Structural 08

29 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

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  • 1. 
    This is a secondary effect in shears and especially moments of frame members induced by vertical loads acting on laterally displaced building frame
    • A. 

      A. P-delta

    • B. 

      B. Orthogonal Effect

    • C. 

      C. Vertical Effect

    • D. 

      D. Irregularity Effect

    • E. 

      E. none of the above

  • 2. 
    A storey whose strength is less than 80% of the strength of the storey above is considered as __________.
    • A. 

      A. Soft Storey

    • B. 

      B. Weak Storey

    • C. 

      C. Overdesigned Storey

    • D. 

      D. None of these

  • 3. 
    Hospitals, Communication Centers, and others, which are necessary for emergency post-earthquake operations, are classified as ___________.
    • A. 

      A. Hazardous Facilities

    • B. 

      B. Distrbution Facilities

    • C. 

      C. Seismic Facilities

    • D. 

      D. Essential Facilities

  • 4. 
    This is essentially a vertical truss system provided to resist lateral forces of a building.
    • A. 

      A. Shear wall system

    • B. 

      B. Skeletal Frame

    • C. 

      C. Braced Frame

    • D. 

      D. Platform

  • 5. 
    Constructing a high- rise building requires concrete that can easily be pumped. What type of admixture in concrete the contractor will provide which can reduce the requirement of mixing water and produce a flowing concrete that does not segregate and needs very little vibration
    • A. 

      A. Retarder

    • B. 

      B. Plasticizer

    • C. 

      C. Accelerator

    • D. 

      D. Air entraining agent

  • 6. 
    The records of test material and of concrete must be preserved after the completion of the project for at least
    • A. 

      A. 2 years

    • B. 

      B. 1 year

    • C. 

      C. 15 years

    • D. 

      D. 3 years

  • 7. 
    What is the weight of 1 cu. m. of steel?
    • A. 

      A. 2400 KN

    • B. 

      B. 2400 Kg

    • C. 

      C. 7850 KN

    • D. 

      D. 7850 Kg

  • 8. 
    A type of gunite mixed with an accelerating admixture with aggregate larger than 10mm originally sprayed under high air pressure of lining tunnels.  
    • A. 

      A. Shotcrete

    • B. 

      B. Pnuematic Gunite

    • C. 

      C. Early Strength Gunite

    • D. 

      D. Pnuematic mortar

  • 9. 
    A phenomenon of failure or damage that may result in sudden and brittle fracture of a ductile material due to reversals of stresses applied to a body repeatedly or a great number of times.
    • A. 

      A. Torsional rupture

    • B. 

      B. Metal Fatigue

    • C. 

      C. Limit Stage

    • D. 

      D. Inelastic failure

  • 10. 
    ??? act parallel to each other (offset to each other, a distance “d” apart), of the same magnitude but ???
    • A. 

      A. Equilibrant

    • B. 

      B. Couple

    • C. 

      C. Resultant

    • D. 

      D. Moment

  • 11. 
    The load at which a perfectly straight member under compression assumes a deflected position
    • A. 

      A. Eccentric load

    • B. 

      B. Axial load

    • C. 

      C. Deflecting load

    • D. 

      D. Buckling load

    • E. 

      E. none of the above

  • 12. 
    It is a point within the structure at which a member (beam/column) can rotate slightly to eliminate all bending moment in the member at that point.
    • A. 

      A. Contraflexure point

    • B. 

      B. Roller

    • C. 

      C. Hinge

    • D. 

      D. Support

  • 13. 
    It is a beam type supported by a hinge/roller at one end and the other end is projecting beyond a fixed support
    • A. 

      A. Semi-continuous beam

    • B. 

      B. Simply supported beam

    • C. 

      C. Fixed beam

    • D. 

      D. Continuous beam

  • 14. 
    Floors in office buildings and in other buildings where partition locations are subject to change shall be designed to support in addition to all other loads, a uniformly distributed load equal to
    • A. 

      A. 1000 Pa

    • B. 

      B. 500 Pa

    • C. 

      C. 1500 Pa

    • D. 

      D. 2000 Pa

  • 15. 
    The upward pressure against the bottom of the basement floor of a structure or road slab caused by the presence of water.
    • A. 

      A. Hydraulic pressure

    • B. 

      B. Bearing pressure

    • C. 

      C. Hydrodynamic pressure

    • D. 

      D. Uplift pressure

  • 16. 
    The particular type of pin-connected tension member of uniform thickness with forged loop or head of greater width than the body, with is proportioned to provide approximately equal strength both in the head and the body.
    • A. 

      A. Eyebar

    • B. 

      B. Tunbuckle

    • C. 

      C. Rocker

    • D. 

      D. Bolt

  • 17. 
    A revetment consisting of rough stones of various sizes placed compactly to protect the banks or bed of a river from the eroding effects of the flowing water.
    • A. 

      A. Sheet pile

    • B. 

      B. Cofferdam

    • C. 

      C. Riprap

    • D. 

      D. Caisson

  • 18. 
    A three-dimensional spatial structure made up of one or more curved slabs or folded plateshosethicknesses are small compared to their other dimensions
    • A. 

      A. Bearing all system

    • B. 

      B. Funicular structure

    • C. 

      C. Thin shell

    • D. 

      D. Geodesic dome

  • 19. 
    it refers to a piece or pair of diagonal braces to resist wind or other horizontal forces on a building.
    • A. 

      A. Buckling moment

    • B. 

      B. Overturning moment

    • C. 

      C. Carry over moment

    • D. 

      D. None of these

  • 20. 
    It refers to a piece or pair of diagonal braces to resist wind or other horizontal forces on a building.
    • A. 

      A. Sway brace

    • B. 

      B. Knee brace

    • C. 

      C. Chevron bracing

    • D. 

      D. Stiffener

  • 21. 
    This is designed as special foundation for intense column loads on a platform consisting usually of two layers of rolled steel joists, one on top of other, at right angles.
    • A. 

      A. Mat foundation

    • B. 

      B. Floating foundation

    • C. 

      C. Raft foundation

    • D. 

      D. Grillage foundation

  • 22. 
    Referring to any artificial method of strengthening the soil to reduce its shrinkage and ensure that it will not move. Common methods are mixing the soil with cement or compaction
    • A. 

      A. Sand drain

    • B. 

      B. Soil investigation

    • C. 

      C. Soil Stabilization

    • D. 

      D. Soil Evaluation

  • 23. 
    A pit dug in the basement floor during excavation made to collect water into which a pump is placed the liquid to the sewer pipe.
    • A. 

      A. Sump

    • B. 

      B. Septic tank

    • C. 

      C. Cofferdam

    • D. 

      D. Cistern

  • 24. 
    It is a long, straight beam which by the inspection if two hinges in alternate spans, functions essentially as a cantilever beam
    • A. 

      A. Strap beam

    • B. 

      B. Grade beam

    • C. 

      C. Tie beam

    • D. 

      D. Gerber beam

  • 25. 
    An instrument which measures the actual displacement of the ground with respect to a stationary point during an earthquake
    • A. 

      A. Deflectometer

    • B. 

      B. Seismograph

    • C. 

      C. Accelerograph

    • D. 

      D. Seismometer