Civil Engineering - Building Construction

1. 

In grillage foundations, distance between flanges of grillage beams, is kept

A. 40 cm
B. equal to flange width
C. twice the flange width
D. maximum of (a), (b) and (c).

Answer: Option C

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2. 

Herringbone bond is used for

A. walls having thickness more than 4 bricks
B. architectural finish to the face work
C. ornamental panels in brick flooring
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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3. 

A cut in frame of a door to receive the shutter, is called

A. louver
B. stop
C. horn
D. rebate.

Answer: Option D

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4. 

The alignment of a cross joint along the plumb line is

A. bed block
B. perpend
C. lintel
D. vertical line.

Answer: Option B

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5. 

A temporary rigid structure having platforms to enable masons to work at different stages of a building, is known as

A. scaffolding
B. dead shore
C. raking shore
D. under pinning.

Answer: Option A

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