Irrigation Engineering MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Irrigation Engineering MCQ - Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

Our 1000+ Irrigation Engineering MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions and Answers) focus on all areas of Irrigation Engineering covering 100+ topics. These topics are chosen from a collection of the most authoritative and best reference books on Irrigation Engineering. One should spend 1 hour daily practicing these MCQs for 2-3 months to learn and assimilate Irrigation Engineering subject comprehensively. This way of systematic learning will prepare anyone easily for Irrigation Engineering exams, contests, online tests, quizzes, MCQ-tests, viva-voce, interviews, and certifications.

Irrigation Engineering Multiple Choice Questions Highlights

- 1000+ Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) in Irrigation Engineering with a detailed explanation of every question.
- These MCQs cover theoretical concepts, true-false(T/F) statements, fill-in-the-blanks and match the following style statements.
- These MCQs also cover numericals as well as diagram oriented MCQs.
- These MCQs are organized chapterwise and each Chapter is futher organized topicwise.
- Every MCQ set focuses on a specific topic of a given Chapter in Irrigation Engineering Subject.

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– Students who are preparing for college tests and exams such as mid-term tests and semester tests on Irrigation Engineering.
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– Students who wish to sharpen their knowledge of Irrigation Engineering Subject.
- Anyone preparing for Aptitude test in Irrigation Engineering.
- Anyone preparing for interviews (campus/off-campus interviews, walk-in interview and company interviews).
- Anyone preparing for entrance examinations and other competitive examinations.
- All - Experienced, Freshers and College / School Students.

Irrigation Engineering Chapters

Here's the list of chapters on the "Irrigation Engineering" subject covering 100+ topics. You can practice the MCQs chapter by chapter starting from the 1st chapter or you can jump to any chapter of your choice.

1. Techniques & Quality


The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on irrigation types.

  • Types of Irrigation
  • 3. Canal Irrigation System


    The section contains MCQs on alluvial and non-alluvial canals, canal irrigation system alignment, channels curves, canal losses and regulation.

  • Canal Irrigation System – Alluvial and Non-alluvial Canals
  • Canal Irrigation System – Alignment
  • Canal Irrigation System – Curves in Channels
  • Canal Irrigation System – Losses of Water in Canal
  • Canal Regulation
  • 4. Sediment Transport and Irrigation Channels Design

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on irigation canal design capacity, sediment load, bed and suspended load and also their measurements, sediment transport importance and its mechanics, non scouring design methods, india stable channels, irigation canal cross section and maintenance.

  • Design Capacity for an Irrigation Canal
  • Sediment Load
  • Sediment Transport – Bed Load and its Measurement
  • Sediment Transport Importance
  • Sediment Transport – Mechanics
  • Method for Design of Non-Scouring
  • Stable Channels Design in India
  • Sediment Transport – Suspended Load and its Measurement
  • Cross-Section of an Irrigation Canal
  • Irrigation Canal – Maintenance
  • 5. Lining of Irrigation Canals and its Economics


    The section contains questions and answers on canal lining, channel cross-sections, lining advantages, hard surface, earth type or rigid linings, canal lining requirements and expansive soils.

  • Lining of Canal
  • Advantages of Lining
  • Channel Cross-sections
  • Hard Surface or Rigid Linings
  • Earth Type Linings
  • Canal Lining – Requirements
  • Lining of Canals in Expansive Soils
  • 6. Water Logged Reclamation and Saline Soils for Agricultural Purposes

    The section contains MCQs on salinity, water logging and its causes, surface or open drainage, sub-surface or tile drainage, saline and alkaline lands reclamation.

  • Salinity and Water-logging
  • Causes of Water-logging
  • Water Logged Reclamation – Surface or Open Drainage
  • Water Logged Reclamation – Sub-surface or Tile Drainage
  • Reclamation of Saline and Alkaline Lands
  • 7. Irrigation Revenue Rates

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on pricing irrigation methods, differences between economic water rates and prevailing revenue rates in india.

  • Method of Pricing Irrigation
  • Economic Water Rates Vs Prevailing Revenue Rates in India
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    8. Rivers Behaviour, Control and Training

    The section contains questions and answers on rivers classification and behavior, indian rivers and their classification, rivers control and training.

  • Classification of Rivers
  • Indian Rivers and Their Classification
  • Behavior of Rivers
  • Control and Training of Rivers
  • 9. Diversion Head Works, Hydraulic Jump Usefulness in Irrigation Structure

    The section contains MCQs on weir and barrage, gravity and non-gravity weirs, hydraulic jump, diversion head works and its components.

  • Diversion Head Works – Weir and Barrage
  • Diversion Head Works – Gravity and Non-Gravity Weirs
  • Diversion Head Works and its Components
  • Hydraulic Jump
  • 10. Seepage Theories and Weirs and Barrages Design


    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on hydraulic structure failure, bligh’s and lane’s eeighted creep theory, khosla’s theory, important india barrages, vertical drop weir design based on bligh’s theory, modern weirs and barrages design.

