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Question 1: 312 BC), the ________ by General Meng T'ien under orders from Ch'in Emperor Shih Huang Ti (c.
Great Wall of ChinaPingyaoForbidden CityMount Tai

Question 2: Now, the most powerful and budgetary tool in ________ is base isolation which pertains to the passive structural vibration control technologies.
Civil engineeringEarthquake engineeringGeotechnical engineeringStructural engineering

Question 3: During this time, ________ became increasingly important leading to the development of the wheel and sailing.
Civil engineeringTransportEngineeringNaval architecture

Question 4: ________
Sacramento, CaliforniaNashville, TennesseeList of historic civil engineering landmarksBoston

Question 5: Other considerations include cost, constructability, ________, aesthetics and sustainability.
Automotive engineeringSafetyTransportSafety engineering

Question 6: ________, an Indian mathematician, used arithmetic in the 7th century AD, based on Hindu-Arabic numerals, for excavation (volume) computations.
Indian mathematicsBrahmaguptaBhāskara IIAryabhata

Question 7: This area of civil engineering is intimately related to the design of pipelines, water distribution systems, drainage facilities (including bridges, dams, channels, culverts, ________, storm sewers), and canals.
LandformMountainMountain rangeLevee

Question 8: Although surveying is a distinct profession with separate qualifications and licensing arrangements, civil engineers are trained in the basics of surveying and mapping, as well as ________.
Human geographyCartographyGeographic information systemGeography

Question 9: It includes areas such as transportation design, transportation planning, traffic engineering, some aspects of urban engineering, queueing theory, pavement engineering, ________ (ITS), and infrastructure management.
Traffic congestionTraffic enforcement cameraIntelligent transportation systemAutomobile

Question 10: ________ is a sub discipline of the broader category of Structural engineering.
Vibration controlEarthquake engineeringCivil engineeringGeotechnical engineering

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