Civil Engineering Building Construction Important MCQs – 23

226​​ 

Nogging of a common wooden partition is​​ 

  • Upper horizontal wooden member​​ 

  • Lower horizontal wooden member​​ 

  • Intermediate horizontal wooden member​​ 

  • Vertical wooden member​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

227

Which one of the following factors is considered for the orientation of buildings?​​ 

  • The direction of the prevailing winds in the area​​ 

  • The exposure of the walls and roof of the buildings to the rays of sun​​ 

  • The extent up to which the sunrays penetrate with the verandah​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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228​​ 

To construct a 10 cm thick partition wall, you will prefer​​ 

  • English bond​​ 

  • Flemish bond​​ 

  • Header bond​​ 

  • Stretcher bond​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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229​​ 

The strength of brick masonry in 1:6 cement mortar, is​​ 

  • 20 tonnes/m2​​ 

  • 40 tonnes/m2​​ 

  • 50 tonnes/m2​​ 

  • 60 tonnes/m2​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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230​​ 

The form work from the sides of beams can be removed only after​​ 

  • 1 day​​ 

  • 4 days​​ 

  • 7 days​​ 

  • 14 days​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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231​​ 

For brick construction, the lime-sand mortar, is​​ 

  • 1 : 1​​ 

  • 1 : 2​​ 

  • 1 : 3​​ 

  • 1 : 4​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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232​​ 

The least bearing capacity of soil is that of​​ 

  • Hard rock​​ 

  • Moist clay​​ 

  • Soft rock​​ 

  • Coarse sandy soil​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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233​​ 

The maximum permissible differential settlement, in case of foundations in clayey soil, is usually limited to​​ 

  • 10 mm​​ 

  • 20 mm​​ 

  • 30 mm​​ 

  • 40 mm​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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234​​ 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:​​ 

  • English bond is used for brick masonry to support heavy loads​​ 

  • Double-Flemish bond is suitable for brick masonry to give uniform face appearance​​ 

  • The stretcher bond is used for the construction of half brick masonry brick​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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235​​ 

The black cotton soil​​ 

  • Undergoes volumetric changes​​ 

  • Swells excessively when wet​​ 

  • Shrinks excessively when dry​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​