# A steel beam supporting loads from the floor slab as well as from wall is termed as

1.  Stringer beam

2.  Lintel beam

3.  Spandrel beam

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Stringer beam

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# The values of liquid limit and plasticity index for soils having common geological origin in a restricted locality  usually define

1.  a zone above A - line

2.  a straight line parallel to A - line

3.  a straight line perpendicular to A - line

4.  points may be anywhere in the plasticity chart

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a straight line parallel to A - line

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# Real matrices [A]3×1, [B]3×3, [C]3×5, [D]5×3, [E]5×5, [F]5×1 are given.Matrices and [E] symmetric. Following statements  are made with respect to these matrices. (I) Matrix product [F]T [C]T[B][C] [F] is a scalar (II) Matrix product [D]T [F] [D] is always symmetric With reference to above statements, which of the following applies

1.  Statement I is true but II is false

2.  Statement I is false but II is true

3.  Both the statements are true

4.  Both the statements are false.

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Statement I is true but II is false

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# The toughness index of clayey soils is given by

1.  Plasticity index/Flow index

2.  Liquid limit/Plastic limit

3.  Liquidity index/Plastic limit

4.  Plastic limit/Liquidity index

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Plasticity index/Flow index

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# Principle involved in the relationship between submerged unit weight and saturated weight of a soil is based on

1.  Equilibrium of floating bodies

2.  Archimedes' principle

3.  Stokes' law

4.  Darcy's law

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Archimedes' principle

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# For an anisotropic soil, permeabilities in x and y directions are k x and k y respectively in a two dimensional  flow. The effective permeability keff for the soil is given by

1.  kx + ky

2.  kx/ky

3.  (kx2/ky2)1/2

4.  (kxky)1/2

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(kxky)1/2

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# Consolidation in soils

1.  is a function of the effective stress

2.  does not depend on the present stress

3.  is a function of the pore water pressure

4.  is a function of the total stress

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is a function of the pore water pressure

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# Cohesion in soil

1.  decreases active pressure and increases passive resistance

2.  decreases both active pressure and passive resistance

3.  increases the active pressure and decreases the passive resistance

4.  increases both active pressure and passive resistance

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increases both active pressure and passive resistance

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# The sequent depth ratio of a hydraulic jump in a rectangular horizontal channel is 10.30. The Froude Number at  the beginning of the jump is

1.  5.64

2.  7.63

3.  8.05

4.  13.61

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7.63

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# Cohesion in soil

1.  decreases active pressure and increases passive resistance

2.  decreases both active pressure and passive resistance

3.  increases the active pressure and decreases the passive resistance

4.  increases both active pressure and passive resistance

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