Civil Engineering - Building Construction

21.
The columns of multi-storeyed buildings are designed to withstand the forces due to
dead loads
live loads
wind loads
earthquakes
all of these.
Answer: Option
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22.
The black cotton soil
undergoes volumetric changes
swells excessively when wet
shrinks excessively when dry
has a tendency of swelling and shrinking due to clay particles
all the above.
Answer: Option
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23.
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
In dog-legged stairs, no space between its flights is provided
In open newel stair, a rectangular well is provided
In geometric stair, a curved shaped well between forward and backward flights, is provided
In geometrical stair, two quarter space landing is provided.
Answer: Option
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24.
Exposed portions of vertical surface at right angles to the door or window frame, are known as
jambs
lintels
reveals
soffits.
Answer: Option
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25.
To obtain good bonding in brick masonry
first class bricks are used
vertical joints in alternate courses are kept in plumb line
bats are used where necessary
all the above.
Answer: Option
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