Civil Engineering Questions And Answers :: Building Materials And Construction: part1

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Civil Engineering : Building Materials And Construction QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS :: part1 : 6 to 10

Following Civil Engineering Multiple choice objective type questions and answers will help you in BSNL JTO, GATE 2014 and IES 2014 examinations :

6.Which of the following sedimentary rocks changes into quartzite by metamorphic action ?

sand stone
lime stone
shale
gypsum

7.Based on the following rocks and minerals, select the correct statement, quartz, shale, basalt, granite, marble, gypsum, mica

basalt and marble are the only metamorphic rocks
there is no sedimentary rock
granite is the only igneous rock
quartz and mica are minerals

8.Granite is not suitable for ordinary building purpose because

it can not be polished
it is not a fire proof material
it is costly
it has less crushing strength

9.The preparation of surface of stone to obtain plain edges or to obtain stones of required size and shape is known as

quarrying of stones
blasting of stones
seasoning of stones
dressing of stones

10.Which of the following is a mineral ?

basalt
granite
quartz
syenite

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