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Q.1 Speed of mega project can be increased by using ..

  • Automation
  • Software
  • Latest computers
  • Latest materials
slide2

Q.2 By using automation in construction, .. Is reduced to a large extent.

  • Steps in the project
  • Human efforts
  • Efficiency
  • load
slide3

Q.3 Main advantage of automation in the construction industry is ..

  • Foreign currency
  • Manual control
  • Coordation
  • Completion of risky work without human loss
slide4

Q.4 In spite of very less human resources, developed contries have tremendous speed of completing mega-projects due to ..

  • Use of machines and robots
  • Supply of plenty of money
  • Very less politics involved
  • Less corruption
slide5

Q.5 Use of machinery and robots has resulted in to ..

  • High quality works
  • Increase in cost
  • Unemployment
  • High quality works with speedy completion
slide6

Q.6 Under-water tunnels are drilled and built with high precision due to ..

  • Modern surveying
  • Good planning
  • Latest tunnel boring machines
  • robots
slide7

Q.7 Through automation may yield fast constructions, the social issue is ..

  • High cost
  • Unemployment of skilled labour
  • High investment
  • politics
slide9

Q.9 R.M.C. plants, earth excavators, cranes, etc. are necessary components of ..

  • Modernization of civil engineering
  • Automation in construction
  • Open economy in india
  • Project management
slide10

Q.10 Risky or hazardous operation can be handled easily through ..

  • Automation
  • Tunnels
  • Fast track constructions
  • Skilled labour
slide11

Q.11 Main characteristic of automation in construction industry is ..

  • High cost and speedy construction
  • High quality and speedy construction
  • Labour intension and high cost
  • Labour intensive and high speed
slide12

Q.12 Automation is adopted by developed countries because ..

  • It is very convenient for them
  • It is designed easily
  • It gives fast completion with high quality at low risk.
  • It is low cost, low quality and less labour method.
slide13

Q.13 Although automation needs high initial investment, it has become necessity of the 21st century due to ..

  • Latest fashion
  • Need of international trade
  • Need of high quality speedy constructions
  • Need of foreign exchange
slide14

Q.14 .. Type of greyish cement is manufactured by using argillacious and calcareous materials.

  • Ordinary, artificial
  • Coloured
  • Special
  • best
slide15

Q.15 Ordinary portland cement ( O.P.C.) is an artificial ..

  • core material
  • Reinforced material
  • Bonding material
  • fixture
slide16

Q.16 meaning of 1:4 c.m. is ..

  • cement mortar with 1 part of cement and 4 parts of mortar
  • cement mortar with 1 part of cement and 4 parts of sand
  • Crushed mortar with 1 part of cement and 4 parts of sand
  • Crushed mortar with 1 part of calcareous and 4 parts of mortar
slide17

Q.17 Mixture of one part of cement, three parts of sand with adequate amount of water is designated as ..

  • M 1 :3
  • C.M. 1 : 3
  • C.M. 3: 1
  • M 3 : 1
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Q.18 Historically, a cement manufactured with in colour similar to the sandstone at portland, england is known as ..

  • Sandstone cement
  • Sandstone portland cement
  • special portland cement
  • ordinary portland cement
slide19

Q.19 The cement manufactured with a volcanic substance in it is known as ..

  • Pozzolona cement
  • volcanic cement
  • volatile cement
  • coloured cement
slide20

Q.20 White cement is manufactured with large proportion of .. In it.

  • White colour
  • White marble
  • White putty
  • White chalk
slide21

Q.21 For ornamental constructions such as temples .. Are used.

  • Special strength cement
  • Ordinary cements
  • Coloured cements
  • Poor cements
slide22

Q.22 A natural or artificial binding materials used in construction such as walls are known as ..

  • Binders
  • Cements
  • Adhesives
  • glues
slide23

Q.23 When cement is mixed with water .. Type of chemical reaction takes place.

  • Exothermic
  • Endothermic
  • Balanced
  • reversible
slide24

Q.24 Natural cements are not used for constructions because ..

  • They are in nature
  • They do not have good strength
  • They are of dark colour
  • They are difficult to exploit
slide25

Q.25 If hand is inserted in a cement mass, what happens ?

  • Hand feels cool
  • Hand get irritation
  • Hand becomes wet
  • Hand feels exothermic reaction.
slide26

Q.26 Good O.P.C. should be .. In colour.

