civil engineering interview questions

Here are the 10 Important Basic civil engineering interview questions asked in various  construction companies and government civil engineering jobs interview. Also get these civil engineering interview questions and answers pdf for free.

1. If the channel index at an irrigation outlet is 5/3, ‘setting’ of an orifice type outlet in order to have proportionality is

1. 0·16 

2. 0·30 

3. 0·48 

4. 0·62

2. 0.30

2. For a hydraulically efficient rectangular channel of bed width 5 m, the hydraulic radius is equal to

1. 1·25 m 

2. 2 m 

3. 2·25 m 

4. 1·75 m

1. 1.25m

3. Which one of the following states of field compaction of sand deposit truly represents the corrected standard penetration test value : N (corrected) = 12 ?

1.  Loose 

 2. Medium dense 

 3. Dense 

 4. Very dense 

2. Medium Dense

4. Taylor’s stability number curves are used for the analysis of stability of slopes. The angle of shearing resistance used in the chart is the

1.  effective angle 

2. apparent angle 

3. mobilised angle 

4. weighed angle

1. effective angle

5. According to Nagpur Plan, Indian roads have been classified into how many categories ?

1.  4 

2. 5 

3. 6

4. 7

6. Fine aggregates are those which pass and retain on which of the following sizes of IS sieves respectively ?

1.  6 mm and 75 micron

2. 4·75 mm and 75 micron

3. 75 micron and 4·75 mm

4. 10 mm and 4·75 mm

2. 4.75 mm and 75 micron

7. During which of the following operating conditions of an automobile is carbon monoxide content in the exhaust gas the minimum ?

1.  Idle running 

2. Acceleration 

3. Cruising 

4. Deceleration

1. Ideal running

8. A first class brick when immersed in cold water for 24 hours should not absorb water more than

1.  20% 

2. 15% 

3. 10% 

4. 25%

1. 20%

9. Which one of the following is a component of shield for tunnelling ?

1. Trench Jack 

2. Linear Plate 

3. Cutting edge 

4. Stiffener 

3. Cutting edge

10. Which of the following is not a workability enhancing agent ?

1.  Plasticizer 

2. Air entraining agents 

3. Super plasticizer 

4. Silica fumes 

4. Silica fumes

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