Building Construction



Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)

1   Which of the below is a disadvantage of frame structure?
    (A)   Ease of construction
    (B)   Economy
    (C)   Speed of Construction
    (D)   Span length

2   Which of the following type of walls is constructed to divide the space within the building?
    (A)   Partition wall
    (B)   Cavity wall
    (C)   Party wall
    (D)   Curtain wall

3   How many types of foundation are there based on depth?
    (A)   3
    (B)   4
    (C)   2
    (D)   5

4   Which of the below is not a preliminary consideration for building a foundation?
    (A)   Bearing capacity of soil
    (B)   Ground water condition
    (C)   Settlement control
    (D)   Soil organisms

5   Which is the first step for job layout?
    (A)   Dewatering
    (B)   Site clearance
    (C)   Location plan
    (D)   None of above

6   Great skill and skilled labour are required for laying ——
    (A)   Coursed rubble masonry
    (B)   Ashlar fine masonry
    (C)   Ashlar chamfered masonry
    (D)   Dry rubble masonry

7   The removal of excess of water from the saturated soil mass is called ——
    (A)   Drainage and Dewatering
    (B)   Saturation
    (C)   None of the mention
    (D)   All of the mention

8   Through stone is also called as ——
    (A)   Face stone
    (B)   Back stone
    (C)   Bond stone
    (D)   Heart stone

9   —– is defined as the main plank which remains in contact with sides of trench.
    (A)   Sheeting
    (B)   Wale
    (C)   Sheathing
    (D)   Bracing

10   In which bond brick is laid with its length in the direction of a wall?
    (A)   Header
    (B)   Flemish
    (C)   Stretcher
    (D)   English

11   In which method of underpinning, the existing wall is divided into suitable sections of width above 1.20 meter to 1.50 meter?
    (A)   Chemical method
    (B)   Pile method
    (C)   Miscellaneous method
    (D)   Pit method

12   Which of the below should be avoided in brick masonry?
    (A)   Horizontal joints
    (B)   Queen closer
    (C)   Brick bat
    (D)   Vertical joints

13   In —–arrangement, the vertical sheets are placed nearer or sometimes, touching each other.
    (A)   Stay bracing
    (B)   Box sheeting
    (C)   Vertical sheeting
    (D)   Runner

14   —– bond is better in appearance than English bond.
    (A)   Flemish bond
    (B)   Double flemish
    (C)   Single flemish
    (D)   Poly flemish

15   Sometimes the structures are to be temporarily supported is known as —–.
    (A)   Scaffolding
    (B)   Underpinning
    (C)   Grouting
    (D)   Shoring

16   How many types of combined footing is possible?
    (A)   1
    (B)   2
    (C)   3
    (D)   4

17   The portion of bricks cut across the width in half is called ——
    (A)   Half split
    (B)   Half closer
    (C)   Half bed
    (D)   Half bat

18   Which is the level below window called
    (A)   Pane level
    (B)   Lintel level
    (C)   Sill level
    (D)   Plinth level

19   How many types of stone masonry are available?
    (A)   1
    (B)   2
    (C)   3
    (D)   4

20   The block of stone used at the corner of two walls meeting at90 degree is called as ——-
    (A)   Hearting
    (B)   Quoin header
    (C)   Header
    (D)   None

21   In which type of construction wall footing is used?
    (A)   Framed structure
    (B)   Load bearing structure
    (C)   In both
    (D)   Composite structure

22   In framed structure what transfer the load to columns
    (A)   Foundation
    (B)   Beams
    (C)   Slabs
    (D)   Roofs

23   Double scaffolding is used for—–
    (A)   Brick masonry
    (B)   Composite masonry
    (C)   Stone masonry
    (D)   All of the above

24   Pier foundation is also called as ——-
    (A)   Box
    (B)   Caisson
    (C)   Bridge
    (D)   Girder

25   In—– shore arrangement, the inclined supports are given to the external walls from the ground.
    (A)   Raking shore
    (B)   Flying shore
    (C)   Dead shore
    (D)   Patented shore

26   DPC is mainly laid on —–
    (A)   Footing
    (B)   Floor
    (C)   Foundation
    (D)   Plinth

27   —— is a very light type of scaffolding and can be used only for the maintenance work such as painting, pointing, whitewashing etc.
    (A)   Trestle scaffolding
    (B)   Suspended scaffolding
    (C)   Single scaffolding
    (D)   Needle scaffolding

28   —— is a simplest form of cofferdam
    (A)   Single wall cofferdam
    (B)   Earth fill cofferdam
    (C)   Cellular cofferdam
    (D)   Rock fill cofferdam

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