Civil Engineering

Q: When a cohesionless soil attains quick condition, it looses

(a) :  shear strength
(b) :  bearing capacity
(c) :  both (a) and (b)
(d) :  neither (a) nor (6).
(e) :  None of these
Answer:  both (a) and (b)
Explanation:  

Q: As per IS : 456, the reinforcement in a column should not be less than

(a) :  0.5% and not more than 5% of cross-sec-tional area
(b) :  0.6% and not more than 6% of cross-see-tional area
(c) :  0.7% and not more than 7% of cross-sec-tional area
(d) :  0.8% and not more than 8% of cross-sectional area
(e) :  None of these
Answer:  0.8% and not more than 8% of cross-sectional area
Explanation:  

Q: Steel beam theory is used for

(a) :  design of simple steel beams
(b) :  steel beams encased in concrete
(c) :  doubly reinforced beams ignoring compressive stress in concrete
(d) :  beams if shear exceeds 4 times allowable shear stress.
(e) :  None of these
Answer:  doubly reinforced beams ignoring compressive stress in concrete
Explanation:  

Q: Top surface of steel sleepers, is

(a) :  kept level throughout
(b) :  provided a cant of 1 in 20 inward
(c) :  provided a cant of 1 in 20 outward
(d) :  all of these
(e) :  None of these
Answer:  provided a cant of 1 in 20 inward
Explanation:  

Q: Work may be defined as

(a) :  force x distance
(b) :  force x velocity
(c) :  force x acceleration
(d) :  all of these
(e) :  None of these
Answer:  force x disstance
Explanation:  

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