1. The number of steps in a flight generally should not be less than ______.

[A] 3
[B] 4
[C] 5
[D] 2

Answer: Option A

2. The service area in a building means the area occupied by _____.

[A] Stairs
[B] Light and shafts
[C] Toilets
[D] All the above

Answer: Option D


3. A wall constructed with stones to protect slopes of cuttings in natural ground from the action of weathering agents, is called ______.

[A] Breast wall
[B] Buttress
[C] Parapet wall
[D] Retaining wall

Answer: Option A


4. Open test pit is only suitable upto a depth of _____.

[A] 2 metres
[B] 2.5 metres
[C] 3 metres
[D] None

Answer: Option C


5. Higher pitch of the roof

(i) Results in stronger roof

(ii) Results in weaker roof

(iii) Requires more covering material

(iv) Requires less covering material  The correct answer is _____.

[A] (i) and (iv)
[B] (ii) and (iii)
[C] (i) and (iii)
[D] (ii) and (iv)

Answer: Option C


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