**Q.1) The forces which meet at one point are known as –**

A) Concurrent forces

B) Coplanar forces

C) Coplanar Concurrent forces

D) Coplanar Non-concurrent forces

**Option (A)**

**Q.2) If the lever arm is increased to 3 times, the moment will become –**

A) 2 times

B) 3 times

C) 0.5 times

D) 1.5 times

**Option (B)**

**Q.3) For a cube, the ratio of volumetric strain to linear strain is –**

A) 2

B) 3

C) 4

D) 6

**Option (B)**

**Q.4) A shear stress in a given plane will be automatically accompanied by a balancing shear stress of equal magnitude in a ………… plane for equilibrium.**

A) Parallel

B) Perpendicular

C) 45 deg inclined

D) 60 deg inclined

**Option (B)**

**Q.5) A cantilever beam carries a concentrated load of W at its free end. The maximum shear in the beam?**

A) 2W

B) W/3

C) W/4

D) W

**Option (D)**

**Q.6) A simply supported beam with gradually varying triangular load with intensity zero at one end and maximum at the other end, the maximum deflection occurs at –**

A) 0.481 L or 0.519 L

B) 0.4 L or 0.6 L

C) 0.25 L or 0.75 L

D) 0.312 L or 0.688 L

**Option (A)**

**Q.7) Redundant frames may be analysed by –**

A) Lami’s Theorem

B) Funicular Polygon

C) Equilibrium Equations

D) Castigliano’s Theorem

**Option (D)**

**Q.8) The fixed support in a real beam becomes ……….support in the conjugate beam.**

A) Fixed

B) Pinned

C) Roller

D) Free

**Option (D)**

**Q.9) A single load of 100kN rolls along a girder of 20m simply supported span, the maximum bending moment is –**

A) 100 kNm

B) 500 kNm

C) 150 kNm

D) 600 kNm

**Option (B)**

**Q.10) A two hinged arches with hinges at –**

A) One at springing and other at crown

B) Both at springing

C) One at crown and other at Quarter span

D) One at Springing and other at Quarter span

**Option (B)**

**Q.11) The shape factor for a solid circular section is –**

A) 1.5

B) 2.0

C) 1.697

D) 2.346

**Option (C)**

**Q.12) The sum of the moment of inertia about any orthogonal axes is –**

A) Variable

B) Constant

C) Zero

D) Infinity

**Option (B)**

**Q.13) While connecting structural steel plants with rivet, the ratio of the maximum cross pitch to the thickness of the plates connected should be –**

A) 12

B) 16

C) 4

D) 32

**Option (D)**

**Q.14) The slenderness ratio for a lacing member is –**

A)< 180

B)< 145

C)< 200

D)< 140

**Option (B)**

**Option (D)**

**Q.16) The partial safety factor for a load combination of DL + LL + WL/EL for a steel member is –**

A) 1.2

B) 1.8

C) 1.6

D) 1.3

**Option (A)**

**Q.17) Generally, in rolled steel beams, shear force is mostly resisted by –**

A) Flanges only

B) Web only

C) Web and Flanges together

D) Top flange only

**Option (B)**

**Q.18) In R.C.C. beam, the maximum allowable percentage of tension reinforcement provided is restricted to –**

A) 14%

B) 4%

C) 0.4%

D) 0.14%

**Option (B)**

**Q.19) The minimum percentage of longitudinal reinforcement in R.C.C. column is –**

A) 0.6%

B) 1.2%

C) 0.8%

D) 4.0%

**Option (C)**

**Q.20) The maximum spacing of the reinforcement being provided in a retaining wall is –**

A) 100 mm

B) 250 mm

C) 450 mm

D) 600 mm

**Option (C)**