ESE Preliminary Exam 2018 CE- Civil Engg.Solved Paper
Solved previous year question paper and complete solutions of UPSC ESE- Engineering Services Preliminary Examination of the paper CE-Civil Engineering

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Some Sample questions from ESE Exam Prelims 2018 CE paper

1. A sand sample has a porosity of 30% and specific gravity of solids as 2.6. What is its
degree of saturation at moisture content of 4.94%?
(a) 40% (b) 3.5%
© 30% (d) 25%

2. Consider the following statements:
1. Secondary consolidation results due to prolonged dissipation of excess hydrostatic

2. Primary consolidation happens under expulsion of both air and water from voids
in early stages.

3. Initial consolidation in the case of fully saturated soils is mainly due to compression of solid particlels

4. Primary consolidation happens more quickly in coarse-grained soils than in fine-
grained soils

Which of the above statements are correct?
(a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 and 3 only
© 3 and 4 only (d) 1 and 4 only

3. For material, the modulus of rigidity is 100 GPa and the modulus of elasticity is 250 GPa.
The value of the Poisson’s ratio is
(a) 0.20 (b) 0.25
© 0.30 (d) 0.35

4.  Marshalling yard in railway system provides facilities for
(a) Maintenance of rolling stock
(b) Safe movements of passengers and coaches
© Receiving, breaking up, re-forming and dispatching onwards – of trains
(d) Receiving, loading, unloading and delivery of goods and vehicles, and scheduling their further functioning

5. In the offshore region at a particular harbour facility, an oscillatory wave train approaches with wavelength of 80 m where the mean sea depth is 30 m. What would be the velocity of the individual waves?
(a) 17.15 m/s (b) 16.05 m/s
© 15.15 m/s (d) 14.05 m/s

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