**The forces acting normally on the cross section of a bar shown in the given figure introduce:**

Options are :

- Tensile stress
- None of these
- Shear stress
- Compressive stress

**Answer :**Tensile stress

**At any point of a beam, the section modulus may be obtained by dividing the moment of inertia of the section by:**

Options are :

- None of these
- Maximum compressive stress at the section
- Maximum tensile stress at the section
- Depth of the section
- Depth of the neutral axis

**Answer :**Depth of the neutral axis

**The maximum deflection due to a load W at the free end of a cantilever of length L and having flexural rigidity EI, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- A
- D
- C
- B

**Answer :**D

RCC Structures Design MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 1

**The equivalent length of a column of length L, having one end fixed and other end hinged, is:**

**A.**

2*L*

**B.**

*L*

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- A
- D
- C
- B

**Answer :**D

**The locus of the moment of inertia about inclined axes to the principal axis, is:**

Options are :

- Circle
- Straight line
- Ellipse
- Parabola

**Answer :**Ellipse

*m*1 and *m*2 are the members of two individual simple trusses of a compound truss. The compound truss will be rigid and determinate if:

Options are :

- m = m1 + m2 + 3
- m = m1 + m2 + 1
- m = m1 + m2
- m = m1 + m2 + 2

**Answer :**m = m1 + m2 + 3

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

**The load on a spring per unit deflection, is called:**

Options are :

- Proof load
- Proof stress
- Proof resilience
- Stiffness

**Answer :**Stiffness

**If the strain energy stored per unit volume in a hollow shaft subjected to a pure torque when t attains maximum shear stress fs the ratio of inner diameter to outer diameter, is **

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- D
- B
- C
- A

**Answer :**C

**If
the normal stresses due to longitudinal and transverse loads on a bar
are ?1 and ?2 respectively, the tangential component of the stress on an
inclined plane through ?°, the longitudinal load is:**

**A.**

?1 sin ? + ?2 cos ?

**B.**

?1 sin ?^(2) + ?2 cos^(2) ?

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- B
- A
- C
- D

**Answer :**C

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

**A close coil helical spring of mean diameter D consists of n coils of diameter d. If it carries an axial load W, the energy stored in the spring, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- D
- C
- B
- A

**Answer :**C

**In case of a simply supported I-section beam of span L and loaded with a central load W, the length of elasto-plastic zone of the plastic hinge, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

**E.**

None of these

Options are :

- E
- D
- B
- C
- A

**Answer :**D

**The equivalent length of a column of length L having one end fixed and the other end free, is:**

**A.**

2*L*

**B.**

*L*

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- B
- D
- A
- C

**Answer :**A

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

**The locus of the end point of the resultant of the normal and tangential components of the stress on an inclined plane, is:**

Options are :

- Parabola
- Ellipse
- Circle
- Straight line

**Answer :**Ellipse

**The maximum height of a masonry dam of a triangular section whose base width is b and specific gravity s, is:**

**A.**

*b*?*s*

**B.**

*b.s*

**C.**

?*bs*

**D.**

*s* ?*b*

**E.**

Options are :

- C
- A
- B
- D
- E

**Answer :**A

**For a strongest rectangular beam cut from a circular log, the ratio of the width and depth, is:**

Options are :

- 0.707
- 0.505
- 0.606
- 0.404
- 0.303

**Answer :**0.707

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 1

**In case of principal axes of a section:**

Options are :

- Product of moment of inertia is zero
- Difference of moment inertia is zero
- Sum of moment of inertia is zero
- None of these

**Answer :**Product of moment of inertia is zero

**A compound truss may be formed by connecting two simple rigid frames, by:**

Options are :

- Three parallel bars
- Three bars
- Three bars intersecting at a point
- Two bars

**Answer :**Three bars

**The force in BC of the truss shown in the given figure, is:**

**A.**

3.0*t* compression

**B.**

3.0*t* tension

**C.**

**D.**

**E.**

None of these

Options are :

- A
- C
- E
- D
- B

**Answer :**C

Theory of Structures MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 4

**The radius of gyration of a rectangular section (depth D, width B) from a centroidal axis parallel to the width is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- C
- B
- A
- D

**Answer :**C

**For calculating the permissible stress **

Options are :

- Straight line formula
- Perry's formula
- Parabolic formula
- Rankine's formula

**Answer :**Rankine's formula

**The ratio of the section modulus of a square section of side B and that of a circular section of diameter D, is:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- B
- A
- D
- C

**Answer :**B

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 1

*Ab* and *Ac* are the cross sections of bronze and copper bars of equal length, ?*b*, ?*c* are their respective stresses due to load *P*. If *Pb* and *Pc* are the loads shared by them, (where *Eb* and *Ec* are their modulii)

**A.**

**B.**

*P* = *Pb* + *Pc*

**C.**

*P* = *Ab* ?*b* + *Ac* ?*b*

**D.**

All the above

Options are :

- A
- D
- C
- B

**Answer :**D

**Slenderness ratio of a long column, is:**

Options are :

- Area of cross-section divided by least radius of gyration
- Length of column divided by least radius of gyration
- Area of cross-section divided by radius of gyration
- Radius of gyration divided by area of cross-section

**Answer :**Length of column divided by least radius of gyration

Elements of Remote Sensing MCQ Practice Questions (Civil) Set 3

**A short column (30 cm x 20 cm) carries a load P1 at 4 cm on one side and another load P2
at 8 cm on the other side along a principal section parallel to longer
dimension. If the extreme intensity on either side is same, the ratio of
P1 to P2 will be:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- A
- B
- D
- C

**Answer :**C

**A
steel bar 20 mm in diameter simply-supported at its ends over a total
span of 40 cm carries a load at its centre. If the maximum stress
induced in the bar is limited to N/mm2, the bending strain energy stored
in the bar, is:**

Options are :

- 411 N mm
- 511 N mm
- 711 N mm
- 611 Nmm

**Answer :**611 Nmm

**The equation of a parabolic arch of span l and rise h, is given by:**

**A.**

**B.**

**C.**

**D.**

Options are :

- A
- D
- C
- B

**Answer :**D

Concrete Technology MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Eng) Set 7

**Pick up the correct statement from the following:**

Options are :

- The moment of inertia is calculated about the axis about which bending takes place
- If tensile stress is more than axial stress, some portion of the section experiences a tensile stress
- If tensile stress is equal to axial stress, the section experiences compressive stress
- All the above
- If tensile stress is less than axial stress, the section experiences compressive stress

**Answer :**All the above

*If a concrete column 200 x 200 mm in cross-section is reinforced with four steel bars of 1200 mm^(2) total cross-sectional area*

**Calculate the safe load for the column if permissible stress in concrete is 5 N/mm^(2) and Es is 15 Ec:**

Options are :

- 284 MN
- None of these
- 294 MN
- 264 MN
- 274 MN

**Answer :**284 MN

**A close coil helical spring when subjected to a moment M having its axis along the axis of the helix:**

Options are :

- Its mean diameter will decrease
- All the above
- It is subjected to pure bending
- Its number of coils will increase

**Answer :**It is subjected to pure bending

Irrigation MCQ Practice Questions (Civil Engineering) Set 2

**In the truss shown in given figure, the force in member BD is:**

Options are :

- Zero
- 100 t tensile
- Indeterminate
- 100 t compressive

**Answer :**100 t compressive

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