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Q1. | For earthquake resistant masonry buildings, where seismic coefficient is less than 0.08, the horizontal distance between two openings shall not be less than |

A. | Vt x height of shorter opening [Correct Answer] |

B. | Vt x height of longer opening [Wrong Answer] |

C. | Ax height of shorter opening [Wrong Answer] |

D. | Vi x height of longer opening [Wrong Answer] |

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An exact method

An approximate method

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providing buttresses at certain intervals

providing a deeper foundation

using a richer mortar

using stronger bricks

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0

1/2

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1

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none of above

⇒ The horizontal thrust due to rise in temperature in a semicircular two-hinged arch of radius R is proportional to

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more than the left half span

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3

4

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30 cm

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