# Practice Test: Question Set - 09

**1. The slenderness ratio of a tie in a roof truss if subjected to action of wind and seismic forces, should not be greater than**

- (A) 180

- (B) 210

- (C) 250

- (D) 350

**2. For design of a column the eccentricity of loading shall be taken as the distance from the assumed point of application of the load to the centroid of the column, subject to a minimum of**

- (A) 10 mm

- (B) 20 mm

- (C) 40 mm

- (D) 50 mm

**3. A column of rectangular section is considered short, if both the slenderness ratios are less than**

- (A) 8

- (B) 10

- (C) 12

- (D) 16

**4. For rolled I-beams and channels, permissible tensile and compressive stresses does not exceed**

- (A) 1400 kg/cm

^{2}

- (B) 1500 kg/cm

^{2}

- (C) 1650 kg/cm

^{2}

- (D) 1800 kg/cm

^{2}

**5. Generally acceptable nominal size of aggregates for reinforced concrete, is**

- (A) 10 mm

- (B) 15 mm

- (C) 20 mm

- (D) 25 mm

**6. The outstand of stiffeners should be (where**

*t*is the thickness of flat).- (A) 6

*t*

- (B) 8

*t*

- (C) 10

*t*

- (D) 12

*t*

**7. The characteristic strength of concrete is the strength of material if its test result is not less than**

- (A) 2 %

- (B) 3 %

- (C) 4 %

- (D) 5 %

**8. The maximum horizontal deflection of a column of actual length ‘**

*L’*, when subjected to lateral forces, may be upto- (A)

*L*/125

- (B)

*L*/250

- (C)

*L*/325

- (D)

*L*/400

**9. The ratio 1/**

*r*of the lacing bars for compression members shall not exceed- (A) 80

- (B) 120

- (C) 145

- (D) 200

**10. The cover to the main reinforced may be reduced up to one third of the specified cover but not less than**

- (A) 5 mm

- (B) 7 mm

- (C) 10 mm

- (D) 15 mm

**11. If the ratio of effective span to overall depth of a simply supported beam is less than 1, the lever arm is**

- (A) 0.3

*l*

- (B) 0.4

*l*

- (C) 0.5

*l*

- (D) 0.6

*l*

**12. In compression members, the lap length of a bar should not be less than**

- (A) 12

*Ï†*

- (B) 16

*Ï†*

- (C) 20

*Ï†*

- (D) 24

*Ï†*

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