Civil Engineering - Building Construction

1. 

To stagger vertical joints in successive courses of a wall, a piece of brick is generally used at the end of the course, which is known as

A. bat
B. header
C. stretcher
D. closer.

Answer: Option D

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2. 

The concrete slump recommended for foundations, is

A. 25 to 50 mm
B. 30 to 125 mm
C. 50 to 100 mm
D. 75 to 125 mm
E. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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3. 

The minimum thickness of walls built in cement mortar (1 : 6) for a single storey building, is

A. 10 cm
B. 15 cm
C. 20 cm
D. 25 cm
E. 30 cm.

Answer: Option C

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4. 

The form work from the slabs excluding props, can be removed only after

A. 1 day
B. 4 days
C. 7 days
D. 14 days

Answer: Option B

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5. 

The pile provided with one or more bulles in its vertical shaft, is generally known as

A. under-ream pile
B. friction pile
C. bearing pile
D. sheet pile.

Answer: Option A

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