Hardest Civil Engineering Trivia Quiz

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Do you understand Civil Engineering well? Try this hardest civil engineering trivia quiz, and see how much you know. Civil engineering is a well-established and coveted career, and it has been for some time now. This quiz is for you, future civil engineers, current civil engineers, or just people who are passionate about this field. Take it and test your knowledge about the field you are so passionate about! It will surely be an add-on to your knowledge. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of these except one work in close collaboration with civil engineering.
    • A. 

      Military engineering 

    • B. 

      Environmental engineering

    • C. 

      Earthquake engineering

    • D. 

      Coastal engineering

  • 2. 
    Which of these buildings is the oldest work of civil engineers?
    • A. 

      Appian Way

    • B. 

      Egyptian pyramids 

    • C. 

      Irrigation in Rome

    • D. 

      Qanat

  • 3. 
    The 9 cm x 9 cm side of a brick, as seen in the wall face, is generally known as
    • A. 

      Side

    • B. 

      Header

    • C. 

      Stretcher

    • D. 

      Front

  • 4. 
    The carbon content of steel is:
    • A. 

      Less than 0.15%

    • B. 

      2% – 4%

    • C. 

      0.08%

    • D. 

      0.002% – 2.1% 

  • 5. 
    Who coordinated the construction of the Great Wall of China?
    • A. 

      General Chang

    • B. 

      General Feng

    • C. 

      General Meng 

    • D. 

      General Chung

  • 6. 
    The lowest part of a structure that transmits the load to the soil is known as
    • A. 

      Superstructure

    • B. 

      Plinth

    • C. 

      Foundation 

    • D. 

      Basement

  • 7. 
    Which of the below is not an ISI classified channel section?
    • A. 

      ISLC

    • B. 

      ISJC

    • C. 

      ISMC

    • D. 

      ISHC 

  • 8. 
    The foundation in which a cantilever beam is provided to join two footings is known as
    • A. 

      Strap footing 

    • B. 

      Raft footing

    • C. 

      Strip footing

    • D. 

      Combined footing

  • 9. 
    The foundation in a building is provided to
    • A. 

      Distribute the load over a large area

    • B. 

      Increase the overall stability of the structure

    • C. 

      Transmit load to the bearing surface (subsoil) at a uniform rate

    • D. 

      All of the above 

  • 10. 
    Grillage foundation
    • A. 

      Is light and economical

    • B. 

      Is constructed by rolled steel joists (R.S.J.) placed in a single or double tier

    • C. 

      Does not require deep cutting as the required base area with required pressure intensity is obtained at a shallow depth

    • D. 

      All of the above

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