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Q1. | Water retentivity for brick masonry should not be less than |

A. | 50% [Wrong Answer] |

B. | 60% [Wrong Answer] |

C. | 70% [Correct Answer] |

D. | 80% [Wrong Answer] |

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deflections are linear functions of applied forces

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the action of applied forces will be affected by small deformations of the structure

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change from tension to compression

always be compression

always be tension

⇒ If there are m unknown member forces, r unknown reaction components and j number of joints, then the degree of static indeterminacy of a pin-jointed plane frame is given by

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m - r + 2j

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m + r - 3j

⇒ Effects of shear force and axial force on plastic moment capacity of a structure are respectively to

increase and decrease

increase and increase

decrease and increase

decrease and decrease

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2

3

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1 : Vz: 4>/2

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⇒ Direct load carrying capacity of a brick masonry wall standing freely as against when it supports RC slab will be

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⇒ The ratio between the stress produced in a bar by a sudden applicaiton of load on compared to the stress produced by the gradual application of same load is

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

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⇒ A single rolling load of 8 kN rolls along a girder of 15 m span. The absolute maximum bending moment will be

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⇒ For a two-hinged arch, if one of the supports settles down vertically, then the horizontal thrust

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⇒ A load 'W is moving from left to right support on a simply supported beam of span T. The maximum bending moment at 0.4 1 from the left support is

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⇒ Rich cement mortars are more liable to cracking as compared to lean mortars because rich mortars have

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20

25

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