Estimation and Costing MCQ

Q. 11 Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The earthwork calculation in excavation is made from the difference in levels obtained with a level

B. The earth work in excavation to form the road embankment includes the formation of correct profile and depositing the soil in layers

C. Estimation and Costing MCQ

In order to check up the average depth of excavation, ‘Dead man s’ are left at the mid- widths of borrow pits

D. All the above

D. All the above


Q. 12 The brick work is not measured in cu m in case of

A. Brick work in arches

B. Reinforced brick work

C. One or more than one brick wall

D. Half brick wall

D. Half brick wall


Q. 13 Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. The lead is calculated for each block of the excavated area

B. The unit of lead is 1 km where the lead exceeds 2 km

C. Lead is the average horizontal straight distance between the borrow pit and the place of spreading soil

D. The unit of lead is 50 m for a distance upto 500 m

B. The unit of lead is 1 km where the lead exceeds 2 km


Q. 14 The assumption on which the trapezoidal formula for volumes is based, is

A. The volume of the Prismoidal is over-estimated and hence a Prismoidal correction is applied

B. The mid-area of a pyramid is half the average area of the ends

C. The end sections are parallel planes

D. All the above

D. All the above


Q. 15 In the mid-section formula

A. The volume of the earth work is calculated by multiplying the mid-section area by the distance between the two original sections

B. The area of mid-sections is calculated by using mean depth

C. The mean depth is the average of depths of two consecutive sections

D. All of the above

D. All of the above


Q. 16 Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The earth work in trenches or borrow pits, where neither a nor b is feasible, are measured from the fillings after deduction of voids

B. The earth work of cutting in trenches or borrow pits in fairly uniform ground is measured with the help of average depths of the dead men

C. The earth work in trenches or borrow pits in irregular ground is measured by taking the difference in levels before and after completion of work

D. All the above

D. All the above


Q. 17 The cross-sections for a highway is taken at

A. 30 metres apart

B. Intermediate points having abrupt change in gradient

C. Right angle to the centre line

D. All the above

D. All the above


Q. 18 Referring of given figure, pick up the correct statement from the following:

Estimation and Costing MCQ

A. Length of short walls in-to-in is 3.20 m

B. The total length of centre line of four walls is 20 m

C. Length of long wall out-to-out is 6.80 m

D. All the above

D. All the above


Q. 19 Pick up the correct statement regarding the centre line method of estimating a building

A. The centre line length is reduced by half the layer of main wall joining the partition wall

B. Product of the centre line of the walls and area of cross-section of any item, gives total quantity of the item

C. The centre line is worked out separately for different sections of walls of a building

D. All the above

D. All the above


Q. 20 According to Indian Standards Institute, the actual size of modular bricks is

A. 25 cm × 13 cm × 7.5 cm

B. 19 cm × 9 cm × 9 cm

C. 23 cm × 11.5 cm × 7.5 cm

D. 20 cm × 10 cm × 10 cm

B. 19 cm × 9 cm × 9 cm


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