RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 8

The radius of a bar bend to form a hook, should not be less than:


Options are :

  • None of these
  • Thrice the diameter
  • Four times the diameter
  • Twice the diameter
  • Five times the diameter

Answer :Twice the diameter

Distribution of shear intensity over a rectangular section of a beam, follows:


Options are :

  • An elliptical curve
  • A circular curve
  • A straight line
  • None of these
  • A parabolic curve

Answer :A parabolic curve

Hydraulics MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 2

Total pressure on the vertical face of a retaining wall of height h acts parallel to free surface and from the base at a distance of:


Options are :

  • h/3
  • 2h/3
  • h/2
  • h/4

Answer :h/3

For stairs spanning l metres longitudinally between supports at the bottom and top of a flight carrying a load w per unit horizontal area, the maximum bending moment per metre width, is:


A.


B.


C.


D.


E.


Options are :

  • B
  • A
  • C
  • E
  • D

Answer :E

The length of the straight portion of a bar beyond the end of the hook, should be at least:


Options are :

  • Twice the diameter
  • Five times the diameter
  • Seven times the diameter
  • Four times the diameter
  • Thrice the diameter

Answer :Seven times the diameter

Concrete Technology MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 8

The horizontal portion of a step in a stairs case, is known as:


Options are :

  • Flight
  • Tread
  • Rise
  • Winder

Answer :Tread

The thickness of the topping of a ribbed slab, varies between:


Options are :

  • 5 cm to 8 cm
  • 8 cm to 10 cm
  • 3 cm to 5 cm
  • 12 cm to 18 cm
  • 12 cm to 15 cm

Answer :5 cm to 8 cm

To ensure that the hogging bending moment at two points of suspension of a pile of length L equals the sagging moment at its centre, the distances of the points of suspension from either end, is:


Options are :

  • 0.107 L
  • 0.407 L
  • 0.307 L
  • 0.207 L

Answer :0.207 L

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

If p1 is the vertical intensity of pressure at a depth h on a block of earth weighing w per unit volume and the angle of repose ?, the lateral intensity of pressure p2 is:


A.


B.


C.


D.


Options are :

  • B
  • A
  • D
  • C

Answer :B

An R.C.C. column of 30 cm diameter is reinforced with 6 bars 12 mm ? placed symmetrically along the circumference

If it carries a load of 40, 000 kg axially, the stress is:


Options are :

  • 49.9 kg/cm^(2)
  • 175 kg/cm^(2)
  • 100 kg/cm^(2)
  • 250 kg/cm^(2)

Answer :49.9 kg/cm^(2)

The maximum diameter of a bar used in a ribbed slab, is:


Options are :

  • 12 mm
  • 22 mm
  • 24 mm
  • 20 mm
  • 6 mm

Answer :22 mm

Construction Management MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 1

To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation, is:


Options are :

  • Decreased gradually towards the edge
  • Kept zero at the edge
  • Increased gradually towards the edge
  • Kept uniform throughout

Answer :Decreased gradually towards the edge

The weight of a foundation is assumed as:


Options are :

  • 12% of wall weight
  • 5% of wall weight
  • 10% of wall weight
  • 7% of wall weight

Answer :10% of wall weight

The length of lap in tension reinforcement should not be less than the bar diameter x (actual tension / four times the permissible average bond stress) if it is more than:


Options are :

  • 36 bar diameters
  • 30 bar diameters
  • 24 bar diameters
  • 18 bar diameters

Answer :30 bar diameters

Hydraulics MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 9

In a singly reinforced beam, the effective depth is measured from its compression edge to:


Options are :

  • Neutral axis of the beam
  • Tensile edge
  • Longitudinal central axis
  • Tensile reinforcement

Answer :Tensile reinforcement

The maximum ratio of span to depth of a cantilever slab, is:


Options are :

