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Rectangular Dam MCQ Questions & Answers

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




Question 1

Which of the following process will you prefer to prevent the leakage of water in the dam foundation?

A. Guniting
B. Grouting
C. Gam mixing
D. Filling

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Question 2

Which of the following is not a failure of a rectangular dam?

A. Overturning
B. Toe erosion
C. Sliding
D. Foundation failure

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Question 3

Structural failures contribute about _______________ in the failure of dam.

A. 45%
B. 60%
C. 30%
D. 20%

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Question 4

________ keeps the phreatic line within the dam section.

A. Longitudinal filter
B. Cross filter
C. Rock toe
D. Toe drain

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Question 5

The range of slenderness ratio in dams varies from ________

A. 13 – 15
B. 12 – 15
C. 15 – 18
D. 15 – 20

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Question 6

______ grouting increases the bearing capacity of soil.

A. Curtain
B. Consolidated
C. Blanket
D. Descending stage grouting

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Question 7

By providing ______________ gully formation can be avoided.

A. Berms
B. Aqueduct
C. Spillway
D. Free board

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Question 8

Granite has been widely used for dams construction because of _______

A. Crushing strength
B. Cost
C. Workability
D. Porosity

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Question 9

The range of slenderness ratio in dams varies from ________

A. 13 - 15
B. 15-Dec
C. 15 - 18
D. 15 - 20

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Question 10

The free board is provided in dams to avoid _______________

A. Piping
B. Foundation of upstream
C. Wave erosion
D. Overtopping

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Question 11

Sand layer is an example of ______________

A. Aquiclude
B. Aquifuge
C. Aquitard
D. Aquifer

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Question 12

The maintenance of the reservoirs, above _____________ Ha comes under irrigation department.

A. 30
B. 40
C. 50
D. 60

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Question 13

According to IS, the specific gravity of a good building stone used in heavy dams should be ______

A. 2.2 - 2.4
B. 2.3 - 2.5
C. 2.4 - 2.8
D. 2.6 - 3

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Question 14

The ratio of the volume of voids to the volume of given soil mass is __________

A. Porosity
B. Void ratio
C. Dry density
D. Specific gravity

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Question 15

Hardness can be measured using _______

A. Mohr’s scale
B. Silica scale
C. Dalton’s scale
D. Abrasion factor

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Question 16

_______ is provided for installation of control equipment of valves in dams.

A. Vertical shafts
B. Hydraulic openings
C. Connecting passages
D. Isolated chambers

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Question 17

Hardness can be measured using _______

A. Mohr's scale
B. Silica scale
C. Dalton's scale
D. Abrasion factor

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Question 18

According to IS, the specific gravity of a good building stone used in heavy dams should be ______

A. 2.2 – 2.4
B. 2.3 – 2.5
C. 2.4 – 2.8
D. 2.6 – 3

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