# (Paper) SSC Junior Engineers (JE) Exam – 2016 “held on 02 March 2017” Afternoon Shift (General Engineering)

## (Paper) SSC Junior Engineers (JE) Exam – 2016 “held on 02 March 2017” Afternoon Shift (General Engineering)

**QID : 201 **– For construction of structures under water, the type of lime used is _____.

**Options:****1**) hydraulic lime**2**) fat lime**3**) quick lime**4**) pure lime

**Correct Answer:** hydraulic lime

**QID : 202 **– The compound of Portland cement which reacts immediately with water and also sets first is _____.

**Options:****1**) Tri-calcium silicate**2**) Di-calcium silicate**3**) Tri-calcium aluminate**4**) Tetra calcium alumino ferrite

**Correct Answer:** Tri-calcium aluminate

**QID : 203 **– Rapid hardening cement attains early strength due to _____.

**Options:****1**) larger proportion of lime grounded finer than normal cement**2**) lesser proportion of lime grounded coarser than normal cement**3**) lesser proportion of lime grounded finer than normal cement**4**) larger proportion of lime grounded coarser than normal cement

**Correct Answer:** larger proportion of lime grounded finer than normal cement

**QID : 204 **– The percentage of water for normal consistency is _____.

**Options:****1**) 5 % to 15%**2**) 10% to 25%**3**) 15% to 25%**4**) 20% to 30%

**Correct Answer:** 15% to 25%

**QID : 205 **– Soundness test of cement determines _____.

**Options:****1**) quality of free lime**2**) ultimate strength**3**) durability**4**) initial setting

**Correct Answer:** quality of free lime

**QID : 206 **– Bulking of sand is caused due to _____.

**Options:****1**) surface moisture**2**) air voids**3**) viscosity**4**) clay contents

**Correct Answer:** surface moisture

**QID : 207 **– For a 50 kg cement bag, water required is _____.

**Options:****1**) 16.5 liters**2**) 18.5 liters**3**) 20.5 liters**4**) 22.5 liters

**Correct Answer:** 22.5 liters

**QID : 208 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following Method of sawing timber _____.

**Options:****1**) tangentially to annual rings, is known as tangential method**2**) in four quarters such that each board cuts annual rings at angles not less than 45°, is known as quarter sawing method**3**) cut out of quarter logs, parallel to the medullary rays and perpendicular to annual rings is known as radial sawing**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 209 **– For the manufacture of plywood, veneers are placed so that grains of adjacent veneers are _____.

**Options:****1**) at right angles**2**) parallel**3**) inclined at 45°**4**) inclined at 60°

**Correct Answer:** at right angles

**QID : 210 **– The portion of the brick without a triangular corner equal to half the width and half the length is called _____.

**Options:****1**) closer**2**) queen closer**3**) king closer**4**) squint brick

**Correct Answer:** king closer

**QID : 211 **– The height of the sink of wash basin above floor level is kept _____.

**Options:****1**) 60 cm**2**) 70 cm**3**) 75 cm to 80 cm**4**) 80 cm

**Correct Answer:** 75 cm to 80 cm

**QID : 212 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:****1**) In order to check up the average depth of excavation, ‘Dead mans’ are left at the mid-widths of borrow pits**2**) The earthwork calculation in excavation is made from the difference in levels obtained with a level**3**) The earthwork done in excavation is to form the road embankment includes the formation of correct profiles and depositing the soil in layers**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 213 **– If the formation level of a highway has a uniform gradient for a particular length and the ground is also having a longitudinal slope, the earthwork may be calculated by _____.

**Options:****1**) Mid-section formula**2**) Trapezoidal formula**3**) Prismoidal formula**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 214 **– The area of a sloping surface of a protective embankment of mean height d, side slopes S:1 and length L is _____.

