Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


Consider the following statements :
A high lime content in a composite cement-lime mortor results in
1. slow hardening.
2. quick setting.
3. weaker mortar.
Of these statements :

[A]. 2 and 3 are correct
[B]. 1 and 2 are correct
[C]. 1 and 3 are correct
[D]. 1, 2 and 3 are correct

Answer: Option B


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Ani said: (May 24, 2018)  
High lime content increases the strength of mortar so it'll be the high strength mortar, not the weak one.

So, the correct answer is B.

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