Civil Engineering: Questions On Theory Of Structure

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Civil Engineering: Questions On Theory Of Structure

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In case of principal axes of a section
    • A. 

      Sum of moment of inertia is zero

    • B. 

      Difference of moment inertia is zero

    • C. 

      Product of moment of inertia is zero

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 2. 
    At any point of a beam, the section modulus may be obtained by dividing the moment of inertia of the section by
    • A. 

      Depth of the section

    • B. 

      Depth of the neutral axis

    • C. 

      Maximum tensile stress at the section

    • D. 

      Maximum compressive stress at the section

    • E. 

      None of these.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is not the displacement method
    • A. 

      Equilibrium method

    • B. 

      Column analogy method

    • C. 

      Moment distribution method

    • D. 

      Kani’s method

  • 4. 
    Select the corrects statement
    • A. 

      Flexibility matrix is a square symmetrical matrix

    • B. 

      Stiffness matrix is a square symmetrical matrix

    • C. 

      Both a and b

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    A simply supported beam deflects by 5mm when it is subjected to a concentrated load of 10KN at its centre. What will be deflection in a 1/10 model of beam if model is subjected to a 1KN load at its centre.
    • A. 

      5mm

    • B. 

      0.5mm

    • C. 

      0.05mm

    • D. 

      0.005mm

  • 6. 
    Pick up the correct statement from the following:
    • A. 

      The moment of inertia is calculated about the axis about which bending takes place

    • B. 

      If tensile stress is less than axial stress, the section experiences compressive stress

    • C. 

      If tensile stress is equal to axial stress, the section experiences compressive stress

    • D. 

      If tensile stress is more than axial stress, some portion of the section experiences a tensile stress

    • E. 

      All the above.

  • 7. 
    The ratio of crippling loads of a column having both the ends fixed to the column having both the ends hinged, is
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 8. 
    If in a rigid jointed space frame (6m + r) < 6j, then the frame is 
    • A. 

      Unstable

    • B. 

      Stable and statically determinate

    • C. 

      Stable and statically indeterminate

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    No. of unknown internal forces in each member of a rigid jointed plane frame is
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      1

  • 10. 
    Gradually applied static loads do not change with time their
    • A. 

      Magnitude

    • B. 

      Direction

    • C. 

      Point of application

    • D. 

      All the above.

  • 11. 
    The normal and tangential components of stress on an inclined plane through θ° to the direction of the force, will be equal if θ is
    • A. 

      45°

    • B. 

      30°

    • C. 

      60°

    • D. 

      90°

  • 12. 
    In moment distribution method, the sum of the distribution factors of all the members meeting at any joint is always 
    • A. 

      Zero

    • B. 

      Less than one

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Greater than one

  • 13. 
    A body is said to be in equilibrium if
    • A. 

      It moves horizontally

    • B. 

      It moves vertically

    • C. 

      It rotates about its C.G.

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 14. 
    The number of independent equations to be satisfied for static equilibrium of a plane structure is
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      6

  • 15. 
    The principle of virtual work can be applied to elastic system by considering the virtual work of
    • A. 

      Internal forces only

    • B. 

      External forces only

    • C. 

      Internal as well as external forces

    • D. 

      None of the above