# Practice Test: Question Set - 08

**1. The greater clear dimension of web of thickness '**

*t*' should not exceed- (A) 180

*t*

- (B) 200

*t*

- (C) 240

*t*

- (D) 270

*t*

**2. The permissible bending stresses**

*P*for steel slab bases should not exceed_{bet}- (A) 1500 kg/cm

^{2}

- (B) 1650 kg/cm

^{2}

- (C) 1800 kg/cm

^{2}

- (D) 1890 kg/cm

^{2}

**3. The total area of side face reinforcement, in case of a deep beam should not be less than**

- (A) 0.1% of web
area

- (B) 0.2% of web
area

- (C) 0.3% of web
area

- (D) 0.4% of web
area

**4. A simply supported beam shall be deemed to be a deep beam if the ratio of its effective span to overall depth, is**

- (A) 2.0

- (B) 2.5

- (C) Less than 2

- (D) Less than
2.5

**5. The grade of reinforced concrete to be used in sea water or structures exposed to sea water should be**

- (A)

*M*10

- (B)

*M*15

- (C)

*M*20

- (D)

*M*30

**6. If ‘**

*l’*is the effective span in meters and ‘*D’*is overall depth of the section in mm, the structure may be accepted after 24 hour load test, provided the maximum deflection in mm is less than- (A) 10

*l*/

^{2}*D*

- (B) 20

*l*/

^{2}*D*

- (C) 30

*l*/

^{2}*D*

- (D) 40

*l*/

^{2}*D*

**7. The ratio of the effective length to the least radius of gyration of a tie member of a roof truss, which gets subjected to reversal of stress shall not exceed**

- (A) 180

- (B) 200

- (C) 240

- (D) 350

**8. For the plain reinforcing bars in compression, the permissible design bond stress in tension, is increased by**

- (A) 10 %

- (B) 15 %

- (C) 20 %

- (D) 25 %

**9. The staggered pitch is the distance between two consecutive rivets measured**

- (A) Parallel
to the direction of stress in the member

- (B) Perpendicular
to the direction of stress in the member

- (C) Diagonally

- (D) None of
these

**10. If a column is subjected to dead load and super imposed load only, the maximum ratio 1/**

*r*should not be greater than- (A) 180

- (B) 250

- (C) 350

- (D) 400

**11. The pH value of water to be used in concrete shall generally be**

- (A) Not more
than 7

- (B) Not less
than 6

- (C) Not less
than 5

- (D) Not more
than 6

**12. Moist sand may contain surface water by mass upto**

- (A) 7.5 %

- (B) 5.0 %

- (C) 2.5 %

- (D) 1.25 %

**13. The development length of each bar of three bars bundled together is increased by**

- (A) 10 %

- (B) 20 %

- (C) 33 %

- (D) 50 %

**14. The maximum area of compression reinforcement in a beam of cross section**

*B*×*D*is limited to- (A) 0.02

*BD*

- (B) 0.03

*BD*

- (C) 0.04

*BD*

- (D) 0.05

*BD*

**15. The minimum diameter of longitudinal reinforcement of a column should not be less than**

- (A) 6 mm

- (B) 8 mm

- (C) 10 mm

- (D) 12 mm

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