**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

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