Online Test Building Construction - Set 08

Practice Test: Question Set - 08


1. The dimensions of a half queen closer, are
    (A) 9 cm × 9 cm × 9 cm
    (B) 9 cm × 9 cm × 4.5 cm
    (C) 9 cm × 4.5 cm × 9 cm
    (D) 1.8 cm × 4.5 cm × 9 cm

2. For plastering the exposed brick walls, the cement sand mortar should be
    (A) 1 : 2
    (B) 1 : 3
    (C) 1 : 4
    (D) 1 : 6

3. The stone blocks approximately triangular in shape, used as steps, are known
    (A) Stone steps
    (B) Built up steps
    (C) Spandril steps
    (D) None of these

4. As compared to English bond, double Flemish bond is
    (A) Stronger
    (B) More compact
    (C) Costly
    (D) None of the above

5. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
    (A) The cost of square rooms is less
    (B) The expenditure on the foundation and roof for the double storeyed building is nearly half of that for the ground storeyed building
    (C) The cost of construction of a house may be minimized by restricting the height floors
    (D) All the above

6. In the method of tube boring of soil investigation, the following is essential:
    (A) A tube of about 2 meters length and 20 cm diameter with a cutting edge
    (B) A flap valve at the bottom of tube is provided to extract the soil sample
    (C) The tube is raised and lowered by 4 thick rope moving over a pulley suspended on a tripod stand
    (D) All the above

7. Slate
    (A) Is a metamorphic rock
    (B) Splits into thin sheets along its bedding planes
    (C) Has a smooth surface and contains alumina and silica
    (D) Possesses good water absorption capacity

8. The minimum depth of foundation in clayey soils is
    (A) 0.5 m
    (B) 0.7 m
    (C) 0.9 m
    (D) 1.2 m

9. In case of Raymond pile
    (A) Lengths vary from 6 m to 12 m
    (B) Diameter of top of piles varies from 40 cm to 60 cm
    (C) Diameter of pile at bottom varies from 20 cm to 28 cm
    (D) All the above

10. Herringbone bond is used for
    (A) Walls having thickness more than 4 bricks
    (B) Architectural finish to the face work
    (C) Ornamental panels in brick flooring
    (D) All the above

11. Suitable spacing of timber piles, is
    (A) 50 cm
    (B) 60 cm
    (C) 80 cm
    (D) 90 cm

12. The disease of dry rot in timber is caused by
    (A) Lack of ventilation
    (B) Alternate wet and dry conditions
    (C) Complete submergence in water
    (D) None of the above

13. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
    (A) Louvered door is generally provided in bath rooms
    (B) Flush door is generally provided in dining room
    (C) Revolving door is generally provided in cinema halls
    (D) Sliding door is generally provided in show rooms

14. The minimum distance between the centers of bulb of diameter du, of a multi under reamed piles, is
    (A) du
    (B) 1.25 du
    (C) 1.5 du
    (D) 1.75 du

15. The stone masonry of finely dressed stones laid in cement or lime, is
    (A) Random rubble masonry
    (B) Coursed rubble masonry
    (C) Dry rubble masonry
    (D) Ashlar masonry

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