# Practice Test: Question Set - 03

**1. Lug angle is**

- (A) Used
with single angle member

- (B) Not
used with double angle member

- (C) Used
with channel member

- (D) All the
above

**2. Compression members composed of two channels back-to-back and separated by a small distance are connected together by riveting so that the minimum slenderness ratio of each member between the connections, does not exceed**

- (A) 40

- (B) 50

- (C) 60

- (D) 70

**3. The connection of intermediate vertical stiffeners to the web, not subjected to external loads, shall be designed for a minimum shear force (kN/m) of**

- (A) 75

*t*

^{2}/

*h*

- (B) 125

*t*

^{3}/

*h*

^{2}

- (C) 125

*t*

^{2}/

*h*

- (D) 175

*t*

^{2}/

*h*

**Where,**

*t*= the web thickness in mm and*h*= the outstand of stiffener in mm**4. When the upper column does not provide full bearing area over lower column, the column splice is provided with the following assumption**

- (A) Bearing
plate is assumed as a short beam to transmit the axial load to the lower column
section

- (B) Axial
load is assumed to be taken by flanges

- (C) Load
transmitted from the flanges of upper column and reactions from the flanges of
lower columns are equal and form a couple

- (D) All the
above

**5. For the economical design of a combined footing to support two equal column loads, the projections of beams in lower tier are kept such that bending moment under column is equal to**

- (A) Bending
moment at the centre of the beam

- (B) Half the
bending moment at the centre of the beam

- (C) Twice the
bending moment at the centre of the beam

- (D) None of
these

**6. The allowable shear stress in the web of mild steel beams decreases with**

- (A) Decrease in

*h*/

*t*ratio

- (B) Increase in

*h*/

*t*ratio

- (C) Decrease in thickness

- (D) Increase in height

**Where '**

*h*' is height and ‘*t’*is thickness**7. On eccentrically loaded columns, the equivalent axial load may be obtained by**

- (A) Adding the
axial load, eccentric load, the product of the bending moment due to eccentric
load and the appropriate bending factor

- (B) Adding the
axial load and eccentric load and subtracting the product of bending moment and
appropriate bending factor

- (C) Dividing the
sum of axial load and eccentric load by the product of the bending moment and
appropriate bending factor

- (D) None of
these

**8. Stiffeners are used in a plate girder**

- (A) To reduce
the compressive stress

- (B) To reduce
the shear stress

- (C) To take the
bearing stress

- (D) To avoid
bulking of web plate

**9. As compared to field rivets, the shop rivets are**

- (A) Stronger

- (B) Weaker

- (C) Equally strong

- (D) Any of the above

**10. A fillet weld whose axis is parallel to the direction of the applied load, is known as**

- (A) Diagonal
filler weld

- (B) End fillet
weld

- (C) Side fillet
weld

- (D) All the
above

**11. In a truss girder of a bridge, a diagonal consists of mild steel flat 4001.S.F. and carries a pull of 80 tonnes. If the gross-diameter of the rivet is 26 mm, the number of rivets required in the splice, is**

- (A) 6

- (B) 7

- (C) 8

- (D) 9

**12. When the bolts are subjected to reversal of stresses, the most suitable type of bolt is**

- (A) Black bolt

- (B) Ordinary unfinished bolt

- (C) Turned and fitted bolt

- (D) High strength bolt

**13. Factor of safety is the ratio of**

- (A) Yield stress
to working stress

- (B) Tensile
stress to working stress

- (C) Compressive
stress to working stress

- (D) Bearing
stress to working stress

**14. The size of a butt weld is specified by the effective throat thickness which in the case of incomplete penetration, is taken as**

- (A) ½ of the
thickness of thicker part

- (B) ¾ of the
thickness of thicker part

- (C) ¾ of the
thickness of thinner part

- (D)

^{7}

*/*

_{8}of the thickness of thinner part

**15. The best arrangement to provide unified behaviour in built up steel columns is by**

- (A) Lacing

- (B) Battening

- (C) Tie plates

- (D) Perforated cover plates

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