  • Seepage Theories – Failure of Hydraulic Structure
  • Seepage Theories – Bligh’s Creep Theory
  • Seepage Theories – Lane’s Weighted Creep Theory
  • Seepage Theories – Khosla’s Theory
  • Seepage Theories – Design of Vertical Drop Weir on Bligh’s Theory
  • Design of Modern Weirs and Barrages
  • Important Barrages in India
  • 11. Canal Falls

    The section contains questions and answers on canal falls type and location, syphon well drop design, canal falls design for vertical drop fall, baffer or inglis fall.

  • Canal Falls – Types
  • Canal Falls – Location
  • Canal Falls – Design of Syphon Well Drop
  • Canal Falls – Design of vertical Drop Fall, Baffer or Inglis Fall
  • 12. Regulation Modules and Canal Structure

    The section contains MCQs on canal regulation, canal escapes types, metering flumes and outlet types, non modular outlet types, semi modules types, rigid modules and cattle crossings types.

  • Canal Regulation
  • Types of Canal Escapes
  • Regulation Modules – Metering Flumes Types
  • Regulation Modules – Outlet Types
  • Regulation Modules – Non Modular Outlet Types
  • Regulation Modules – Semi Modules Types
  • Types of Rigid Modules and Cattle Crossings
  • 13. Cross Drainage Work

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on cross drainage work design and types, aqueducts and syphon aqueducts types, joints provision and water bars in rcc ducts.

  • Types of Cross Drainage Work
  • Cross Drainage – Aqueducts and Syphon Aqueducts Types
  • Cross Drainage Work Design
  • Joints Provision and Water Bars in RCC Ducts of Aqueducts
  • 14. Culverts and Small Road Bridges Construction

    The section contains questions and answers on high flood discharge computation and bridge foundation depth.

  • Culverts Construction – High Flood Discharge Computation
  • Small Road Bridges Construction – Depth of Bridge Foundation
  • 15. Ground Water for Irrigation through Wells and Tubewells

    The section contains MCQs on infiltration, ground water controlling factors, aquifers and their type, open well, dug well and tube well.

  • Ground Water through Wells and Tubewells – Infiltration
  • Factor Controlling Occurrence of Ground Water
  • Aquifers and Their Type – 1
  • Aquifers and Their Type – 2
  • Open Well and Dug Well
  • Tube Well – 1
  • Tube Well – 2
  • 16. General and Particular Dams

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on dams categories, particular dam type selections, important and various types of dams in india.

  • Categories of Dams
  • Factors Governing the Selection of a Particular Type of Dam
  • Important Dams of India
  • Various Types of Dams
  • 17. Reservoirs and Dam Reservoirs Planning

    The section contains questions and answers on reservoirs, reservoir site capacity and area elevation curves, reservoir losses, reservoir capacity determination using hydrograph and mass-curve.

  • Reservoirs
  • Capacity and Area Elevation Curves of a Reservoir Site
  • Reservoir Capacity Determination Using Hydrograph and Mass-curve – 1
  • Reservoir Capacity Determination Using Hydrograph and Mass-curve – 2
  • Reservoir Losses
  • 18. Gravity Dam Design and Construction

    The section contains MCQs on gravity dam cross section and stability, gravity method, gravity daams design and galleries construction.

  • Gravity Dam Design – Typical Cross-section
  • Gravity Dams – Stability
  • Gravity Method
  • Design of Gravity Dams
  • Gravity Dams – Galleries Construction
  • 19. Earthen and Rock Fill Dams

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on earthen dams types, earth dams design criteria and failures, earthen slopes stability, seepage control through embankments and foundations.

  • Types of Earthen Dams
  • Design Criteria of Earth Dams
  • Failure of Earthen Dams
  • Stability of Earthen Slopes
  • Rock Fill Dams – Seepage Control Through Embankments
  • Rock Fill Dams – Seepage Control Through Foundations
  • 20. Spillways, Energy Dissipators and Spillway Gates

    The section contains questions and answers on spillway location, ogee spillway and profile, chute and shaft spillway, spillway energy dissipation and spillway gates types.

  • Location of Spillway
  • Ogee Spillway
  • Ogee Profile
  • Chute Spillway
  • Shaft Spillway
  • Energy Dissipation Below Overflow Spillway – 1
  • Energy Dissipation Below Overflow Spillway – 2
  • Types of Spillway Gates
  • 21. Pressure Conduits, Outlet Works through Dams and Rivers

    The section contains MCQs on dam outlet, river intakes and pressure conduites.

  • Dam Outlet
  • River Intakes
  • Pressure Conduites
  • 22. Hydro Electric Power

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on thermal and hydropower, water power development, hydro electric scheme components, hydro electric power turbines types and their selection.

  • Thermal and Hydropower
  • Hydro Electric – Water Power Development
  • vHydropower

  • Hydro Electric Power – Turbines Types and their Selection
  • Principal Components of a Hydro Electric Scheme
  • 23. River Navigation & Tank Irrigation

    The section contains questions and answers on navigable waterways requirements, tank irrigation, tank or surplus escape weirs design.

  • Navigable Waterways Requirements
  • Tank Irrigation
  • Tank or Surplus Escape Weirs Design
  • 24. Arch and Buttress Dams

    The section contains MCQs on buttress dam types, arch dams types and design.

  • Arch Dams – Types
  • Arch Dams – Design
  • Buttress Dam – Types
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