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Q1. | Which of the following methods of structural analysis is a displacement method ? |

A. | moment distribution method [Correct Answer] |

B. | column analogy method [Wrong Answer] |

C. | three moment equation [Wrong Answer] |

D. | none of the above [Wrong Answer] |

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