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

##### The general expression for the B.M. of a beam of length l is the beam carries Larger image Options are :

• None of these
• A load varying linearly from zero at one end to w at the other end
• A uniformly distributed load w/unit length
• An isolated load at mid span

##### A three hinged arch is generally hinged at its supports and:

Options are :

• At the crown
• At one quarter span
• Any where in the rib
• None of these

Answer :Any where in the rib

Options are :

• C
• A
• E
• D
• B

Options are :

• B
• D
• A
• C

Options are :

• D
• C
• B
• A

##### The strain energy stored in a spring when subjected to greatest load without being permanently distorted, is called:

Options are :

• Stiffness
• Proof resilience
• Proof stress

##### By applying the static equations i.e. ?H = 0, ?V = 0 and ?M = 0, to a determinate structure, we may determine:

Options are :

• Internal forces only
• Shear forces only
• Supporting reactions only
• All the above
• Bending moments only

Options are :

• D
• C
• B
• A

##### Larger image is the equation for Euler's crippling load if:

Options are :

• Both the ends are fixed
• Both the ends are hinged
• One end is fixed and other end is hinged
• One end is fixed and other end is free

Answer :Both the ends are hinged

Options are :

• C
• A
• B
• D

Options are :

• C
• D
• A
• B

Options are :

• B
• A
• C
• E
• D

Options are :

• 12
• 8
• 16
• 4

##### The ratio of lateral strain to axial strain of a homogeneous material, is known:

Options are :

• Yield ratio
• Poisson's ratio
• Plastic ratio
• Hooke's ratio

Options are :

• D
• B
• C
• A

##### At yield point of a test piece, the material:

Options are :

• Undergoes plastic deformation
• Behaves in an elastic manner
• Obeys Hooke's law
• Regains its original shape on removal of the load

Options are :

• 0.207
• 0.307
• 0.508
• 0.407

Options are :

• 1
• 3
• Zero
• 2

Options are :

• C
• D
• B
• A

Options are :

• B
• E
• D
• C
• A

Options are :

• 1.25
• 2.5
• 1
• 1.5
• 2.0

Options are :

• C joint
• D joint
• B joint
• A joint

Options are :

• A
• C
• B
• D

##### In a shaft, the shear stress is not directly proportional to:

Options are :

• Modulus of rigidity
• Length of the shaft
• Angle of twist

Options are :

• A
• D
• C
• B

Options are :

• D
• B
• C
• A

Options are :

• A
• B
• D
• C

Options are :

• D
• C
• B
• A

##### The strain energy due to volumetric strain:

Options are :

• is directly proportional to the volume
• all the above
• is directly proportional to the square of exerted pressure
• is inversely proportional to Bulk modulus

Options are :

• Zero
• 3
• 1
• 2