*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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