  • Whitish brown
  • Brownish grey
  • greenish grey
  • Dark grey
slide27

Q.27 Good quality of cement is judged if it does not contain ..

  • air pocket
  • Moisture
  • Insects
  • lumps
slide28

Q.28 When paste of O.P.C. is prepared in water, the paste should be felt .. Between the fingers.

  • Sticky
  • Hot
  • Hard
  • Very soft and silky
slide29

Q.29 Sulphate resisting cement is used mainly for ..

  • Warehouses
  • Cold storages
  • Marine constructions
  • Chemical plants
slide30

Q.30 If good quality cement is kept on the palm and gently rubbed, there should be feeling like a touch of ..

  • Soft silk
  • Flour
  • Saw dust
  • chalk
slide31

Q.31 For cement manufacturing, the constituents and raw materials are burnt at temperature ..

  • 1000C to 2000C
  • 1200C to 3000C
  • 5000C to 7000C
  • 15000C to 16000C
slide32

Q.32 .. Cement is used for mass concreting work.

  • Ordinary portland
  • Rapid hardening
  • Law heat
  • High tension
slide33

Q.33 Two main constituents of brick are ..

  • Silica and alumina
  • Lime and iron
  • Iron and clay
  • Lime and silica
slide34

Q.34 According to indian standards, actual size of brick should be ..

  • 20 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm
  • 20 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm
  • 19 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm
  • 19 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm
slide35

Q.35 A small depression on one of the largest faces of brick is a ..

  • Defect
  • Frog
  • Depression
  • frost
slide36

Q.36 Ttpically in a brick wall, the frog on the brick is kept on the .. Side.

  • Inner
  • Outer
  • Bottom
  • top
slide37

Q.37 Four major operations of brick manufacturing are ..

  • Preparing brick earth, moulding, drying,burning.
  • Digging, mixing,moulding burning
  • Mixing, moulding, drying, heating.
  • Mixing, watering, moulding, heating
slide41

Q.41 Actual size of the largest face of a standard brick is ..

  • 19 cm x 19 cm
  • 20 cm x 10 cm
  • 19 cm x 9 cm
  • 10 cm x 10 cm
slide42

Q.42 A good quality brick has .. Colour.

  • Uniform reddish-brown
  • Non-uniform red
  • Uniform red
  • Uniform grey
slide43

Q.43 Quality of brick can be ascertained by allowing it to fall from a height of about ..

  • 10 m
  • 1.8 m
  • 2 m
  • 1 m
slide44

Q.44 when soaked in water, a good quality brick does not absorb water more than .. Of its dry weight.

  • 10 %
  • 15 %
  • 20 %
  • 30 %
slide45

Q.45 Dried bricks are burnt in different types of ..

  • Kilns
  • Electric ovens
  • Electric heaters
  • Gas chambers
slide46

Q.46 A brick dropped from 1 m height on to the ground breaks in to two pieces. Hence it is a ..

  • Zhama brick
  • Fire brick
  • Cheap brick
  • Poor quality brick
slide48

Q.48 .. Brick is used as road metal or aggregate for road concrete or brick-bat lime concrete.

  • Class-I
  • Zhama
  • Poor quality
  • Fire clay
slide49

Q.49 Average compressive strength of good quality burnt clay brick should be ..

  • about 5N/mm2
  • about 55N/mm2
  • about 18N/mm2
  • 20N/mm2
slide52

Q.52 Slate is a .. Type of rock/stone used for roofing.

  • Compact igneous
  • Soft
  • Stratified
  • Hard and granular
slide54

Q.54 Broken stone pieces are termed as ..

  • Fine aggregate
  • coarse aggregate
  • Block metal
  • Crushed rock
slide55

Q.55 Sandstone, shale are examples of .. Rock.

  • Sedimentary
  • Rudimentary
  • Igneous
  • metamorphic
slide56

Q.56 Artificial sand is obtained by ..

  • Cementing silt particles
  • Gluing the soil particles
  • Crushing natural stone
  • Heating the sandstone
slide57

Q.57 Natural sand is a product of..

  • Weathering and attrition of stone
  • Soil and silt
  • Deserts
  • Crushed concrete
slide58

Q.58 Sand is an essential component of ..