**Options:****1**) d x d x s**2**) √[(d2 x (ds2)]**3**) L.D √(1+s2)**4**) 2Ld √(1+s2)

**Correct Answer:** L.D √(1+s2)

**QID : 215 **– A cement concrete road is 1000 m long, 8 m wide and 15 cm thick over the sub-base of 10 cm thick gravel. The cubic content of concrete (1:2:4) for the road specified in is _____.

**Options:****1**) 300 m3**2**) 600 m3**3**) 900 m3**4**) 1200 m3

**Correct Answer:** 1200 m3

**QID : 216 **–

**Options:****1**) 1/2(b1+b2)h**2**) (b1+b2)h+ Sb2**3**) (b1+b2)+2Sh2**4**) 2[(b1+b2)(b+Sh)]

**Correct Answer:** (b1+b2)+2Sh2

**QID : 217 **– The following item of earthwork is not measured separately _____.

**Options:****1**) Setting out of works**2**) Site clearance**3**) dead men**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 218 **– Pick up the incorrect statement from the following _____.

**Options:****1**) No deduction is made for the volume occupied by reinforcement**2**) No deduction is made for the openings up to 0.1 sq.m**3**) No deduction is made for volumes occupied by pipes, not exceeding 100 sq. cm in cross- section**4**) None of the these

**Correct Answer:** None of the these

**QID : 219 **– While estimating a reinforced cement structure the omitted cover of concrete is assumed _____.

**Options:****1**) at the end of reinforcing bar, not less than 25 mm or twice the diameter of the bar**2**) in thin slabs, 12 mm minimum or diameter of the bar whichever is more**3**) for reinforcing longitudinal bar in a beam 25 mm minimum or diameter of the largest bar which is more**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 220 **– For 100 sq. m cement concrete (1:2:4) 4 cm thick floor, the quantity of cement required is _____.

**Options:****1**) 0.90 m3**2**) 0.94 m3**3**) 0.98 m3**4**) 1.00 m3

**Correct Answer:** 0.94 m3

**QID : 221 **– If h is the difference in height between end points of a chain of length l the required slope correction is _____.

**Options:****1**) h2/(2l)**2**) h/(2l)**3**) h2/l**4**) h2/(4l)

**Correct Answer:** h2/(2l)

**QID : 222 **– Correction per chain length of 100 links along a slope of α radians is _____.

**Options:****1**) 100 α2**2**) 100 α**3**) 100 α3**4**) 100 α(-1)

**Correct Answer:** 100 α

**QID : 223 **– Check lines (or proof lines) in Chain Surveying are essentially required _____.

**Options:****1**) to plot the chain lines**2**) to plot the offsets**3**) to indicate the accuracy of the survey work**4**) to increase the out-turn

**Correct Answer:** to indicate the accuracy of the survey work

**QID : 224 **– For taking offsets with an optical square on the right hand side of the chain line it is held _____.

**Options:****1**) by right hand upside down**2**) by left hand upright**3**) by right hand upright**4**) by left hand upside down

**Correct Answer:** by left hand upright

**QID : 225 **–

**Options:****1**) road bridge**2**) railway bridge**3**) canal bridge**4**) aquaduct

**Correct Answer:** road bridge

**QID : 226 **– In an adjusted level when the bubble is central, the axis of the bubble tube becomes parallel to _____.

**Options:****1**) line of sight**2**) line of collimation**3**) axis of the telescope**4**) None of the these

**Correct Answer:** line of sight

**QID : 227 **– An internal focusing type surveying telescope may be focused by the movement of _____.

**Options:****1**) objective glass of the telescope**2**) convex-lens in the telescope**3**) concave lens in the telescope**4**) plano-convex lens in the telescope

**Correct Answer:** concave lens in the telescope

**QID : 228 **– A dumpy level is set up with its eye-piece vertically over a peg A. The height from the top of peg A to the center of the eye-piece is 1.540 m and the reading on peg B is 0.705 m. The level is then setup over B. The height of the eye-piece above peg B is 1.490 m and a reading on A is 2.195 m. The difference in level between A and B is _____.

