# Civil Engineering Applied Mechanics Multiple Choice Questions & Answers - 1

Question: 1

The angle which an inclined surface makes with the horizontal when a body placed on its is on the point of moving down, is called

(A) angle of inclination

(B) angle of friction

(C) angle of repose

(D) none of these

Ans: C

angle of repose

Question: 2

Which one of the following laws is not applicable to a simple pendulum?

(A) The time period is inversely proportional to √g where g is the acceleration due to gravity

(B) The time period is proportional to √l where l is length

(C) The time period does not depend on its magnitude

(D) The time period is proportional to its length l

Ans: D

The time period is proportional to its length l

Question: 3

The vehicle moving on a level circular path will exert pressure such that reaction on

(A) inner wheels will be more

(B) outer wheels will be more

(C) inner as well as outer wheels will be equal

(D) none of these

Ans: A

inner wheels will be more

Question: 4

The locus of the instantaneous centre of a moving rigid body, is

(A) centroid

(B) involute

(C) straight line

(D) spiral

Ans: A

centroid

Question: 5

Engineer's units of force, is

(A) Newton and dyne in absolute units

(B) Dyne in absolute units

(C) Newton in absolute units

(D) All the above

Ans: C

Newton in absolute units

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