  • Roof
  • Walls
  • Mortars and concretes
  • brick
slide60

Q.60 Bulking of sand means ..

  • Purchasing the sand in bulk
  • Absorption of water by sand
  • Increase in the volume of sand
  • Swelling of sand particles
slide61

Q.61 Structural steel typically contains .. Carbon.

  • 0.5 to 2 %
  • 0.25 to 1.25 %
  • 0.05 to 1.95 %
  • 5 to 15 %
slide62

Q.62 Yield strength of mild steel bars is about ..

  • 250 N/ mm2
  • 25 N/ mm2
  • 2.5 N/ m2
  • 250 N/ m2
slide63

Q.63 TOR steel bars are used as .. In concrete.

  • Grills
  • Fastners
  • Reinforcement
  • filler
slide64

Q.64 For column of a steel structure, which of the following can not be used ?

  • Angle
  • Channel
  • ‘T’
  • High yield strength bars.
slide65

Q.65 For pre-stressed concrete, .. Are used.

  • Tor steel bars
  • Twisted and ribbed bars
  • High tensile strength wires
  • Mild steel with high strength
slide66

Q.66 Roughness on the surface of reinforcement bars is necessary for ..

  • Good bonding with concrete
  • Proper handling of bars
  • Grip for placing the bars
  • Better grip for tensioning the bars
slide67

Q.67 R.C.C beams and columns contain ..

  • Cement concrete and steel cables
  • Cement concrete and steel bars
  • Lime concrete and tor steel rods
  • Cement mortar and steel bars
slide69

Q.69 ‘T.M.T.’ bars mean ..

  • Temperature maintained twisted
  • Top machine treated
  • Thermo-mechanically treated
  • Thermal machine twisted
slide71

Q.71 Meaning of M20 concrete is ..

  • Concrete of 20 N/ mm2 compressive strength
  • Concrete of 20 N/ m2 tensile strength
  • Concrete of 20 % compressive strength
  • Concrete of 20 % water content
slide72

Q.72 A concrete mix 1 : 4 : 8 : means ..

  • 1 part of sand, 4 parts of cement, 8 parts coarse aggregate
  • 1 part of coarse aggregate, 4 parts of sand, 8 parts of cement
  • 1 part of cement, 4 parts coarse aggregate, 8 parts of sand
  • 1 part of cement, 4 parts sand, 8 parts coarse aggregate
slide73

Q.73 Concrete ingradients are practically taken by .. For mixing.

  • Volume
  • Weight
  • Mass
  • Volume and mass
slide74

Q.74 The step concrete mixing involves .. As two sub-steps.

  • Watering and shuffling
  • Dry and wet mixing
  • Proportioning and watering
  • Batching and shuffling
slide76

Q.76 The terms ‘fine aggregate’ and ‘coarse aggregate’ in concrete refer to ..

  • Sand and small pieces of stone respectively
  • Cement and sand respectively
  • Sand and blocks of stone respectively
  • Cement and small pieces of stone respectively
slide77

Q.77 reinforcement bars in R.C.C. provide .. To the concrete.

  • Additional compressive strength
  • Bonding strength
  • Tensile strength
  • Better workability
slide78

Q.78 P.C.C. can not be used for ..

  • Column of a multi storeyed building
  • Foundation for a ground floor small building
  • Footing of a compound wall
  • Levelling course over plinth
slide79

Q.79 Wet concrete poured on the site in the formwork is knowns as ..

  • Precast concrete
  • Form concrete
  • Ready mix concrete
  • In-sity concrete
slide81

Q.81 Compressive strength of R.C.C.is primarily due to ..

  • High factor of safety
  • Concrete portion
  • Steel portion
  • Mix design
slide82

Q.82 Precast or pre-fabricated concrete members are cast and cured ..

  • In the forms at the site itself
  • Before using for constructions
  • In the factory under uncontrolled conditions
  • Properly near a water body
slide83

Q.83 Main advantages of pre-cast or pre-fabricated concrete is ..

  • Fast-track constructions
  • Cost saving
  • Less material required
  • Less labour required
slide85

Q.85 prestressed members are generally designed and used for ..

  • Long span girders
  • Short columns of bungalows
  • Footings
  • Lintels and sills of windows
slide86

Q.86 Pre-tensioning process of prestressed concrete means ..

