Mechanical Engineering - Strength of Materials

1. 

A beam supported on more than two supports is called

A. simply supported beam
B. fixed beam
C. overhanging beam
D. continuous beam

Answer: Option D

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2. 

In a leaf spring, the length of all the leaves are equal.

A. True
B. False

Answer: Option B

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3. 

Two beams, one of circular cross-section and the other of square cross-section, have equal areas of cross-sections. When these beams are subjected to bending,

A. both beams are equally economical
B. square beam is more economical
C. circular beam is more economical
D. none of these

Answer: Option B

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4. 

A beam extending beyond the supports is called

A. simply supported beam
B. fixed beam
C. overhanging beam
D. cantilever beam

Answer: Option C

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5. 

The compression test is carried on __________ materials.

A. ductile
B. brittle
C. malleable
D. plastic

Answer: Option B

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