.000, 2.000, 1.000, 4.000, 3.000, and 2.000. The R.L. of starting point was 500.000 m. Rule out page of levelling field book and enters the above readings. Carry out reduction of levels by rise and fall method. Apply usual arithmetic checks. Determine the gradient of the line joining the first and last point. 10 May 2008 1 37. Following staff readings were recorded in a levelling work along a hill slope. 3.075, 2.270, 1.900, 3.785, 3.015, 2.490, 2.065, 0.880, 3.310, 2.195, 1.175, 0.540, 2.785, 1.790, 0.895, 3.300, 2.665, and 1.685. Levelling staff used was 4 m length. The first reading was taken on B.M., having R.L. = 500.00 m. Calculate RL's of other staff positions by Rise and Fall Method. Apply arithmetical check. 10 May 2010 1
• 8. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 8 38. During Fly levelling operation; the following observations were made: BS = 0.650; 2.155; 1.405; 2.655; 2.435 m FS = 2.455; 1.305; 0.555; 2.405 m The first backsight reading was taken on a B .M. of R.L. 90.500 m from the last backsight; it is required to set four pegs each at a distance of 30 m on a falling gradient of 1 in 100. Calculate the RL's of these four pegs. 8 May 2009 1 39. Which are the temporary adjustments of dumpy level? 2 May 2009 1 40. Define the following terms: a) Change point b) Height of Instrument c) Bench Mark 3 May 2010 1 41. Write characteristics of contour map. 3 Nov. 2011 1 42. Differentiate between a) Plane survey and Geodetic survey b) Collimation plane method and Rise & Fall method 2 5 May 2009 Nov 2007 2 43. Explain the following terms: a) Level Line b) Line of collimation c) Bench Mark d) Datum 4 May 2009 1 44. What is reciprocal ranging? 4 May 2009 1 UNIT NO 3 MODERN ELECTRONIC INSTRUMENTS Q. No. Question Marks Year No 1. State and explain ideal remote sensing system. 4 Nov 2009 1 2. Explain construction, working and application of total station. 9 Nov 2008 1 3. What is GIS? Enlist its application in civil engineering. 3 May 2009 1 4. State the applications of remote sensing. 4 Nov 2008 1 5. Define geographic information system and state its applications. 4 May 2008 Nov. 2010 May 2010 3 6. Draw a flow diagram of remote sensing system. 5 Nov 2006 3 7. What is remote sensing? Write its applications. 4 Nov 2006 Nov 2007 3 8. Explain various types of electromagnetic distance meter in terms of principle of working, construction and use. 9 Nov 2009 2 9. What is global positioning system? What are its applications? 9 May 2008 1 10. Write short note on: a) Ideal Remote Sensing System 4 May 2008 May 2012 1 11. State & explain principle of EDM. 4 Nov 2011 4 12. Write short note on: a) Remote Sensing technique b) Electronic Distance meter 4 4 Nov. 2008 Nov. 2008 1 1
• 9. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 9 c) Global Positioning System d) Total Station e) GIS 4 4 4 May 2012 May 2012 May 2012 1 1 1 UNIT NO 4 WATER MANAGEMENT Q. No. Question Marks Year No 1. State and explain types of canals. 4 Nov. 2011 1 2. Write a short note on a) Sources of water b) Water conservation 4 4 Nov. 2008 May 2012 1 1 3. State the factors considered while selecting site for construction of dam. 5 Nov. 2011 1 4. Name and explain the methods of irrigation. Name methods of irrigation. Name methods of irrigation. 4 4 2 2 Nov. 2011 Nov 2010 May 2010 Nov. 2008 4 5. How will you work out capacity of storage reservoir by using contour map? 5 May 2010 Nov 2010 2 6. Draw a neat sketch indicating storage zones of a reservoir. 5 Nov 2007 1 7. Explain rain water harvesting with neat sketch. 4 Nov 2009 4 8. Enlist types of dam. Explain any one with sketch. 4 May 2009 4 9. Write short notes on: a) Types of dams b) Drip Irrigation 8 May 2008 1 10. Draw the cross section of concrete dam and show various levels. 