  • Cable is tensioned and put in to the concrete
  • Tensioned cables are purchased and used
  • Cable is tensioned before concreting
  • Cable is tensioned after concreting
slide87

Q.87 Tensioning of cable of a prestressed concrete member is typically done by using ..

  • Hydraulic ram
  • Hydraulic motor
  • Electric jack
  • Hydraulic jack
slide88

Q.88 ‘Post-tensioning’ in the context of prestressed concrete means ..

  • Applying pull to the cable while concreting work is done
  • Applyng tension to the cable before concreting
  • Pulling the cable after concreting
  • Purchasing and using redy-made tensioned cable
slide89

Q.89 Precast blocks have main advantage of ..

  • Reducing wastage
  • Reducing cost
  • Improved strength
  • Multiple uses
slide90

Q.90 Curing of concrete is necessary for ..

  • Closing the holes and cracks
  • Checking the water proofing quality of concrete
  • Initiating chemical reaction with cement
  • Dissipation of heat of hydration
slide91

Q.91 Vibration of wet concrete is done for ..

  • Removing excess water
  • Checking strength of formwork
  • Avoiding honey-combing
  • Improving the strength of cement
slide92

Q.92 Final (expected or designed) strength is achieved by concrete ..

  • Immediately after hardening
  • In about one week
  • In about two weeks
  • In about a month
slide93

Q.93 .. Materials respond to the changes in the surroundings.

  • Special
  • Smart
  • Costly
  • electronic
slide94

Q.94 Which of the following is not a valid type (class) of bricks ?

  • Zhama
  • Class-II
  • Class-IV
  • Class-III
slide95

Q.95 Approximate cost of construction materials in the total cost of construction work (project) varies from ..

  • 10 % to 20 %
  • 20 % to 25 %
  • 10 % to 40 %
  • 30 % to 50 %
slide96

Q.96 Speed of construction mainly depends on ..

  • Availability of materials and labour
  • Availability of electricity and roads
  • Accessibility of the site
  • Engineer in-charge
slide98

Q.98 Uniform coloured, plane surfaces, fairly straight edges of a brick indicate that ..

  • It is a machine made brick
  • It is a class-III brick
  • It is a class-I brick
  • It is a zhama brick
slide99

Q.99 Slightly under-burnt brick with non-straight edges and surface is termed as .. brick.

  • Class-III
  • Class-II
  • Zhama
  • Class-I
slide100

Q.100 Which of the following does not indicate use of bricks ?

  • B.B.L.C.
  • Footing for light foundations
  • Pavements
  • roofing
slide101

Q.101 Now-a-days uses of bricks are very much reduced because ..

  • they have to be imported
  • Non-availability of proper soil
  • Expertise is not available
  • Fashion has changed
slide102

Q.1O2 More use of cement blocks for walls is due to ..

  • Speedy construction with material saving
  • Labour is available at cheap rates
  • People do not like bricks now-a-days
  • Change of fashion
slide103

Q.103 Fire-clay bricks are used for furnaces because ..

  • It is mandatory as per rules
  • They do not easily break
  • They withstand high tensions
  • They withstand very high temperatures
slide104

Q.104 For places with very high temperatures and heat, .. bricks are used.

  • Zhama
  • Class-I
  • Class-III
  • Fire-clay
slide105

Q.105 Lime stone gets converted in to .. Under high temperatures and high pressures.

  • Marble
  • Basalt
  • Sandstone
  • Black stone
slide106

Q.106 The sedimentary rocks typically contain ..

  • Sands and boulders
  • Planes of stratification
  • Mica
  • Iron ores
slide107

Q.107 .. Of the following is not the use (application) of stones.

  • Ballast for railways
  • Coarse aggregate
  • Roof covering
  • Cement manufacturing
slide108

Q.108 Use of mortar is mainly for ..

  • Foundations
  • plastering
  • Fitting
  • Painting
slide109

Q.109 Fe 250 means ..

  • Mild steel with yield strength 250 N/mm2
  • Tor steel with compressive strength 250 N/m2
  • Ferrous equivalent of 250
  • Ferric material with melting point 2500cs
slide110

Q.110 Excessive shrinkage and cracks in plaster are reduced because of ..

  • Sand
  • Cement
  • Silica
  • Pure water
slide111

Q.111 Plain cement concrete with 15 N/mm2

Comprssive strength is designated as ..

