Uses of Steel Structures in Civil Works Objective (MCQ) Questions - ObjectiveBooks

Uses of Steel Structures in Civil Works Objective (MCQ) Questions

Practice Test: Question Set - 01


1. The use of tie plates in laced columns is
    (A) Prohibited
    (B) Not prohibited
    (C) Permitted at start and end of lacing system only
    (D) Permitted between two parts of the lacing

2. What advantage of cold former steel members over reinforced concrete and timber?
    (A) Termite - proof and rot proof
    (B) Economical
    (C) Shrinking and creeping at temperature
    (D) Less accurate detailing

3. Which span the plate girders is used?
    (A) More than 5 m
    (B) More than 10 m
    (C) More than 15 m
    (D) More than 20 m

4. What is the main advantage of structural steel?
    (A) High strength
    (B) Maintenance cost
    (C) Slowly erection
    (D) Fire proofing cost

5. The number of seismic zones in which the country has been divided is
    (A) 3
    (B) 5
    (C) 6
    (D) 7

6. Rivets connecting flange angles to cover plates in a plate girder are subjected to
    (A) Horizontal shear only
    (B) Vertical load only
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) None of the above

7. When the axis of load lies in the plane of rivet group, then the rivets are subjected to
    (A) Only shear stresses
    (B) Only tensile stresses
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) None of the above

8. What is the minimum distance between centers of any two adjacent rivet holes to the nominal diameter of the rivet?
    (A) 1.00 times
    (B) 1.50 times
    (C) 2.00 times
    (D) 2.50 times

9. How much the diameter of the hole is larger than the nominal diameter of the rivet if it is less than or equal to 25 mm?
    (A) 0.5 mm
    (B) 1.0 mm
    (C) 1.5 mm
    (D) 2.0 mm

10. The maximum permissible span of asbestos cement sheets is
    (A) 650 mm
    (B) 810 mm
    (C) 1250 mm
    (D) 1680 mm

11. If the floor is supported at or near the bottom but top chords of a bridge is not braced, then the bridge is called
    (A) Deck type
    (B) Through type
    (C) Half through type
    (D) Double deck type

12. 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

13. The effective length of a fillet weld should not be less than
    (A) Two times the weld size
    (B) Four times the weld size
    (C) Six times the weld size
    (D) Weld size

14. Which riveted joint consists of two parallel rows and rivets where rivets are just opposite each other?
    (A) Single riveted lap joint
    (B) Double riveted single lap joint
    (C) Double riveted single lap joint
    (D) Single cover butt joint

15. By providing sufficient edge distance, which of the following failures of riveted joint can be avoided?
    (A) Tension failure of the plate
    (B) Shear failure of the rivet
    (C) Shear failure of the plate
    (D) Crushing failure of the rivet

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