4 May 2008 4 11. How will you work out capacity of storage reservoir by using contour map? 5 May 2010 1 UNIT NO 5 TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING Q. No. Question Marks Year No 1. Write a short note on a) WBM roads b) IRC classification of roads 8 Nov. 2011 1 2. Explain the term WBM roads. 2 May 2010 1 3. Explain the road structure in cutting with neat sketch. 4 May 2009 Nov. 2007 1 4. Explain the types of roads. 4 Nov 2009 May 2009 2 5. Compare Roadways, Railways, Waterway & Airway. 5 May 2007 5 6. Explain the IRC classification of roads. 8 May 2008 5 7. Draw a cross section of road indicating its structural layers. Or Explain the structure of road, with the help of suitable sketch. 4 4 8 May 2008 Nov 2010 Nov. 2008 3
• 10. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 10 8. Draw a cross section of road indicating road width, shoulders, drains, borrow pits, right of way etc. 4 May 2010 Nov. 2008 2 9. Explain the classification of roads. 5 Nov 2006 5 10. Explain the IRC classification of roads. 8 May 2008 5 11. Write short notes on: a) Pipe line transport 4 May 2012 1 SECTION II UNIT NO 6 COMPONENETS OF BUILDING Q. No. Question Marks Year No 1. Explain various elements of building with the help of suitable sectional elevation. 10 Nov 2009 6 2. Give the reasons: i) Clayey soils are difficult to tackle for foundations. ii) Bearing capacity of soil decrease with presence of water. 6 May 2010 6 3. What are basic parts of a building? State name and function of any three parts. 5 May 2009 6 4. Compare framed structure with load bearing structure in terms of i) cost of construction ii) Earthquake resistance iii) speed of construction iv) Skill of construction 5 May 2009 6 5. Define foundation. What are the types of foundation? Explain any one of them. 5 May 2007 6 6. Differentiate between R.C.C. structure and load bearing structure. 5 May 2007 6 UNIT NO 7 BUILDING PLANING Q. No. Question Marks Year No 1. A residential plot is of 25 m x 25 m size. A three storied building consisting of ground floor + 2 floors is proposed. On how maximum area, the construction will be permissible? Assume permissible F.S.I. 1.6, front margin and rear margin as 3m, side margins 2.5 m. 6 May 2010 7 2. Enlist different principles of planning. Explain any two of them. 6 May 2010 7 3. Explain in details, building laws for building line and space requirements. 7 May 2010 7 4. What are the various principles of planning? Explain the following principles with neat sketch: a. Aspect b. Prospect 9 May 2009 7 5. What is the bye law as per National Building Code for open space requirement for buildings less than 10 m height? 4 May 2009 7 6. Explain the following principles of planning a) Prospect b) Privacy c) Sanitation d) Grouping 6 May 2007 7
• 11. QUESTION_BANK_BCE Page 11 UNIT NO 8 BUILDING MATERIAL Q. No. Question Marks Year No 1. Explain the ideal engineering properties of a. Bricks b. Cement b. Sand 9 Nov 2009 8 2. What is meant by grade of a concrete? State the use of M 7.5, M15 and M20. 4 Nov 2009 8 3. What is water- cement ratio? How does it affect the strength of concrete? 4 May 2010 8 4. What are the various types of concrete? With examples, discuss the suitability of each type. 7 May 2010 8 5. What are the ideal engineering properties of 1) plastic 2) cement 9 May 2009 8 6. Write any four grades of concrete and specify its use and suitability. 4 May 2009 8 UNIT NO 9 ADVANCES IN CIVIL ENGINNERING Q. No. Question Marks Year No 1. Write detailed note on advantages and disadvantages of steel structures. 9 May 2009 9 2. Explain the concept of ‘Green Building’. 4 May 2009 9 3. Write a detailed note on steel structures, with the help of a suitable sketch. 9 Nov 2008 May 2011 9 4. Write advantages of precast constructions. 4 Nov 2008 9 5. Write detailed note on Green Building. 9 May 2008 9 6. Write advantages and limitations of steel structures. 4 May 2008 9
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