Civil Engineering - Building Construction

41. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following :

A. The function of foundation is to distribute the load of super structure over a large bearing area
B. No timbering is required for shallow trenches
C. Shallow foundations can be constructed on made-up soil
D. Grillage foundation is classified as a shallow foundation
E. Black cotton soil is very good for foundation bed.

Answer: Option E

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42. 

In horizontal D.P.C, thickness of cement concrete (1 : 2 : 4) is

A. 2 cm
B. 4 cm
C. 6 cm
D. 8 cm
E. 10 cm.

Answer: Option B

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43. 

Which one of the following factors is considered for the orientation of buildings :

A. the direction of the prevailing winds in the area
B. the exposure of the walls and roof of the buildings to the rays of sun
C. the extent up to which the sunrays penetrate with the verandah.
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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44. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following :

A. Cement is added to lime mortar to increase its hydraulic properties only
B. Lime surkhi mortar is used for pointing the walls
C. Lime should be slaked before preparing lime mortar
D. High early strength concrete is generally used in cold weather.

Answer: Option A

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45. 

Which one of the following rocks is used for monumental buildings :

A. granite
B. marble
C. sand stone
D. slate.

Answer: Option B

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