  • 10
  • 16
  • 12
  • 14
  • 8

Answer :12

For stairs spanning horizontally, the minimum waist provided is:


Options are :

  • 4 cm
  • 8 cm
  • 6 cm
  • 10 cm
  • 12 cm

Answer :12 cm

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 5

If the ratio of the span to the overall depth does not exceed 10, the stiffness of the beam will ordinarily be satisfactory in case of a:


Options are :

  • Simply supported beam
  • None of these
  • Cantilever beam
  • Continuous beam

Answer :Cantilever beam

A T-beam behaves as a rectangular beam of a width equal to its flange if its neutral axis:


Options are :

  • None of these
  • Remains below the slab
  • Coincides the geometrical centre of the beam
  • Remains within the flange

Answer :Remains within the flange

If the depth of actual neutral axis of a doubly reinforced beam:


Options are :

  • is less than the depth of critical neutral axis, the steel in the tensile zone attains its maximum stress earlier
  • is greater than the depth of critical neutral axis, the concrete attains its maximum stress earlier
  • All the above
  • is equal to the depth of critical neutral axis, the concrete and steel attain their maximum stresses simultanesouly

Answer :All the above

Concrete Technology MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 3

The toe projection of foundation slabs is taken:


Options are :

  • As one sixth of overall height of the wall
  • As one third of the base
  • Below ground surface
  • Equal to heel slab

Answer :As one third of the base

If bending moment is M, shear force is F effecive depth is d, lever arm is la area of reinforcement is As and sum of the circumferences of main reinforcement is 0, the bond stress based on working stress method, is:


A.


B.


C.


D.


Options are :

  • A
  • D
  • B
  • C

Answer :A

If the maximum shear stress at the end of a simply supported R.C.C. beam of 16 m effective span is 10 kg/cm2, the length of the beam having nominal reinforcement, is:


A.

4 cm


B.

6 m


C.

8 m


D.

10 m


Options are :

  • C
  • A
  • B
  • D

Answer :C

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

The maximum shear stress (qmax) in a rectangular beam is:


Options are :

  • 2.0 times the average
  • 1.50 times the average
  • 1.25 times the average
  • 2.5 times the average
  • 1.75 times the average

Answer :1.50 times the average

If the diameter of longitudinal bars of a square column is 16 mm, the diameter of lateral ties should not be less than:


Options are :

  • 8 mm
  • 6 mm
  • 4 mm
  • 5 mm
  • 10 mm

Answer :5 mm

In a simply supported slab the minimum spacing of distribution reinforcement, should be four times the effective thickness of the slab or:


Options are :

  • 20 cm
  • 40 cm
  • 50 cm
  • 60 cm
  • 30 cm

Answer :60 cm

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 1

The depth of the centre of gravity (y) of the resultant compressive stress from the compression edge of the T-beam specified in Q. 13.52 is given by:


A.


B.


C.


D.


Options are :

  • D
  • C
  • B
  • A

Answer :D

A reinforced concrete cantilever beam is 3.6 m long, 25 cm wide and has its lever arm 40 cm. It carries a load of 1200 kg at its free end and vertical stirrups can carry 1800 kg

Assuming concrete to carry one-third of the diagonal tension and ignoring the weight of the beam, the number of shear stirrups required, is:


Options are :

  • 35
  • 45
  • 50
  • 30
  • 40

Answer :40

Pick up the true statement from the following:


Options are :

  • In the absence of beams, it is easier to install piping
  • All the above
  • Plain ceiling provides the best property diffusing light
  • A flat slab is capable to withstand concentrated loads
  • In the absence of beams, it is easier to paint

Answer :All the above

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 5

Steel beam theory is used for:


Options are :

  • Doubly reinforced beams ignoring compressive stress in concrete
  • Steel beams encased in concrete
  • Beams if shear exceeds 4 times allowable shear stress
  • Design of simple steel beams

Answer :Doubly reinforced beams ignoring compressive stress in concrete

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