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02 Civil Engineering Quiz | Building Construction MCQ

1 >>Stud(s) of a common wooden partition ?
  • (A) is the upper horizontal wooden member
  • (B) are vertical wooden members
  • (C) is the lower horizontal wooden member
  • (D) are the intermediate horizontal wooden members.
2 >>Pick up the correct statement from the following: ?
  • (A) Sliding door is generally provided in show rooms
  • (B) Louvered door is generally provided in bath rooms
  • (C) Flush door is generally provided in dinning room
  • (D) Revolving door is generally provided in cinema halls
3 >>The foundations are placed below ground level, to increase ?
  • (A) strength
  • (B) stability of structure
  • (C) workability
  • (D) all the above

4 >>The exterior angle between outer faces of a wall, is known as ?
  • (A) turn
  • (B) quion
  • (C) junction
  • (D) all
5 >>Grillage foundation
 ?
  • (A) is constructed by rolled steel joists (R.S.J.) placed in single or double tier
  • (B) is light and economical
  • (C) does not require deep cutting as the required base area with required pressure intensity is obtained at a shallow depth
  • (D) all
6 >>To ensure that supporting area of an offset footing of a boundary wall is fully compressive, the C.G. of load must act ?
  • (A) at the centre of the base
  • (B) within the middle third of the base
  • (C) within the middle fifth of the base
  • (D) none of these
7 >>The 9 cm x 9 cm side of a brick as seen in the wall face, is generally known as ?
  • (A) header
  • (B) side
  • (C) front
  • (D) stretcher
8 >>Pick up the commonly adopted geophysical method in civil engineering from the following : ?
  • (A) the seisomic method
  • (B) electrical resistivity method
  • (C) gravitational method
  • (D) both the seisomic method and electrical resistivity method

9 >>Pick up the correct statement from the following : ?
  • (A) inclined borings are made for taking samples under existing structures
  • (B) the spacing of inclined borings is kept such that one bore hole is vertically above the bottom of an adjacent bore hole.
  • (C) inclined borings are occasionally used instead of vertical holes.
  • (D) all the above
10 >>In case of Raymond pile
 ?
  • (A) diameter of top of piles varies from 40 cm to 60 cm
  • (B) diameter of pile at bottom varies from 20 cm to 28 cm
  • (C) thickness of outer shell depends upon pile diameter
  • (D) all the above
11 >>Dado is usually provided in
 ?
  • (A) verandah
  • (B) living rooms
  • (C) dinning halls
  • (D) bath rooms
12 >>Queen closer may be placed
 ?
  • (A) in header course next to first brick
  • (B) in stretcher course next to first brick
  • (C) in header course
  • (D) in stretcher course
13 >>The loose pockets in soil mass can be bridged safely by providing a raft foundation provided the soft area is smaller than
 ?
  • (A) half the column spacing
  • (B) one-third the column spacing
  • (C) three-fourth the column spacing
  • (D) the column spacing
14 >>In horizontal D.P.C, thickness of cement concrete (1 : 2 : 4) is ?
  • (A) 4cm
  • (B) 6cm
  • (C) 8cm
  • (D) 2cm
15 >>The Auger borings are not common ?
  • (A) in cohesive soils
  • (B) in soft soils
  • (C) in soils that require lateral support
  • (D) none of the above.
16 >>For providing a raft foundation, the following activities are involved
ramming the foundation bed excavation of the soil upto required depth laying the reinforcement over the foundation bed curing the cement concrete placed over reinforcement pouring the cement concrete over the reinforcement.
The correct sequence is
 ?
  • (A) 2,1,3,5,4
  • (B) 5,4,3,2,1
  • (C) 1,2,3,4,5
  • (D) 3,2,5,1,4
17 >>During percussion drilling
 ?
  • (A) the soil to a considerable depth below the bottom of the hole gets disturbed
  • (B) caving or mixing of strata are caused in soft soils or cohesionless soils
  • (C) ground water observations are hindered due to entry of the slurry in the soil below the bottom of the hole
  • (D) all
18 >>The piece of a brick cut with its one corner equivalent to half the length and half the width of a full brick, is known as ?
  • (A) bevelled closer
  • (B) king closer
  • (C) half king closer.
  • (D) queen closer
19 >>A wooden block hinged on post outside a door, is known ?
  • (A) none of these.
  • (B) stop
  • (C) cleat
  • (D) horn
20 >>For constructing a terrazo floor. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following :
 ?
  • (A) a base course is prepared as in cement concrete flooring
  • (B) a 32 mm thick layer of cement concrete (1 : 2 : 4) is laid on the base course and the surface is made smooth by trowelling
  • (C) glass strips are driven into the layer according to the pattern required
  • (D) after final grinding is over, oxalic acid mixed with water is spread over and rubbed hard with soft material

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