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Q1. | The stiffness method in structural analysis is also known as |

A. | Unit load method [Wrong Answer] |

B. | Consistent deformation method [Wrong Answer] |

C. | Force method [Wrong Answer] |

D. | Displacement method [Correct Answer] |

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