# Steel Structures Design Multiple Choice Tests – Set 08

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## Q1. In case of plastic design, the calculated maximum shear capacity of a beam as per IS: 800 shall be

(A) 0.55 Aw.fy
(B) 0.65 Aw.fy
(C) 0.75 Aw.fy
(D) 0.85 Aw.fy
Where, Aw = effective cross-sectional area resisting shear fy = yield stress of the steel

(A) 1500 kg/cm2
(B) 1420 kg/cm2
(C) 2125 kg/cm2
(D) 1890 kg/cm2

(A) L
(B) 0.67 L
(C) 0.85 L
(D) 1.5 L

## Q4. If the depth of two column sections is equal, then the column splice is provided

(A) With filler plates
(B) With bearing plates
(C) With filler and hearing plates
(D) None of these

(A) T = WL/4R
(B) T = WR/8L
(C) T = WL/8R
(D) T = WL/2R

## Q6. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

(A) The ends of a strut, are connected together with two rivets
(B) The members of strut will have at least two connections spaced equidistant in their length
(C) The members when separated back-to-back, the connecting rivets should pass through solid washer or packing
(D) All the above

## Q7. On steel structures the dead load is the weight of

(A) Steel work
(B) Material fastened to steel work
(C) Material supported permanently
(D) All the above

## Q8. Intermediate vertical stiffeners in a plate girder need be provided if the depth of web exceeds

(A) 50 t
(B) 85 t
(C) 200 t
(D) 250 t
Where ‘t’ is thickness of web

## Q9. For rivets in tension with countersunk heads, the tensile value shall be

(A) Reduced by 25 %
(B) Reduced by 33.3%
(C) Increased by 25 %
(D) Increased by 33.3 %

## Q10. A steel beam supporting loads from the floor slab as well as from wall is termed as

(A) Stringer beam
(B) Lintel beam
(C) Spandrel beam

(A) d
(B) 1.25 d
(C) 1.5 d
(D) 2.5 d

(A) 1.5 L
(B) 0.67 L
(C) 0.85 L
(D) 2 L

## Q13. The area Ap of cover plates in one flange of a built up beam, is given by

(A) Ap = Zreqr + Zbeam/h
(B) Ap = Zreqr + Zbeam/A
(C) Ap = Zreqr × Zbeam/h
(D) 2 L

## Q14. Design of a riveted joint, is based on the assumption:

(A) Load is uniformly distributed among all the rivets
(B) Shear stress on a rivet is uniformly distributed over its gross area
(C) Bearing stress in the rivet is neglected
(D) All the above

## Q15. The equivalent axial load may be defined as the load which produces a stress equal to

(A) Maximum stress produced by the eccentric load
(B) Maximum stressed fibre
(C) Bending stress
(D) None of these