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Inclined Side Phase MCQ Questions & Answers

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

Question 1

_________ failures contribute 40% to earthen dams.

A. Seepage
B. Structural
C. Hydraulic
D. Natural

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Question 2

Expand MWL?

A. Minimum water level
B. Maximum water level
C. Meagre water level
D. Most wind level

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Question 3

___________ dams are built with key trenches.

A. Heterogeneous earth dam
B. Homogeneous earth dam
C. Earth Dam with Core wall
D. Rolled fill dam

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Question 4

Which of the following is not a failure of retaining wall?

A. Structural slide
B. Shear sliding
C. Crushing
D. Slope pitching

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Question 5

Which of the following filters are also known as chimney drains?

A. Horizontal filter
B. Inclined filter
C. Rock toe
D. Toe drain

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Question 6

Line of seepage is also known as __________

A. Hydraulic gradient
B. Phreatic line
C. Seepage gradient
D. Hydraulic seepage line

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Question 7

______ is the difference of Level between full reservoir level and top of the dam.

A. Net free board
B. Gross free board
C. Design free board
D. Over free board

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Question 8

____________ represents the top stream line.

A. Phreatic line
B. Hydraulic gradient line
C. Seepage gradient
D. Hydraulic seepage line

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Question 9

________ pressure which occurs commonly in dams.

A. Passive earth pressure
B. Active earth pressure
C. Soil moisture tension
D. Wind pressure

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Question 10

By keeping the phreatic line within the downstream toe, the ___________ can be avoided.

A. Piping
B. Gullying
C. Sloughing
D. Over topping

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Question 11

The hydrostatic pressures on phreatic line are equal to____

A. Zero
B. Maximum
C. Minimum
D. Constant

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Question 12

Perennial canals are also known as ________

A. Inundation canal
B. Productive canal
C. Feeder canal
D. Permanent canal

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Question 13

Calculate the eccentricity of a trapezoidal dam with a distance between the centre of gravity and point where the resultant cuts the base is 5m. The bottom width of the dam is 3m.

A. 2.5m
B. 3.5m
C. 4.5m
D. 5m

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Question 14

Springs(closely coiled) are examples of _____________

A. stiffness
B. hardness
C. toughness
D. creep

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