Civil Engineering - Estimating and Costing

Exercise :: Estimating and Costing - Section 2

11. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. The built up covered area at the floor level of any storey of a building is called plinth area
B. The usable covered area of the rooms of any storey of a building is called carpet area
C. The carpet area of a building along with area of its kitchen, pantry, store, lavatory, bath room and glazed verandah, is called floor area
D. None of these.

Answer: Option D

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12. 

Carpet area does not include the area of

A. the walls along with doors and other openings
B. verandah, corridor and passage
C. bath room and lavatory
D. kitchen and pantry
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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13. 

The trap which is provided to disconnect the house drain from the street sewer is called

A. Master trap
B. Intercepting trap
C. Interception manhole
D. Intercepterchamber
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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14. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. Lead is the average horizontal straight distance between the borrow pit and the place of spreading soil
B. The lead is calculated for each block of the excavated area
C. The unit of lead is 50 m for a distance upto 500 m
D. The unit of lead is 1 km where the lead exceeds 2 km.

Answer: Option D

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15. 

Pick up the correct statement regarding the centre line method of estimating a building

A. Product of the centre line of the walls and area of cross-section of any item, gives total quantity of the item
B. The centre line is worked out separately for different sections of walls of a building
C. The centre line length is reduced by half the layer of main wall joining the partition wall
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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