Building Construction

Q: Rotary drilling

(a) :  is not suitable for deposits containing very coarse gravel
(b) :  hinders the ground water observations and permeability test
(c) :  is not economical for holes of less than 10 cm.
(d) :  all the above
(e) :  None of these
Answer:  all the above.

Q: You are asked to design and supervise a truss for a factory to have spans 6 m to 9 m. The type of the truss you will use, is

(a) :  mansored truss
(b) :  queen post truss
(c) :  king post truss
(d) :  collar truss
(e) :  None of these
Answer:  king post truss

Q: Which one of the following factors is considered for the orientation of buildings :

(a) :  the exposure of the walls and roof of the buildings to the rays of sun
(b) :  the extent up to which the sunrays penetrate with the verandah.
(c) :  all the above.
(d) :  the direction of the prevailing winds in the area
(e) :  None of these
Answer:  all the above.

Q: In grillage foundations a minimum 15 cm cover is provided on

(a) :  upper flange of top tier
(b) :  lower beam of lower tier
(c) :  ends of external beams
(d) :  all of above
(e) :  None of these
Answer:  lower beam of lower tier

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