Building Construction MCQ Practice Test – Set 01

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Q1. The brick laid with its length parallel to the face of a wall, is a known as

(B) Stretcher
(C) Closer
(D) None of these

(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 5
(D) No limit

(A) 25°
(B) 30°
(C) 40°
(D) 50°

Q4. 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

(A) Mansard truss
(B) Queen post truss
(C) King post truss
(D) Collar truss

(D) All of these

Q6. Depth or height of the arch is the

(B) Vertical distance between springing line and intrados
(C) Perpendicular distance between springing line and extrados
(D) None of the above

(A) 1 in 40
(B) 1 in 50
(C) 1 in 60
(D) 1 in 70

Q8. In soils possessing low bearing capacity, the type of foundation generally provided, is

(A) Column footing
(B) Grillage footing
(C) Raft footing
(D) All the above

Q9. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

(A) The pile driven in sand is called sand pile
(B) The drilled hole filled with sand is called sand pile
(C) The sand piles are used for bearing purposes
(D) None of these

Answer: (A) The pile driven in sand is called sand pile

Q10. In jack arch floor, the rise is kept

(A) 1/6th of the span
(B) 1/8th of the span
(C) 1/10th of the span
(D) 1/12th of the span

Answer: (D) 1/12th of the span

(A) 50 N/cm2
(B) 100 N/cm2
(C) 150 N/cm2
(D) 200 N/cm2

Q12. A wall constructed to resist the pressure of an earth filling, is called

(A) Retaining wall
(B) Breast wall
(C) Buttress
(D) Parapet wall

(A) Troweling
(B) Laying
(C) Grouting
(D) Placing

Q14. As compared to stretcher course, the thickness of joints in header course should be

(A) Less
(B) More
(C) Equal
(D) Equal or more

Q15. Two columns 50 cm × 50 cm and 60 cm × 60 cm carry 80 tonnes and 120 tonnes of loads respectively. The centre to centre distance between columns is 5.00 metres. The permissible bearing capacity of the soil is 20 t/m2. If the footing is not to project more than 25 cm beyond the outside of the smaller column, pick up the correct design parameters of the footing from the following:

(A) Distance of C.G. of the loads from the smaller column = 3.00 m
(B) The length of the foundation slab = 7.00 m
(C) Area of footing slab = 11.00 m2
(D) All the above