Structural Analysis Civil Engineering Questions - Set 04 - ObjectiveBooks

# Practice Test: Question Set - 04

1. The number of independent equations to be satisfied for static equilibrium in a space structure is
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 6

2. A simply supported beam deflects by 5 mm when it is subjected to a concentrated load of 10 kN at its centre. What will be deflection in a 1/10 model of the beam if the model is subjected to a 1 kN load at its centre?
(A) 5 mm
(B) 0.5 mm
(C) 0.05 mm
(D) 0.005 mm

3. A pin-jointed plane frame is unstable if
(A) (m + r) < 2j
(B) (m + r) = 2j
(C) (m + r) > 2j
(D) None of the above
Where ‘m’ is number of members, ‘r’ is reaction components and ‘j’ is number of joints

4. Degree of static indeterminacy of a rigid-jointed plane frame having 15 members, 3 reaction components and 14 joints is
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 6
(D) 8

5. The degree of static indeterminacy up to which column analogy method can be used is
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) Unrestricted

6. In the slope deflection equations, the deformations are considered to be caused by
(i) Bending moment
(ii) Shear force
(iii) Axial force
(A) Only (i)
(B) (i) and (ii)
(C) (ii) and (iii)
(D) (i), (ii) and (iii)

7. A single rolling load of 8 kN rolls along a girder of 15 m span. The absolute maximum bending moment will be
(A) 8 kN.m
(B) 15 kN.m
(C) 30 kN.m
(D) 60 kN.m

8. The deformation of a spring produced by a unit load is called
(A) Stiffness
(B) Flexibility
(C) Influence coefficient
(D) Unit strain

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