Civil Engineering - Building Construction

41. 

Safe bearing capacity of black cotton soil varies from

A. 2 to 3 t/m2
B. 5 to 7.5 t/m2
C. 8 to 10 t/m2
D. 10 to 12 t/m2.

Answer: Option B

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42. 

Crown is located at

A. highest point on the extrados of the arch
B. highest point on the intrados of the arch
C. skew-back of the arch
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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43. 

The nominal thickness of an expansion joint in brick walls, is kept more than

A. 5 mm
B. 10 mm
C. 15 mm
D. 20 mm
E. 40 mm.

Answer: Option D

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44. 

The nominal thickness of one brick wall in mm, is

A. 90 mm
B. 150 mm
C. 190 mm
D. 200 mm.

Answer: Option D

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45. 

The pile which supports the load partly by friction and partly by resting on hard stratum, is called

A. friction pile
B. bearing pile
C. friction bearing pile
D. rough pile.

Answer: Option C

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