  • PCC-15
  • IS-PCC
  • M 15
  • PCC-M 15
slide112

Q.112 When mild steel bars are used in a cement concrete, it is knowns as ..

  • R.C.C.
  • P.S.C.
  • P.C.C.
  • M.S.C.C.
slide113

Q.113 Designation ‘MXX’ for a concrete indicates ..

  • Concrete mix of compressive strength XX
  • R.C.C.with tensile strength XX
  • Concrete material of bonding strength XX
  • Concrete mix having tensile strength XX
slide114

Q.114 A layer of .. Is generally used below foundations for levelling.

  • R.C.C.
  • P.C.C.
  • D.P.C.
  • Sand or coarse aggregate
slide115

Q.115 For filling minor voids and gaps in wet concrete, .. Are used.

  • Conveyor belts
  • Hydraulic jacks
  • Hammers
  • vibrators
slide116

Q.116 Meaning of ‘prestressing’ is ..

  • Relieving the tension
  • Setting up compressive stresses
  • Tightening the anchor bolts
  • Inducing tensile stresses
slide117

Q.117 A prestressed member can with stand more loads due to ..

  • The tension set up in the cable
  • Better quality of cement
  • Very large sections used
  • Use of anchor bolds
slide118

Q.118 Precast concrete is mainly used for ..

  • Dams
  • Steel pipes
  • Doors and windows
  • Building components
slide119

Q.119 .. Of the following is irrelevent for R.C.C.

  • Tor steel
  • Water
  • Channel section
  • Form work
slide122

Q.122 A prestressing cable consists of ..

  • High tensile strength steel wires
  • Optic fibers
  • T.M.T. bars
  • Tor steel and T.M.T. bars
slide123

Q.123 Precast building blocks are stronger than bricks due to ..

  • Their durability
  • Their high compressive
  • Their size and shape
  • Their high tensile strength
slide124

Q.124 Cavity walls and sound proofing is generally done by using ..

  • Stones
  • bricks
  • Bricks hallow precast blocks
  • Holes in masonary
slide125

Q.125 Hollow precast blocks are useful for ..

  • Basements
  • Mezzanine floors
  • Roof
  • Partition walls
slide126

Q.126 Precast building blocks manufactured on the site it self do not contain ..

  • Large sized, coarse aggregate
  • Sand
  • Water
  • cement
slide127

Q.127 Out of the following; .. Is not a building material and not used for walls (masonry)

  • Lime
  • Cement
  • Clay
  • varnish
slide128

Q.128 Ordinary portland cement contains .. Which imports strength to the cement.

  • Lime
  • Silicate
  • Iron
  • clay
slide129

Q.129 The constituent known as alumina (AL2O3) serves the purpose of .. For O.P.C.

  • Quick setting
  • Imparting grey colour
  • Providing fineness
  • Imparting binding property
slide130

Q.130 The compounds like lime, silicate, alumina, iron oxide, etc. are burnt and partly fused at very high temperature to get .. , which is then cooled and crushed or ground to required fineness.

  • Cinder
  • Cementstone
  • Clinker
  • cement
slide131

Q.131 A hissing sound can be heard when cement and water are mixed together because of ..

  • Exothermic chemical reaction
  • Endothermic reaction
  • Property soundness of cement
  • Cement lumps
slide132

Q.132 Slightly irregular edges and surfaces if brick with small hair-line cracks are classified as .. Bricks.

  • class-III
  • class-I
  • class-II
  • fireclay
slide133

Q.133 .. Of the following is not correct use of stones as a building material.

  • Masonry
  • Course aggregate
  • Roof covering
  • Concrete reinforcement
slide134

Q.134 .. Is obtained from river beds, pits, sea, shores, etc.

  • Basalt
  • Artificial sand
  • Natural sand
  • lime
slide135

Q.135 Natural resources can be partly conserved and preserved by ..

  • Recycline materials
  • Green houses
  • Tree plantation
  • biodiversity
slide136

Q.136 Advantages of prefabricated or precast concrete members are ..

  • Expected strength and quality
  • Recycling of materials
  • Less consumption of sand
  • Multiple uses for buildings
slide137

Q.137 .. Of the following is not a component of R.C.C.

  • Steel bars
  • Artificial sand
  • Lime
  • Coarse aggregate
slide138

Q.138 Grade of concrete with nominal mix 1 : 1 : 2 has ultimate strength of about ..