**Options:****1**) 2.900 m**2**) 3.030 m**3**) 0.770 m**4**) 0.785 m

**Correct Answer:** 0.770 m

**QID : 229 **– The constant vertical distance between two adjacent contours is called _____.

**Options:****1**) horizontal interval**2**) horizontal equivalent**3**) vertical equivalent**4**) contour interval

**Correct Answer:** contour interval

**QID : 230 **– The direction of steepest slope on a contour is _____.

**Options:****1**) along the contour**2**) at an angle of 45° to the contour**3**) at right angles to the contour**4**) None of the these

**Correct Answer:** at right angles to the contour

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**QID : 231 **– Geologic cycle for the formation of soil, is _____.

**Options:****1**) Upheaval → transportation → deposition → weathering**2**) Weathering → upheaval → transportation → deposition**3**) Transportation → upheaval → weathering → deposition**4**) weathering → transportation → deposition → upheaval

**Correct Answer:** weathering → transportation → deposition → upheaval

**QID : 232 **– Water content of a soil sample is the difference of the weight of the given sample at the given temperature and the weight determined after drying it for 24 hours at temperatures ranging from _____.

**Options:****1**) 80° to 90° C**2**) 90° to 95° C**3**) 95° to 100° C**4**) 105° to 110° C

**Correct Answer:** 105° to 110° C

**QID : 233 **– Fundamental relationship between dry density (γd), bulk density (γ) and water content (ω) is _____.

**Options:****1**) γ = γd/(1+ω)**2**) γd = γ/(1+ ω)**3**) ω = γ/(1+γd )**4**) ω = γ/(1-γd )

**Correct Answer:** γd = γ/(1+ ω)

**QID : 234 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following _____.

**Options:****1**) The void ratio in soils is defined as the ratio of the volume of voids to the volume of solids**2**) The porosity of a soil is defined as the ratio of the volume of voids to the gross volume of the soil**3**) The bulk density of a soil is defined as the unit weight of the soil**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 235 **– Alcohol is used in manometer, because _____.

**Options:****1**) its vapor pressure is low**2**) it provides suitable meniscus for the inclined tube**3**) its density is less**4**) it provides longer length for a given pressure difference

**Correct Answer:** its vapor pressure is low

**QID : 236 **– The property of fluid by virtue of which it offers resistance to shear is called _____.

**Options:****1**) surface tension**2**) adhesion**3**) cohesion**4**) viscosity

**Correct Answer:** viscosity

**QID : 237 **– The unit of kinematic viscosity is _____.

**Options:****1**) m2/sec**2**) kg-sec/m2**3**) newton-sec/m2**4**) newton-sec2/m

**Correct Answer:** m2/sec

**QID : 238 **– The total pressure on the surface of a vertical sluice gate 2m x 1m with its top 2 m surface being 0.5 m below the water level will be _____.

**Options:****1**) 500 kg**2**) 1000 kg**3**) 1500 kg**4**) 2000 kg

**Correct Answer:** 2000 kg

**QID : 239 **– Metacentric height is given as the distance between _____.

**Options:****1**) the centre of gravity of the body and the metacentre**2**) the centre of gravity of the body and the centre of buoyancy**3**) the centre of gravity of the body and the centre of pressure**4**) centre of buoyancy and metacentre

**Correct Answer:** the centre of gravity of the body and the metacentre

**QID : 240 **– The difference of pressure between the inside and outside of a liquid drop is _____.

**Options:****1**) p = T x r**2**) p = T/r**3**) p = T/2r**4**) p = 2T/r

**Correct Answer:** p = 2T/r

**QID : 241 **– The property by which a liquid opposes relative motion between its different layers is called _____.

**Options:****1**) surface tension**2**) co-efficient of viscosity**3**) viscosity**4**) osmosis

**Correct Answer:** surface tension

**QID : 242 **– The atmospheric pressure with rise in altitude decreases _____.

**Options:****1**) linearly**2**) first slowly then steeply**3**) first steeply and then gradually**4**) unpredictable

**Correct Answer:** first slowly then steeply

**QID : 243 **– Barometer is used to measure _____.

**Options:****1**) pressure in pipes, channels etc..**2**) atmospheric pressure**3**) very low pressure**4**) difference of pressure between two points

**Correct Answer:** atmospheric pressure

**QID : 244 **– Flow meters based on obstruction principle like orifice plates can be used with Reynold’s number upto approximately _____.

