Civil Engineering - Building Construction

16. 

The loose pockets in soil mass can be bridged safely by providing a raft foundation provided the soft area is smaller than

A. the column spacing
B. one-third the column spacing
C. half the column spacing
D. three-fourth the column spacing
E. none of these.

Answer: Option B

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17. 

The portion of a brick cut across the width, is called

A. closer
B. half brick
C. bed
D. bat.

Answer: Option D

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18. 

The concrete slump recommended for beams and slabs ; is

A. 25 to 50 mm
B. 25 to 75 mm
C. 30 to 125 mm
D. 50 to 100 mm
E. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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19. 

The member which is placed horizontally to support common rafter of a sloping roof, is

A. purlin
B. cleat
C. batten
D. strut.

Answer: Option A

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20. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Louvered door is generally provided in bath rooms
B. Flush door is generally provided in dinning room
C. Revolving door is generally provided in cinema halls
D. Sliding door is generally provided in show rooms
E. All the above.

Answer: Option C

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