Civil Engineering Building Construction Important MCQs – 28

 

276​​ 

The triangular portion between any two adjacent arches and the tangent to their crowns, is​​ 

  • Haunch​​ 

  • Spandril​​ 

  • Soffit​​ 

  • Rise​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

277

The compaction of concrete in the drilled pile hole is done by compressed air in the case of​​ 

  • Simplex pile​​ 

  • Franki pile​​ 

  • Pressure pile​​ 

  • Vibro pile​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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278​​ 

Pile foundations are suitable for​​ 

  • Water logged soils​​ 

  • Soft rocks​​ 

  • Compact soils​​ 

  • Multi-storeyed buildings​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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279​​ 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:​​ 

  • Inclined borings are made for taking samples under existing structures​​ 

  • Inclined borings are occasionally used instead of vertical holes​​ 

  • The spacing of inclined borings is kept such that one bore hole is vertically above the bottom of an adjacent bore hole​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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280​​ 

The inclined support at the ends of treads and rises of a stair, is known as​​ 

  • Baluster​​ 

  • Header​​ 

  • String​​ 

  • Beam​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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281​​ 

The brick laid with its breadth parallel to the face of a wall, is known as​​ 

  • Header​​ 

  • Stretcher​​ 

  • Closer​​ 

  • None of these​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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282​​ 

The voussoir placed at crown of an arch, is known as a​​ 

  • Key​​ 

  • Soffit​​ 

  • Springer​​ 

  • Haunch​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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283​​ 

In places where the soil is soft and has small resistance to the flow of concrete, which one of the following types of piles, is used​​ 

  • Vibro pile​​ 

  • Pressure pile​​ 

  • Franki pile​​ 

  • Pedestal pile​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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284​​ 

Crown is located at​​ 

  • Highest point on the extrados of the arch​​ 

  • Highest point on the intrados of the arch​​ 

  • Skew-back of the arch​​ 

  • None of these​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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285​​ 

The under surface of an arch, is called​​ 

  • Soffit​​ 

  • Intrados​​ 

  • Haunch​​ 

  • Back​​ 

Answer: Option A​​