Civil Engineering - Estimating and Costing

Exercise :: Estimating and Costing - Section 1

16. 

Pick up the incorrect statement regarding a master trap from the following :

A. It is provided in between the lower end of the house drain and the street sewer
B. It is provided a cleaning eye at the top of the trap
C. The height of fresh air inlet pipe fixed vertically with wall is 3 m
D. The mica flap valve which opens inwards only, is fitted at the top of the inlet pipe
E. The water seal is less than that of ordinary traps.

Answer: Option E

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17. 

The concrete work for the following part of the building of specified thickness is measured in square metres

A. Root slabs
B. Floors
C. D.P.C.
D. Wall panels
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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18. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The estimated value of the work excluding the amount for contigencies, work charged establishment, tool and plants, is called work value
B. The actual expenditure involved to complete a work including incidental, establishment and travelling charges, is called actual cost
C. The formal acceptance by the administrative department for incurring an expenditure on the work, is called administrative approval
D. The order of a competent authority sanctioning a properly detailed estimate of the cost of a work of construction or repair is called technical sanction
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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19. 

The expected out turn of cement concrete 1 : 2 : 4 per mason per day is

A. 1.5 m3
B. 2.5 m3
C. 3.5 m3
D. 5.0 m3

Answer: Option D

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20. 

The area of the cross-section of a road fully in banking shown in the given figure, is

A.
B.
C.
D. None of these

Answer: Option A

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