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

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Civil Engineering : Design Of Masonry Structures 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.Assertion A : From consideration of structural soundness and economy of design, most codes control the maximum slenderness ratio of masonry walls and columns. Reason R : By controlling the maximum slenderness ratio, failure is by excessive stress and not by buckling. Select your answer according to codes given below:

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and R are true but R is not .the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.

7.Water retentivity for brick masonry should not be less than

50%
60%
70%
80%

8.Minimum thickness of stiffening wall for 1 to 3 storeys shall not be less than

10 cm
15 cm
20 cm
30 cm

9.Full restraint is provided by (i) foundation footing of a wall (ii) timber floor spanning on the wall and anchored to the wall (iii) RCC slab with a minimum bearing of 10 cm on the wall Of these statements

(i) and (iii) are correct
(i) and (ii) are correct
(ii) and (iii) are correct
(i), (ii) and (iii) are correct

10.Assertion A : Lime based mortars give higher ratio of brickwork strength to mortar strength as compared to non-lime mortar. Reason R : Lime based mortars have lower bond strength as compared to non-lime mortars. Select your answer according to the codes given below:

Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.
Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.
A is true but R is false.
A is false but R is true.

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