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Q1. | When a uniformly distributed load, shorter than the span of the girder, moves from left to right, then the conditions for maximum bending moment at a section is that |

A. | the head of the load reaches the section [Wrong Answer] |

B. | the tail of the load reaches the section [Wrong Answer] |

C. | the load position should be such that the section divides it equally on both sides [Wrong Answer] |

D. | the load position should be such that the section divides the load in the same ratio as it divides the span [Correct Answer] |

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