Building Construction MCQ

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  • 1. Herringbone bond is used for

    • Walls having thickness more than 4 bricks
    • Architectural finish to the face work
    • Ornamental panels in brick flooring
    • All the above
  • 2. Weep holes are provided in retaining and breast walls

    • To drain off the water from the filling
    • To ventilate the stone masonry
    • To add architectural beauty
    • To increase compaction of the earth retained
  • 3. The ceiling height of a building is

    • Between ceiling and ground level
    • Between ceiling and floor level
    • Upto roof above ground level
    • Upto ceiling from the ground level
  • 4. Safe bearing capacity of black cotton soil varies from

    • 2 to 3 t/m²
    • 5 to 7.5 t/m²
    • 8 to 10 t/m²
    • 10 to 12 t/m²
  • 5. Dutch bond is a modification of

    • English bond
    • Stretcher bond
    • Header bond
    • Single Flemish bond
  • 6. The bearing capacity of a water logged soil can be improved by

    • Compacting the soil
    • Draining the soil
    • Increasing the depth of foundation
    • Grouting
  • 7. Pile foundations are suitable for

    • Water logged soils
    • Soft rocks
    • Compact soils
    • Multi-storeyed buildings
  • 8. As compared to stretcher course, the thickness of joints in header course should be

    • Less
    • More
    • Equal
    • Equal or more
  • 9. The type of footing which is used to transmit heavy loads through steel columns is

    • Raft foundation
    • Grillage foundation
    • Well foundation
    • Isolated footing
  • 10. Cavity wall is generally provided for

    • Heat insulation
    • Sound insulation
    • Prevention of dampness
    • All the above
  • 11. The floor is rubbed with oxalic acid, for making its surface

    • Free from voids
    • Glossy
    • Durable
    • Uniform
  • 12. In verandah (corridor) floors outward slope is

    • 1 in 40
    • 1 in 50
    • 1 in 60
    • 1 in 70