Civil Engineering Building Construction Important MCQs – 15

141​​ 

Mansard roof is a roof which slopes in​​ 

  • Two directions without break in the slope on each side​​ 

  • Two directions with break in the slope on each side​​ 

  • Four directions without break in the slope on each side​​ 

  • Four directions with break in the slope on each side​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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143​​ 

Pick up the correct specification of one-room quarters generally adopted from the following:​​ 

  • Six quarters in a row​​ 

  • The size of room is either 3.5 m × 3 m or 4.2 m × 2.5 m​​ 

  • The front verandah is kept 2 m wide​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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144​​ 

The piece of a brick cut along the centre of width in such a way that its length is equal to that of full brick, is called​​ 

  • Half brick​​ 

  • Queen closer​​ 

  • King closer​​ 

  • Bevelled closer​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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145​​ 

Number of vertical joints in a stretcher course is x times the number of joints in the header course, where x is equal to​​ 

  • 1/2​​ 

  • 1​​ 

  • 2​​ 

  • 1/4​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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146​​ 

The process of keeping concrete moist for a certain period after its finishing, is known as​​ 

  • Finishing of concrete​​ 

  • Curing of concrete​​ 

  • Placing of concrete​​ 

  • Compaction of concrete​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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147​​ 

The inner section of a cavity wall, is generally known as​​ 

  • Buttress​​ 

  • Leaf wall​​ 

  • Pilaster​​ 

  • Pillar​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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148​​ 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:​​ 

  • Sand consists of coarse particles of silica formed due to the disintegration of rocks​​ 

  • The grains of sand are not affected by frost​​ 

  • Sand beds are permeable and do not allow water to rise up between pores due to capillary action​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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149​​ 

The lintels are preferred to arches because​​ 

  • Arches require more headroom to span the openings like doors, windows etc.​​ 

  • Arches require strong abutments to withstand arch thrust​​ 

  • Arches are difficult in construction​​ 

  • All of the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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150​​ 

Cavity wall is generally provided for​​ 

  • Heat insulation​​ 

  • Sound insulation​​ 

  • Prevention of dampness​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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151​​ 

The construction joints in buildings are provided after​​ 

  • 10 m​​ 

  • 15 m​​ 

  • 20 m​​ 

  • 40 m​​ 

Answer: Option D​​