Random Quiz On Material Testing!

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Random Quiz On Material Testing!


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  • 1. 
    What is the Plasticity index of mineral filler?
    • A. 

      Not greater than 4

    • B. 

      Not greater than 8

    • C. 

      Zero

  • 2. 
    How many gradation ranges for hot plant mix bituminous are there in the blue book?
    • A. 

      Seven

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Five

    • D. 

      Four

  • 3. 
    What is the sample for compressive strength determination of a structuralconcrete?
    • A. 

      Concrete cylinder sample

    • B. 

      Slump test

    • C. 

      Concrete beam

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What is the length required for RSB sample for quality test?
    • A. 

      1.0 m/10,000kg/size/shipment

    • B. 

      2.0 m/10,000kg/size/shipment

    • C. 

      3.0 m/10,000kg/size/shipment

    • D. 

      4.0 m/10,000kg/size/shipment

  • 5. 
    How many samples should be taken for every 75 cu.m fresh concrete?
    • A. 

      1 set consist of 3-pcs sample

    • B. 

      2 set consist of 3-pcs sample

    • C. 

      1 set consist of 4-pcs sample

    • D. 

      3set consist of 3-pcs sample

  • 6. 
    What is the required size of test specimen for G.I. sheets? 
    • A. 

      3 pcs-60mm x 60mm in 1 sht/100sht

    • B. 

      3 pcs-50mm x50mm in 1 sht/100sht

    • C. 

      2pcs-60mm x 60mm in 1 sht/100sht

    • D. 

      2 pcs-50mm x 50mm in 1 sht/100sht

  • 7. 
    What kind of paint that has a reflectance or beads? 
    • A. 

      Reflectorized paint

    • B. 

      Acrylic paint

    • C. 

      Enamel paint

    • D. 

      Trafficpaint

  • 8. 
    What is that construction material that has a property of being a dark brown toblack cementitious material in which the predominating substance is bitumen? 
    • A. 

      Asphalt

    • B. 

      Tar

    • C. 

      Fly ash

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    For how long or how many hours shall a bituminous prime coat be leftundisturbed? 
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      48 hours

    • C. 

      12 hours

    • D. 

      72 hourst

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    What is the rate of application of bituminous tack coat? 
    • A. 

      0.2 to 0.7 L/sq. m

    • B. 

      0.3 to 0.6 L/sq. m

    • C. 

      0.1 to 0.7 L/sq. m

    • D. 

      0.2 to 0.9 L/sq. m

  • 11. 
    What is the penetration grade of blown asphalt? 
    • A. 

      0 to 30 penetration grade

    • B. 

      0 to 40 penetration grade

    • C. 

      0 to 20 penetration grade

    • D. 

      0 to 250 penetration grade

  • 12. 
    What kind of sample is taken for flexural test? 
    • A. 

      A.concrete beam sample

    • B. 

      B.concrete cylinder sample

    • C. 

      None of the above

    • D. 

      Both a&b

  • 13. 
    What are the tests needed for the 2.650 cu.m Item 201 (Aggregate Base Course)? 
    • A. 

      CBR, abrasion, GPCD

    • B. 

      CBR, abrasion

    • C. 

      CBR, GCPD

    • D. 

      Abrasion, GPCD

  • 14. 
    How many grading tests are required for a 3,200 cu.m selected borrow topping(Item 104)? 
    • A. 

      3 grading tests

    • B. 

      1 grading tests

    • C. 

      2 grading tests

    • D. 

      4 grading tests

  • 15. 
    As a materials Engineer, what will you recommend if you find out that thematerials to be used as Item 200 if finer than the required materials? 
    • A. 

      Blend Item 200 with coarser materials

    • B. 

      Reject the material

    • C. 

      Do nothing

    • D. 

      Blend Item 200 with finer materials

  • 16. 
    What is the standard specification for LL and PI of Item 201? 
    • A. 

      maximum of 25% and maximum of 6% respectively

    • B. 

      maximum of 35% and maximum of 12% respectively

    • C. 

      maximum of 25% and maximum of 12% respectively

    • D. 

      maximum of 35% and maximum of 6% respectively

  • 17. 
    What is the CBR requirement for Item 201? 
    • A. 

      80% maximum

    • B. 

      85% maximum

    • C. 

      90% maximum

    • D. 

      20% maximum

  • 18. 
    What asphalt is used for sealing weaken plane joint of concrete pavement? 
    • A. 

      Blown Asphalt

    • B. 

      Cut Back Asphalt

    • C. 

      Emulsified Asphalt

    • D. 

      NOTA

  • 19. 
    What is Item 311 of the DPWH Specification (Blue Book)? 
    • A. 

      Portland Cement Concrete Pavement

    • B. 

      Bituminous Concrete Surface Course

    • C. 

      Aggregate Surface Course

    • D. 

      Bituminous tack Coat

  • 20. 
    19. What is the machine used for abrasion test? 
    • A. 

      Los Angeles Abrasion Machine

    • B. 

      Las Vegas Abrasion Machine

    • C. 

      San Francisco Abrasion Machine

    • D. 

      San Diego Abrasion Machine

  • 21. 
    How to determine the degree of compaction of Items 104, 200, & 201? 
    • A. 

      By Field Density Test

    • B. 

      By Core Test

    • C. 

      By Boring

    • D. 

      NOTA

  • 22. 
    What is the formula in obtaining the value of PI? 
    • A. 

      Liquid Limit minus Plastic Limit

    • B. 

      Plastic Limit minus Liquid Limit

    • C. 

      Liquid Limit plus Plastic Limit

    • D. 

      Plastic Limit plus Liquid Limit

  • 23. 
    What are the other terms for sieve analysis? 
    • A. 

      All of the Above

    • B. 

      Grading Test Grading Test

    • C. 

      Particle Size Distribution Test Particle Size Distribution Test,

    • D. 

      Mechanical Analysis Mechanical Analysis

  • 24. 
    What is the degree of compaction of the soil if the wet density is 2,200 kg/m3with an actual moisture content of 10.2% and a maximum dry density of 1,960kg/m3? 
    • A. 

      101.86%

    • B. 

      102.34%

    • C. 

      99.30%

    • D. 

      105.23%

  • 25. 
    How many concrete cores shall be taken for one (1) kilometer concrete pavement? 
    • A. 

      5 holes/km/lane

    • B. 

      3 holes/km/lane

    • C. 

      2 holes/km/lane

    • D. 

      10 holes/km/lane

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