Civil Engineering Building Construction Important MCQs – 11

101​​ 

The radial splits which are wider on the outside of the log and narrower towards the pith are known as​​ 

  • Heart shakes​​ 

  • Cupshakes​​ 

  • Starshakes​​ 

  • Rindgalls​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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102​​ 

The angular steps used for changing direction of the stairs, are called​​ 

  • Round steps​​ 

  • Angular steps​​ 

  • Winders​​ 

  • Radial steps​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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103

The concrete slump recommended for columns, is​​ 

  • 25 to 50 mm​​ 

  • 25 to 75 mm​​ 

  • 75 to 125 mm​​ 

  • 50 to 100 mm​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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104​​ 

The minimum width of a stair in residential buildings, is​​ 

  • 55 cm​​ 

  • 70 cm​​ 

  • 85 cm​​ 

  • 100 cm​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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105​​ 

The function of king post in a king post roof truss is​​ 

  • To support the frame work of the roof​​ 

  • To receive the ends of principal rafter​​ 

  • To prevent the walls from spreading outward​​ 

  • To prevent the tie beam from sagging at its centre​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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106​​ 

The dimensions of a half queen closer, are​​ 

  • 9 cm × 9 cm × 9 cm​​ 

  • 9 cm × 9 cm × 4.5 cm​​ 

  • 9 cm × 4.5 cm × 9 cm​​ 

  • 1.8 cm × 4.5 cm × 9 cm​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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107​​ 

For plastering the exposed brick walls, the cement sand mortar should be​​ 

  • 1 : 2​​ 

  • 1 : 3​​ 

  • 1 : 4​​ 

  • 1 : 6​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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108​​ 

The stone blocks approximately triangular in shape, used as steps, are known​​ 

  • Stone steps​​ 

  • Built up steps​​ 

  • Spandril steps​​ 

  • None of these​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

109​​ 

As compared to English bond, double Flemish bond is​​ 

  • Stronger​​ 

  • More compact​​ 

  • Costly​​ 

  • None of the above​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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110​​ 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:​​ 

  • The cost of square rooms is less​​ 

  • The expenditure on the foundation and roof for the double storeyed building is nearly half of that for the ground storeyed building​​ 

  • The cost of construction of a house may be minimised by restricting the height floors​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​