Mock Up Exam For Group Lanie!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A foundation wall that encloses a usable area under the building.
    • A. 

      Basement Wall

    • B. 

      Footing

    • C. 

      Columns

    • D. 

      Retaining Wall

  • 2. 
    A galvanize wire Basket filled with stones and used in constructing an abutment or retaining structure
    • A. 

      Riprap

    • B. 

      Retaining Wall

    • C. 

      Gabion

    • D. 

      Crib

  • 3. 
    A vertical Laminated wood beam made by fastening together 2 or more smaller members with bolts, lag screws, or spikes, equal in strength to the sum of the strength to the sum of the strengths of the individual pieces if none of the laminations are spliced.
    • A. 

      Built-up Beam

    • B. 

      Box beam

    • C. 

      I-Beam

    • D. 

      Flitch Beam

  • 4. 
    A pitched truss having tension members extending from the foot of each top chord to an intermediate point of the opposite top chord
    • A. 

      Scissors Truss

    • B. 

      Fink Truss

    • C. 

      Crescent Truss

    • D. 

      Howe

  • 5. 
    An imaginary line passing through the centroid of the cross section of a beam or other member subject to bending, along which no bending stress occur
    • A. 

      Neutral Axis

    • B. 

      Effective length

    • C. 

      Kern

    • D. 

      Span

  • 6. 
    A resting on a simple supports at both ends, which are free to rotate and have no moment resistance.
    • A. 

      Girder

    • B. 

      Continuous beam

    • C. 

      Cantilever

    • D. 

      Simple beam

  • 7. 
    A point at which a structure changes curvature from convex to concave or vise versa as it deflects under a transverse load; Theoretically an internal hinge and therefore a point of zero moment.
    • A. 

      Inflection point

    • B. 

      Deflection

    • C. 

      Negative Moment

    • D. 

      Camber

  • 8. 
    An upright, relatively slender shaft or structure, usually of brick or stone, used as a building support or standing alone as a monument
    • A. 

      Column

    • B. 

      Post

    • C. 

      Pillar

    • D. 

      Pier

  • 9. 
    The lowest devision of a building or  other construction, partly or wholly below the surface of the ground, designed to support and anchor the superstructure and transmit its load directly to the earth
    • A. 

      Substructure

    • B. 

      Basement

    • C. 

      Footing

    • D. 

      Foundation

  • 10. 
    The part of foundation bearing directly upon the supporting soil, set below the frostline and enlarged to distribute its load over a greater area
    • A. 

      Footing

    • B. 

      Tiebeam

    • C. 

      Wall footing

    • D. 

      Raft

  • 11. 
    A reinforced concrete beam distributing the horizontal forces from an eccentrically load pile cap or spread footing to other pile caps or footings
    • A. 

      Lintel

    • B. 

      Wall footing

    • C. 

      Tie beam

    • D. 

      Footing foundation

  • 12. 
    A foundation system that extends down through unsuitable soil to transfer building loads to a more appropriate bearing stratum well below the superstructure
    • A. 

      Floating Foundation

    • B. 

      Deep Foundation

    • C. 

      Core Foundation

    • D. 

      Footing Foundation

  • 13. 
    One of several piles or post for supporting a structure above the surface of land and water
    • A. 

      Pier

    • B. 

      Pole

    • C. 

      Pile

    • D. 

      Stilt

  • 14. 
    The forces exerted on a structure by an earthquake
    • A. 

      Dead load

    • B. 

      Wind load

    • C. 

      Earth quake load

    • D. 

      Live load

  • 15. 
    A reinforced concrete slab or mat joining the heads of a cluster of piles to distribute the load from a column or grade beam equally among piles
    • A. 

      Footing

    • B. 

      Pile cap

    • C. 

      Joint

    • D. 

      Intersection

  • 16. 
    The length required for 135 deg. hook
    • A. 

      12db

    • B. 

      6db

    • C. 

      4db

    • D. 

      8 db

  • 17. 
    The deformation of a body under the action of an applied force
    • A. 

      Stress

    • B. 

      Tension

    • C. 

      Compression

    • D. 

      Strain

  • 18. 
    Any of the longitudinal bars serving as tension as tension reinforcement in the section of a concrete beam or slab subjected to a negative movement
    • A. 

      Truss bar

    • B. 

      Top bar

    • C. 

      Web bar

    • D. 

      Bottom bar

  • 19. 
    The depth of the concrete section measured from the compression face to the centroid of the tension reinforcement
    • A. 

      Bar Spacing

    • B. 

      Effective Depth

    • C. 

      Cover

    • D. 

      Bond Strength

  • 20. 
    A joint between two successive placement of concrete, often keyed or doweled to provide lateral stability across the joint
    • A. 

      Expansion joint

    • B. 

      Isolation joints

    • C. 

      Contraction joint

    • D. 

      Construction joint

  • 21. 
    Length required for 90 deg. hook
    • A. 

      40 db

    • B. 

      16 db

    • C. 

      12 db

    • D. 

      4 db

  • 22. 
    ACI Code: minimum gross area of a column
    • A. 

      40000 sq.mm

    • B. 

      50000 sq.mm.

    • C. 

      60000 sq.mm.

    • D. 

      90000 sq.mm.

  • 23. 
    The minimum concrete cover of a column exposed in air and atmosphere
    • A. 

      20mm

    • B. 

      60mm

    • C. 

      40mm

    • D. 

      70mm

  • 24. 
    Minimum concrete cover of column pedestal exposed in underground soil
    • A. 

      40mm

    • B. 

      20mm

    • C. 

      50mm

    • D. 

      70mm

  • 25. 
    A graphical representation of the variation in magnitude of the bending moments present in a structure for given set of transverse loads and support conditions
    • A. 

      Moment Diagram

    • B. 

      Shear Diagram

    • C. 

      Transverse shear

    • D. 

      Stress trajectories