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GATE CE 2010
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
Ion concentrations obtained for a groundwater sample (having pH=8.1) are given below.
Ion $$Ca^{2+}$$ $$Mg^{2+}$$ $$Na^+$$ $$HCO_3^-$$ $$SO_4^{2-}$$ $$Cl^{-}$$
Ionconcentration(mg/L) 100 6 15 250 45 39
Atomic Weight Ca=40 Mg=24 Na=23 H=1,C=12,O=16 S=32,O=16 Cl=35.5

Total hardness (mg/L as $$CaCO_3$$) present in the above water sample is
A
205
B
250
C
275
D
308
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GATE CE 2010
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
Ion concentrations obtained for a groundwater sample (having pH=8.1) are given below.
Ion $$Ca^{2+}$$ $$Mg^{2+}$$ $$Na^+$$ $$HCO_3^-$$ $$SO_4^{2-}$$ $$Cl^{-}$$
Ionconcentration(mg/L) 100 6 15 250 45 39
Atomic Weight Ca=40 Mg=24 Na=23 H=1,C=12,O=16 S=32,O=16 Cl=35.5

Carbonate hardness (mg/L as $$CaCO_3$$) present in the above water sample is
A
205
B
250
C
275
D
289
3
GATE CE 2010
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
The moisture holding capacity of the soil in a 100 hectare farm is 18cm/m. the field is to be irrigated when 50 percent of the available moisture in the root zone is depleted. The irrigation water is to be supplied by a pump working for 10hours a day, and water application efficiency is 75%. Details of crops planned for cultivation are as follows:
Crop Root zone depth (m) Peak rate of moisture use(mm/day)
X 1.0 5.0
Y 0.8 4.0
The capacity of irrigation system required to irrigate crop X in 36 hectares is
A
83litres/sec
B
67 liters/sec
C
57 liters/sec
D
53 liters/sec
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GATE CE 2010
MCQ (Single Correct Answer)
+2
-0.6
The moisture holding capacity of the soil in a 100 hectare farm is 18 cm/m. the field is to be irrigated when 50 percent of the available moisture in the root zone is depleted. The irrigation water is to be supplied by a pump working for 10hours a day, and water application efficiency is 75%. Details of crops planned for cultivation are as follows:
Crop Root zone depth (m) Peak rate of moisture use(mm/day)
X 1.0 5.0
Y 0.8 4.0
The area of crop Y that can be irrigated when the available capacity of irrigation system is 40 liters/sec is
A
40 hectares
B
36 hectares
C
30 hectares
D
27 hectares
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