# Estimating Costing and Valuation Objective Question – Set 02

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## Q1. The plinth area of a building not includes

(A) Area of the walls at the floor level
(B) Internal shaft for sanitary installations up to 2 sq m. in area
(C) Lift and wall including landing
(D) Area of cantilevered porch

Answer: (D) Area of cantilevered porch

## Q2. The following item of earth work is not measured separately.

(A) Setting out of works
(B) Site clearance
(C) Steps in deep excavation
(D) All the above

(A) 45 cm
(B) 50 cm
(C) 30 cm
(D) 25 cm

## Q4. If the formation level of a highway has a uniform gradient for a particular length, and the ground is also having a longitudinal slope, the earthwork may be calculated by

(A) Mid-section formula
(B) Trapezoidal formula
(C) Prismoidal formula
(D) All the above

## Q5. The measurement is made in square metre in case of

(A) Cement concrete in foundation
(B) R.C.C. structure
(C) Hollow concrete block wall
(D) None of these

## Q6. Pick up the excavation where measurements are made in square meters for payment.

(A) Ordinary cuttings up to 1 m
(B) Surface dressing up to 15 cm depths
(C) Surface excavation up to 30 cm depths
(D) Both (b) and (c)

Answer: (D) Both (b) and (c)

## Q7. While estimating a reinforced cement structure, the omitted cover of concrete is assumed

(A) At the end of reinforcing bar, not less than 25 mm or twice the diameter of the bar
(B) In thin slabs, 12 mm minimum or diameter of the bar whichever is more
(C) For reinforcing longitudinal bar in a beam 25 mm minimum or diameter of the largest bar which is more
(D) All the above

## Q8. The area of the cross-section of a road fully in banking shown in the given figure, is

(A) [sb² + r² (2bd + sd)²]/(r² – s²)
(B) [sb² + r² (2bd + sd)²]/(r² – s5)
(C) [sb² + r² (2bd + sd)²]/(r – s)
(D) None of these

Answer: (A) [sb² + r² (2bd + sd)²]/(r² – s²)

## Q9. As per Indian Standard Specifications, the peak discharge for domestic purposes per capita per minute, is taken

(A) 1.80 liters for 5 to 10 users
(B) 1.20 liters for 15 users
(C) 1.35 for 20 users
(D) All the above

(A) 500 m3
(B) 1000 m3
(C) 1500 m3
(D) 2000 m3

## Q11. Cost of fittings and their fixing is specified for the following sanitary fittings

(A) Water closets
(B) Flushing pipes
(C) Lavatory basins
(D) All the above

## Q12. In long and short wall method of estimation, the length of long wall is the centre to centre distance between the walls and

(B) Half breadth of wall on each side
(C) One fourth breadth of wall on each side
(D) None of these

## Q13. While estimating the qualities for the construction of a building, the correct metric unit is

(A) Meter for length
(B) Cubic metre for area
(C) Square meters for volume
(D) Liter for capacity

## Q14. The excavation exceeding 1.5 m in width and 10 sq.m in plan area with a depth not exceeding 30 cm, is termed as

(A) Excavation
(B) Surface dressing
(C) Cutting
(D) Surface excavation