Q1. The standard sand nowadays used in India is obtained from?
Ans. = Ennore (Madras)
Q2.The mixture of different ingredients of cement is burnt at temperature of ?
Ans. = 1400 degree centigrade
Q3. For ensuring the quality of concrete which aggregates are used?
Ans. = Graded aggregates
Q4. IN Quality Control of Portland Cement, the test essentially done is?
Ans. = Setting time, Soundness, tensile strength, consistency.
Q5. Why are we not provide bar in the center of the column and bar?
Ans. = Steel are provided for tension. In column max. tesile stresses are generated along the column face.
Q6. The foundation in which a cantilever beam is provided to join two footings, is known as?
Ans. = strap footing
Q7. The foundations are placed below ground level, to increase?
Ans. = a. strength
c. stability of structure
Q8. What are the cause of failure or the error made in the design of the failed wall is ?
Ans. = The main reason for the failure of a wall is overturning.
Q9. The main reason of the failure of a wall is overturning.
Ans. The main reason for the failure of a wall is overturning.
Q10. A flat slab is capable to withstand?
Ans. = A flat slab is capable to withstand concentrated loads.