RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 1

In a prestressed beam carrying an external load W with a bent tendon is having angle of inclination ? and prestressed load P

The net downward load at the centre is:


Options are :

  • W - 2P cos ?
  • W - 2P sin ?
  • W - P cos ?
  • W - P sin ?
  • W + 2P sin ?

Answer :W - 2P sin ?

Hydraulics MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 3

The number of treads in a flight is equal to:


Options are :

  • None of these
  • Risers in the flight
  • Risers plus one
  • Risers minus one

Answer :Risers minus one

Cantilever retaining walls can safely be used for a height not more than:


Options are :

  • 8 m
  • 3 m
  • 6 m
  • 4 m
  • 5 m

Answer :6 m

Dimensions of a beam need be changed if the shear stress is more than:


Options are :

  • 10 kg/cm^(2)
  • 20 kg/cm^(2)
  • 25 kg/cm^(2)
  • 15 kg/cm^(2)

Answer :20 kg/cm^(2)

Elements of Remote Sensing MCQ Practice Questions (Civil) Set 4

The minimum cube strength of concrete used for a prestressed member, is:


Options are :

  • 350 kg/cm^(2)
  • 250 kg/cm^(2)
  • 150 kg/cm^(2)
  • 50 kg/cm^(2)
  • 400 kg/cm^(2)

Answer :350 kg/cm^(2)

The amount of reinformcement for main bars in a slab, is based upon:


Options are :

  • Minimum shear force
  • Minimum bending moment
  • Maximum shear force
  • Maximum bending moment

Answer :Maximum bending moment

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:


Options are :

  • In the heel slab of a retaining wall, rein forcement is provided at the top of the slab
  • In the stem of a retaining wall, reinforcement is provided near the earth side
  • In the toe slab of a retaining wall, rein forcement is provided at the bottom of the slab
  • None of these

Answer :None of these

Theory of Structures MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 5

If a bent tendon is required to balance a concentrated load W at the centre of the span L, the central dip h must be at least:


A.


B.


C.


D.


E.


Options are :

  • C
  • B
  • A
  • D
  • E

Answer :D

For initial estimate for a beam design, the width is assumed:


Options are :

  • 1/15th of span
  • 1/40th of span
  • 1/20th of span
  • 1/30th of span
  • 1/25th of span

Answer :1/30th of span

An R.C.C. column is treated as long if its slenderness ratio is greater than:


Options are :

  • 35
  • 50
  • 60
  • 30
  • 40

Answer :50

Theory of Structures MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 1

The effective width of a column strip of a flat slab, is:


Options are :

  • None of these
  • Half the width of the panel
  • Diameter of the column
  • One-fourth the width of the panel
  • Radius of the column

Answer :Half the width of the panel

If the average bending stress is 6 kg/cm^(2) for M 150 grade concrete, the length of embedment of a bar of diameter d according to I.S. 456 specifications, is


Options are :

  • 48 d
  • 58 d
  • 28 d
  • 38 d
  • 95 d

Answer :58 d

If k is wobble correction factor, ? is coefficient of friction between the duct surface and the curve of tendon of radius R, the tension ratio at a distance x from either end, is:


A.


B.


C.


D.


E.


Options are :

  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C
  • E

Answer :C

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 2

The width of the flange of a T-beam, which may be considered to act effectively with the rib depends upon:


Options are :

  • Overall thickness of the rib
  • Centre to centre distance between T-beams
  • Span of the T-beam
  • All the above
  • Breadth of the rib

Answer :All the above

Bottom bars under the columns are extended into the interior of the footing slab to a distance greater than:


Options are :

  • 42 diameters from the outer edge of the column
  • 42 diameters from the centre of the column
  • 24 diameter from the centre of the column
  • 42 diameters from the inner edge of the column

Answer :42 diameters from the outer edge of the column

If the permissible compressive stress for a concrete in bending is C kg/m2, the modular ratio is:


Options are :

  • 2800/C^(2)
  • 2300/2C
  • 2800/C
  • 2800/3C

Answer :2800/3C

Elements of Remote Sensing MCQ Practice Questions (Civil) Set 2

A short column 20 cm x 20 cm in section is reinforced with 4 bars whose area of cross section is 20 sq. cm

If permissible compressive stresses in concrete and steel are 40 kg/cm2 and 300 kg/cm2, the Safe load on the column, should not exceed:


Options are :

  • 41, 200 kg
  • None of these
  • 412, 000 kg
  • 4120 kg

Answer :41, 200 kg

In a combined footing if shear stress exceeds 5 kg/cm^(2), the nominal stirrups provided are:


Options are :

  • None of these
  • 8 legged
  • 12 legged
  • 10 legged
  • 6 legged

Answer :12 legged

To have pressure wholly compressive under the base of a retaining wall of width b, the resultant of the weight of the wall and the pressure exerted by the retained, earth should have eccentricity not more than:


A.


B.


C.


D.


E.


Options are :

  • E
  • B
  • A
  • D
  • C

Answer :D

RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 6

As per I.S. 456 - 1978, the pH value of water shall be:


Options are :

  • Equal to 6
  • Not less than 6
  • Less than 6
  • Equal to 7

Answer :Not less than 6

The reinforced concrete beam which has width 25 cm, lever arm 40 cm, shear force 6t/cm2, safe shear stress 5 kg/cm2 and B.M. 24 mt:


Options are :

  • needs redesigning
  • is safe in shear
  • is unsafe in shear
  • is over safe in shear

Answer :is unsafe in shear

The transverse reinforcements provided at right angles to the main reinforcement:


Options are :

  • Resist the temperature stresses
  • All the above
  • Distribute the load
  • Resist the shrinkage stress

Answer :All the above

Elements of Remote Sensing MCQ Practice Questions (Civil) Set 5

The thickness of base slab of a retaining wall generally provided, is:


Options are :

  • One-third of the width of the stem at the bottom
  • One half of the width of the stem at the bottom
  • Width of the stem at the bottom
  • Twice the width of the steam at the bottom
  • One fourth of the width of the steam at the bottom

Answer :Width of the stem at the bottom

High strength concrete is used in prestressed member:


Options are :

  • To overcome high bearing stresses developed at the ends
  • All the above
  • To ovecome bursting stresses at the ends
  • To overcome cracks due to shrinkage
  • To provide high bond stresses

Answer :All the above

Design of a two way slab simply supported on edges and having no provision to prevent the corners from lifting, is made by:


Options are :

  • Grashoff formula
  • Rankine-Marcus formula
  • Rankine formula
  • Rankine Grashoff formula
  • Marcus formula

Answer :Rankine Grashoff formula

RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 7

For a circular slab carrying a uniformly distributed load, the ratio of the maximum negative to maximum positive radial moment, is:


Options are :

  • 2
  • 4
  • 3
  • 5
  • 1

Answer :2

If the effective length of a 32 cm diameter R.C.C. column is 4.40 m, its slenderness ratio, is:


Options are :

  • 40
  • 60
  • 55
  • 45
  • 50

Answer :55

If W is the load on a circular slab of radius R, the maximum circumferential moment at the centre of the slab, is:


A.


B.


C.


D.

Zero


E.

None of these


Options are :

  • A
  • E
  • C
  • B
  • D

Answer :C

Construction Management MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 3

A foundation rests on:


Options are :

  • None of these
  • Subgrade
  • Base of the foundation
  • Foundation soil

Answer :Subgrade Foundation soil

The diameter of longitudinal bars of a column should never be less than:


Options are :

  • 6 mm
  • 10 mm
  • 12 mm
  • None of these
  • 8 mm

Answer :12 mm

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