Civil Engineering Building Construction Important MCQs – 29

286​​ 

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

  • Header​​ 

  • Stretcher​​ 

  • Closer​​ 

  • None of these​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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287​​ 

You are asked to design and​​ supervise a truss for a factory to have spans 6 m to 9 m. The type of the truss you will use, is​​ 

  • Mansard truss​​ 

  • Queen post truss​​ 

  • King post truss​​ 

  • Collar truss​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

288

In verandah floors outward slope is​​ 

  • 1 in 40​​ 

  • 1 in 50​​ 

  • 1 in 60​​ 

  • 1 in 70​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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289​​ 

In jack arch floor, the rise is kept​​ 

  • 1/6th of the span​​ 

  • 1/8th of the span​​ 

  • 1/10th of the span​​ 

  • 1/12th of the span​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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290​​ 

The method of moving each brick through a small horizontal distance before it is finally​​ laid in any brick wall and pressing it by means of brick hammer, is known as​​ 

  • Trowelling​​ 

  • Laying​​ 

  • Grouting​​ 

  • Placing​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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291​​ 

Black cotton soil is unsuitable for foundations because its​​ 

  • Bearing capacity is low​​ 

  • Permeability is uncertain​​ 

  • Particles are cohesive​​ 

  • Property to undergo a volumetric change due to variation of moisture content​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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292​​ 

A temporary rigid structure having platforms to enable masons to work at different stages of a building, is known as​​ 

  • Scaffolding​​ 

  • Dead shore​​ 

  • Raking shore​​ 

  • Under pinning​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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293​​ 

A floor constructed with 3 mm marble chips, is known​​ 

  • Mosaic floor​​ 

  • Terrazzo floor​​ 

  • Chips floor​​ 

  • Marble floor​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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294​​ 

The local swelling of a finished plaster, is termed​​ 

  • Cracking​​ 

  • Dubbing​​ 

  • Blistering​​ 

  • Hacking​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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295​​ 

Expansion joints in masonry walls are provided if length exceeds​​ 

  • 10 m​​ 

  • 20 m​​ 

  • 30 m​​ 

  • 40 m​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

 

296​​ 

The stone whose crushing strength is least, is​​ 

  • Granite​​ 

  • Chalk​​ 

  • Marble​​ 

  • Slate​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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297​​ 

The portion of a brick cut across the width, is called​​ 

  • Closer​​ 

  • Half brick​​ 

  • Bed​​ 

  • Bat​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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298​​ 

The type of bond in which every course contains both headers and stretchers, is called​​ 

  • English bond​​ 

  • Flemish bond​​ 

  • Russian band​​ 

  • Mixed bond​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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299

To support a heavy structure in sandy soil, the type of foundation generally used, is​​ 

  • Combined footing​​ 

  • Raft footing​​ 

  • Pier footing​​ 

  • Strap footing​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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300​​ 

The vertical side member of a shutter frame, is known​​ 

  • Style​​ 

  • Reveal​​ 

  • Mullion​​ 

  • Post​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

 

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