WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING MODEL QUESTION PAPER 4TH SEMESTER DIPLOMA IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

DEPARTMENT OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION

DIPLOMA IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

FOURTH SEMESTER

SUBJECT:  WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING

 

MODEL QUESTION PAPER

 

 Duration : 3 Hours                                                                                    Max. Marks: 100

 

Instructions: 1. SECTION-I  is compulsory.                                                 

                     2. Answer any two full questions  from the remaining sections

 

 

SECTION-I

Q1

(a)

Fill in the blanks

1 x 5=05

 

(i)

 

 

 

(ii)

 

 

 

(iii)

 

 

 

(iv)

 

 

 

(v)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(b)

Write short notes on ground water management

05

 

 

 

 

SECTION-II

 

 

 

 

Q2

(a)

Name the major water resources  projects in India and Karnataka.                            

05

 

(b)

Write the advantages and disadvantages of drip irrigation.                           

05

 

(c )

What are the factors affecting duty

05

 

 

 

 

Q3

(a)

Explain various processes of hydrologic cycle with a neat sketch

10

 

(b)

Define 1)infiltration  2) runoff

05

 

 

 

 

Q4

(a)

What are the advantages and disadvantages of irrigation

08

 

(b)

Explain sprinkler irrigation and drip irrigation

07

 

 

 

 

SECTION-III

 

 

 

 

Q5

(a)

Draw the typical cross section of a gravity dam and mention its components

05

 

(b)

What is a spillway? List  and explain any one type of spillway

05

 

(c )

Write short notes on reservoir sedimentation

05

 

 

 

 

Q6

(a)

Mention the various forces acting on a gravity dam

05

 

(b)

Explain earthen dam with a neat sketch

06

 

(c )

Write short note on maintenance of tanks

04

 

 

 

 

Q7

(a)

Define canal alignment and explain any one of them

07

 

(b)

Define canal lining and state the objects of canal lining

05

 

(c )

State the purpose of canal drop, canal sluice and canal escape

03

 

 

 

 

SECTION-IV

 

 

 

 

Q8

(a)

Define cross drainage works ? Explain their necessity

05

 

(b)

With a neat sketch explain canal aqueduct

05

 

(c )

What are diversion head works? explain the difference between weir and barrages

05

 

 

 

 

Q9

(a)

Draw the typical layout of diversion head works and locate its components

10

 

(b)

Explain confined and unconfined aquifer

05

 

 

 

 

Q10

(a)

Explain porosity and specific yield

05

 

(b)

Explain the importance of rainwater conservation and rainwater harvesting

06

 

(c )

Define cloud seeding and watershed management

04

 

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