Elements of Civil Engineering - Jun 2015
First Year Engineering (Semester 2)
TOTAL MARKS: 100
TOTAL TIME: 3 HOURS (1) Question 1 is compulsory.
(2) Attempt any four from the remaining questions.
(3) Assume data wherever required.
(4) Figures to the right indicate full marks. 1 (a) 1 The scope of Civil Engineering is
(a) Planning, designing and estimating
(b)Supervision of construction
(c)Maintenance of work
(d)All the above.(1 marks) 1 (a) 2 The object of surveying is to prepare a
(a) Drawing (b) Cross section
(b)Sketch (d) Map.(1 marks) 1 (a) 3 The main principle of surveying is to work from
(a) Part to the whole
(b)Whole to the part
(c)Higher to lower level (d) Lower to higher level.(1 marks) 1 (a) 4 Survey which carried out to represent mountains, valleys, rivers, forests and other details of a country are known as
(a) Cadastral surveys (b)Engineering surveys
(d)Topographical surveys.(1 marks) 1 (a) 5 The compass box is made up of
(d)Steel.(1 marks) 1 (a) 6 The vertical angle between the longitudinal axis of a freely suspended magnetic needle and the horizontal is called
(d)None of the above.(1 marks) 1 (a) 7 The surface of still water is considered to be
(d)Smooth.(1 marks) 1 (b) 1 The area of irregular shape can be measured by
(d)Planimeter.(1 marks) 1 (b) 2 Total station is used for
(a) measuring horizontal, vertical and slope distance
(b)measuring horizontal, vertical and percentage of slope
(c)measuring height of an object
(d)all the above.(1 marks) 1 (b) 3 Pl an is prepared by taking the cross section at,br> (a) Foundation level
(d)Lintel level.(1 marks) 1 (b) 4 Rainfall and snowfall is
(a) Dead load
(c)Load on floors
(d)None.(1 marks) 1 (b) 5 The earth's water circulatory system is known as
(a) water cycle
(d)None of the above.(1 marks) 1 (b) 6 Main ingredient in the cement composition is
(d)Alumina.(1 marks) 1 (b) 7 'No parking' sign is the type of
(a) Regulatory sign
(d)None.(1 marks) 2 (a) Differentiate between Plane surveying and Geodetic Surveying.(3 marks) 2 (b) Explain fundamental principal of surveying in detail.(4 marks) 2 (c) The observed bearing of a traverse are given in the following table. Calculate 07 included angles and apply necessary correction.
|Line||Fore Bearing||Back Bearing|
0.570,1.235,1.750,2.220,2.665,3.410,1.005,1.835,2.165,3.550,0.825,0.965,1.73 0,and 2.320 m.
The R.L of starting point was 100.00 mt. Find R.L of other points by Rise and fall method and apply check.(7 marks) 7 (a) Enlist the various materials used in building construction.(3 marks) 7 (b) Enlist the different types of cement. Discuss uses of cement.(4 marks) 7 (c) Explain the role of transportation in development of country.(7 marks)