Civil Engineering - Strength of Materials

16. 

In the cantilever truss as shown in below figure, the horizontal component of the reaction at A, is

A. 30 tonnes
B. 60 tonnes
C. 90 tonnes
D. 120 tonnes
E. 150 tonnes.

Answer: Option A

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17. 

In case of an eccentric loading on a bracket subjected to moment M, the tangential force developed in any rivet, at right angles to its radius vector r is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option A

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18. 

A simply supported beam of span L carries a concentrated load W at its mid-span. The maximum bending moment M is

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option B

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19. 

The ratio of the maximum deflections of a beam simply supported at its ends with an isolated central load and that of with a uniformly distributed load over its entire length, is

A. 1
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option C

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20. 

The shape of the bending moment diagram over the length of a beam, carrying a uniformly distributed load is always

A. linear
B. parabolic
C. cubical
D. circular.

Answer: Option B

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