**Options:****1**) 500**2**) 1000**3**) 2000**4**) 4000

**Correct Answer:** 2000

**QID : 245 **– The state of the soil when plants fail to extract sufficient water for their requirements is _____.

**Options:****1**) maximum saturated point**2**) permanent wilting point**3**) ultimate utilization point**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** None of these

**QID : 246 **– The field capacity of a soil is 25%, its permanent wilting point is 15% and specific dry unit weight is 1.5. If the depth of root zone of a crop is 80 cm, the storage capacity of the soil is _____.

**Options:****1**) 8 cm**2**) 10 cm**3**) 12 cm**4**) 14 cm

**Correct Answer:** 12 cm

**QID : 247 **– According to the recommendations of Nagpur Conference the width formation of an ideal National Highway in hard rock cutting is _____.

**Options:****1**) 8.9 m**2**) 7.9 m**3**) 6.9 m**4**) 6.5 m

**Correct Answer:** 7.9 m

**QID : 248 **– If L is the length of a rail and R is the radius of a curve, the versine h for the curve is _____.

**Options:****1**) a= L/4R**2**) a= L2/4R**3**) h= L2/8R**4**) h= L2/16R

**Correct Answer:** h= L2/8R

**QID : 249 **– Pick up the incorrect statement from the following.

**Options:****1**) Manholes are provided in sewer pipes at suitable intervals**2**) Catch basins are generally provided in sewers for carrying drainage discharge**3**) Inlets are generally provided in all sewers**4**) None of the these

**Correct Answer:** Inlets are generally provided in all sewers

**QID : 250 **– If q is the average sewage flow from a city of population P, the maximum sewage flow _____.

**Options:****1**) Q = [(4+√P)/(18+ √P)]q**2**) Q = [(18 +P)/(4+ √P)]q**3**) Q = [(18+√P)/(4 + √P)]q**4**) Q = [(5+√P)/(15 + √P)]q

**Correct Answer:** Q = [(18+√P)/(4 + √P)]q

**QID : 251 **– A body is said to be in equilibrium if _____.

**Options:****1**) it moves horizontally**2**) it moves vertically**3**) it rotates about its C.G.**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** None of these

**QID : 252 **–

**Options:****1**) compressive stress**2**) tensile stress**3**) shear stress**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** compressive stress

**QID : 253 **– At yield point of a test piece, the material _____.

**Options:****1**) obeys Hooke’s law**2**) behaves in an elastic manner**3**) regains its original shape on removal of the load**4**) undergoes plastic deformation

**Correct Answer:** undergoes plastic deformation

**QID : 254 **– If a concrete column 200 x 200 mm in cross-section is reinforced with four steel bars of 1200 mm2 total cross-sectional area. What is the safe load for the column if permissible stress in concrete is 5 N/mm2 and Es =15 Ec?

**Options:****1**) 264 MN**2**) 274 MN**3**) 284 MN**4**) 294 MN

**Correct Answer:** 284 MN

**QID : 255 **– A steel rod of sectional area 25 sq. mm connects two parallel walls 5 m apart. The nuts at the ends were tightened when the rod was heated at 100° C. If αsteel = 0.000012/C°, Esteel = 0.2 MN/mm2, the tensile force developed at a temperature of 50° C is _____.

**Options:****1**) 80 N/mm2**2**) 100 N/mm2**3**) 120 N/mm2**4**) 150 N/mm2

**Correct Answer:** 120 N/mm2

**QID : 256 **– The ratio of tangential and normal components of a stress on an inclined plane through θ° to the direction of the force is _____.

