1. The volume of one bag of cement weighing 50 kg is

(1) 0.05 m3

(2) 0.0245 m3

(3) 0.0345 m3

(4) 0.0445 m3

Answer: (3) 0.0345 m3

2. Linseed oil in paint is used as a

(1) Thinner

(2) Pigment

(3) Vehicle

(4) Base

Answer: (3) Vehicle

3. Fine aggregates are those which pass and retain on these IS sieves respectively. Their sizes are

(1) 6 mm & 75 Î¼

(2) 4.75 mm & 75 Î¼

(3) 75 Î¼ & 4.75 mm

(4) 10 mm & 4.75 mm

Answer: (2) 4.75 mm & 75 Î¼

4. If the temperature of rod of length L is increased by T Â°C, whose coefficient of linear expansion is Î±

and Youngâ€™s modulus E then free expansion of the rod due to increase in temperature is given by

(1) Î±TEL

(2) Î±TL

(3) Î±TE

(4) Î±TE2L

Answer: (2) Î±TL

5. The simple bending equation is given by

(1) (M/I) = (y/f) = (E/R)

(2) (M/I) = (f/y) = (E/R)

(3) (M/I) = (f/y) = (R/E)

(4) (I/M) = (f/y) = (E/R)

Answer: (2) (M/I) = (f/y) = (E/R)

6. Eulerâ€™s critical load of a column whose effective length L is given by

(1) (Î EI/L2)

(2) (Î 2EI/L2)

(3) (Î EI2/L2)

(4) (Î E2 I/L2 )

Answer: (2) (Î 2EI/L2)

7. The process of finishing the joints with mortar of rich mix in brick and stone masonry is called

(1) facing

(2) pointing

(3) plastering

(4) guniting

Answer: (2) pointing

8. The stone masonry adopted in construction of architectural importance which gives smooth appearance is

(1) Ashlar masonry

(2) Coursed rubble masonry

(3) Uncoursed rubble masonry

(4) Random rubble masonry

Answer: (1) Ashlar masonry

9. The lean-to-roof is suitable for a maximum span of

(1) 3 m

(2) 2.5 m

(3) 3.5 m

(4) 4 m

Answer:(2) 2.5 m

10. A window projecting outward from the walls of a room is termed as

(1) Dormer window

(2) Louvered window

(3) Bay window

(4) Skylight

Answer: (3) Bay window

11. The most suitable door for an entrance to an air-conditioned room is

(1) Revolving door

(2) Collapsible door

(3) Louvered door

(4) Sliding door

Answer: (1) Revolving door

12. The tapering steps which are provided to change the direction of a stair is

(1) Landing

(2) Spiral steps

(3) Winders

(4) Going

Answer: (3) Winders