**Question No 1: **A
simply supported beam, 6m long and of effective depth 50cm, carries a uniformly
distributed load 2400kg/m including its self weight. If the lever arm factor is
0.85 and permissible tensile stress of steel is 1400 kg/m^{2}, the area
of steel required, is…

**A.** 14 cm^{2}

**B. **15 cm^{2}

**C. **16 cm^{2}

**D. **17 cm^{2}

**E. **18 cm^{2}

**Question No 2: **The
length of the straight portion of a bar beyond the end of the hook, should be
at least…

**A. **Twice the diameter

**B. **Thrice the diameter

**C. **Four times the diameter

**D. **Five times the diameter

**E. **Seven times the diameter

**Question No 3: **If
the diameter of longitudinal bars of a square column is 6mm, the diameter of
lateral ties should not be less than…

**A. **4 mm

**B. **5 mm

**C. **6 mm

**D. **8 mm

**E. **10 mm

**Question No 4: **If
the maximum shear stress at the end of a simply supported R.C.C. beam of 16m
effective span is 10kg/m^{2}, the length of the beam having nominal
reinforcement, is…

**A. **4 cm

**B. **6 cm

**C. **8 cm

**D. **10 cm

**Question No 5: **If
a rectangular prestressed beam of an effective span of 5 meters and carrying a
total load 3840 kg/m, is designed by the load balancing method, the central dip
of the parabolic tendon should be…

**A. **5 cm

**B. **10 cm

**C. **15 cm

**D. **20 cm

**E. **25 cm

**Question No 6: **In
a singly reinforced beam, the effective depth is measured from its compression
edge to….

**A. **Tensile edge

**B. **Tensile reinforcement

**C. **Neutral axis of the beam

**D. **Longitudinal central axis

**Question No 7: **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. of the area from its neutral axis

**D. **Moment of the beam section about its neutral axis

**E. **Width of the beam

**Question No 8: **The
maximum ratio of span to depth of a cantilever slab, is…

**A. **8

**B. **10

**C. **12

**D. **14

**E. **16

**Question No 9: **To
ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation, is….

**A. **Kept uniform throughout

**B. **Increased gradually towards the edge

**C. **Decreased gradually towards the edge

**D. **Kept zero at the edge

**Question No 10: **The
thickness of the topping of a ribbed slab, varies between..

**A. **3 cm to 5 cm

**B. **5 cm to 8 cm

**C. **8 cm to 10 cm

**D. **12 cm to 15 cm

**E. **15 cm to 18 cm

**Question No 11: ** 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…

**A. **0.107 L

**B. **0.207 L

**C. **0.307 L

**D. **0.407 L

**Question No 12: **Distribution
reinforcement in a simply supported slab, is provided to distribute…

**A. **Load

**B. **Temperature stress

**C. **Shrinkage stress

**D. **All of the above

**Question No 13: **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…

**A. **18 bar diameters

**B. **24 bar diameters

**C. **30 bar diameters

**D. **36 bar diameters

**Question No 14: **The
horizontal portion of a step in a stairs case, is known as…

**A. **Rise

**B. **Flight

**C. **Winder

**D. **Tread

**Question No 15: **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…

**A. **h/4

**B. **h/3

**C. **h/2

**D. **2h/3

**Answers Here**

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