Civil Engineering - Building Construction

1. 

Cast iron piles

A. are suitable for works under sea water
B. resist shocks or vibrations
C. are suitable for use as batter piles
D. are useful for heavy vertical loads.

Answer: Option D

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2. 

The depth of an arch is the distance between

A. ground level and springing line
B. crown and springing line
C. crown and ground level
D. intrados and extrados.

Answer: Option D

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3. 

Expansion joints in masonry walls are provided if length exceeds

A. 10 m
B. 20 m
C. 30 m
D. 40 m
E. 50 m.

Answer: Option D

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4. 

The platform at the end of a series of steps, is known as

A. platform
B. relief
C. rest
D. landing
E. stop.

Answer: Option D

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5. 

Raft foundation are generally preferred to when the area required for individual footing, is more than

A. 25% to total area
B. 30% of total area
C. 40% to total area
D. 50% of total area.

Answer: Option D

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