Building Construction

This is an MCQ-based quiz on Building Construction.

This includes Site clearance, Site Surveying, and Layout, Excavation, Foundation, Plinth, Walls & Columns, Sills, Lintel & Chhajja, Doors, and Windows.

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Auger boring

Is the most primitive method for making a hole in the ground Is generally employed in cohesive and other self soils above water table Is most economical up-to a depth of 5 meters All the above

The bearing capacity of a water logged soil, may be improved by

Grouting Chemical action Drainage Compaction

The depth of the ground water table may be ascertained by

Looking through the well in the vicinity Standing on the well in the vicinity Measuring the depth of water in the well None of the above

The form Work including the props can be removed from beams, only after

3 days 7 days 14 days 21 days

The black cotton soil

Undergoes volumetric changes Swells excessively when wet Shrinks excessively when dry All the above

Raft foundations are used for:

Providing increased area of foundation over poor bearing capacity of soil Spanning over small soft or loose pockets Counter acting the hydrostatic effect All the above

For each storey (or, story) of a building, the depth of exploration should be

1 meter 2 meters 3 meters 4 meters

The type of pile which is driven at an inclination to resist inclined forces is known as

Friction pile Sheet pile Batter pile Anchor pile

The minimum thickness of walls built in cement mortar (1 : 6) for a single storey building, is

10 cm 15 cm 20 cm 25 cm

The maximum permissible deflection of a timber beam supporting a roof, is

L/100 L/150 L/260 L/360

Which of the following type of foundation is used for the construction of building on black cotton soil?

Grillage foundation Inverted arch foundation Floating foundation Mat foundation

Construction of cavity walls as external walls to protect the building from the outside heat or cold as the hollow space between two walls act as an ________

Destructive material Burning material Building material Insulating material

Which organization specifies the distance between the wall ties placed in a cavity wall?

Building Regulations of Russia Building Regulations of China Building Regulations of India Building Regulations of U.K.

Which of the following is not a type of composite masonry?

Stone composite masonry Cement concrete masonry Glass block masonry Brick composite masonry

The temporary framework is known as __________ and it is useful in construction demolition, maintenance or repair works.

Grouting Scaffolding Shoring Underpinning

Which of the following reasons is not a type of mortar?

Lime mortar Lemon mortar Cement-lime mortar Cement mortar

Which of the following is necessary to tie back the scaffolding with the building at suitable levels?

Raising Loading Tying-in Spacing

Which of the following is provided on the horizontal shores when one building is higher than the other?

Flying shore Pile Underpinning Pit Underpinning Raking shore

Which of the following term in the buildings is used to mean the coming out of water from components like walls and floors of the buildings?

Water proofing Dampness Termite proofing Damp proofing

Which of the following is a mixture of cement, sand, pebbles or crushed rock and water, which, when placed in the skeleton of forms and are allowed to cure, becomes hard like a stone?

Cement mortar Cement grouting Cement concrete Cement slurry
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Title: Building Construction
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