Hydrology MCQ

Hydrology MCQ

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  • 17th Apr, 2021

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We have listed below the best Hydrology MCQ Questions that check your basic knowledge of hydrology. This Hydrology MCQ Test contains 25 best Multiple Choice Questions. You have to select the right answer to every question. Finally, you can also download below the Hydrology MCQ PDF. these MCQs are very helpful for the preparation of hydrology exams/interviews.

Hydrology MCQ Test

1) Which of the following is the most suitable chemical which can be applied to the water surface for reducing evaporation?

  • A. Ethyl alcohol
  • B.Methyl alcohol
  • C.Cetyl alcohol
  • D.Butyl alcohol

2) Phytometer method is generally used for the measurement of .........

  • A. Evaporation
  • B.Interception
  • C.Transpiration
  • D.None of the above

3) Which canal outlets maintains a constant discharge?

  • A. Rigid module
  • B.Flexible outlet
  • C.Non-modular outlet
  • D.None of the above

4) 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

5) Hydrograph is a graphical representation of

  • A. Rain fall
  • B.Surface run off
  • C.Ground water flow
  • D.Discharge flowing in the river
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6) A unit hydro graph has one unit of ..........

  • A. Discharge
  • B.Rainfall excess
  • C.Rainfall duration
  • D.None of the above

7) The theory of infiltration capacity was given by

  • A. W.W. Horner
  • B.Robert E. Horten
  • C.Merrill Bernard
  • D.None of the above

8) Rain fall is generally recorded at .......... in India.

  • A. 4 P.M.
  • B.8 P.M.
  • C.8 A.M.
  • D.None of the above

9) Rain simulators are used for the determination of -

  • A. Run off
  • B.Precipitation
  • C.Evaporation
  • D.Infiltration capacity

10) Hydrology is the science which deals with ...........

  • A. Surface Water
  • B.Underground water
  • C.River water
  • D.Both A & B

11) Which of the followings are used to store water during peak periods?

  • A. Sews
  • B.Canals
  • C.Storage drums
  • D.Storage Reservoirs

12) Day-sec meter is the unit of runoff.

  • A. True
  • B.False

13) Rate of rainfall is expressed in

  • A. Meters
  • B.Centimeters
  • C.Millimeters
  • D.None of the above

14) Which of the following method is very accurate of rain gauging?

  • A. Recording type
  • B.Thiesson method
  • C.Iso-hyetol method
  • D.Arithmetic mean method

15) The maximum rate of flow through the river is calculated by -

  • A. Force of flow
  • B.Head of flow
  • C.Pressure of flow
  • D.Energy curves of flow

16) Unit hydrograph was explained by Sherman in ..........

  • A. 1928
  • B.1932
  • C.1925
  • D.1945

17) What is the full form of DWF?

  • A. Deep water flow
  • B.Dam water flood
  • C.Dry weather flow
  • D.Drawing web format

18) Which of the following type of penstock is used in cold climates?

  • A. Covered penstock
  • B.Buried penstock
  • C.Open penstock
  • D.Exposed penstock

19) 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

20) Which of the following plants are used with steam and IC engines?

  • A. Mini hydel plants
  • B.Run-off river plants
  • C.Pumped storage plants
  • D.None of the above

21) Sharp crested weirs are generally used for ............

  • A. Small flows
  • B.Large flows
  • C.Rivers carrying floating debris
  • D.Streams carrying high sediment loads

22) A runoff river plant is a ..........

  • A. Low head scheme
  • B.High head scheme
  • C.Medium head scheme
  • D.None of above

23) Infiltration capacity of soil depends upon the ..................

  • A. Shape and size of soil particles
  • B.Arrangement of soil particles
  • C.Number of voids present in the soil
  • D.All of the Above

24) In India the recording type rain gauge generally used, is ............

  • A. Tipping type
  • B.Weighing type
  • C.Float recording type
  • D.None of above

25) The major resisting force in a gravity dam is ................

  • A. Wave pressure
  • B.Water pressure
  • C.Uplift pressure
  • D.Self-weight of dam

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