Building Construction Quiz Test : 290+ Latest Questions

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Building Construction Quiz

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1. The nominal thickness of an expansion joint in brick walls, is kept more than

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2. To construct a 10 cm thick partition wall, you will prefer

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3. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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4. Minimum width of landing should be

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5. A concrete structure is set on fire and the temperature raises to 1000°C. The strength of concrete
as compared to original strength reduces to

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6. The type of arch used for high class buildings where appearance is of prime importance, is known
as

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7. In case of foundations on black cotton soils, the most suitable method to increase the bearing
capacity of soils is to

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8. For the manufacture of Portland cement, the proportions of raw materials used, are

 

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9. Rotary drilling is the fastest method in case of

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10. A roof which slopes in four directions, is called

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11. The single stage well point system of dewatering an excavation can be used if the depth of
excavation does not exceed

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12. The maximum number of steps in a flight should generally be restricted to

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13. The depth of the ground water table may be ascertained by

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14. The piece of a brick cut along the centre of width in such a way that its length is equal to that of
full brick, is called

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15. A wooden block fixed on back side of a door frame on its post, is known as

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

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17. A solid core of rock is formed inside the cylinder in the case of

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18. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

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19. 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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20. The voussoir placed at crown of an arch, is known as a

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21. An arch may fail due to

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22. The exterior angle between outer faces of a wall, is known as

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23. The under surface of an arch, is called

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24. The stone whose crushing strength is maximum, is

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25. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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26. For a rectangular foundation of width b, eccentricity of load should not exceed

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27. For a wall carrying heavy load on low bearing capacity soil,

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28. The rock formed from the solidification of molten matter (magma) is called:

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29. The loose pockets in soil mass can be bridged safely by providing a raft foundation provided the
soft area is smaller than

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30. Plywood is made by bonding together thin layers of wood in such a way that the angle between
grains of any layer to grains of adjacent layers is

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31. Vertical construction joints are provided where the shearing forces are minimum in the case of

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32. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

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33. The compaction of concrete in the drilled pile hole is done by compressed air in the case of

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34. Dutch bond is a modification of

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35. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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36. The minimum distance between the centres of bulb of diameter du, of a multi under reamed piles,
is

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37. If the depth of an excavation is 20 metres, number of single stage well points to be installed at
various levels, is

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38. Pitched and sloping roofs are suitable for

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39. 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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40. The type of footing which is used to transmit heavy loads through steel columns is

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41. Queen closer may be placed

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42. In ordinary residential and public buildings, the damp proof course is generally provided at

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43. The sound which continues even after its source is cut off, is called

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44. Rapid hardening cement attains early strength due to

 

 

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45. Spalling hammer is used for

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46. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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47. Higher pitch of the roof
(i) Results in stronger roof
(ii) Results in weaker roof
(iii) Requires more covering material
(iv) Requires less covering material
The correct answer is

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48. In clay soil

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49. A floor constructed with 3 mm marble chips, is known

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50. To support a heavy structure in sandy soil, the type of foundation generally used, is

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