Civil Engineering Questions And Answers :: Design Of Masonry Structures: part1

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

1.For designing masonry components of a structure, seismic forces provision in the design calculation is not necessary for buildings constructed in

Zone I only
Zone I and II
Zone I, II and III
Zone I, II, III and IV

2.The mode of failure of a very short masonry member having h/t ratio of less than 4 is by

shear
vertical tensile splitting
buckling
any of the above

3.The bending stress in a wall or column subjected to effective vertical load need not be considered, if the eccentricity ratio is

less than or equal to 1/24
less than or equal to 1/6
more than 1/24
less than or equal to 1/12

4.For earthquake resistant masonry buildings, the vertical distance between openings one above the other in a load bearing wall shall not be less than

50 cm
60 cm
75 cm
100 cm

5.Which of the following will give higher ratio of brickwork strength to mortar strength ?

1 : % : 3
1 : Vz: 4>/2
1:1:6
1:2:9

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