# Vertical Side Phase MCQ Questions & Answers

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

Question 1

Calculate the self-weight of a rectangular dam of 22m high and 8m wide. It contains water upto a height of 20m. Consider the specific weight of masonry be 25 kN/m3.

A. 3560 kN
B. 5432 kN
C. 4400 kN
D. 5680 kN

Question 2

The pressure intensity of water at free surface is ________

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

Question 3

Calculate the horizontal water pressure acting on a dam. The total depth of water be 13m. Take specific weight of water be 10kN/m3.

A. 765 kN
B. 845 kN
C. 965 kN
D. 1175 kN

Question 4

The maximum compressive stresses developed at the base of the dam should not exceed permissible ___________ stresses for masonry.

A. Tensile
B. Crippling
C. Compressive
D. Shear

Question 5

The angle of internal friction for water is __________

A. 180°
B. 100°
C. 0°
D. 270°

Question 6

_______ curing is adopted for columns and walls.

A. Moist curing
B. Membrane curing
C. Ponding
D. Descending stage

Question 7

Which of the following is theoretical pressure?

A. Active earth pressure
B. Passive earth pressure
C. Soil Tension
D. Horizontal water pressure

Question 8

For no _______ to develop in the dam section the resultant should always lie within the middle third.

A. Compression
B. Tension
C. Shear
D. Buckling

Question 9

Prestressed concrete is an example of _____________

A. Malleability
B. Ductility
C. Fatigue
D. Plasticity

Question 10

Which of the following is practical pressure?

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

Question 11

The material(earth) retained by the retaining wall is called as __________

A. Surcharge
B. Turf
C. Foliate
D. Back fill

Question 12

The inclination of surcharge to the horizontal is called ____________

A. Surcharge elevation
B. Surcharge angle
C. Surcharge factor
D. Surcharge depression

Question 13

Calculate the self weight of trapezoidal dam with top width 5m and bottom width 8m. The height of dam is 15 m. Consider specific weight of masonry be 25kN/m3.

A. 3456.5 kN
B. 2768.5 kN
C. 2437.5 kN
D. 3450 kN