Online Civil Engineering Practice Building Construction Tests - Set 14

Practice Test: Question Set - 14


1. The form Work including the props can be removed from beams, only after
    (A) 3 days
    (B) 7 days
    (C) 14 days
    (D) 21 days

2. The mortar in which both cement and lime are used as binding materials, is called
    (A) Cement mortar
    (B) Lime mortar
    (C) Fire resistant mortar
    (D) Gauged mortar

3. According to Rankine's formula, minimum depth of foundations, is
    (A) (P/w) × [(1 + sin φ)/(1 - sin φ)]²
    (B) (P/w) × [(1 - sin φ)/(1 + sin φ)]²
    (C) (P/2w) × [(1 - sin φ)/(1 + sin φ)]²
    (D) (P/w) × [(1 + sin φ)/(1 - sin φ)]

4. To stagger vertical joints in successive courses of a wall, a piece of brick is generally used at the end of the course, which is known as
    (A) Bat
    (B) Header
    (C) Stretcher
    (D) Closer

5. The bearing capacity of granite is generally
    (A) 5 to 10 kg/cm2
    (B) 15 to 20 kg/cm2
    (C) 30 to 35 kg/cm2
    (D) 40 to 45 kg/cm2

6. In grillage foundations a minimum 15 cm cover is provided on
    (A) Upper flange of top tier
    (B) Lower beam of lower tier
    (C) Ends of external beams
    (D) None to these

7. Stability of an existing structure may be disturbed by
    (A) Rising of water table
    (B) Vibrations caused by traffic movements
    (C) Mining in the neighborhood
    (D) All the above

8. The Auger boring method is not suitable for
    (A) Very hard soil
    (B) Cemented soil
    (C) Vary soft soil
    (D) All the above

9. Dampness causes
    (A) Efflorescence
    (B) Bleaching of paints
    (C) Crumbling of plaster
    (D) Growth of termites

10. The pile which supports the load partly by friction and partly by resting on hard stratum, is called
    (A) Friction pile
    (B) Bearing pile
    (C) Friction bearing pile
    (D) Rough pile

11. An ordinary concrete may be made water proof by adding
    (A) Pudlo
    (B) Impermo
    (C) Snowcem
    (D) All of these

12. The opening provided in sloping roof with its top parallel to the roof surface, is called
    (A) Dormer window
    (B) Sky light window
    (C) Lantern window
    (D) Louvered window

13. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
    (A) The roof slabs of multi-storeyed buildings are constructed monolithically to carry the various floor loads
    (B) The beams of multi-storeyed buildings rest on girders and are the main load transferring members to the columns
    (C) The slab is spanned across the secondary beams provided between the main beams
    (D) All of these

14. The window which is provided in flat roof of a room, is known
    (A) Dormer window
    (B) Lantern window
    (C) Louvered window
    (D) Sky window

15. Grillage foundation
    (A) Is used to transfer heavy structural loads from steel columns to a soil having low bearing capacity
    (B) Is light and economical
    (C) Does not require deep cutting as the required base area with required pressure intensity is obtained at a shallow depth
    (D) All the above

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