# Practice Test: Question Set - 04

**1. The ratio of shearing stress to shearing strain within elastic limit, is known as**

- (A) Modulus
of elasticity

- (B) Shear
modulus of elasticity

- (C) Bulk
modulus of elasticity

- (D) Tangent
modulus of elasticity

**2. In a built up section carrying a tensile force, the flanges of two channels are turned outward**

- (A) To
simplify the transverse connections

- (B) To
minimize lacing

- (C) To
have greater lateral rigidity

- (D) All
the above

**3. The overlap of batten plates with the main members in welded connections should be more than**

- (A) 3

*t*

- (B) 4

*t*

- (C) 6

*t*

- (D) 8

*t*

**Where ‘**

*t*’ = thickness of the batten plate**4. A fillet weld may be termed as**

- (A) Mitre
weld

- (B) Concave weld

- (C) Convex weld

- (D) All the
above

**5. Modified moment of inertia of sections with a single web, is equal to moment of inertia of the section about Y-Y axis at the point of maximum bending moment and is multiplied by the ratio of**

- (A) Area of
compression flange at the minimum bending moment to the corresponding area at
the point of maximum bending moment

- (B) Area
of tension flange at the minimum bending moment of the corresponding area at
the point of maximum bending moment

- (C) Total
area of flanges at the maximum bending moment to the corresponding area at the
point of maximum bending moment

- (D) None of
these

**6. Gantry girders are designed to resist**

- (A) Lateral loads

- (B) Longitudinal loads and vertical loads

- (C) Lateral, longitudinal and vertical loads

- (D) Lateral and longitudinal loads

**7. The distance between e.g. of compression and e.g. of tension flanges of a plate girder, is known as**

- (A) Overall
depth

- (B) Clear depth

- (C) Effective
depth

- (D) None of
these

**8. The effective length of a compression member of length**

*L*held in position at both ends but not restrained in direction, is- (A)

*L*

- (B) 0.67

*L*

- (C) 0.85

*L*

- (D) 1.5

*L*

**9. The live load for a sloping roof with slope 15°, where access is not provided to roof, is taken as**

- (A) 0.65 kN/m

^{2}

- (B) 0.75 kN/m

^{2}

- (C) 1.35 kN/m

^{2}

- (D) 1.50 kN/m

^{2}

**10. Pick up the correct statement from the following:**

- (A) Dead
load includes self-weight of the structure and super-imposed loads permanently
attached to the structure

- (B) Dead loads
change their positions and vary in magnitude

- (C) Dead loads
are known in the beginning of the design

- (D) None of these

**11. Design of a riveted joint is based on the assumption:**

- (A) Bending
stress in rivets is accounted for

- (B) Riveted hole
is assumed to be completely filled by the rivet

- (C) Stress in
the plate in not uniform

- (D) Friction between
plates is taken into account

**12. Steel tanks are mainly designed for**

- (A) Weight of tank

- (B) Wind pressure

- (C) Water pressure

- (D) Earthquake forces

**13. The cross-section of a standard fillet is a triangle whose base angles are**

- (A) 45° and 45°

- (B) 30° and 60°

- (C) 40° and 50°

- (D) 20° and 70°

**14. If N is the number of rivets in the joint, the strength of a riveted joint against shearing of rivets, is given by**

- (A)

*P*=

_{s}*N*× (π/4)

*d*×

^{2}*P*

_{s}- (B)

*P*=

_{s}*N*× (

*d*×

*t*×

*p*)

_{s}- (C)

*P*=

_{s}*N*× (

*p*-

*d*) ×

*t*×

*P*

_{s}- (D)

*P*=

_{s}*N*× (

*P*+

*d*) ×

*t*×

*p*

_{s}**15. The sway bracing is designed to transfer**

- (A) 20% of the top panel wind load to bottom
bracing

- (B) 10% of the top panel wind load to bottom
bracing

- (C) 25% of the top panel wind load to bottom
bracing

- (D) 50% of the top panel wind load to bottom bracing

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