1. In grillage foundations, distance between flanges of grillage beams, is kept ______.

[A] Equal to flange width
[B] Twice the flange width
[C] 40 cm
[D] Maximum of (a), (b) and (c)

Answer: Option B

2. The important test to be conducted on a stone used in docks and harbours is _____.

[A] Toughness test
[B] Weight test
[C] Hardness test
[D] Workability test

Answer: Option B


3. A covering of concrete placed on the exposed top of an external wall, is known as ______.

[A] Coping
[B] Frieze
[C] Lintel
[D] Cornice

Answer: Option A

4. The member which is placed horizontally to support common rafter of a sloping roof, is _____.

[A] Batten
[B] Purlin
[C] Strut
[D] Cleat

Answer: Option B


5. The sill of a common wooden partition is ______.

[A] Upper horizontal wooden member
[B] Intermediate horizontal wooden member
[C] Vertical wooden member on either end
[D] Lower horizontal wooden member

Answer: Option D


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