1. In clay soil _____.

[A] Differential settlement is generally prevalent
[B] Swelling and shrinkage characteristics prevail
[C] Consolidation continues even after several years of construction
[D] All the above

Answer: Option D

2. In ordinary residential and public buildings, the damp proof course is generally provided at ______.

[A] Midway ground level and water-table level
[B] Ground level
[C] Water table level
[D] Plinth level

Answer: Option D


3. The raft slab is projected beyond the outer walls of the structure by _____.

[A] 30 to 45 cm
[B] 25 to 30 cm
[C] 15 to 20 cm
[D] 5 to 10 cm

Answer: Option A

4. _____ activity is not correct as applicable to brick corbels.

[A] The discontinuous corbels are used to carry heavy concentrated loads
[B] The maximum projection of each corbel course should be limited to a quarter brick at a time
[C] Stretcher bond is generally used for the construction of brick corbel
[D] The maximum projection of the corbel should not be more than the thickness of the wall

Answer: Option C


5. In which of the following pairs both trees yield soft wood?

[A] Deodar and Sesame
[B] Chir and sal
[C] Chir and deodar
[D] Sal and teak

Answer: Option C


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