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The size of mould for bricks, is generally kept

[A]. a little large to specified size
[B]. a little small to specified size
[C]. equal to specified size
[D]. 10% larger than specified size
[E]. 20% larger than specified size.

Answer: Option A


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Mayank Tripathi said: (Sep 5, 2016)  
How is the possible the right answer is A "little large to specified size"?

Hindu said: (Sep 15, 2016)  
Because we need to apply mortar over the bricks.

Subhankar Santra said: (Oct 24, 2016)  
So as to allow space for the soil to expand in volume.

Lopamudra said: (Dec 11, 2016)  
Is there any formula?

Dev said: (Dec 30, 2016)  
I think 10% large than specified.

Nagesh said: (Jan 3, 2017)  
10 to 12 percent in all directions.

Gajan Rana said: (Jan 22, 2017)  
It is 10%.

Suman said: (Jan 29, 2017)  
I think the answer will be -D.

Sanketkumar said: (Feb 18, 2017)  
Answer will be D.

The size of mould must greater than bricks is 8.12%.

Gayathri said: (Feb 20, 2017)  
I think the answer may be option C.

Prakash said: (Feb 24, 2017)  
I think little large for shrinkage allowance.

Am I right?

Manoj Kumar said: (Mar 6, 2017)  
The correct answer is 10% larger than specified size.

Balveer Singh said: (Mar 16, 2017)  
I think the correct answer is 10% larger than specified size.

Vinod@Sharklc said: (Apr 16, 2017)  
Option A is correct. During drying process, it shrinks. That's why Mould kept a little large to specified size.

Gosai Chirag said: (Apr 26, 2017)  
The Right answer is option D.

G.S Meena said: (Jun 8, 2017)  
I think mould is larger than the brick in all direction 8-12%.

Praveen said: (Jun 12, 2017)  
10% is correct.

Nasib Singh said: (Jun 30, 2017)  
I think 10% is right answer.

Deepakrawat said: (Aug 6, 2017)  
8-12% larger than the size of the brick.

Viru Kapoor said: (Apr 3, 2018)  
It is 10 to 12% larger because of shrinkage after drying.

Sandeep Yogi said: (Apr 10, 2018)  
I think 8-10% of size of mould greater than size of brick because shrink the size of brick after dry.

Krishna Kumar said: (Jun 12, 2018)  
I think 10% larger is more specific.

Virender Pal said: (Jul 24, 2018)  
Yes. It should be 10%.

Because the size of mould is kept to be 8-12% greater than the actual size of brick.

Vijayakumar said: (Aug 16, 2018)  
It Should have a tolerance of approximately 5%.

So, the given answer is correct.

Viru Kapoor said: (Nov 1, 2018)  
Yes, it is 8 to12% larger.

So, Option D is correct.

Chinmay Buddhadev said: (Apr 5, 2019)  
Option - D is the correct answer.

10% large dimension are used for molds.

Prasanna said: (Jun 18, 2019)  
As per my knowledge, it will be 8 to 12%.

Saurabh said: (Jul 21, 2019)  
I think D is the correct answer.

Amar said: (Aug 23, 2019)  
It's 8-12%.

Arvind said: (Sep 14, 2019)  
D is the correct answer.

Krishan Kumar said: (Sep 23, 2020)  
I think 10% is correct.

Jiban Rout said: (May 29, 2021)  
8 to 10% in all directions.

Harpreet Sidhu said: (Jun 16, 2021)  
Yes, the Correct one is 10%.

Promit Dey said: (Jul 26, 2021)  
Answer is wrong. It will be 10% larger than actual size of brick.

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