Civil Engineering - Building Construction

6.
You are asked to design and supervise a truss for a factory to have spans 6 m to 9 m. The type of the truss you will use, is
mansored truss
queen post truss
king post truss
collar truss
none of these.
Answer: Option
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7.
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
The retaining wall should be structurally capable to resist the applied earth pressure
The section of the retaining wall should be so proportioned that it may not overturn by the lateral pressure
The retaining wall should be safe against sliding
The foundation of the retaining wall should not be stressed beyond safe bearing capacity ; due to its weight and the force resulting from the earth pressure
to drain off water from the earth retained, weep holes are provided near the top of the retaining wall.
Answer: Option
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8.
The arrangement of supporting an existing structure by providing supports underneath, is known as
shoring
underpinning
jacking
piling
Answer: Option
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9.
The process of keeping concrete moist for a certain period after its finishing, is known as
finishing of concrete
curing of concrete
placing of concrete
compaction of concrete
none of these.
Answer: Option
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10.
The inclined surface of an abutment to receive the arch, is known as
skew back
soffit
spandril
haunch.
Answer: Option
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