1. The position of a brick when laid on its side 9 cm x 9 cm with its frog in the vertical plane, is called ______.

[A] Brick on end
[B] Brick on edge
[C] Brick on bed
[D] Brick held vertically

Answer: Option A

2. A stair should not have pitch more than _____.

[A] 40°
[B] 25°
[C] 50°
[D] 30°

Answer: Option A


3. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

[A] Fineness modulus is the index number expressing the relative sizes of both coarse and fine aggregates
[B] Plain cement concrete is equally strong in compression as well as in tension
[C] Curing of concrete is done for proper compaction of cement
[D] Slump test is performed to check concrete strength

Answer: Option A

4. A floor constructed with the 4 to 6 mm marble chips, is known as ______.

[A] Marble floor
[B] Reinforced marble floor
[C] Terrazzo floor
[D] Chip floor

Answer: Option C


5. The bearing capacity of a waterlogged soil can be improved by ______.

[A] Increasing the depth of foundation
[B] Compacting the soil
[C] Draining the soil
[D] Grouting

Answer: Option C



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