Civil Engineering Building Construction Important MCQs – 27

267​​ 

Exposed portions of vertical surface at right angles to the door or window frame, are known as​​ 

  • Jambs​​ 

  • Lintels​​ 

  • Reveals​​ 

  • Soffits​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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268​​ 

The projections of head or sill of a door or window frame are​​ 

  • Transoms​​ 

  • Horns​​ 

  • Stops​​ 

  • Chocks​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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269​​ 

The line of intersection of the surfaces of a sloping roof forming an external angle exceeding 180°, is​​ 

  • Ridge​​ 

  • Hip​​ 

  • Valley​​ 

  • None of these​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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270​​ 

The depth of excavation of foundations, is generally measured with a​​ 

  • Ranging rod​​ 

  • Steel tape​​ 

  • Levelling staff​​ 

  • Boning rod​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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271​​ 

The 9 cm × 9 cm side of a brick as seen in the wall face, is generally known as​​ 

  • Stretcher​​ 

  • Face​​ 

  • Front​​ 

  • Header​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

272​​ 

The range of spread from the wall base to outer edge of a brick work foundation does not exceed​​ 

  • 1/2 horizontal to 1 vertical​​ 

  • 2/3 horizontal to 1 vertical​​ 

  • 1 horizontal to 1 vertical​​ 

  • 2 horizontals to 1 vertical​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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273​​ 

The foundation in which a cantilever beam is provided to join two footings, is known as​​ 

  • Strip footing​​ 

  • Strap footing​​ 

  • Combined footing​​ 

  • Raft footing​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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274​​ 

Auger boring​​ 

  • Is the most primitive method for making a hole in the ground​​ 

  • Is generally employed in cohesive and other self soils above water table​​ 

  • Is most economical upto a depth of 5 metres​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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275​​ 

In horizontal D.P.C, thickness of cement concrete (1 : 2 : 4) is​​ 

  • 2 cm​​ 

  • 4 cm​​ 

  • 6 cm​​ 

  • 8 cm​​ 

Answer: Option B​​