• ( 1 ) In a solid arch, shear force acts

    • 1) vertically upwards
    • 2) perpendicular to the axis of arch
    • 3) along the axis of the arch
    • 4) tangentially to the arch
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      Answer : 2) perpendicular to the axis of arch
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      Answer : 2) perpendicular to the axis of arch

    • ( 2 ) Beams of uniform strength are preferred to those of uniform section because these are economical for

    • 1) light weights
    • 2) large spans
    • 3) heavy weights
    • 4) short spans.
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      Answer : 2) large spans
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      Answer : 2) large spans

    • ( 3 ) A short masonry pillar is 60 cm x 60 cm in cross-section, the core of the pillar is a square whose side is

    • 1) 20.00 cm
    • 2) 17.32 cm
    • 3) 14.14 cm
    • 4) 22.36 cm
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      Answer : 3) 14.14 cm
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      Answer : 3) 14.14 cm

    • ( 4 ) A column is said to be of medium size if its slenderness ratio is between

    • 1) 32 and 120
    • 2) 160 and 180
    • 3) 20 and 32
    • 4) 120 and 160
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      Answer : 1) 32 and 120
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      Answer : 1) 32 and 120

    • ( 5 ) Hooke's law states that stress and strain are

    • 1) curvilinearly related
    • 2) inversely proportional
    • 3) directly proportional
    • 4) None of these
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      Answer : 3) directly proportional
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      Answer : 3) directly proportional

    • ( 6 ) The law which states, "within elastic limits strain produced is proportional to the stress producing it", is known as

    • 1) Stress law
    • 2) Bernoulli's law
    • 3) Hooke's law
    • 4) Poisson's law
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      Answer : 3) Hooke's law
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      Answer : 3) Hooke's law

    • ( 7 ) When loads are applied proportionately to a frame structure containing its members in one plane, the structure is called

    • 1) truss frame.
    • 2) plane frame
    • 3) grid frame
    • 4) space frame
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      Answer : 4) space frame
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      Answer : 4) space frame

    • ( 8 ) The weakest section of a diamond riveting, is the section which passes through

    • 1) first row
    • 2) one rivet hole of end row.
    • 3) second row
    • 4) central raw
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      Answer : 1) first row
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      Answer : 1) first row

    • ( 9 ) The shape of the bending moment diagram over the length of a beam, carrying a uniformly distributed load is always

    • 1) linear
    • 2) cubical
    • 3) parabolic
    • 4) circular
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      Answer : 3) parabolic
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      Answer : 3) parabolic

    • ( 10 ) For a simply supported beam with a central load, the bending moment is

    • 1) maximum at the supports
    • 2) least at the centre
    • 3) least at the supports
    • 4) maximum at the centre.
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      Answer : 4) maximum at the centre.
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      Answer : 4) maximum at the centre.





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