• ( 1 ) The vertical members which support the door frame are called

    • 1) reveals
    • 2) styles
    • 3) posts
    • 4) jambs
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 4) jambs
      Solution : The vertical members which support the door frame are called jambs








      discussion


      Answer : 4) jambs

    • ( 2 ) The dimensions of a half queen closer, are

    • 1) 9 cm x 9 cm x 4.5 cm
    • 2) 9 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm
    • 3) 9 cm x 4.5 cm x 9 cm
    • 4) 1.8 cm x 4.5 cm x 9 cm.
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) 9 cm x 4.5 cm x 9 cm
      Solution : The dimensions of a half queen closer, are 9 cm x 4.5 cm x 9 cm.








      discussion


      Answer : 3) 9 cm x 4.5 cm x 9 cm

    • ( 3 ) Bearing capacity of soils cannot be improved by

    • 1) draining sub-soil water
    • 2) watering surface of soil
    • 3) ramming crushed stone in soil
    • 4) driving sand piles
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) watering surface of soil
      Solution : Whenever water comes into picture the unit weight we use in determining the bearing capacity (Using Terzhagi's Equation) becomes submerged unit weight (for particular terms contained in the equation) which is usually lesser than the actual unit weight and hence it reduces.








      discussion


      Answer : 2) watering surface of soil

    • ( 4 ) Weep holes are provided in retaining and breast walls

    • 1) to drain off the water from the filling
    • 2) to ventilate the stone masonry
    • 3) to add architectural beauty
    • 4) to reduce the weight of the earth retained
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 1) to drain off the water from the filling
      Solution : Weep holes are provided in retaining and breast walls to drain off the water from the filling.








      discussion


      Answer : 1) to drain off the water from the filling

    • ( 5 ) The ceiling height of a building is

    • 1) between ceiling and ground level
    • 2) between ceiling and floor level
    • 3) upto roof above ground level
    • 4) upto ceiling from the ground level.
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) between ceiling and floor level
      Solution : The ceiling height of a building is between ceiling and floor level








      discussion


      Answer : 2) between ceiling and floor level

    • ( 6 ) The range of spread from the wall base to outer edge of a brick work foundation does not exceed

    • 1) 1/2 horizontal to 1 vertical
    • 2) 2/3 horizontal to 1 vertical
    • 3) 1 horizontal to 1 vertical
    • 4) 2 horizontals to 1 vertical.
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) 1 horizontal to 1 vertical
      Solution : The range of spread from the wall base to outer edge of a brick work foundation does not exceed 1 horizontal to 1 vertical.








      discussion


      Answer : 3) 1 horizontal to 1 vertical

    • ( 7 ) The size of a floor tile commonly used, is

    • 1) 15 cm x 15 cm x 1.8 cm
    • 2) 20 cm x 20 cm x 2 cm
    • 3) 22.5 x 22.5 cm x 2.2 cm
    • 4) all the above.
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 4) all the above.
      Solution : The size of a floor tile commonly used : 15 cm x 15 cm x 1.8 cm, 20 cm x 20 cm x 2 cm and 22.5 x 22.5 cm x 2.2 cm








      discussion


      Answer : 4) all the above.

    • ( 8 ) Herringbone bond is used for

    • 1) walls having thickness more than 4 bricks
    • 2) architectural finish to the face work
    • 3) ornamental panels in brick flooring
    • 4) all the above.
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 4) all the above.
      Solution :








      discussion


      Answer : 4) all the above.

    • ( 9 ) The nominal size of the modular brick is

    • 1) 190 mm x 90mmx 80 mm
    • 2) 190 mm x 190 mm x 90 mm
    • 3) 200 mm x 100 mm x 100 mm
    • 4) 200 mm x 200 mm x 100 mm
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) 200 mm x 100 mm x 100 mm
      Solution : In India, standard brick size is 190 mm x 90 mm x 90 mm as per the recommendation of BIS. With mortar thickness, the dimension of the brick becomes 200 mm x 100 mm x 100 mm which is also known as the nominal size of the modular brick.








      discussion


      Answer : 3) 200 mm x 100 mm x 100 mm

    • ( 10 ) According to IS specifications, the compressive strength of ordinary portland cement after three days should not be less than

    • 1) 7 MPa
    • 2) 11.5 MPa
    • 3) 16 MPa
    • 4) 21 MPa
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) 16 MPa
      Solution : According to IS specifications, the compressive strength of ordinary portland cement after three days should not be less than 16 Mpa








      discussion


      Answer : 3) 16 MPa





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