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In this article, candidates can practice the Junior Technical Officer Civil previous questions. Candidates having an Engineering degree can attend this exam of Kerala PSC. Usually, a written OMR exam is conducted for the selection of candidates for the post. The exam against the notification released in December 2018 was conducted in February 2020.
Kerala PSC Junior Technical Officer Exam Details
The post of technical officer civil can be to various departments like- Kerala Financial Corporation, Kerala Small Industries Development Corporation (Sidco), Public Works (Direct Recruitment), Public Works(Direct Recruitment From Departmental Candidates Of PwD, Local Self Government).
- Salary: Rs. 39500 – 83000/-
- Age limit: 21-40 years. Candidates eligible for reservation can claim the same following the General conditions).
- Educational Qualification: B Sc/B Tech Degree in Engineering (Civil) of the Kerala University or B.E Degree (Civil) of the Madras University or any other qualification recognized as equivalent thereto.
Exam Pattern and Syllabus
The exam will be a written OMR based test. The time duration will be 75 minutes and the total marks will be 100. The cut-off score will be decided by the commission after the exam.
The main topics included in the syllabus are:
- Mechanics of Solids and Structural Analysis
- Fluid Mechanics and Water Resources Engineering
- Surveying and Levelling, Quantity Surveying and Valuation
- Building materials, Construction Technology, Construction Management
- Environmental Engineering
- Design of Structures
- Geotechnical Engineering
- Transportation Engineering and Urban Planning
Kerala PSC Junior Technical Officer Civil Previous Questions
Practice the Junior Technical Officer Civil previous questions and analyze your exam preparations.
1. A biological treatment process where suspended growth of micro-organism is formed is
a) Trickling filter
b) Aeration lagoon
c) Oxidation pond
d) Activated sludge process
2. The uppermost or central voussoir of an arch is
3. Which among the following is called the Magna Carta of English Education in India?
a) Wood’s Despatch
b) Sadler Commission
c) Indian University Act 1904
d) Hunter Education Commission
4. Who published the book called ‘Treatment of Thiyyas in Travancore’?
b) Dr. Palpu
c) Brahmananda Sivayogi
d) Ayya Vaikundar
5. The stress below which a material has a high probability of not falling under reversal of stress is known as
a) Tolerance Limit
b) Elasticity Limit
c) Proportional limit
d) Endurance limit
6. The maximum value of Poisson’s ratio for an elastic material is
7. When a uniformly distributed load shorter than the span is traversing a simply supported beam. At any point in the beam, the maximum value of bending moment will occur when the load is
a) equally placed about the point
b) when the point divided the load in the same ratio as it divides the span
c) when the load is centrally placed
d) when the tail end of the load is at the left end of the beam
8. Removal of soil from the rivulets by concentrated overland flow is known as
a) sheet erosion
b) channel erosion
c) rill erosion
d) gully erosion
9. If the distance between two points is 20 Km, then the combined correction due to curvature and refraction in meters is:
10. Grade of cement refers to
a) particle size
b) order of grinding
d) compressive strength
11. In half-turn stairs, change in direction is through
12. Fineness of cement is measured in units of
a) Volume/ Mass
b) Mass/ Volume
c) Mass/ Area
d) Area/ Mass
13. Failure of a component or a structure due to several cycles of repeated loads is called
a) Fatigue failure
b) Flexural failure
c) Brittle failure
d) Buckling failure
14. Which one of these defects in timber is due to natural force?
15. Urbanization model proposed by E. W. Burgess is
a) Sector model
b) Multiple nuclei model
c) Concentric zone model
d) Peripheral model
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