1000+ Strength of Materials Quiz Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

The materials which have the same elastic properties in all directions, are called

(A) hard

(B) homogeneous

(C) isotropic

(D) brittle

Ans: C

isotropic

Question: 2

The deflection of any rectangular beam simply supported is

(A) directly proportional to the cube of its length

(B) inversely proportional to the cube of its depth

(C) directly proportional to its weight

(D) inversely proportional to its width

Ans: B

inversely proportional to the cube of its depth

Question: 3

A diagram which shows the variation of the axial load for all sections of the span of a beam, is called

(A) stress diagram

(B) shear force diagram

(C) bending moment diagram

(D) thrust diagram

Ans: D

thrust diagram

Question: 4

The key of graphic construction is the cancelling of pairs of

(A) collinear components

(B) equal components

(C) opposite components

(D) all the above

Ans: B

equal components

Question: 5

Elastic limit means

(A) the stress remains the same but strain increases

(B) limiting value of stress upto which if the material is stressed and then released, strain disappears completely

(C) limiting value of stress upto which stress is proportional to strain

(D) none of the above

Ans: B

limiting value of stress upto which if the material is stressed and then released, strain disappears completely

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