  • 10 N/mm2
  • 12 N/mm2
  • 15 N/mm2
  • 25 N/mm2
slide139

Q.139 For mass concrete and bed concrete generally .. Grade of concrete is used.

  • 1:1:2
  • 1:11/2:3
  • 1:3:6
  • 1:5:10
slide140

Q.140 For concreting in extreme weather conditions, it is essential to use .. In concrete.

  • Coloured cement
  • Special admixtures
  • Large diameter bars
  • Brittle steel bars
slide141

Q.141 For expected strength and durability .. Of concreting is very important for suufficient period.

  • Curing
  • Mixing
  • Vibration
  • recycling
slide142

Q.142 R.C.C. is used for multistored buildings because ..

  • It is environment friendly
  • Recycling become easy
  • It is water proof and sound proof
  • It has good strength in tension as well as in compression
slide144

Q.144 Recycling of materials helps for ..

  • Environmental degradation
  • Green house effect
  • Maximising available space
  • Energy saving and reduction in green-house gases
slide145

Q.145 Concrete as a demolished waste material can be recycled for ..

  • Road base
  • R.C.C.work
  • Mortar
  • playgrounds
slide146

Q.146 .. Of various types is reduced by recycling of construction materials.

  • Ecosystems
  • Biodiversity
  • Pollution
  • foundations
slide147

Q.147 The left over (excess) materials, repeated renovation works, etc. produce .. Materials, which can be recycled.

  • Organic waste
  • Mixed waste
  • Construction and demolition
  • crushed
slide148

Q.148 bricks as a C.and D. material can be recycled and used as ..

  • Brick-bats
  • Masonry
  • Pavements
  • foundations
slide149

Q.149 C.and D. type of materials from upto .. Percent of solid wastes at residential or commercial sites.

  • 50
  • 30 to 50
  • 10 to 20
  • 70 to 90
slide150

Q.150 There is a considerable decrease in the consumption of natural resources due to ..

  • Recycling of materials
  • Less construction activities
  • Artificial materials
  • Reduction in manufacturing industries
slide151

Q.151 Economy and protection of natural environment can be simultaneously achieved by ..

  • Smart materials
  • Green constructions
  • Recycling of materials
  • Environmental impact assessment
slide153

Q.153 Removed or demolished asphalt pavement can be crushed and .. Can be recycled at least partly or wholly.

  • Sand
  • Asphalt
  • Coarse aggregate
  • Brick-bats
slide154

Q.154 Asphalt can be recycled from demolished ..

  • Asphalt pavement
  • Damp proof course
  • Roof
  • flooring
slide155

Q.155 Cost of raw material manufacturing and fuel can be saved by ..

  • Automated plants
  • Recycling the materials
  • Waste treatment plants
  • Using smart materials
slide156

Q.156 Vertical downward movement or displacement of foundation is knowns as .. Of foundation.

  • Angular deformation
  • Vibration
  • Settlement
  • bearing
slide157

Q.157 Purpose of foundation is ..

  • To give strength to the building
  • To prevent settlement
  • To avoid collapse of building
  • To transfer loads to the subsoil
slide158

Q.158 For shallow foundations, relation between foundation depth D and foundation width B is given as ..

  • D ≤ B
  • D > B
  • D > 1.5 B
  • D ≤ 1.5 B
slide159

Q.159 The incorrect statement of the following is ..

  • foundation increases compressive strength of building
  • Foundation provides stability and safety for structures
  • Foundation distributed loads over wider areas
  • Foundation provides level surface for the structure
slide160

Q.160 If the depth of foundation is greater than its width, it is called ..

  • Shallow foundation
  • Deep foundation
  • Thin foundation
  • Isolated foundation
slide161

Q.161 Out of following, .. Is not a type of combined footing (1.e. provided for more than one columns)

  • Sloped footing
  • Rectangular combined footing
  • Trapezoidal footing
  • Mat or raft footing
slide162

Q.162 Typically a .. Foundation is provided for steel column.

  • Cantilever
  • Mat or raft
  • Stepped
  • grillage
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Q.164 The correct relationship out of the following is ..

  • U.B.C.= S.B.C./F.O.S.
  • Factory of safety = U.B.C./max. load
  • U.B.C. = (S.B.C.) X (F.O.S.)
  • F.O.S. = safe load/ultimate load
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Q.165 B.C. of soil can be determined using .. As a reliable method.

