# Practice Test: Question Set - 01

**1. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:**

- (A) The gross
section of the web of rolled I-beams is the depth of the beam multiplied by the
web thickness

- (B) The
gross section of the web of channels is the depth of the web multiplied by its
thickness

- (C) The
gross section of the web of plate girders is the depth of the web plate
multiplied by its thickness

- (D) None of
these

**2. For heavily reinforced concrete member, the nominal maximum size of the aggregates should be restricted to**

- (A) 5
mm less than the minimum clear distance between the main bars

- (B) 5
mm less than the minimum cover to the reinforcement

- (C) Smaller of
(a) and (b)

- (D) Greater of
(a) and (b)

**3. For under water concreting.**

- (A) At
least 10 percent more cement is required as compared to dry conditions

- (B) The
volume of coarse aggregates shall not be less than one and half times and not
more than twice that of fine aggregate

- (C) De-watering by pumping is not done or until 24 hours thereafter

- (D) All the
above

**4. The effective length of lacing is the distance**

- (A) Between
the inner end rivets of the bar for single lacing

- (B) 0.7
of the distance between the inner end rivets of the bar for double lacing

- (C) Between
the inner ends of effective lengths of welds connecting the members

- (D) All the
above

**5. The effective and actual lengths of a cantilever are same if continuous at the support,**

- (A) Unstrained
against torsion at the support and free at the end

- (B) With
partial restraint against torsion of the support and free at the end

- (C) Restrained
against torsion at the support and free at the end

- (D) None of
these

**6. In the formula**

*t*= √[(3*W*/*f*) (_{bct}*A²*-*B₂*/4)]- (A) A and B are
the dimensions of the column

- (B) A
and B are the dimensions of the base plate

- (C) A
is the greater projection of the plate beyond the column

- (D) Both (c) and
(d) of above

**7. If the specified thickness of a footing is 100 cm, the depth of the form work may be tolerated from**

- (A) -2 mm to +2
mm

- (B) -3 mm to +3
mm

- (C) -4 mm to +4
mm

- (D) -5 mm to +5
mm

**8. The minimum horizontal distance between two parallel main reinforcing bars, is**

- (A) The diameter
of the bar if their diameters are same

- (B) The
diameter of the longer bar if their diameters are unequal

- (C) 5 mm more
than nominal maximum size of the coarse aggregate

- (D) Greatest
value of the above

**9. Pick up the correct statement for the web stiffeners.**

- (A) Vertical
stiffeners are spaced at a distance not greater than 1.5

*d*and not less than 0.33

*d*

- (B)

*d*is the distance between flange angles or the clear distance between flanges

- (C) For
horizontal stiffeners,

*d*is the clear distance between the horizontal stiffener and the tension flange

- (D) All the
above

**10. The slenderness effect of a wall is considered if the effective height of the wall exceeds the thickness**

- (A) 8 times

- (B) 10 times

- (C) 12 times

- (D) 16 times

**11. The thickness of the rectangular plate for the cap or base of a solid round steel columns, is calculated from the formula**

*t*=*√[(*9*W*/*16 f*×_{bct})*D*/*(D -d)]*where*‘d’*is- (A) The
reduced diameter of the column

- (B) The
dimension of the base

- (C) The
diameter of the base

- (D) The diameter
of the top

**12. The test strength of the sample is taken as the average of the strength of**

- (A) 2 specimens

- (B) 3 specimens

- (C) 4 specimens

- (D) 5 specimens

**13. For the stability of a structural part, the weight or anchorage should be**

- (A) 1.2
times the minimum overturning moment due to dead load

- (B) 1.4
times the minimum overturning moment due to dead load

- (C) Sum
of (a) and (b)

- (D) None of
these

**14. Pick up the correct statement applicable to cased columns.**

- (A) Single
I-beam or channels back with or without flange plates may be used

- (B) The
overall dimensions of the steel section do not exceed 750 × 450 mm over plate
if used

- (C) The surface
and edges of the steel column should be provided a concrete cover not less than
50 mm

- (D) All the
above

**15. If the main reinforcement of the slab is parallel to a**

*T*-beam, the transverse reinforcement at mid span of the slab is provided at least __________ of main reinforcement.- (A) 40 %

- (B) 50 %

- (C) 60 %

- (D) 70 %

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