# Structural Design Specifications Interview Questions

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### 1. A continuous beam shall be deemed to be a deep beam if the ratio of its effective span to overall depth, is

A. 2.0

B. 2.5

C. less than 2

D. less than 2.5 A. 0.5 mm

B. 0.75 mm

C. 1.0 mm

D. 1.25 mm

E. 1.5 mm

A. 1/4 D

B. 1/5 D

C. 1/6 D

D. 1/7 D

E. 1/8 D

### 4. The area of the concrete in compression plus the area of reinforcement transferred on the basis of modular ratio, is called

A. transferred section

B. equivalent section

C. cracked section

D. none of these.

### 5. The depth 'd' of webs without horizontal stiffeners and consisting of tongue plates is taken lesser than the depth of the girder between the flanges less the sum of the depth of the tongue plates, and

A. eight times the sum of the thickness of tongue plates

B. six times the sum of the thickness of tongue plates

C. four times the sum of the thickness of tongue plates

D. None of the above.

A. 10 mm

B. 20 mm

C. 30 mm

D. 40 mm

E. 50 mm

A. 0.02 BD

B. 0.03 BD

C. 0.04 BD

D. 0.05 BD

A. 3 days

B. 5 days

C. 7 days

D. 14 days

### 9. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. The gross section of the web of rolled I-beams is the depth of the beam multiplied by the web thickness

B. The gross section of the web of channels is the depth of the web multiplied by its thickness

C. The gross section of the web of plate girders is the depth of the web plate multiplied by its thinkness

D. None of these.

A. 5%

B. 7.5%

C. 10%

D. 12.5%

E. 15%

A. 2 specimens

B. 3 specimens

C. 4 specimens

D. 5 specimens

A. 10 mm

B. 15 mm

C. 20 mm

D. 25 mm

### 13. Pick up the correct statement regarding columns.

A. The cross sectional area of longitudinal reinforcement, should not be less than 0.8% nor more than 4% of its gross sectional area

B. The minimum of longitudinal bars provided in rectangular and circular columns are 4 and 6 respectively

C. In helically reinforced column, the minimum number of longitudinal reinforcement should be six

D. If the effective length of a column is less than three times its lateral dimension, it is generally called a pedestal

E. All the above.

### 14. For heavily reinforced concrete member, the nominal maximum size of the aggregates should be restricted to

A. 5 mm less than the minimum clear distance between the main bars

B. 5 mm less than the minimum cover to the reinforcement

C. smaller of (a) and (b)

D. greater of (a) and (b)

### 15. The minimum pitch i.e., the distance between centres of rivet holes is not less than

A. 1.5 times the hole diameter

B. 2.0 times the hole diameter

C. 2.5 times the hole diameter

D. 3.0 times the hole diameter

E. None of these.

A. 10°

B. 15°

C. 20°

D. 25°

E. 30°

A. 6 t

B. 8 t

C. 10 t

D. 12 t

A. M 10

B. M 15

C. M 20

D. M 40

A. 5 mm

B. 7 mm

C. 10 mm

D. 15 mm

A. 10%

B. 15%

C. 20%

D. 25%

E. 30%

A. 3.000 m

B. 3.100 m

C. 3.150 m

D. 3.200 m

A. 7 N/mm2

B. 10 N/mm2

C. 15 N/mm2

D. 20 N/mm2

A. 6 t

B. 8 t

C. 10 t

D. 12 t

A. 30 cm

B. 40 cm

C. 45 cm

D. 60 cm

### 25. Pick up the correct precaution while spilicing the reinforcing bars

A. These are provided away from the sections of maximum stress

B. These are staggered

C. These are provided if the B.M. is more than 50% of M.R.

D. Not more than half the bars are spliced at a section

E. All the above.

A. 1/3

B. 1/2

C. 3/2

D. 2.0

A. 7 N/mm2

B. 10 N/mm2

C. 20 N/mm2

D. 30 N/mm2

A. M lO

B. M 15

C. M 20

D. M 30

A. 0.5 l

B. 0.6 l

C. 0.7 l

D. 0.8 l

A. 12 mm

B. 20 mm

C. 35 mm

D. 30 mm

E. 36 mm

A. 10 mm

B. 20 mm

C. 30 mm

D. 40 mm

E. 50 mm

### 32. The effective and actual lengths of a cantilever are same if continuous at the support,

A. unstrained against torsion at the support and free at the end

B. with partial restraint against torsion of the support and free at the end

C. restrained against torsion at the support and free at the end

D. none of the these.

A. 110

B. 130

C. 150

D. 180

A. 40 mm

B. 50 mm

C. 60 mm

D. 70 mm

E. 75 mm

A. 180

B. 250

C. 350

D. 400

A. 9.0 m

B. 10.0 m

C. 11.0 m

D. 12.0 m

### 38. For the stability of a structural part, the weight or anchorage should be

C. sum of (a) and (b)

D. none of these.

### 39. The creep coefficient i.e. the ratio of ultimate creep and elastic strain after

A. 7 days is 2.2

B. 28 days is 1.6

C. 365 days is 1.1

D. all the above.

A. 1400 kg/cm2

B. 1500 kg/cm2

C. 1650 kg/cm2

D. 1800 kg/cm2