Civil Engineering - Estimating and Costing

Exercise :: Estimating and Costing - Section 1

26. 

In the mid-section formula

A. The mean depth is the average of depths of two consecutive sections
B. The area of mid-sections is calculated by using mean depth
C. The volume of the earth work is calculated by multiplying the mid-section area by the distance between the two sections
D. The volume of the earth work is calculated by multiplying the mid-section area by the distance between the two original sections
E. (a), (b) and (c) of the above.

Answer: Option E

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27. 

The item of steel work which is measured in sq.m, is

A. Collapsible gates
B. Rolling shutters
C. Steel doors
D. Ventilators and glazing.
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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28. 

The value of 'C' of Indian type W.C. shown in the given figure is :

A. 400 mm
B. 450 mm
C. 500 mm
D. 550 mm

Answer: Option C

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29. 

The area of a sloping surface of a protective embankment of mean height d, side slopes S : 1 and length L is

A. d x d x s
B. d2 x (ds)2
C. L.D 1 + s2
D. 2 LD 1 + s2

Answer: Option C

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30. 

If the formation level of a highway has a uniform gradient for a particular length, and the ground is also having a longitudinal slope, the earthwork may be calculated by

A. Mid-section formula
B. Trapezoidal formula
C. Prismoidal formula
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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