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

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Civil Engineering : Design Of Masonry Structures QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS :: part1 : 16 to 20

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

16.The thickness of each leaf of a cavity wall shall not be less than

5 cm
7.5 cm
10 cm
15 cm

17.A free standing brick wall 20 cm thick is subjected to a wind pressure of 75kg/m2. The maximum height of wall from stability consideration is

0.64 m
0.96 m
1.28 m
1.5 m

18.Maximum slenderness ratio of load bearing walls for a dwelling having more than 2 stores (i) shall not exceed 12 if lime mortar is used (ii) shall not exceed 18 if cement lime mortar 1:2:9 is used (iii) shall not exceed 24 if cement mortar 1:6 is used Of these statements

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

19.If the horizontal cross-sectional area of a wall is 1200 cm2, then the basic stress shall be multiplied by a reduction factor equal to

0 6
0.75
0.85
0.95

20.The effective height of free standing non load bearing wall and column respectively will be

1.OH and 1.OH
1.5Handl.5H
2.0Handl.5H
2.0H and 2.0H

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