Building Construction MCQ Question with Answer

Building Construction MCQ with detailed explanation for interview, entrance and competitive exams. Explanation are given for understanding.

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Question No : 1
The compaction of concrete in the drilled pile hole is done by compressed air in the case of

Simplex pile
Franki pile
Pressure pile
Vibro pile

Question No : 2
The width of the hollow space between two walls of a cavity wall should not exceed

5 cm
7.5 cm
10 cm
15 cm

Question No : 3
The entrained concrete is used in lining walls and roofs for making

Heat insulated
Sound insulated
Neither (a) nor (b)
Both (a) and (b)

Question No : 4
The type of arch used for high class buildings where appearance is of prime importance, is known as

Ashlar arch
Rubble arch
Gauged brick arch
Axed brick arch

Question No : 5
Pick up the correct statement from the following:

The bearing capacity of a pile is defined as the load which can be sustained by the pile without producing excessive settlement
The safe bearing capacity of a pile is obtained by dividing the ultimate bearing capacity with a suitable factor of safety
The factor of safety for piles is taken as 6
All the above

Question No : 6
Rotary drilling

Is not suitable for deposits containing very coarse gravel
Hinders the ground water observations and permeability test
Is not economical for holes of less than 10 cm
All the above

Question No : 7
The range of spread from the wall base to outer edge of a brick work foundation does not exceed

1/2 horizontal to 1 vertical
2/3 horizontal to 1 vertical
1 horizontal to 1 vertical
2 horizontals to 1 vertical