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Q1. | In a cavity wall, both leaves of which are load bearing, the effective thickness is taken as |

A. | sum of thickness of both leaves [Wrong Answer] |

B. | two-third of the sum of thickness of both the leaves [Wrong Answer] |

C. | actual thickness of the stronger leaf [Wrong Answer] |

D. | larger of (b) and (c) [Correct Answer] |

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5 cm

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2j - r

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3j - r

2j + r

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14 to 18 cm

19 to 23 cm

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the head of the load reaches the section

the tail of the load reaches the section

the load position should be such that the section divides it equally on both sides

the load position should be such that the section divides the load in the same ratio as it divides the span

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shear

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column analogy method

moment distribution method

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a unit displacement is applied at co-ordinate j and the forces are calculated at all coordinates

a unit force is applied at coordinate j and the forces are calculated at all coordinates

a unit displacement is applied at co-ordinate j and the displacements are calculated at all co-ordinates

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more than the left half span

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force

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none of the above

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