Basic Civil Engineering Questions And Answers

Basic Civil Engineering Questions And Answers

In___ components, a building can be divided.
a) 2
b) 8
c) 6
d) 3
Answer: d

Damp Proof Course (DPC) is mainly laid on ______
a) Footing
b) Floor
c) Foundation
d) Plinth
Answer: d

The IS code 875 contain _______ parts.
a) 5
b) 6
c) 7
d) 8
Answer: a

________ IS code gives details regarding acid-resistant bricks.
a) IS 4832
b) IS 5766
c) IS 4860
d) IS 5318
Answer: c

For gypsum plasterboards IS 712-1984 gives specifications.
a) True
b) False
Answer: b

Steining is a component of the ______ type of foundation.

a) Well
b) Strap
c) Isolated
d) Pile
Answer: a

____ is also known as pier foundation.
a) Caisson
b) Box
c) Bridge
d) Girder
Answer: a

For building a foundation, ____ is not a preliminary consideration.
a) Bearing capacity of soil
b) Soil organisms
c) Settlement control
d) Groundwater condition
Answer: b

What floor does in a building?
a) Contains R.C.C.
b) Is laid below plinth
c) Separates levels
d) Has a thickness of 10cm
Answer: c

____ is added to make mortar fireproof.
a) Gypsum
b) Aluminous cement
c) Powdered glass
d) Asbestos cement
Answer: b

There are ___ types of parapets.
a) 4
b) 2
c) 5
d) 6
Answer: a

One of the types of windows is a skylight.
a) True
b) False
Answer: a

Using____, the setting speed of mortar can be increased.
a) Lime
b) Sulphur
c) Pozzolana
d) Gypsum
Answer: a

For ________ the IS 2062 gives specifications.
a) High strength steel
b) High strength concrete
c) Concrete for general purpose
d) Steel for general purpose
Answer: d

For a Civil Engineer_______ is the most important IS code.
a) IS 567
b) IS 456
c) IS 455
d) IS 383
Answer: b

There are ____ parts in IS 2368
a) 10
b) 7
c) 9
d) 5
Answer: c

On _____ the IS 1893-2002 gives details.
a) Seismic strengthening
b) Earthquake resistance structures
c) Improving earthquake resistance
d) Earthquake resistance design
Answer: b

Based on depth there are _____ types of foundation.
b) 4
c) 5
d) 2
Answer: d

Mortar is derieved from Latin word _____
a) Mortarium
b) Mortarum
c) Mortaer
d) Mortare
Answer: a

____ was the first Mortar used.
a) Lime mortar
b) Organic mortar

c) Cement mortar
d) Mud mortar
Answer: d

PCM (Polymer Cement Mortar) is used primarily for______
a) Tile masonry
b) Stonemasonry
c) Repairing the concrete structure
d) Brick masonry
Answer: c

In load-bearing masonry construction, _____ footing is used.
a) Isolated
b) Strap
c) Strip
d) Pile
Answer: c

There are ___ possible types of combined footing.
a) 2
b) 3
c) 4
d) 5
Answer: a