Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


Which of the following pairs regarding the defects in timber are correctly matched ?
1. Upsets....due to overmaturity and unventilated star age of wood.
2. Fwciness....due to crushing of fibres running transversel.
3. Star shakes....radial splits widest at the circumference and diminishing towards the centre.
4. Heart shakes....cracks widest at the centre and diminishing towards the outer circumference.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

[A]. 1 and 2
[B]. 3 and 4
[C]. 1 and 4
[D]. 2 and 4

Answer: Option C


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Dolly said: (Jul 25, 2018)  
I think B is the correct answer.

Dolly said: (Aug 22, 2018)  
Upsets --> due to prematurity and unventilated star age of wood.

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