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( 1 ) The vertical members which support the door frame are called
 1) reveals
 2) styles
 3) posts
 4) jambs

Show Answer Report Discussion in forumAnswer : 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.

Show Answer Report Discussion in forumAnswer : 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 subsoil water
 2) watering surface of soil
 3) ramming crushed stone in soil
 4) driving sand piles

Show Answer Report Discussion in forumAnswer : 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

Show Answer Report Discussion in forumAnswer : 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.

Show Answer Report Discussion in forumAnswer : 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.

Show Answer Report Discussion in forumAnswer : 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.

Show Answer Report Discussion in forumAnswer : 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.

Show Answer Report Discussion in forumAnswer : 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

Show Answer Report Discussion in forumAnswer : 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

Show Answer Report Discussion in forumAnswer : 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
