15 Questions
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Questions and Answers

- 1.Independent displacement component at each joint of a rigid jointed plane frame are
- A.
Three linear movements

- B.
Two linear movements and one rotation

- C.
One linear movement and two rotations

- D.
Three rotations

- 2.A single rolling load of 8KN rolls along a girder of 15m span. The absolute maximum bending moment will be
- A.
8 KN-m

- B.
15 KN-m

- C.
30 KN-m

- D.
60 KN-m

- 3.Deformation of spring produced by a unit load is called
- A.
Stiffness

- B.
Flexibility

- C.
Influence coefficient

- D.
Unit strain

- 4.By applying the static equations
*i.e.*Σ*H*= 0, Σ*V*= 0 and Σ*M*= 0, to a determinate structure, we may determine- A.
Supporting reactions only

- B.
Shear forces only

- C.
Bending moments only

- D.
Internal forces only

- E.
All the above.

- 5.The general expression for the B.M. of a beam of length
*l*is the beam carries- A.
A uniformly distributed load w/unit length

- B.
A load varying linearly from zero at one end to w at the other end

- C.
An isolated load at mid span

- D.
None of these.

- 6.Pick up the correct statement from the following:
- A.
For a uniformly distributed load, the shear force varies linearly

- B.
For a uniformly distributed load, B.M. curve is a parabola

- C.
For a load varying linearly, the shear force curve is a parabola

- D.
For a load varying linearly, the B.M. curve is a cubic parabola

- E.
All the above.

- 7.The effects of shear force and axial force on plastic moment capacity of a structure are respectively to
- A.
Increase and decrease

- B.
Increase and increase

- C.
Decrease and increase

- D.
Decrease and decrease

- 8.The ratio of moments of inertia of a triangular section about its base and about a centroidal axis parallel to its base, is
- A.
1.0

- B.
1.5

- C.
2.0

- D.
2.5

- E.
3.0

- 9.Degree of kinematic indeterminacy of a pin-jointed plane frame is given by
- A.
2j-r

- B.
J-2r

- C.
3j-r

- D.
2j+r

- 10.The ratio of shear stress and shear strain of an elastic material, is
- A.
Modulus of Rigidity

- B.
Shear Modulus

- C.
Young's Modulus

- D.
Modulus of Elasticity

- E.
Both (a) and (b)

- 11.No. of independent equations to be satisfied for static equilibrium in a space structure
- A.
2

- B.
3

- C.
4

- D.
6

- 12.A three hinged arch is generally hinged at its supports and
- A.
At one quarter span

- B.
At the crown

- C.
Any where in the rib

- D.
None of these.

- 13.The forces in the members of simple trusses, may be analysed by
- A.
Graphical method

- B.
Method of joints

- C.
Method of sections

- D.
All the above

- 14.At yield point of a test piece, the material
- A.
Obeys Hooke's law

- B.
Behaves in an elastic manner

- C.
Regains its original shape on removal of the load

- D.
Undergoes plastic deformation

- 15.The ratio of lateral strain to axial strain of a homogeneous material, is known
- A.
Yield ratio

- B.
Hooke's ratio

- C.
Poisson's ratio

- D.
Plastic ratio