1000+ Structural Engineering Objective Type Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

Which one of the following statement is not correct about curtailment of positive reinforcement in a continuous member?

(A) at least one third bards should extend into the support for a 3/4rd development of length

(B) cut-off bars shall extend for a distance not less than effective depth of the member beyond theoretical cut-off point.

(C) cut-off bars shall extend for a distance not less than 12 times the bar diameter beyond theoretical cut-off point.

(D) mnimum two bards should extend throughout

Ans: A

at least one third bards should extend into the support for a 3/4rd development of length

Question: 2

Spacing of longitudinal bars measured along the periphery of R.C. column shall not exceed

(A) 200 mm

(B) 300 mm

(C) 400 mm

(D) 500 mm

Ans: B

300 mm

Question: 3

The depth of footing required for an isolated column depends upon

(A) single shear

(B) double shear

(C) bending moment

(D) all the three above

Ans: D

all the three above

Question: 4

Which one of the following is the correct statement about R.C. retaining wall

(A) toe slab is provided with reinforcement at top face and heel slab at bottom face

(B) toe slab and heel slab are provided with reinforcement at bottom face

(C) toe slab and heel slab are provided with reinforcement at bottom face

(D) toe slab and heel slab are provided with reinforcement at top face

Ans: A

toe slab is provided with reinforcement at top face and heel slab at bottom face

Question: 5

Which one of the following is not a post tensioning method?

(A) Long line method

(B) Lee-Macall system

(C) Gifford udall system

(D) Freyssinet system

Ans: A

Long line method

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