Building Construction Quiz-1

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Building Construction Set – 1

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In soils possessing low bearing capacity, the type of foundation generally provided, is

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The bearing capacity of a water logged soil can be improved by

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The maximum total settlement for isolated foundations on clayey soils should be limited to

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Cast iron piles

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The number of steps in a flight generally should not be less than

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A wall constructed with stones to protect slopes of cuttings in natural ground from the action of
weathering agents, is called

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For each storey of a building, the depth of exploration should be

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The service area in a building means the area occupied by

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The form work from the slabs excluding props, can be removed only after

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The minimum strength of the mortar used in load-bearing brick masonry, is

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The type of arch generally constructed over a wooden lintel or over a flat arch for the purpose of
carrying the load of the wall above is

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The columns of multi-storeyed buildings are designed to withstand the forces due to

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To obtain good bonding in brick masonry

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Open test pit is only suitable upto a depth of

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The type of roof which slopes in two directions with a break in the slope on each side is known as

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The pile which supports the load due to friction between pile face and surrounding soil, is
generally known as

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The wedge shaped bricks forming an arch ring, are called

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The platform at the end of a series of steps, is known as

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The inclined surface of an abutment to receive the arch, is known as

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Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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For different layers of cement concrete floor. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

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The type of pointing in which upper side of mortar joints is kept about 12 mm inside the face of
the masonry and bottom is kept flushed with face of wall, is

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The process of filling hollow spaces of walls before plastering, is known

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The foundation which consists of a thick reinforced cement slab covering whole area to support
heavy concentrated structural loads, is known as

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As compared to stretcher course, the thickness of joints in header course should be

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