# Civil Engineering - Estimating and Costing

### Exercise :: Estimating and Costing - Section 1

31.

The most reliable estiamte is

 A. Detailed estimate B. Preliminary estimate C. Plinth area estimate D. Cube rate estimate E. None of these.

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32.

The expected out turn of 12 mm plastering with cement mortar is

 A. 2.5 sq m B. 4.0 sq m C. 6.0 sq m D. 8.0 sq m E. 10 sq m

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33.

The main factor to be considered while preparing a detailed estimate, is

 A. Quantity of the materials B. Availability of materials C. Transportation of materials D. Location of site and local labour charges E. All the above.

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34.

The damp proof course (D.P.C.) is measured in

 A. Cub.m B. Sq m C. Metres D. None of these

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35.

The reduced levels of points, 30 metres apart along the longitudinal section of a road portion between chainages 5 and 9 are shown in the given figure. If there is a uniform up-gradient of the road 120 in 1, the chainage of the point with no filling or cutting is

 A. (6 + 15) chains B. (6 + 12) chains C. (6 + 18) chains D. None of these.