Building Materials MCQ

Civil engineering MCQ and building materials MCQ for competitive exam.

Q. 1 What is the density of steel?

A. 7800 kg/m3

B. 7500 kg/m3

C. 7850 Kg/m3

D. 8000 kg/m3

C. 7850 kg/m3

Q. 2 The commonly used lime in white washing, is

A. White lime

B. Fat lime

C. Hydraulic lime

D. Quick lime

B. Fat lime

Q. 3 For slaking of 10 kg of CaO, the theoretical amount of water is

A. 2.2 kg

B. 1.5 kg

C. 3.2 kg

D. None of these

C. 3.2 kg

Q. 4 Plywood is made from

A. Common timber

B. Bamboo fibre

C. Teak wood only

D. Asbestos sheets

C. Teak Wood only

Q. 5 A 1st class brick immersed in water for 24 hours, should not absorb water (by weight) more than

A. 10 %

B. 15 %

C. 20 %

D. 25 %

C. 20%

Q. 6 The preparation of surface of stone to obtain plain edges or to obtain stones of required size and shape is known as

A. Dressing of stones

B. Blasting of stones

C. Seasoning of stones

D. Quarrying of stones

A. Dressing of stones

Q. 7 The hardest rock is

A. Marble

B. Quartz

C. Diamond

D. Talc

C. Diamond

Q. 8 Wrought iron is used for

A. Columns and struts

B. Small-sized water pipes

C. Structural works in beams

D. None to these

B. Small-sized water pipes

Q. 9 Pick up the correct statement from the following

A. Strength and stiffness of corrugated sheets are considerably increased

B. Corrugated sheets are generally used on slanting roofs

C. Corrugated sheet iron is made by passing plain sheets between grooved rollers

D. All the above

D. All the above

Q. 10 The process of mixing clay, water and other ingredients to make brick is known as

A. Moulding

B. Pugging

C. Kneading

D. Drying

C. Kneading

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