Civil Engineering - Building Materials

1. 

A bull nose brick is not used for

A. rounding off sharp corners
B. pillars
C. decoration purpose
D. arches.

Answer: Option D

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2. 

Red short iron cracks when bent due to the presence of

A. sulphur
B. carbon
C. phosphorus
D. silicon.

Answer: Option A

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3. 

Linseed oil is used in paints as

A. thinner
B. vehicle
C. base
D. drier.

Answer: Option D

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4. 

Plaster of Paris is obtained by calcining

A. bauxite
B. gypsum
C. kankar
D. lime stone
E. none of these.

Answer: Option B

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5. 

For high grade instruments the steel preferred to, is

A. cast steel
B. bessemer steel
C. mild steel
D. whitworth compressed steel.

Answer: Option A

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