Dams Stability Analysis MCQ Questions & Answers

Dams Stability Analysis MCQs : This section focuses on the "Dams Stability Analysis". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Dams Stability Analysis skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.

Question 1

____________ creates concentrated seepage in dams section.

A. Longitudinal cracks

B. Transverse cracks

C. Construction cracks

D. Contraction cracks

Question 2

_____________ sections allow the surplus discharge to flow in dams.

A. Mulching

B. Over reinforced

C. Breaching

D. Balanced

Question 3

Calculate the maximum stress at the base section is the self weight is 4400 kN. The top and bottom width of them are 3 and 8 m respectively. Take (e) = 2.97.

A. 1658.15 kN/m2

B. 1775.12 kN/m2

C. 1897.45 kN/m2

D. 2336.67 kN/m2

Question 4

Calculate the minimum stress developed at the heel of the dam, if the self weight of the dam is 924 kN and the base with is 6 metres [Take e = 0.0945m].

A. 145 kN/m2

B. 139 kN/m2

C. 167 kN/m2

D. 183 kN/m2

Question 5

Determine the eccentricity of the dam section, if the base width of the dam be 6m. Take Z = 5.5m.

A. 2.5

B. 1.5

C. 3.5

D. 4.5

Question 6

Field channels are also known as ______

A. Branch canals

B. Slope channels

C. Water courses

D. Contour canals

Question 7

If the maximum stress is positive, then the nature of stress is ____

A. Tensile

B. Shearing

C. Compressive

D. Bending

Question 8

If the minimum stress developed is negative, then the nature of stress is ___________

A. Shearing

B. Tensile

C. Bending

D. Compressive

Question 9

Major distributaries discharge varies from ____________

A. 0.25 to 5 cumecs

B. 2 to 4 cumecs

C. 1.5 to 5 cumecs

D. 1.2 to 5 cumecs

Question 10

Molitor's formula can be used for calculation of ___________

A. Freeboard

B. Toe width

C. Wave height

D. Base drop

Question 11

The height of the dam = free board + ___________

A. FTL

B. MWL

C. FRL

D. HFL

Question 12

The side slopes depend on ____________ conditions of a proposed dam.

A. Toe width

B. Height of foundation

C. Character of material

D. Free board allowance

Question 13

The structures constructed along are distributaries are called as _______

A. Inlets

B. Outlets

C. Distributaries

D. Channels

Question 14

The upstream slope recommended for sand and gravel with RCC core wall is __________

A. 01:02

B. 03:01

C. 2.5:1

D. 1.5:1

Question 15

To ensure economy in dam sections, the ______ should be minimum.

A. Base width

B. Top width

C. Spillway length

D. Toe of the wall

Question 16

Molitorâ€™s formula can be used for calculation of ___________

A. Freeboard

B. Toe width

C. Wave height

D. Base drop