Objective type testing has become necessary to screen out and rank large number of candidates competing for employment or post-graduate admission. Therefore, there is an increasing need for this type of books. This book has been prepared keeping in view the syllabii prescribed for various competitive examinations like GATE, UPSC (I.E.S.), I.A.S. etc. All the subjects of Civil Engineering have been covered. To make the reader familiar with the topic quickly, a gist is given at the beginning of each chapter. It is hoped that the book will be found useful by all those who are preparing for the competitive examinations.