# Design of Steel Structures MCQ - Multiple Choice Question and Answer

## Design of Steel Structures MCQ with detailed explanation for interview, entrance and competitive exams. Explanation are given for understanding.

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Question No : 1
The minimum thickness of plates in a steel stack should be

4 mm
5 mm
6 mm
8 mm

Question No : 2
Horizontal stiffener in a plate girder is provided to safeguard against

Shear buckling of web plate
Compression buckling of web plate
Yielding
All of the above

Question No : 3
A structural member subjected to tensile force in a direction parallel to its longitudinal axis, is generally known as

A tie
A tie member
A tension member
All the above

Question No : 4
Number of rivets required in a joint, is

Load/Shear strength of a rivet
Load/Bearing strength of a rivet
Load/Tearing strength of a rivet
Load/Rivet value

Question No : 5
In a built up beam actual bending compressive stress fbc is given by (when y1 is the distance of the edge of the beam from the neutral axis).

fbc = (M/Ixx) × y₁
fbc = (Ixx/M) × y₁
fbc = (Ixx/M) + y₁
fbc = (M/Ixx) + y₁

Question No : 6
Rolled steel beams are designated by Indian Standard series and its

Weight per metre and depth of its section
Depth of section and weight per metre
Width of flange and weight per metre
Weight per metre and flange width

Question No : 7
The permissible stress to which a structural member can be subjected to, is known as

Bearing stress
Working stress
Tensile stress
Compressive stress