Civil Engineering Building Construction Important MCQs – 20

193​​ 

The bearing capacity of piles is determined by​​ 

  • Dynamic formula​​ 

  • Static formula​​ 

  • Pile load tests​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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194​​ 

The vertical sides of a door and window openings provided in a wall, are known as​​ 

  • Verticals​​ 

  • Reveals​​ 

  • Jambs​​ 

  • None of these​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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195​​ 

The type of ashlar masonry in which stones are finely chisel dressed and thickness of joints does not exceed 3 mm, is​​ 

  • Chamfered ashlar masonry​​ 

  • Ashlar facing masonry​​ 

  • Random coursed ashlar masonry​​ 

  • Coursed ashlar masonry​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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196​​ 

The form Work including the props can be removed from beams, only after​​ 

  • 3 day​​ 

  • 7 days​​ 

  • 14 days​​ 

  • 21 days​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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197​​ 

The mortar in which both cement and lime are used as binding materials, is called​​ 

  • Cement mortar​​ 

  • Lime mortar​​ 

  • Fire resistant mortar​​ 

  • Gauged mortar​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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199​​ 

To stagger vertical joints in successive courses of a wall, a piece of brick is generally used at the end of the course, which is known as​​ 

  • Bat​​ 

  • Header​​ 

  • Stretcher​​ 

  • Closer​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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200​​ 

The bearing capacity of granite is generally​​ 

  • 5 to 10 kg/cm2​​ 

  • 15 to 20 kg/cm2​​ 

  • 30 to 35 kg/cm2​​ 

  • 40 to 45 kg/cm2​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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201​​ 

In grillage foundations a minimum 15 cm cover is provided on​​ 

  • Upper flange of top tier​​ 

  • Lower beam of lower tier​​ 

  • Ends of external beams​​ 

  • None to these​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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202​​ 

Stability of an existing structure may be disturbed by​​ 

  • Rising of water table​​ 

  • Vibrations caused by traffic movements​​ 

  • Mining in the neighbourhood​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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203​​ 

The Auger boring method is not suitable for​​ 

  • Very hard soil​​ 

  • Cemented soil​​ 

  • Vary soft soil​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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204​​ 

Dampness causes​​ 

  • Efflorescence​​ 

  • Bleaching of paints​​ 

  • Crumbling of plaster​​ 

  • Growth of termites​​ 

Answer: Option D​​