Civil Engineering Building Construction Important MCQs – 5

41​​ 

The Auger borings are not common​​ 

  • In soils that require lateral support​​ 

  • In cohesive soils​​ 

  • In soft soils​​ 

  • None of the above​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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42​​ 

The pile provided with one or more bulles in its vertical shaft, is generally known as​​ 

  • Under-ream pile​​ 

  • Friction pile​​ 

(C) Bearing pile​​ 

(D) Sheet pile​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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43​​ 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:​​ 

  • Isolated footing is provided under column to transfer the load safely to soil bed​​ 

  • Column footings may have steps or projections in the concrete base​​ 

  • Heavily loaded column base must be provided steel reinforcement in both directions​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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44​​ 

In any good staircase, the maximum and minimum pitch respectively should be​​ 

  • 90° and 0°​​ 

  • 75° and 30°​​ 

  • 60° and 10°​​ 

  • 40° and 25°​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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45​​ 

Raft foundation are generally preferred to when the area required for individual footing, is more than​​ 

  • 25% to total area​​ 

  • 30% of total area​​ 

  • 40% to total area​​ 

  • 50% of total area​​ 

Answer: Option D​​ 

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46​​ 

According to National Building Code, the hydrants in water mains is provided at minimum interval of​​ 

  • 50 m​​ 

  • 60 m​​ 

  • 75 m​​ 

  • 90 m​​ 

Answer: Option C​​ 

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47​​ 

The X-ray rooms are plastered with​​ 

  • Plaster of Paris​​ 

  • Barium plaster​​ 

  • Martin's cement​​ 

  • Keen's cement​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

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48​​ 

The type of footing which is used to transmit heavy loads through steel columns is​​ 

  • Raft foundation​​ 

  • Grillage foundation​​ 

  • Well foundation​​ 

  • Isolated footing​​ 

Answer: Option B​​ 

49

Dutch bond is a modification of​​ 

  • English bond​​ 

  • Stretcher bond​​ 

  • Header bond​​ 

  • Single Flemish bond​​ 

Answer: Option A​​ 

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50​​ 

In clay soil​​ 

  • Swelling and shrinkage characteristics prevail​​ 

  • Consolidation continues even after several years of construction​​ 

  • Differential settlement is generally prevalent​​ 

  • All the above​​ 

Answer: Option D​​