Hydrology Mcqs

Practice Quiz On Hydrology Mcqs

30 Marks

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Seepage through foundation in an earthen dam is controlled by providing

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Phytometer method is generally used for the measurement of _____

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The theory of infiltration capacity was given by

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The flow of water after spilling over the weir crest in chute spillway and side channel spillway respectively are

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The best instrument for measuring the velocity of a stream flow is

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In India the recording type rain gauge generally used, is

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The major resisting force in a gravity dam is

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Indian Meteorological department uses the standard gauges whose collectors have apertures of

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The shape of recession limb of a hydrograph depends upon

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For the upstream face of an earthen dam, the most adverse condition for stability of slope is

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The ratio of rate of change of the discharge of an outlet to the rate of change of the discharge of distributing channel is called

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The main cause of meandering is

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Rain simulators are used for the determination of

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The flow-mass curve is graphical representation of

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Which of the following spillways is least suitable for an earthen dam?

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If there are two canals taking off from each flank of a river, then there will be

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Precipitation caused due to upward movement of warmer air as compared to surrounding air, is called

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A hydraulic jump in a control meter will be formed above the control, if its original

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In a chute spillway, the flow is usually

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Unit hydrograph was explained by Sherman in

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For efficient working of a control meter, its throat length is approximately kept

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Sharp crested weirs are generally used for

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The main function of a divide wall is to

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For predicting floods of a given frequency, the best reliable method is

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Low head hydro plant is also known as -

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Isopiestic lines are the contours

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 Which canal outlets maintains a constant discharge?

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An aggrading river is a

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A hydroelectric scheme operating under a head of 80 m will be classified as

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A land is known as waterlogged

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Low head hydro plant is also known as –

A) Run-off river hydro-plant

B) Base load hydro plant

C) Canal power plant

D) None of the above

C) Canal power plant


Which of the following spillways is least suitable for an earthen dam?

A)  Chute spillway

B) Ogee spillway

C) Shaft spillway

D) Side channel spillway

B) Ogee spillway


Sharp crested weirs are generally used for

A) Small flows

B) Large flows

C) Rivers carrying floating debris

D) Streams carrying high sediment loads

B) Large flows


Unit hydrograph was explained by Sherman in

A) 1928

B) 1932

C) 1925

D) 1945

B) 1932


The theory of infiltration capacity was given by

A) W.W. Horner

B) Robert E. Horten

C) Merrill Bernard

D) None of the above

B) Robert E. Horten


The major resisting force in a gravity dam is

A) Wave pressure

B) Water pressure

C) Uplift pressure

D) Self-weight of dam

D) Self-weight of dam


 Which canal outlets maintains a constant discharge?

A) Rigid module

B) Flexible outlet

C) Non-modular outlet

D) None of the above

A) Rigid module


In India the recording type rain gauge generally used, is

A) Tipping type

B) Weighing type

C) Float recording type

D) None of above

C) Float recording type


Rain simulators are used for the determination of

A) Run off

B) Precipitation

C) Evaporation

D) Infiltration capacity

D) Infiltration capacity


Phytometer method is generally used for the measurement of _____

A) Evaporation

B) Interception

C) Transpiration

D) None of the above

C) Transpiration


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