1. The bond in which headers and stretchers are laid in alternate courses and every stretcher course is started with a three fourth brick bat, is known as _____.

[A] Monk bond
[B] English cross bond
[C] Rat-trap bond
[D] Dutch bond

Answer: Option D

2. The type of joint commonly used at the junction of a principal rafter and tie beam in timber trusses is _____.

[A] Mitred joint
[B] Mortise and tenon joint
[C] Oblique mortise and tenon joint
[D] Butt joint

Answer: Option C


3. The entrained concrete is used in lining walls and roofs for making _____.

[A] Sound insulated
[B] Heat insulated
[C] Both
[D] None

Answer: Option C

4. A pre-stressed concrete pile is _____.

[A] Lighter in weight
[B] Extremely durable
[C] Easy to handle
[D] All the above

Answer: Option D


5. The vertical distance between the springing line and highest point of the inner curve of an arch is known as _____.

[A] Rise
[B] Spandril
[C] Intrados
[D] Extrados

Answer: Option A


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