**1. As per IS: 800, the splice connection should be designed for a force of at least k times the member design capacity in tension. Here the value of k is _____.**

[A] 0.3

[B] 0.5

[C] 0.4

[D] 0.6

**Answer: Option A**

**2. A tension splice section is designed for ______.**

[A] Maximum factored tensile load

[B] Design strength of the tension member

[C] Maximum of factored tensile load and 0.3 times the design strength of tension member

[D] Maximum service load

**Answer: Option C**

**3. The effect of shear lag is _____.**

[A] Less in small length of connection

[B] Less in large length of connection

[C] Nonexistent in angle section

[D] Nonexistent in channel section

**Answer: Option B**

**4. If the effective length of a prismatic compression member is 0.8 L, then the support conditions should be _____. (Note: L is the unsupported length)**

[A] At one end both rotation and translation is restrained, whereas at the other end translation is restrained, but the rotation is free

[B] At both ends both translation and rotation are restrained

[C] At both ends translations are restrained but rotations are free

[D] At one end translation is restrained while at the other end rotation is restrained

**Answer: Option A**

**5. The design compressive stress of an axially loaded compression member in IS-800-2007 is given by _____.**

[A] Rankine formula

[B] Secant formula

[C] Merchant Rankine formula

[D] Perry Robertson formula

**Answer: Option D**