**Options:****1**) sinθ**2**) cosθ**3**) tanθ**4**) cosθ

**Correct Answer:** tanθ

**QID : 257 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:****1**) For a uniformly distributed load, the shear force varies linearly**2**) For a uniformly distributed load, bulk modular curve is a parabola**3**) For a load varying linearly, the shear force curve is a parabola**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 258 **– At any point of a beam, the section modulus may be obtained by dividing the moment of inertia of the section by _____.

**Options:****1**) depth of the section**2**) depth of the neutral axis**3**) maximum tensile stress at the section**4**) maximum compressive stress at the section

**Correct Answer:** depth of the neutral axis

**QID : 259 **– The moment of inertia of a circular section about any diameter D, is _____.

**Options:****1**) (πD2)/64**2**) (πD4)/32**3**) (πD3)/64**4**) (πD4)/64

**Correct Answer:** (πD4)/64

**QID : 260 **– In case of principal axes of a section _____.

**Options:****1**) sum of moment of inertia is zero**2**) difference of moment of inertia is zero**3**) product of moment of inertia is zero**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** product of moment of inertia is zero

**QID : 261 **– The locus of the moment of inertia about inclined axis to the principal axis is _____.

**Options:****1**) straight line**2**) parabola**3**) circle**4**) ellipse

**Correct Answer:** ellipse

**QID : 262 **– The ratio of moments of inertia of a triangular section about its base and about a centroidal axis parallel to its base is _____.

**Options:****1**) 1**2**) 1.5**3**) 2**4**) 3

**Correct Answer:** 3

**QID : 263 **– If aggregates completely pass through a sieve of size 75 mm and are retained on a sieve of size 60 mm, the particular aggregate will be flaky if its minimum dimension is less than _____.

**Options:****1**) 20.5 mm**2**) 30.5 mm**3**) 40.5 mm**4**) 50.5 mm

**Correct Answer:** 40.5 mm

**QID : 264 **– For the construction of thin R.C.C. structures the type of cement to be avoided is _____.

**Options:****1**) ordinary Portland cement**2**) rapid hardening cement**3**) low heat cement**4**) blast furnace slag cement

**Correct Answer:** blast furnace slag cement

**QID : 265 **– Percentage of pozzolanic material containing clay upto 80% used for the manufacture of pozzolana cement is _____.

**Options:****1**) 30%**2**) 40%**3**) 50%**4**) 60%

**Correct Answer:** 30%

**QID : 266 **– Pick up the incorrect statement applicable to the field test of good cement.

**Options:****1**) When one thrusts one’s hand into a bag of cement, one should feel warm**2**) The color of the cement is bluish**3**) A handful of cement thrown into a bucket of water should sink immediately**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 267 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:****1**) The maximum size of a coarse aggregate is 75 mm and minimum is 4.75 mm**2**) The maximum size of the fine aggregate is 4.75 mm and minimum 0.75 mm**3**) The material having particles of size varying from 0.06 mm to 0.002 mm is known as silt**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 268 **– Sand generally contains salt if it is obtained from _____.

**Options:****1**) nala beds**2**) river beds**3**) sea beds**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** sea beds

**QID : 269 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:****1**) Bulking of sand is caused due to formation of a thin film of surface moisture**2**) Fine sand bulks more than coarse sand**3**) With 10% moisture content by weight the bulking of sand is increased by 50%**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 270 **– If fineness modulus of sand is 2.5 it is graded as _____.

**Options:****1**) very fine sand**2**) fine sand**3**) medium sand**4**) coarse sand

**Correct Answer:** fine sand

**QID : 271 **– An ordinary Portland cement when tested for its fineness, should not leave any residue on I.S. Sieve No.9, more than _____.

