1. The predominant constituent which is responsible for strength in granite is _____.

[A] Mica
[B] Quartz
[C] Felspar
[D] All of the above

Answer: Option B

2. The type of roof suitable in plains where rainfall is meagre and temperature is high is ______.

[A] Shell roof
[B] Pitched and sloping roof
[C] Flat roof
[D] None

Answer: Option C


3. The size of a floor tile commonly used, is _____.

[A] 20 cm x 20 cm x 2 cm
[B] 22.5 x 22.5 cm x 2.2 cm
[C] 15 cm x 15 cm x 1.8 cm
[D] All of the above

Answer: Option D

4. The arrangement made to support an unsafe structure temporarily, is known as ______.

[A] Scaffolding
[B] Jacking
[C] Underpinning
[D] Shoring

Answer: Option D


5. To ensure that supporting area of an offset footing of a boundary wall is fully compressive, the C.G. of load must act ______.

[A] Within the middle third of the base
[B] Within the middle fifth of the base
[C] At the centre of the base
[D] None

Answer: Option A


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