# A raft foundation is provided if its area exceeds the plan area of the building by

Question: A raft foundation is provided if its area exceeds the plan area of the building by A. 10 % B. 20 % C. 40 % D. 50% Answer» d. 50% Note: The above multiple-choice question is for all general…

# The percentage of minimum reinforcement of the gross sectional area in slabs, is

Question: The percentage of minimum reinforcement of the gross sectional area in slabs, is A. 0.10 % B. 0.12 % C. 0.15 % D. 0.18% Answer» c. 0.15 % Note: The above multiple-choice question is for all general and Competitive…

# If the permissible compressive stress for a concrete in bending is C kg/m2 , the modular ratio is

Question: If the permissible compressive stress for a concrete in bending is C kg/m2 , the modular ratio is A. 2800/C B. 2300/2C C. 2800/3C D. 2800/C2 Answer» c. 2800/3C Note: The above multiple-choice question is for all general and…

# An under-reinforced section means

Question: An under-reinforced section means A. Steel is provided at the underside only B. Steel provided is insufficient C. Steel provided on one face only D. Steel will yieldfirst Answer» d. Steel will yieldfirst Note: The above multiple-choice question is…

# In a doubly-reinforced beam if and is the effective depth and is depth of critical neutral axis, the following relationship holds good

Question: In a doubly-reinforced beam if and is the effective depth and is depth of critical neutral axis, the following relationship holds good A. mc/t = n/(d – n) B. (m + c)/t = n/(d + n) C. (t +…

# If p1 is the vertical intensity of pressure at a depth h on a block of earth weighing w per unit p2 is

Question: If p1 is the vertical intensity of pressure at a depth h on a block of earth weighing w per unit p2 is A. wh (1 – cos )/(1 + ) B. wh (1 – sin )/(1 + )…

# For a circular slab carrying a uniformly distributed load, the ratio of the maximumnegative to maximum positive radial moment, is

Question: For a circular slab carrying a uniformly distributed load, the ratio of the maximumnegative to maximum positive radial moment, is A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 5 Answer» b. 2 Note: The above multiple-choice question is for all…

# The width of the flange of a T-beam should be less than

Question: The width of the flange of a T-beam should be less than A. One-third of the effective span of the T-beam B. Distance between the centres of T-beam C. Breadth of the rib plus twelve times the thickness of…

# In favourable circumstances a 15 cm concrete cube after 28 days, attains a maximum crushing strength

Question: In favourable circumstances a 15 cm concrete cube after 28 days, attains a maximum crushing strength A. 100 kg/cm2 B. 200 kg/cm2 C. 300 kg/cm2 D. 400 kg/cm2 Answer» d. 400 kg/cm2 Note: The above multiple-choice question is for…

# Pick up the incorrect statement from the following. The intensity of horizontal shear stress at the elemental part of a beam section, is directly proportional to

Question: Pick up the incorrect statement from the following. The intensity of horizontal shear stress at the elemental part of a beam section, is directly proportional to A. Shear force B. Area of the section C. Distance of the C.G.…