  • Plate load test
  • Cone penetration test
  • Triaxial compaction test
  • Differential settlement test
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Q.166 Foundation settlement is caused primarily by ..

  • Earthquakes
  • Lowering of water table
  • Vibrations of the structure (building)
  • Sub-soil consolidation under static load
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Q.167 Differential settlement of foundation means ..

  • Settlement at different times
  • Non-uniform settlement of different parts of foundation
  • Settlement under different loads
  • Settlement in different soils
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Q.168 Differential settlement of foundation may occur due to ..

  • Loose or different soil pockets
  • Lowering of water table
  • Bad design
  • Increase in loads
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Q.169 Pile foundation is a type of .. Foundation.

  • Shallow
  • Isolated column
  • Combined
  • deep
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Q.171 For heavily loaded steel column of a shed, .. Foundation is preferrable.

  • Belt
  • Strip
  • Sloped
  • grillage
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Q.173 .. Foundation has an inverted slab at the foundation level over entire area, combining all columns.

  • Combined
  • Raft or mat
  • Grillage
  • sloped
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Q.174 Combined footing is provided with the main purpose of avoiding ..

  • Uniform settlement
  • Uniform displacement
  • Eccentric loading
  • Differential settlement
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Q.175 Type of pile foundation knowns as .. Pile has its lower end resting on hard stratum.

  • End bearing
  • Friction
  • Caisson
  • Built in
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Q.176 For .. Pile foundation, load is resisted by means of skin friction.

  • End bearing
  • Friction
  • Caisson
  • Built in
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Q.177 End bearing pile transfers load to the hard strata through ..

  • Its skin friction
  • Impact
  • Its lower end
  • Its sides and bottom
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Q.178 Two tiers of beams are used in .. Foundation.

  • Combined
  • Mat or raft
  • Trapezoidal
  • Grillage
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Q.179 Strip footing is provided for ..

  • Compound wall
  • Steel columns
  • Combined columns
  • Mat or raft foundation
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Q.180 For a bridge pier of deep gorge bridge, .. Foundation is provided.

  • Stepped
  • Grillage
  • Pile
  • Isolated column
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Q.181 For good B.C. of soil and moderately loaded columns, .. Is provided for each column.

  • Stepped footing
  • Isolated column footing
  • Pile
  • Cantilever beam
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Q.182 A square isolated column footing will ideally mean ..

  • The column has square cross section
  • The column has rectangular cross section
  • B.C. is poor and column is heavily loaded
  • It is for steel column
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Q.183 If all parts of foundation settle by the same amount, it is known as ..

  • Zero settlement
  • Uniform settlement
  • Differential settlement
  • Excessive settlement
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Q.184 Zero uniform settlement will be possible if ..

  • Hard strata like rock is available at foundation level
  • Ground water is not drained out
  • Expensive soils such as black cotton soil is below foundation
  • The loads are less on foundation
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Q.185 Excessive settlement of foundation is obvious if .. Exists below the foundation.

  • Isolated soil patches
  • Combined footing
  • Vibrations
  • Expansive soil such as black cotton soil
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Q.186 Usual normal range of factor of safety for foundations is ..

  • 0 to 1
  • 1 to 2
  • 2 to 4
  • -1 to 0
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Q.187 If footing occupies more than 50 % of area, foundation is practically more effective.

  • Mat or raft
  • Pile
  • Combined trapezoidal
  • strip
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Q.188 Out of the following, maximum settlement of foundation is expected if .. Exists below the foundation.

  • Murum
  • Stratified rocks
  • Basalt
  • Dry sandy soil
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Q.189 For one of the types of combined foudation , two columns are structurally connected by ..

  • Cantilever beam
  • Steel beam
  • Thick slab
  • pile
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Q.190 Out of the following, .. Is not a component of superstructure.

  • Roof
  • Beams
  • Footings
  • columns
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Q.191 Brick masonry is generally .. As compared to stone masonry.

  • Cheaper
  • Costlier
  • As costly
  • heavier
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Q.194 Dead load of R.C.C. is ..

  • 16 KN/m3
  • 22 KN/m3
  • 23 KN/m3
  • 25 KN/m3
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Q.195 For residential building, minimum live load is .. Of floor area.

