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.

Answer: Option A

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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

Answer: Option D

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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.

Answer: Option E

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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

Answer: Option B

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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.

Answer: Option B

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