# Civil Engineering - Building Construction - Discussion

### Discussion :: Building Construction - Section 1 (Q.No.11)

11.

The taper of precast concrete pile should not be more than

 [A]. 1 cm per metre length [B]. 2 cm per metre length [C]. 4 cm per metre length [D]. 5 cm per metre length.

Explanation:

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 Kish Christian said: (Nov 9, 2014) What is a taper?

 Kalyani said: (Oct 18, 2015) Reducing the size from one end to another end.

 Avinash said: (Jul 30, 2016) Yes, Kalyani is right.

 Prabir said: (Aug 21, 2016) Can you discuss it briefly! @Kalyani.

 Bhanu Reddy said: (Nov 5, 2016) Can you tell me briefly about that?

 Mohamed said: (Nov 17, 2016) The taper is the pile's head, a part of an object in the shape of a cone.

 Abhimanyu Singh said: (May 28, 2017) I didn't understand it. Please explain it for me.

 Shubhajit Chakrabarty said: (Oct 26, 2017) It is a rectangle shape with having height whose top end has bigger dimension and lower end has smaller dimension. Example: if we cut the top or crown horizontally of a pyramid then it convert a tapered section.

 Pk Pranab said: (Feb 4, 2018) Which is best for pile - taper or square pocket (extra base over the main base)? Please, anyone, explain.