  • 6 KN/m2
  • 5 KN/m2
  • 2 KN/m2
  • 1 KN/m2
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Q.197 .. Has maximum dead load (KN/m3).

  • R.C.C.
  • Stone masonry
  • Basalt
  • steel
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Q.198 Dead load is nothing but .. Of construction materials.

  • Volume
  • Mass
  • Self weight
  • area
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Q.199 Wind pressure on structures (buildings) is proportional to ..

  • Wind velocity v
  • Square of wind speed v
  • Square-root of wind speed v
  • Cube of wind velocity v3
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Q.200 Immovable, fixed load is termed as ..

  • Attached load
  • Live load
  • Superimposed load
  • Dead load
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Q.204 Generally accleration due to earthquake in terms of gravitational accleration is taken as .. X g.

  • 1 to 5
  • 0.1 to 0.5
  • 0.5 to 1
  • 0.05 to 0.01
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Q.209 Most difficult task in stone masonry construction is ..

  • Carrying stone on upper floors
  • Stone joints
  • Dressing of stone
  • plastering
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Q.210 Out of the following, .. Need plastering.

  • Stone walls
  • Roofs
  • False ceilings
  • Brick walls
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Q.211 Vertical joints of a brick masonry are ..

  • Continuously vertical
  • Staggered
  • Very thin
  • Very thick
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Q.212 Walls of a load bearing construction on the ground floor are always .. Than upper floors.

  • Thicker
  • Hallow
  • Taller
  • unplasrered
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Q.213 Load transfer for a framed construction is through .. Of beam and columns.

  • Mesh
  • Network
  • Frame work
  • slab
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Q.214 .. Resists earthquake loads more efficiently

  • Framed structure
  • Load bearing structure
  • Steel structure
  • Composite structure
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Q. 215 Large pieces of stones used in construction are called ..

  • Coarse aggregate
  • Metal
  • Artificial sand
  • rubble
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Q.216 Bonding and laying bricks in .. Is known as brick masonry.

  • Plaster
  • Brick masonry
  • Mortar
  • cement
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Q.218 One of the requirements of brick masonry is ..

  • Dead load
  • Live load
  • Verticality
  • horizontality
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Q.219 Main difference between stone masonry and brick masonry is .. For a building.

  • Plastering
  • Verticality
  • Bond
  • mortar
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Q.221 .. Should be well soaked in water before using for walls.

  • Bricks
  • Concrete
  • Mortar
  • reinforcement
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Q.222 Generally .. Construction is slow.

  • Composite
  • Load bearing
  • Framed
  • combined
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Q.223 For large number of floors, load bearing structure is not preferrable because available .. On ground floor keeps reducing with increase in numbers of floors.

  • Built up area
  • Plot area
  • Live load
  • Carpet (usable) area
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Q.224 Automated and robotized construction systems reduce ..

  • Unemployment
  • Time of construction
  • Speed of construction
  • Factor of safety
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Q.225 Countries with high labour cost and labour shortage generally prefer ..

  • Rental houses
  • Unskilled labour
  • Old constructions
  • Automated/robotized systems
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Q.226 Improved quality and improved working conditions are the characteristics of .. In construction industry.

  • Automation
  • Unemployment
  • Traditions
  • Unskilled labour
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Q.227 Automated drilling, remotely controlled robots are essentials of ..

  • Mining automation
  • Building automation
  • Manual tunneling
  • Automatic concreting
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Q.228 Concrete manufactured in a factory, brought to the site and pumped in to the formwork for multistoreyed buildings is known as ..

  • P.C.C.
  • R.C.C.
  • R.M.C.
  • P.S.C.
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Q.229 For expressway project; .. Of the following is not used as a part of automation.

  • Contouring software
  • Asphalt paver
  • R.M.C.
  • profilometer
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Q.230 For a multistoreyed building, materials are efficiently transported on upper floors by using .. As a part of automation.

  • Lifts
  • Unskilled labours
  • Dumpers
  • Tower cranes
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Q.231 .. In construction is a machine intensive system rather than labour intensive system.

  • Software
  • Automation
  • Vehicles
  • electronocs
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Q.202 Dead load is obtained by calculating ..

  • Unit weight x volume
  • Unit weight/volume
  • Mass/volume
  • Mass x volume
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