# Practice Test: Question Set - 16

**1. When the depth of a plate girder is at least ‘**

*n’*times the depth of vertical leg of the flange angles, the girder is known as deep plate girder, if ‘*n’*is- (A) 2

- (B) 4

- (C) 6

- (D) 8

**2. Which of the following conditions is to be satisfied both in elastic and plastic analysis?**

- (A) Equilibrium condition

- (B) Yield condition

- (C) Plastic moment condition

- (D) Mechanism condition

**3. If the pitch is 6 cm and rivet value is 4 tonnes, the number of rivets required for a riveted connection carrying an eccentric load of 15 tonnes at a distance of 30 cm from the centre line, is**

- (A) 6

- (B) 8

- (C) 10

- (D) 15

**4. In a grillage footing, the maximum shear force occurs at the**

- (A) Edge of
grillage beam

- (B) Centre of
base plate

- (C) Centre of
grillage beam

- (D) Centre of
base plate

**5. The difference between gross diameter and nominal diameter for the rivets up to 25 mm diameter is**

- (A) 1.0 mm

- (B) 1.5 mm

- (C) 2.0 mm

- (D) 2.5 mm

**6. Pick up the correct statement from the following:**

- (A) Vertical
stiffeners may be placed in pairs one on each side of the web

- (B) Single
vertical stiffeners may be placed alternately on opposite sides of the web

- (C) Horizontal
stiffeners may be placed alternately on opposite sides of the web

- (D) All the
above

**7. The greatest permissible clear dimension of the web of thickness**

*t*in the panel of a plate girder, is restricted to- (A) 180

*t*

- (B) 220

*t*

- (C) 230

*t*

- (D) 270

*t*

**8. The maximum slenderness ratio of a compression member carrying both dead and superimposed load is**

- (A) 180

- (B) 200

- (C) 250

- (D) 350

**9. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:**

- (A) The nominal
diameter of a rivet is its diameter before driving

- (B) The gross
diameter of a rivet is the diameter of rivet hole

- (C) The gross
area of a rivet is the cross-sectional area of the rivet hole

- (D) The diameter
of a rivet hole is equal to the nominal diameter of the rivet plus 1.5 mm

**10. Effective length of a column effectively held in position at both ends and restrained in direction at one end, is**

- (A)

*L*

- (B) 0.67

*L*

- (C) 0.85

*L*

- (D) 1.5

*L*

**11. As per IS : 800, for compression flange, the outstand of flange plates should not exceed**

- (A) 12

*t*

- (B) 16

*t*

- (C) 20

*t*

- (D) 25

*t*

**Where ‘**

*t*’ = thickness of thinnest flange plate**12. If the unsupported length of a stanchion is 4 meters and least radius of gyration of its cross-section is 5, the slenderness ratio of the stanchion, is**

- (A) 60

- (B) 70

- (C) 80

- (D) 100

**13. For a cantilever beam of length ‘**

*L’*continuous at the support and unrestrained against torsion at the support and free at the end, the effective length ‘*l’*is equal to- (A)

*l*=

*L*

- (B)

*l*= 2

*L*

- (C)

*l*= 0.5

*L*

- (D)

*l*= 3

*L*

**14. Hudson's formula gives the dead weight of a truss bridge as a function of**

- (A) Bottom chord area

- (B) Top chord area

- (C) Effective span of bridge

- (D) Heaviest axle load of engine

**15. Pick up the correct statement from the following:**

- (A) When the
gauge distance is larger than the pitch, the failure of the section may occur
in a zig-zag line

- (B) When the
gauge distance is smaller than the pitch, the failure of the section may occur
in a straight right angle section through the centre of rivet holes

- (C) When the
gauge distance and pitch are both equal, the failure to the section becomes
more likely as the diameter of the holes increases

- (D) All the
above

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