Civil Engineering Building Construction Important MCQs – 26

256​​ 

The minimum thickness of walls built in cement mortar (1 : 6) for a single storey building, is​​ 

  • 10 cm​​ 

  • 15 cm​​ 

  • 20 cm​​ 

  • 25 cm​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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257​​ 

Pick up the commonly adopted geophysical method in civil engineering from the following:​​ 

  • The seismic method​​ 

  • Electrical resistivity method​​ 

  • Gravitational method​​ 

  • Both (a) and (b) of the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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258​​ 

If height of the first storey of a building is 3.2 m and riser is 13 cm, the number of treads required, is​​ 

  • 12​​ 

  • 18​​ 

  • 24​​ 

  • 25​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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259​​ 

Dado is usually provided in​​ 

(A) Dining halls (B) Bath rooms​​ 

  • Living rooms​​ 

  • Verandah​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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260​​ 

A roof which slopes in four directions, is called​​ 

  • Shed roof​​ 

  • Gable end roof​​ 

  • Hipped roof​​ 

  • Gambrel roof​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

261​​ 

The taper of precast concrete pile should not be more than​​ 

  • 1 cm per metre length​​ 

  • 2 cm per metre length​​ 

  • 4 cm per metre length​​ 

  • 5 cm per metre length​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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262​​ 

If the depth of an excavation is 20 metres, number of single stage well points to be installed at various levels, is​​ 

  • 5​​ 

  • 4​​ 

  • 3​​ 

  • 2​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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263​​ 

In case of multi-storeyed buildings, the forms to be removed first are​​ 

  • Sides of beams and girders​​ 

  • Column forms​​ 

  • Bottom of beams and girders​​ 

  • All the above at the same time​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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264​​ 

The vertical members fixed between steps and hand rail, are known​​ 

  • Balusters​​ 

  • Strings​​ 

  • Newel posts​​ 

  • Soffits​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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265​​ 

The depth of an arch is the distance between​​ 

  • Ground level and springing line​​ 

  • Crown and springing line​​ 

  • Crown and ground level​​ 

  • Intrados and extrados​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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266​​ 

The nominal thickness of an expansion joint in brick walls, is kept more than​​ 

  • 5 mm​​ 

  • 10 mm​​ 

  • 15 mm​​ 

  • 20 mm​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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