**Options:****1**) 5%**2**) 10%**3**) 15%**4**) 20%

**Correct Answer:** 10%

**QID : 272 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:****1**) Insufficient quantity of water makes the concrete mix harsh**2**) Insufficient quantity of water makes the concrete unworkable**3**) Excess quantity of water makes the concrete segregated**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 273 **– Pick up the incorrect statement from the following.

**Options:****1**) A rich mix of concrete possesses higher strength than that a lean mix of desired workability with excessive quantity of water**2**) The strength of concrete decreases as the water cement ratio increases**3**) If the water cement ratio is less than 0.45, the concrete is not workable and causes honey-combed structure**4**) Good compaction by mechanical vibrations, increases the strength of concrete

**Correct Answer:** A rich mix of concrete possesses higher strength than that a lean mix of desired workability with excessive quantity of water

**QID : 274 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:****1**) The concrete gains strength due to hydration of cement**2**) The concrete cured at a temperature below 23° C, gains strength up to 28 days**3**) The concrete does not set at freezing point**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 275 **– Hardening of cement occurs at _____.

**Options:****1**) rapid rate during the first few days and afterwards it continues to increase at a decreased rate**2**) slow rate during the first few days and afterwards it continues to increase at a rapid rate**3**) uniform rate throughout its age**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** None of these

**QID : 276 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:****1**) Higher workability indicates unexpected increase in the moisture content**2**) Higher workability indicates deficiency of sand**3**) If the concrete mix is dry, the slump is zero**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 277 **– The top diameter, bottom diameter and the height of a slump mould are _____.

**Options:****1**) 10 cm, 20 cm, 30 cm**2**) 10 cm, 30 cm, 20 cm**3**) 20 cm, 10 cm, 30 cm**4**) 20 cm, 30 cm, 10 cm

**Correct Answer:** 10 cm, 20 cm, 30 cm

**QID : 278 **– Pick up the correct statement from the following.

**Options:****1**) Segregation is necessary for a workable concrete**2**) Consistency does not affect the workability of concrete**3**) If the slump increases, workability decreases**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** None of these

**QID : 279 **– The grade of concrete M 150 means that compressive strength of a 15 cm cube after 28 days, is _____.

**Options:****1**) 100 kg/cm2**2**) 150 kg/cm2**3**) 200 kg/cm2**4**) 250 kg/cm2

**Correct Answer:** 150 kg/cm2

**QID : 280 **– The preliminary test is repeated if the difference compressive strength of three test specimens, exceeds _____.

**Options:****1**) 5 kg/cm2**2**) 8 kg/cm2**3**) 10 kg/cm2**4**) 15 kg/cm2

**Correct Answer:** 15 kg/cm2

**QID : 281 **– According to load factor method, the permissible load W on a short column reinforced with longitudinal bars and lateral stirrups is _____.

**Options:****1**) Stress in concrete x area of concrete**2**) Stress in steel x area of steel**3**) Stress in concrete x area of concrete + stress in steel x area of steel**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** Stress in concrete x area of concrete + stress in steel x area of steel

**QID : 282 **– The length of the lap in a compression member is kept greater than [bar diameter x (Permissible stress in bar )/(Five times the bond stress)] or is _____.

**Options:****1**) 12 bar diameters**2**) 18 bar diameters**3**) 24 bar diameters**4**) 30 bar diameters

**Correct Answer:** 24 bar diameters

**QID : 283 **– A short column 20 cm x 20 cm in section is reinforced with 4 bars whose area of cross section is 20 sq.cm. If permissible compressive stresses in concrete and steel are 40 kg/cm2 and 300 kg/cm2, the safe load on the column should not exceed _____.

**Options:****1**) 412 kg**2**) 4120 kg**3**) 412000 kg**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** None of these

**QID : 284 **– A column is regarded as long column if the ratio of its effective length and lateral dimension exceeds _____.

