Civil Engineering Building Construction Important MCQs – 18

172​​ 

The vertical faces of a door opening which support frame of the door, are​​ 

  • Jambs​​ 

  • Posts​​ 

  • Reveals​​ 

  • Styles​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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173​​ 

The lower edge of the pitched roof, from where the rain water of the roof surface drops down, is known as​​ 

  • Hip​​ 

  • Gable​​ 

  • Ridge​​ 

  • Eaves​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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174​​ 

The arrangement of supporting an existing structure by providing supports underneath, is known as​​ 

  • Shoring​​ 

  • Underpinning​​ 

  • Jacking​​ 

  • Piling​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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175​​ 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:​​ 

  • The first coat of stucco plaster is called scratch coat​​ 

  • The second coat of stucco plaster is called brown coat​​ 

  • The third coat of stucco plaster is called white coat​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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176​​ 

A concrete structure is set on fire and the temperature raises to 1000°C. The strength of concrete as compared to original strength reduces to​​ 

  • 10 %​​ 

  • 15 %​​ 

  • 20 %​​ 

  • 25 %​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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177​​ 

The horizontal timber piece provided at the apex of a roof truss which supports the common rafter is called​​ 

  • Ridge board​​ 

  • Hip rafter​​ 

  • Eaves board​​ 

  • Valley rafter​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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178​​ 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:​​ 

  • In dog-legged stairs, no space between its flights is provided​​ 

  • In open newel stair, a rectangular well is provided​​ 

  • In geometric stair, a curved shaped well between forward and backward flights, is provided​​ 

  • In geometrical stair, two quarter space landing is provided Answer: Option D​​ 

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179​​ 

The maximum number of steps in a flight should generally be restricted to​​ 

  • 10​​ 

  • 12​​ 

  • 15​​ 

  • No limit​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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180​​ 

In flat roof of reinforced cement concrete, the recommended angle of slope, is​​ 

  • Zero​​ 

  • A few degrees​​ 

  • 10°​​ 

  • 200°​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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181​​ 

The process of working a flat for the finishing coat, is known​​ 

  • Dubbing out​​ 

  • Floating​​ 

  • Knitting​​ 

  • Blistering​​ 

Answer: Option B​​