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

Explanation:

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

Explanation:

28.
The value of 'C ' of Indian type W.C. shown in the given figure is :

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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.
d^{2} x (ds)^{2} C.
L.D 1 + s ^{2} D.
2 LD 1 + s ^{2}

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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

Explanation: