**As the percentage of steel increases:**

Options are :

- Depth of neutral axis decreases
- Lever arm increases
- None of these
- Depth of neutral axis increases
- Lever arm decreases

**Answer :**Depth of neutral axis increases

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

**An
intermediate T-beam reinforced with two layers of tensile steel with
clear cover 13 cm encasted with the floor of a hall 12 metres by 7
metres, is spaced at 3 metres from adjoining beams and if the width of
the beam is 20 cm, the breadth of the flange is:**

Options are :

- 233 cm
- 176 cm
- 255 cm
- 300 cm
- 236 cm

**Answer :**176 cm

**If L is the effective span of a R.C.C. beam which is subjected to maximum shear qmax at the ends, the distance from either end over which stirrups for the shear, are provided, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- A
- C
- B
- D

**Answer :**C

**The maximum permissible size of aggregates to be used in casting the ribs of a slab, is:**

Options are :

- 5 mm
- 20 mm
- 15 mm
- 10 mm
- 7.5 mm

**Answer :**10 mm

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 4

**The angle of repose of a soil is the maximum angle which the outer face of the soil mass makes:**

Options are :

- With the perpendicular to. the inclined plane of the soil
- None of these
- With the vertical
- With the horizontal

**Answer :**With the horizontal

**A ribbed slab is provided for:**

Options are :

- All the above
- A plain ceiling
- Acoustic insulation
- Thermal insulation

**Answer :**All the above

**If the ratio of long and short spans of a two way slab with corners held down is r, the actual reduction of B.M. is given by:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

**E.**

None of these

Options are :

- C
- D
- A
- E
- B

**Answer :**D

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 1

**According
to load factor method, the permissible load W on a short column
reinforced with longitudinal bars and lateral stirrups, is:**

Options are :

- None of these
- Stress in concrete x area of concrete
- Stress in concrete x area of concrete + Stress in steel x area of steel
- Stress in steel x area of steel

**Answer :**Stress in concrete x area of concrete + Stress in steel x area of steel

**Total pressure on the vertical face of a retaining wall of height h per unit run exerted by the retained earth weighing w per unit volume, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- D
- B
- C
- A

**Answer :**C

**A
singly reinforced concrete beam of 25 cm width and 70 cm effective
depth is provided with 18.75 cm^(2) steel. If the modular ratio ( m) is 15, the depth of the neutral axis, is:**

Options are :

- 30 cm
- 20 cm
- 35 cm
- 25 cm
- 40 cm

**Answer :**30 cm

RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 3

**As per IS : 456, the reinforcement in a column should not be less than:**

Options are :

- 0.5% and not more than 5% of cross-sec-tional area
- 0.6% and not more than 6% of cross-see-tional area
- 0.8% and not more than 8% of cross-sectional area
- None of these
- 0.7% and not more than 7% of cross-sec-tional area

**Answer :**0.8% and not more than 8% of cross-sectional area

**If W is weight of a retaining wall and P is the horizontal earth pressure, the factor of safety against sliding, is:**

Options are :

- 2.5
- 1.5
- 1.0
- 2.0
- 1.25

**Answer :**1.5

**The diameter of main bars in R.C.C. columns, shall not be less than:**

Options are :

- 6 mm
- 10 mm
- 8 mm
- 12 mm

**Answer :**12 mm

RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 3

**The
section of a reinforced beam where most distant concrete fibre in
compression and tension in steel attains permissible stressess
simultaneously, is called:**

Options are :

- All the above
- Economic section
- Critical section
- Balanced section

**Answer :**All the above

**The
zone in which transverse bending is likely to occur may be obtained by
drawing a line from the faces of the column making an angle ?° with
horizontal where ?° is:**

Options are :

- 45°
- 30°
- 60°
- None of these

**Answer :**45°

**Side face reinforcement shall be provided in the beam when depth of the web in a beam exceeds:**

Options are :

- 100 cm
- 50 cm
- 120 cm
- 75 cm

**Answer :**75 cm

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 2

**If q is the punching shear resistance per unit area a, is the side of a square footing for a column of side b, carrying a weight W including the weight of the footing, the depth (D) of the footing from punching shear consideration, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- A
- B
- C
- D

**Answer :**B

**If l1 and l2 are the lengths of long and short spans of a two way slab simply supported on four edges and carrying a load w per unit area, the ratio of the loads split into w1 and w2 acting on strips parallel to l2 and l1 is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- A
- D
- C
- B

**Answer :**D

**Pick up the assumption for the design of a prestressed concrete member from the following:**

Options are :

- A transverse plane section remains a plane after bending
- During deformation limits, Hook's law is equally applicable to concrete as well as to steel
- All the above
- Variation of stress in reinforcement due to changes in external loading is negligible

**Answer :**All the above

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

**If P kg/m^(2) is the upward pressure on the slab of a plain concrete footing whose projection on either side of the wall is a cm, the depth of foundation D is given by:**

Options are :

- D = 0.0775 a?P
- D = 0.00775 a?P
- D = 0.775 P?a
- D = 0.07775 a?P

**Answer :**D = 0.00775 a?P

**A pre-cast pile generally used, is:**

Options are :

- Circular
- Octagonal
- Square with corners chamfered
- Square

**Answer :**Square with corners chamfered

**If A is the area of the foundation of a retaining wall carrying a load W and retaining earth of weight w per unit volume, the minimum depth (h) of the foundation from the free surface of the earth, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- D
- B
- C
- A

**Answer :**C

RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 5

**On an absolutely rigid foundation base, the pressure will:**

Options are :

- Be more at the edges of the foundation
- Not be uniform
- Be uniform
- Be zero at the centre of the foundation

**Answer :**Not be uniform

**If the modular ratio is m, steel ratio is r and overall depth of a beam is d, the depth of the critical neutral axis of the beam, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

**E.**

Options are :

- B
- D
- A
- C
- E

**Answer :**B

**If the bearing capacity of soil is 10 tonnes/cm^(2) and the projection of plain concrete footing from walls, is a cm, the depth D of footing is:**

Options are :

- D = 0.775 a
- D = 0.775?a
- D = 0.0775 a
- D = 0.775 a^(2)

**Answer :**D = 0.775 a

RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 5

**If the length of a combined footing for two columns l metres apart is L and the projection on the left side of the exterior column is x, then the projection y on the right side of the exterior column, in order to have a uniformly distributed load, is (where x is the distance of centre of gravity of column loads)**

**A.**

*y = L - (l* - *x*)

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- C
- D
- A
- B

**Answer :**D

**The
stresses developed in concrete and steel in reinforced concrete beam 25
cm width and 70 cm effective depth, are 62.5 kg/cm^(2) and 250
kg/cm^(2) respectively. If m = 15, the depth of its neutral axis is:**

Options are :

- 20 cm
- 40 cm
- 35 cm
- 25 cm
- 30 cm

**Answer :**30 cm

**If T and R are the tread and rise of a stair which carries a load w per square metre on slope, the corresponding load per square metre of the horizontal area, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

**E.**

Options are :

- C
- E
- A
- D
- B

**Answer :**B

Hydraulics MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 5

**Based on punching shear consideration, the overall depth of a combined footing under a column A, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

None of these

Options are :

- C
- D
- B
- A

**Answer :**B

**If the maximum dip of a parabolic tendon carrying tension P is h and the effective length of the prestressed beam is L, the upward uniform pressure will be:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

**E.**

Options are :

- C
- E
- D
- A
- B

**Answer :**B

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