Civil Engineering - Building Construction

36. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following :

A. lime mortar with cement in the ratio of in 10 is cheaper and better for outside plaster
B. the lime with surkhi used as mortor for construction reduces the cost and provides equal strength to wall
C. for very cold or very hot climate, a compact and closed plan should be provided
D. on the sea coast, an exposed and open house is generally preferred
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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37. 

Pile foundations are suitable for

A. water logged soils
B. soft rocks
C. compact soils
D. multistoreyed buildings
E. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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38. 

In verandah floors outward slope is

A. 1 in 40
B. 1 in 50
C. 1 in 60
D. 1 in 70
E. 1 in 100.

Answer: Option C

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39. 

A floor constructed with the 4 to 6 mm marble chips, is known

A. reinforced marble floor
B. terrazo floor
C. marble floor
D. chip floor
E. mosaic floor.

Answer: Option B

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40. 

In flat roof of reinforced cement concrete, the recommended angle of slope, is

A. zero
B. a few degrees
C. 10°
D. 200°.

Answer: Option B

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