Civil Engineering/ Building Materials MCQ Questions Sample Test,Sample questions

A bascule bridge is a

1. Deck bridge

2.Through bridge

3.Movable bridge

4.Fixed bridge

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A bridge of span 25 m may be treated as

1.long span bridge

2.major bridge

3.minor bridge


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For a major bridge usually the type of foundation is

1.Grillage foundation

2.Well foundation

3.Caisson foundation

4.Grillage foundation

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Height of bridge is kept _____ above high flood level.

1.0.2 to 1.5 m

2.1.2 to 1.5 m

3.1.8 to 2.1 m

4.2.2 to 2.5 m

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If a rocker and roller bearing is provided at one end of a bridge girder; then the other end will be end

2.rocker bearing

3.simple support

4.fixed end

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In preliminary survey cross sections at _____ interval should be determined.

1.20 m

2. 30 m

3.40 m

4.50 m

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Minimum depth of foundation below the scour line in a arch bridge for piers should not be less than

1.1.2 m

2. 1.4 m

3. 1.8 m

4. 2.4 m

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Movable bridge are built across




4.Dry valley

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R.C.C. piers of the following shapes are not used

1. T-shape

2.Trestle bent

3.Dumb bell type


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Slab bridges are used to maximum span of

1.2 m

2.6 m

3.9 m

4.12 m

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The bridge having its floor flush with bed of stream is known as

1. Minor bridge




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The cross section of a pier may be

1.with triangular edges towards upstream and downstream sides

2.with curved faces on upstream and downstream sides


4.All of the above

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The floor provided between masonry walls below the river bed is known as

1. Bed block (B) (C) (D)


3.Wing wall

4.Curtain wall

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The most suitable foundation for a culvert is

1.Caisson foundation

2. Well foundation

3.Pile foundation

4.Spread foundation

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The standard size of masonry bricks, is

1. (A) 16 cm x 6 cm x 6 cm

2.18 cm x 8 cm x 8 cm

3. 19 cm x 9 cm x 9 cm

4.20 cm x 10 cm x 10 cm

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Which one of the following is not a low cost bridge

1.movable bridge

2. floating bridge

3.wooden bridge

4.masonry bridge

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Which one of the following is not a type of culvert?

1.slab culvert

2.through culvert

3. pipe culvert

4. box culvert

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Which one of the following is not the correct statement? Bridge site

1. be geologically sound narrow

3.up at reasonable proximity to the direct alignment of road

4.should not possess high banks

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Width and height of kerbs on bridges are generally _____ respectively.

1. 200 mm x 450 mm

2.225 mm x 600 mm

3.450 mm x 200 mm

4.600 mm x 225 mm

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