Civil Engineering - Building Construction

1. 

Under reamed piles are generally used for

A. machine foundations
B. factory buildinp
C. transmission linetowers
D. tall structures.
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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2. 

The thickness of a reinforced brick partition wall, is generally kept

A. 5 cm
B. 10 cm
C. 15 cm
D. 20 cm
E. 25 cm.

Answer: Option B

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3. 

The wedge shaped bricks forming an arch ring, are called

A. Soffits
B. voussoirs
C. haunchs
D. spandrils.

Answer: Option B

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4. 

A pointed arch which forms isosceles or equilateral triangle, is generally known as

A. three centred arch
B. two centred arch
C. Lancet arch
D. Bull's eye arch.

Answer: Option C

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5. 

The art of bringing the floor to a true level surface by means of screads, is called

A. topping
B. bedding
C. screading
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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