Can You Pass This Civil Engineering Exam? Trivia Questions Quiz

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Can You Pass This Civil Engineering Exam? Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The portion of a brick cut across the width is called
    • A. 

      Closer

    • B. 

      Bat

    • C. 

      Half brick

    • D. 

      Bed

  • 2. 
    Which of these structures is not peculiar with foremost Roman civil engineers?
    • A. 

      Harbors

    • B. 

      Stadium 

    • C. 

      Insulae

    • D. 

      Aqueduct

  • 3. 
    The maximum bearing capacity of the soil is that of…
    • A. 

      Hard rocks 

    • B. 

      Black cotton soil

    • C. 

      Dry, coarse sandy soil

    • D. 

      Fine sandy soil

  • 4. 
    Black cotton soil is unsuitable for foundations because its
    • A. 

      Particles are cohesive

    • B. 

      Permeability is uncertain

    • C. 

      Bearing capacity is low

    • D. 

      Property to undergo a volumetric change due to variation of moisture content

  • 5. 
    The bearing capacity of soils can be improved by
    • A. 

      Increasing the depth of footing

    • B. 

      Draining the subsoil water

    • C. 

      Ramming the granular material like a crushed stone in the soil

    • D. 

      All of the above 

  • 6. 
    Pick up the commonly adopted geophysical method in civil engineering from the following :
    • A. 

      Gravitational method

    • B. 

      Electrical resistivity method

    • C. 

      Both the seismic method and electrical resistivity method 

    • D. 

      The seismic method

  • 7. 
    When carbon contents less than 0.1%, steel is called:
    • A. 

      Dead steel 

    • B. 

      Mild steel

    • C. 

      Medium carbon steel

    • D. 

      Hard steel

  • 8. 
    Stud(s) of a common wooden partition...
    • A. 

      Is the upper horizontal wooden member

    • B. 

      Is the lower horizontal wooden member

    • C. 

      Are vertical wooden members 

    • D. 

      Are the intermediate horizontal wooden members.

  • 9. 
    When the walls are subjected to heavy loading and the bearing capacity of the soil is very low, then the wall is constructed on...
    • A. 

      Reinforced concrete footing 

    • B. 

      Column Footing

    • C. 

      Lean concrete footing

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    Which of the below is not a disadvantage of using ribbed-or steel bars?
    • A. 

      Not easily identifiable

    • B. 

      High labor charge 

    • C. 

      Weaker than plain round steel

    • D. 

      Arc welding is not possible