Civil Engineering - Building Construction

26. 

Raft foundations are used for :

A. providing increased area of foundation over poor bearing capacity of soil
B. spanning over small soft or loose pockets
C. counter acting the hydrostatic effect
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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27. 

For brick construction, the lime-sand mortar, is

A. 1:1
B. 1:2
C. 1:3
D. 1:4
E. 1:5.

Answer: Option B

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28. 

An arch constructed with finely dressed stones, is known

A. ashlar arch
B. rubble arch
C. gauged arch
D. axed arch.

Answer: Option A

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29. 

Cavity wall is generally provided for

A. heat insulation
B. sound insulation
C. prevention of dampness
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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30. 

Dampness causes

A. efflorescence
B. bleaching of paints
C. crumbling of plaster
D. growth of termites
E. none of these.

Answer: Option D

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