# 1000+ Strength of Materials Interview Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

When two plates butt together and are riveted with two cover plates with two rows of rivets, the joint is known as

(A) butt joint

(B) lap joint

(C) double riveted double cover butt joint

(D) single riveted single cover butt joint

Ans: C

double riveted double cover butt joint

Question: 2

The distance between the centres of adjacent rivets in the same row, is called

(A) pitch

(B) lap

(C) gauge

(D) staggered pitch

Ans: A

pitch

Question: 3

A bending moment may be defined as

(A) algebraic sum of the moments of all the forces on either side of the section

(B) arithmetic sum of the forces on either side of the section

(C) arithmetic sum of the moments of all the forces on either side of the section

(D) none of these

Ans: A

algebraic sum of the moments of all the forces on either side of the section

Question: 4

An arch may be subjected to

(A) bending moment and shear force

(B) shear and axial force

(C) thrust, shear force and bending moment

(D) bending moment and axial force

Ans: C

thrust, shear force and bending moment

Question: 5

The point of contraflexture occurs in

(A) over hanging beams only

(B) continuous beams only

(C) cantilever beams only

(D) all types of beams

Ans: A

over hanging beams only

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