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  • 1. 
    A. school of design established in Germany called "BAUHAUS" founded by
    • A. 

      A. Walter Gropius

    • B. 

      B.Peter Behrens

    • C. 

      C. Auguste Perret

    • D. 

      D. Louis Khan

  • 2. 
    Art noveau is known as International Style, in Germany it is known as
    • A. 

      A. Ecole des Beaux

    • B. 

      B. Liberty

    • C. 

      C. Chateaux

    • D. 

      D. Judgendsstil

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      A. cantilever method

    • B. 

      B. moment distribution method

    • C. 

      C. fee body diagram method

    • D. 

      D. portal method

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A. . 6.0 mm

    • B. 

      B. . 9.0 mm

    • C. 

      C. 7.5 mm

    • D. 

      D. 12.0mm

  • 5. 
    1.  How is a camber treated in a steel truss 25 meters or longer?
    • A. 

      A. Camber shall be approximately equal to 1% of the span.

    • B. 

      B. Camber shall be approximately equal to the dead load deflection.

    • C. 

      C. • C. Camber shall be approximately equal to 0.8% of the span plus 1/3 the dead load deflection.

    • D. 

      D. Camber shall be approximately equal to 0.5% of the span plus 1/3 the live load deflection.

  • 6. 
    1.  Which of the following criterion is not applicable for plug and slot welds?
    • A. 

      A. The thickness of plug or slot welds in material 16mm or less in thickness shall be equal to the thickness of the material.

    • B. 

      B.The minimum center to center spacing in a longitudinal direction of any line shall be 2 times the length of the slot.

    • C. 

      C. . The thickness of plug or slot welds in material over 16mm in thickness shall be at least 1/2 the thickness of the material but not less than 16mm.

    • D. 

      D.The width of the slot shall not be less than the thickness of the parts containing it plus 10mm nor 2 1/4 times the thickness of the weld.

  • 7. 
    1.  What is a round, steel bolt embedded in concrete or masonry used to hold down masonry, steel columns, or beam casting, shock beam plates and engine heads?
    • A. 

      A.retaining bolts

    • B. 

      B. foundation bolts

    • C. 

      C. anchor bolts

    • D. 

      D. friction bolts

  • 8. 
    1.  What are piles placed at an inclination to resist forces that are not critical?
    • A. 

      A. guide piles

    • B. 

      B.batter piles

    • C. 

      C.slope piles

    • D. 

      D. fender piles

  • 9. 
    1.  What is a material other than water, aggregate or hydraulic cement, used as an ingredient of concrete and added to concrete before or during its mixture to modify its properties?
    • A. 

      A. admixture

    • B. 

      B.steam

    • C. 

      C.plasticizer

    • D. 

      D. retarder

  • 10. 
    1.  What is a concrete beam placed directly on the ground to provide foundation for the superstructure?
    • A. 

      A. trap beam

    • B. 

      B. gerber beam

    • C. 

      C. grade beam

    • D. 

      D. tie beam

  • 11. 
    1.  What is the act of excavating or filling of earth or any sound material or combination thereof, in preparation for a finishing surface such as paving?
    • A. 

      A. cut and fill

    • B. 

      B. grading

    • C. 

      C. site preparation

    • D. 

      D. benching

  • 12. 
    What are piles placed at an inclination to resist forces that are not critical?
    • A. 

      A. guide piles

    • B. 

      B. batter piles

    • C. 

      C. slope piles

    • D. 

      D. fender piles

  • 13. 
    Which of the following criterion precludes good construction practice for conduits and pipes embedded in concrete?
    • A. 

      A. Conduits and pipes embedded in slab, the wall or beam shall not be larger in outside dimension than 1/3 the overall thickness of slab, wall or beam in which they are embedded.

    • B. 

      B. Reinforcement with an area not less than 0.002 times the area of cross section shall be provided normal to piping.

    • C. 

      C. Conduit and pipes, with their fittings, embedded within a column, shall not displace more than 5% of the area of the cross section on which strength is calculated.

    • D. 

      D. Concrete cover for pipes, conduits and fittings, shall not be less than 40mm for concrete exposed to earth or weather.

  • 14. 
    What is the minimum requirement for development of at least 1/3 of the total reinforcement provided for negative moment reinforcement, as an embedded length beyond the point of inflection?
    • A. 

      A. Not less than the effective length of member of 12 db, or 1/16 of the clear span, whichever is greater.

    • B. 

      B. L/3 + d or 24 db, or 1/12th the clear span, whichever is greater

    • C. 

      C. Not less than 1.5d or 14db, or 1/12th the clear span, whichever is greater

    • D. 

      D. L/4 + d or 12 db, or 1/12th the clear span, whichever is greater

  • 15. 
    As a seismic requirement for flexural members where hoops are required, how are the remaining portions of a beam treated with transverse reinforcement as minimum requirement other than those required with hoops?
    • A. 

      A. Where hoops are not required, stirrups shall be spaced at no more than d/2 throughout the length of the member.

    • B. 

      B. Where hoops are not required, cross ties shall be spaced at no more than d/3 throughout the length of the member.

    • C. 

      C. Where hoops are not required, hoops shall continue except that spacing shall not be more than d/2.

    • D. 

      D. Where hoops are not required, closed stirrups shall be spaced at no more than d/4 throughout the length of the member.

  • 16. 
    What is the minimum inside diameter of a standard hook for stirrups and ties for a 16m bar and smaller in diameter?
    • A. 

      A. 8 db

    • B. 

      B. 6 db

    • C. 

      C. 4 db

    • D. 

      D. 10 db

  • 17. 
    What is the weight of 34 mmØ (32mmØ – 1 1/4 inØ) steel bar 9 meters long?
    • A. 

      A. 40.636 kilograms

    • B. 

      B. 51.388 kilograms

    • C. 

      C. 54.488 kilograms

    • D. 

      D. 56.865 kilograms

  • 18. 
    What is the minimum concrete cover for primary reinforcement of beams and columns not exposed to earth or weather for precast concrete manufactured under plant control conditions?
    • A. 

      A. db but not less than 25mm.

    • B. 

      B. db but not less than 15mm and need not exceed 40mm.

    • C. 

      C. db but not less than 20mm and need not exceed 50mm.

    • D. 

      D. db but not less than 30mm.

  • 19. 
    The tendency of most materials to move or deform over time under a constant load. The amount of movement varies enormously depending upon the material. The area that is highly stressed will move the most. The movement causes stresses to be redistributed.
    • A. 

      A. . creep

    • B. 

      B. deflection

    • C. 

      C. buckling

    • D. 

      D. fatigue

    • E. 

      E. overload

  • 20. 
    Accounted for in concrete design using reduced modulus of elasticity is
    • A. 

      A. the effect of creep on deflections due to sustained loadings

    • B. 

      B. the effect of cracks on the tension side

    • C. 

      C. the effect of yield line patterns on members

    • D. 

      D. the effect of stirrup reinforcement on axial loads

  • 21. 
    In computing for the slenderness ratio of steel compression members, what takes into account the effect of the degree of restraint at the top and bottom supports?
    • A. 

      A. K-factors

    • B. 

      B. Radius of gyration

    • C. 

      C. Length

    • D. 

      D. Cross-sectional area

  • 22. 
    The strength reduction factor for the design strength of a member with axial tension and axial tension with flexure is as follows:
    • A. 

      A. 0.70

    • B. 

      B. 0.90

    • C. 

      C. 0.80

    • D. 

      D. 0.75