1. The columns of multistoried buildings are designed to withstand the forces due to _____.

[A] Live loads
[B] Dead loads
[C] Wind loads
[D] All of the above

Answer: Option D

2. The minimum strength of the mortar used in load bearing brick masonry is _____.

[A] 200 N/cm^2
[B] 150 N/cm^2
[C] 100 N/cm^2
[D] 50 N/cm^2

Answer: Option C


3. To obtain good bonding in brick masonry _____.

[A] Vertical joints in alternate courses are kept in plumb line
[B] First class bricks are used
[C] Bats are used where necessary
[D] All the above

Answer: Option D

4. In soils possessing low bearing capacity, the type of foundation generally provided, is _____.

[A] Column footing
[B] Raft footing
[C] Grillage footing
[D] All of the above

Answer: Option D


5. As compared to stretcher course, the thickness of joints in header course should be _____.

[A] More
[B] Less
[C] Equal
[D] Equal or more

Answer: Option B


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