Civil Engineering - Building Construction

46. 

The sound which continues even after its source is cut off, is called

A. reverberation
B. echo
C. intensity of sound
D. interference.

Answer: Option A

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47. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following :

A. In Flemish bond, headers and stretchers are laid alternately in the same course
B. In Flemish bond every header in each course lies centrally over every stretcher of the underlying course
C. In English bond, stretchers are laid in every course
D. In English bond, headers and stretchers are laid in alternate courses
E. None of these.

Answer: Option C

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48. 

Which of the following metal sheets is most effective in preventing dampness ?

A. Copper sheets
B. lead sheets
C. aluminium sheets
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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49. 

The least bearing capacity of soil is that of

A. hard rock
B. moist clay
C. soft rock
D. laminated
E. coarse sandy soil.

Answer: Option B

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50. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following :

A. the roof slabs of multi-storeyed buildings are constructed monolithically to carry the various floor loads
B. the beams of multi-storeyed buildings rest on girders and are the main load transferring members to the columns
C. the slab is spanned across the secondary beams provided between the main beams
D. All of these.

Answer: Option D

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