# The rainfall on five successive days on a catchment was 3, 6, 9, 5 and 1 cm respectively. If the Ø-index for the storm can be assumed to be 3 cm/day, the total direct runoff from the catchment due to this storm is:

1.  11 cm

2.  24 cm

3.  9 cm

4.  20 cm

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11 cm

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# The excess runoff hydrograph from a catchment area 10km2 due to a storm of 6hrs duration has been observed to be triangular in shape. The peak flow is observed to be 10m3/s and the base length is 20hrs. The rainfall excess in the catchment is:

1.  5.1 cm

2.  3.6 cm

3.  4.5 cm

4.  2.5 cm

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3.6 cm

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# Consider the following statements: 1. Over the oceans there is more evaporation than precipitation. 2. On land it is more precipitation than evapo-transpiration. Which of these statements are correct

1.  Both 1 & 2

2.  Neither 1 nor 2

3.  1 only

4.  2 only

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Both 1 & 2

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# The hydrologic risk of a 100-year flood occurring during the 2-year service life of a project is:

1.  9.8%

2.  9.9%

3.  19.9%

4.  1.99%

4

1.99\%

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# The design flood commonly adopted in India for barrages and minor dams is:

1.  Probable maximum flood

2.  A flood of 50 – 100 years return period

3.  Peak flood

4.  Standard project flood or a 100-year flood, whichever is higher

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Standard project flood or a 100-year flood, whichever is higher

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# The Muskingum method of flood routing is a:

1.  Form of hydraulic routing of a flood

2.  Form of reservoir routing

3.  Complete numerical solution of St. Venant equations

4.  Hydrological channel routing method

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Hydrological channel routing method

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# What would be the volume of water stored in a saturated column with a porosity of 0.35 with a cross-sectional area of 1m2 and depth of 3m

1.  2.0 m3

2.  0.105 m3

3.  1.05 m3

4.  3.0 m3

4

1.05 m3

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# The surface joining the static levels in several non-pumping wells penetrating a continuous confined aquifer represents:

1.  Water-table surface

2.  Capillary fringe

3.  Piezometric surface of the aquifer

4.  Physical top surface of the aquifer

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Piezometric surface of the aquifer

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# Two observation wells penetrating into a confined aquifer are located 1500 m apart in the direction of flow. Heads of 50 m and 25 m are indicated at these two observation wells. If the coefficient of permeability for the aquifer is 30 m/day and its porosity is 0.25, the time of travel of an inert tracer from one well to another is

1.  75 days

2.  750 days

3.  1200 days

4.  3000 days

4

750 days

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1.  2.0 W

2.  1.5 W

3.  1.2 W

4.  1.0 W

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