RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 2

If R and T are rise and tread of a stair spanning horizontally, the steps are supported by a wall on one side and by a stringer beam on the other side, the steps are designed as beams of width:


Options are :

  • T-R
  • R + T
  • ?R2 + T2
  • R-T

Answer :?R2 + T2

Theory of Structures MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 2

Thickened part of a flat slab over its supporting column, is technically known as:


Options are :

  • None of these
  • Capital
  • Drop panel
  • Column head

Answer :Drop panel

Post tensioning system:


Options are :

  • Is economical for large spans and is adopted now a days
  • Is not economical and hence not generally used
  • None of these
  • Was widely used in earlier days

Answer :Is economical for large spans and is adopted now a days

The width of the flange of a T-beam should be less than:


Options are :

  • Distance between the centres of T-beam
  • Breadth of the rib plus twelve times the thickness of the slab
  • One-third of the effective span of the T-beam
  • Least of the above

Answer :Least of the above

Hydraulics MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 2

If d and n are the effective depth and depth of the neutral axis respectively of a singly reinforced beam, the lever arm of the beam, is:


A.

d


B.

n


C.


D.


E.


Options are :

  • A
  • E
  • D
  • C
  • B

Answer :D

The design of a retaining wall assumes that the retained earth:


Options are :

  • Is free from moisture
  • Is not cohesives
  • Consists of granular particles
  • All the above
  • Is dry

Answer :All the above

A continuous beam shall be deemed to be a deep beam if the ratio of effective span to overall depth, is:


Options are :

  • 2.5
  • 2.0
  • Less than 2
  • Less than 2.5

Answer :Less than 2.5

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

The maximum area of tension reinforcement in beams shall not exceed:


Options are :

  • 4%
  • 1%
  • 1.5%
  • 0.15%

Answer :4%

Pick up the correct statement from the following:


Options are :

  • A pile is a slender member which transfers its load by friction
  • A pile is a slender member which transfers the load through its lower end on a strong strata
  • A pile is a slender member which transfers its load to the surrounding soil
  • A pile is a cylindrical body of concrete which transfers the load at a depth greater than its width

Answer :A pile is a slender member which transfers its load to the surrounding soil

If T and R are tread and rise respectively of a stair, then:


Options are :

  • R + 2T = 60
  • 2R + T = 60
  • R + 2T= 30
  • 3R + 2T = 30
  • 2R + T = 30

Answer :2R + T = 60

Concrete Technology MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 7

Design of R.C.C. simply supported beams carrying U.D.L. is based on the resultant B.M. at:


Options are :

  • Supports
  • Mid span
  • Every section
  • Quarter span

Answer :Mid span

The percentage of minimum reinforcement of the gross sectional area in slabs, is:


Options are :

  • 0.12%
  • 0.10%
  • 0.20%
  • 0.18%
  • 0.15%

Answer :0.15%

According to I.S. : 456 specifications, the safe diagonal tensile stress for M 150 grade concrete, is:


Options are :

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

Answer :5 kg/cm^(2)

Hydraulics MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 5

The advantage of a concrete pile over a timber pile, is:


Options are :

  • All the above
  • No restriction on length
  • Not necessary to cut below the water mark
  • No decay due to termites
  • Higher bearing capacity

Answer :All the above

The effective span of a simply supported slab, is:


Options are :

  • Clear distance between the inner faces of the walls plus twice the thickness of the wall
  • Distance between the centres of the bearings
  • None of these
  • Clear span plus effective depth of the slab

Answer :Clear distance between the inner faces of the walls plus twice the thickness of the wall

In a beam the local bond stress Sb, is equal to:


A.


B.


C.


D.


E.

None of these


Options are :

  • D
  • E
  • C
  • A
  • B

Answer :A

Hydraulics MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 9

The minimum number of main steel bars provided in R.C.C.


Options are :

  • Circular columns is 6
  • Octagonal columns is 8
  • All the above
  • Rectangular columns is 4

Answer :All the above

An R.C.C. beam not provided with shear reinforcement may develop cracks in its bottom inclined roughly to the horizontal at:


Options are :

  • 25
  • 45
  • 55
  • 60
  • 35

Answer :45

A prestressed rectangular beam which carries two concentrated loads W at L/3 from either end, is provided with a bent tendon with tension P such that central one-third portion of the tendon remains parallel to the longitudinal axis, the maximum dip h is:


A.


B.


C.


D.


E.


Options are :

  • D
  • C
  • B
  • E
  • A

Answer :C

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

For M 150 mix concrete, according to I.S. specifications, local bond stress, is:


Options are :

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

Answer :10 kg/cm^(2)

If diameter of a reinforcement bar is d, the anchorge value of the hook is:


Options are :

  • 12d
  • 8d
  • 4d
  • 16d
  • None of these

Answer :16d

Theory of Structures MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 6

In a singly reinforced beam, if the permissible stress in concrete reaches earlier than that in steel, the beam section is called:


Options are :

  • Over reinforced section
  • Under-reinforced section
  • Critical section
  • Economic section

Answer :Over reinforced section

If permissible working stresses in steel and concrete are respectively 1400 kg/cm^(2) and 80 kg/cm^(2) and modular ratio is 18, in a beam reinforced in tension side and of width 30 cm and having effective depth 46 cm, the lever arms of the section, is:


Options are :

  • 40 cm
  • 37 cm
  • 38 cm
  • 39 cm

Answer :40 cm

The maximum shear stress (q) in concrete of a reinforced cement concrete beam is:


A.


B.


C.


D.


E.


Options are :

  • B
  • D
  • A
  • E
  • C

Answer :A

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

A raft foundation is provided if its area exceeds the plan area of the building by:


Options are :

  • 20%
  • 10%
  • 30%
  • 50%
  • 40%

Answer :50%

The Total pressure on the vertical face of a retaining wall of height h exerted by the retained earth weighing w per unit volume having an angle of surcharge ?, is:


A.


B.


C.


D.


Options are :

  • D
  • A
  • B
  • C

Answer :C

Piles are usually driven by:


Options are :

  • Drop hammer
  • All the above
  • Single acting steam hammer
  • Diesel operated hammer

Answer :All the above

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

A pre-stressed concrete member:


Options are :

  • is made of concrete
  • possesses internal stresses
  • is made of reinforced concrete
  • is stressed after casting

Answer :possesses internal stresses

Design of R.C.C. cantilever beams, is based on the resultant force at:


Options are :

  • Mid span
  • Fixed end
  • Free end
  • Mid span and fixed support

Answer :Fixed end

Top bars are extended to the projecting parts of the combined footing of two columns L distance apart for a distance of:


Options are :

  • Half the distance of projection
  • 0.1 L from the outer edge of column
  • 0.1 L from the centre edge of column
  • One-fourth the distance of projection

Answer :0.1 L from the centre edge of column

RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 9

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