**Options:****1**) 10**2**) 15**3**) 20**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** None of these

**QID : 285 **– If the size of a column is reduced above the floor, the main bars of the columns _____.

**Options:
1**) continues up

**2**) bend inwards at the floor level

**3**) stops just below the floor level and separates lap bars provided

**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 286 **– The pitch of the main bars in a simply supported slab should not exceed its effective depth by _____.

**Options:****1**) three times**2**) four times**3**) five times**4**) six times

**Correct Answer:** six times

**QID : 287 **– Distribution reinforcement in a simply supported slab is provided to distribute _____.

**Options:****1**) load**2**) temperature stress**3**) shrinkage stress**4**) All options are correct

**Correct Answer:** All options are correct

**QID : 288 **– In a simply supported slab the minimum spacing of distribution reinforcement should be four times the effective thickness of the slab or _____.

**Options:****1**) 20 cm**2**) 30 cm**3**) 40 cm**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** None of these

**QID : 289 **– The modular ratio ‘m’ of a concrete whose permissible compressive stress is ‘C’ may be obtained from the equation _____.

**Options:****1**) m = 700/3C**2**) m = 1400/3C**3**) m = 2800/3C**4**) m = 3500/3C

**Correct Answer:** m = 2800/3C

**QID : 290 **– For M 150 grade concrete (1 : 2 : 4) the moment of resistance factor is _____.

**Options:****1**) 0.87**2**) 8.5**3**) 7.5**4**) 5.8

**Correct Answer:** 8.5

**QID : 291 **– If the thickness of a structural member is small as compared to its length and width, it is classified as _____.

**Options:****1**) one dimensional**2**) two dimensional**3**) three dimensional**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** two dimensional

**QID : 292 **– Design of a riveted joint assumes that _____.

**Options:****1**) the bending stress in rivets is accounted for**2**) the riveted hole is to be filled by the rivet**3**) the stress in the plate is not uniform**4**) the friction between plates is considered

**Correct Answer:** the riveted hole is to be filled by the rivet

**QID : 293 **– Rolled steel T-sections are used _____.

**Options:****1**) as columns**2**) with flat strips to connect plates in steel rectangular tanks**3**) as built up sections to resist axial tension**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** with flat strips to connect plates in steel rectangular tanks

**QID : 294 **– With a percentage increase of carbon in steel, decreases its _____.

**Options:****1**) strength**2**) hardness**3**) brittleness**4**) ductility

**Correct Answer:** ductility

**QID : 295 **– If P is the wind pressure in kg/cm2, v is the velocity in km/hour and K is constant of proportionality then _____.

**Options:****1**) P=K/v2**2**) v=K/P2**3**) P=Kv2**4**) P=Kv

**Correct Answer:** P=Kv2

**QID : 296 **– Factor of safety is the ratio of _____.

**Options:****1**) yield stress to working stress**2**) tensile stress to working stress**3**) compressive stress to working stress**4**) bearing stress to working stress

**Correct Answer:** yield stress to working stress

**QID : 297 **– The ratio of shearing stress to shearing strain within elastic limit, is known as _____.

**Options:****1**) modulus of elasticity**2**) shear modulus of elasticity**3**) bulk modulus of elasticity**4**) tangent modulus of elasticity

**Correct Answer:** shear modulus of elasticity

**QID : 298 **– The rivets which are heated and then driven in the field are known _____.

**Options:****1**) power driven shop rivets**2**) power driven field rivets**3**) hand driven rivets**4**) cold driven rivets\

**Correct Answer:** power driven field rivets

**QID : 299 **– The gross diameter of a rivet is the diameter of _____.

**Options:****1**) cold rivet before driving**2**) rivet after driving**3**) rivet hole**4**) None of these

**Correct Answer:** rivet after driving

**QID : 300 **– Working shear stress on the gross area of a rivet as recommended by Indian Standards is _____.

**Options:****1**) 785 kg/cm^{2}**2**) 1025 kg/cm^{2}**3**) 2360 kg/cm^{2}**4**) None of the these

**Correct Answer:** 1025 kg/cm^{2}