Tracer (Soil survey and soil conservation) – Syllabus – Previous Year Questions

Tracer (Soil survey and soil conservation)

Kerala PSC has published the exam calendar for June 2019. The much awaited – Tracer (Soil survey and soil conservation) is scheduled on 21st June 2019, Friday 7:00 AM to 9:15 AM. Last time the exam conducted on 23/11/2016.


Exam Details 

Category No: 133/2018
Department: Soil Survey and Soil Conservation
Name of post : Tracer
Scale of pay : 19,000 – 43600/-
Number of vacancies: District wise
Thiruvananthapuram – Alappuzha – Kottayam – Idukki – Palakkad – Malappuram – Kannur
(One Vacancy from each District)

Syllabus for Tracer

Part I – Mechanical Engineering

1. Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines
2. Engineering materials and properties
3. Basic Mechanical Engineering

Part II – Basic Civil Engineering

1.Building Materials and Construction
2. Mechanics of Materials

Part III – Introduction to Computers & Word Processing
Part IV :General Knowledge, Current Affairs & Renaissance in Kerala

Complete syllabus – Tracer (Download Now)

Previous Year Questions


1.The dynamic viscosity of most of the gases with rise in temperature.

(A) Increases
(B) Decreases
(C) Does not change significantly
(D). None of these

2. Buovant force is—————

(A) Resultant of up thrust and gravity forces acting on the borts
(B) Resultant force on the bad due to the fluid surrounding, it
(C) Equal to the volume of liquid displaced by the body
(D) Resultant of static weight of body and dynamic thrust of liquid

3. The type of flow in thich the velocity at every particle varies from point to point, or every instant, in direction and magnitude is called as:

(A) Laminar llow
(B) Uniform flow
(C) Steady flow
(D) Turbulent flow

4. The point in the immersed body through which the resultant pressure of liquid may be taken to act is known as:

(A) Centre of buoyancy
(B) Metacentre
(C) Centre of gravity
(D) Centre of pressure

5.The condition at which a piezometer cannot be used:

(A) Velocity is high
(B) Pressure difference is low
(C) Fluid is highly viscous
(D) Fluid in the pipe is a gas

6.———-changes with cocfficient of discharge of an orifice.

(A) Reynold’s number
(B) Weber number
(C) Froude number
(D) Mach number

7. Bernoulli’s equation cannot be applied when the flow is :

(A) Unsteady
(B) Rotational
(C) Turbulent
(D) All of the above

8.A body is placed inside a tank. If one meter water column is present above the object. what will be the pressure acting upon it ?

(A) 1 Ta
(B) 9810 Pa
(C) 981 Pa
(D) 98.1 Pa

9.Which among the flowing possesses highest density?
(A) Carbon tetrachloride
(B) Air
(C) Glycerin
(D) Castor oil

10.———-is a regular shaned opening on ene side of the liquid vessel provided for quantity measurement, with the liquid surface kept below the top edge of it.
(A) Orifice
(B) Weir
(C) Netch
(D) None of these

Previous Year Paper 158/2016 – Updated on Silver Plan

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