Civil Engineering - RCC Structures Design

1. 

A T-beam behaves as a rectangular beam of a width equal to its flange if its neutral axis

A. remains within the flange
B. remains below the slab
C. coincides the geometrical centre of the beam
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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2. 

The weight of a foundation is assumed as

A. 5% of wall weight
B. 7% of wall weight
C. 10% of wall weight
D. 12% of wall weight

Answer: Option C

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3. 

The maximum shear stress (qmax) in a rectangular beam is

A. 1.25 times the average
B. 1.50 times the average
C. 1.75 times the average
D. 2.0 times the average
E. 2.5 times the average.

Answer: Option B

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4. 

For stairs spanning horizontally, the minimum waist provided is

A. 4 cm
B. 6 cm
C. 8 cm
D. 10 cm
E. 12 cm.

Answer: Option E

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5. 

Total pressure on the vertical face of a retaining wall of height h acts parallel to free surface and from the base at a distance of

A. h/4
B. h/3
C. h/2
D. 2h/3

Answer: Option B

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