Engineering/Civil Engineering MCQS -Building Materials Section 2 Sample Test,Sample questions

Question:
 
Inhaling of fly-ash over a long period causes

1.silicosis

2.fibrosis of lungs

3.bronchitis

4.All of these.

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Question:
 
Inhaling of fly-ash over a long period causes

1.silicosis

2.fibrosis of lungs

3.bronchitis

4. All of these.

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Question:
 
Pick up the correct statement from the following:

1.Alexander Parkes; a Scottish chemist prepared a hard material by mixing camphor and alcohol with nitro cellulose and called it; as Parkesite

2.Dr. L. Bakeland; a Belgian scientist prepared a product known as Bakelite

3.Pollark; an Austrian scientist prepared a substance from urea and formaldehyde and called it Plastic

4.All the above.

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Question:
  
Black marble is generally found in the district of

1.Jodhpur

2.Jaipur

3.Jabalpur

4.Jaisalmer

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Question:
  
Cast steel is manufactured by

1.Cementation process

2.Crucible process

3. Bessemer process

4. Open hearth process.

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Question:
  
If P is the percentage of water required for normal consistency; water to be added for determination of initial setting time; is

1.0.70 P

2.0.75 P

3.0.80 P

4. 0.85 P

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Question:
  
Soundness test of cement determines

1.quality of free lime

2.ultimate strength

3.durability

4.initial setting

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Question:
  
The lime which contains mainly calcium oxide and slacks with water; is

1.fat lime

2.quick lime

3.hydraulic lime

4. poor lime

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Question:
  
The standard size of masonry bricks; is

1.18 cm x 8 cm x 8 cm

2.19 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm

3.20 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm

4.21 cm x 11 cm x 11 cm

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Question:
A 1st class brick immersed in water for 24 hours; should not absorb water (by weight) more than

1.10%

2.15%

3.20%

4.25%

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Question:
A badly mixed cement concrete results in

1.segregation

2.bleeding

3. honey combing

4.none to these.

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Question:
A good brick earth should contain :

1.about 20% to 30% of alumina

2.about 50% to 60% of silica

3.not more than 5% of lime

4.All the above.

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Question:
A good quality stone absorbs water less than

1.5%

2.10%

3.15%

4.20%

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Question:
A pug mill is used for

1.softening brick earth

2.moulding brick earth

3.moulding brick earth

4.providing brick earth

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Question:
Apiece of sawn timber whose cross-sectional dimensions exceed 5 cm; in one direction and 20 cm in the other direction; is called a

1.cant

2.deal

3.baulk

4.strip.

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Question:
Bessemer process is used for the manufacture of

1.Pig iron

2.cast iron

3.Wrought iron

4.Steel.

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Question:
Cement is said to be of good quality if

1. its colour is not greenish grey

2.a handful of cement thrown into a bucket of water does not float

3.a handful of cement thrown into a bucket of water does not float

4.none of these.

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Question:
Clay and silt content in a good brick earth must be at least

1.50%

2.40%

3.30%

4.25%

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Question:
Expanded metal is

1.manufactured from steel sheets

2.used for reinforced concrete in road pavements

3.measured in term of SWM (shortway mesh) and LWM (long way mesh)

4.all the above.

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Question:
For slaking of 10 kg of CaO; the theoretical amount of water is

1.2.2 kg

2.1.5 kg

3.3.2 kg

4. none of these.

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Question:
For the manufacture of plywood; veneers are placed so that grains of adjacent veneers

1.run at right angles

2.parallel

3.inclined at 45°

4.inclined at 60°.

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Question:
Geologically; marble is known as

1.sedimentary rock

2. igneous rock

3.metamorphic rock

4.stratified rock.

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Question:
If the iron ore contains clay as an impurity; the flux added during calcination; is

1.clay

2. lime stone

3. argillaceous iron ore

4.all the above.

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Question:
Inner part of a timber log surrounding the pith; is called

1.sapwood

2.cambium layer

3.heart wood

4.none to these.

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Question:
The rocks in which argil (or clay) predominates; are called

1.sillicious rocks

2.argillaceous rocks

3. calcareous rocks

4.igneous rocks.

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Question:
Mastic asphalt is generally used for

1.damp proof course

2. water proof layer

3.partition walls

4.both (a) and (b).

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Question:
Minimum of 40% of iron; is available in

1.Magnetite

2.Magnetite

3.Limonite

4.Black band.

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Question:
Minimum required water cement ratio for a workable concrete; is

1.0.3

2.0.4

3.0.5

4.0.6

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Question:
Name the type of cement from the following for canal linings :

1.sulphate resisting cement

2.rapid hardening cement

3.quick setting cement

4.pozzuolana cement.

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Question:
Pick up the correct statement from the following:

1.soft stones are required for carving

2. light stones are required for arches

3.hard stones are required to stand high pressure

4.all the above.

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Question:
Pick up the correct statement from the following: Method of sawing timber

1.tangentially to annual rings; is known as tangential method.

2.in four quarters such that each board cuts annual rings at angles not less than 45°; is known as quarter sawing method.

3.cut out of quarter logs; parallel to the medullary rays and perpendicular to annual rings; is known as radial sawing.

4.all the above.

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Question:
Pick up the correct statement regarding low heat cement from the following:

1.It possesses less compressive strength

2.Its initial setting time is about one hour

3. Its final setting time is about 10 hours

4.All the above.

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Question:
Pick up the plutonic rock from the following:

1.Granite

2.Dolerite

3.Basalt

4.All the above.

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Question:
Plywood is made from

1.common timber

2.bamboo fibre

3.teak wood only

4.asbestos sheets.

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Question:
Quick lime (or caustic lime)

1. is obtained by the calcination of pure lime stone

2. has great affinity to moisture

3.is amorphous

4.all the above.

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Question:
Refractory bricks are used for

1.retaining walls

2.columns

3.piers

4.combustion chambers.

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Question:
Resins are

1.not soluble in water

2.soluble in spirit

3.used in varnishes

4.all the above.

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Question:
Rocks formed due to alteration of original structure due to heat and excessive pressure are called

1.sedimentary rocks

2.sedimentary rocks

3.metamorphic rocks

4. none of these.

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Question:
Seasoning is

1.a process of removing sap

2.creosoting

3.painting with sodium silicate

4.coating with tar.

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Question:
Shingle is

1.decomposed laterite

2.crushed granite

3.water bound pebbles

4.air weathered rock.

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Question:
The commonly used lime in white washing; is

1.white lime

2.fat lime

3.hydraulic lime

4.lime

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Question:
The compound of Portland cement which contributes to the strength after two to three years is

1. Tricalcium silicate

2. Tricalcium silicate

3.Tricalcium aluminate

4. Tetracalcium alumino ferrite.

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Question:
The filler used in plastic bitumen; is

1.shale powder

2.talc powder

3.asbestos powder

4.plastic powder

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Question:
The most fire resistant paints are :

1.enamel paints

2.aluminium paints

3. asbestos paints

4. cement paints.

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Question:
The proportions of charcoal; saltpetre and sulphur in gun powder by weight; are respectively:

1.15; 75; 10

2.75; 10; 15

3.10; 15; 75

4. 10; 75; 15.

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Question:
The rock generally used for roofing; is

1.granite

2.basalt

3.slate

4.pumice.

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Question:
The slag which floats on the surface of the molten iron generally contains

1.Lime (CaO) 45%

2. Silica (SiO2) 35%

3.Alumina (Al2O3) 12%

4.all the above.

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Question:
Which one of the following is an air binding material ?

1.Gypsum

2.Acid-resistant cement

3.Quick lime

4.All of these.

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