**Option A:** Elastic modulus of high tensile steel is nearly the same as that of mild steel

**Option B:** Elastic modulus of high tensile steel is more than that of mild steel

**Option C:** Carbon percentage in high carbon steel is less than that in mild steel

**Option D:** High tensile steel is cheaper than mild steel

**Correct Answer: **Elastic modulus of high tensile steel is nearly the same as that of mild steel ✔

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**Option A:** The loss of prestress is more in pre-tensioning system than in post-tensioning system.

**Option B:** Pretensioning system has greater certainty about its durability.

**Option C:** For heavy loads and large spans in buildings or bridges, post-tensioning system is cheaper than pretensioning system

**Option D:** none of the above

**Correct Answer: **none of the above ✔

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**Option A:** (1) and (3)

**Option B:** (1) and (4)

**Option C:** (2) and (3)

**Option D:** (2) and (4)

**Correct Answer: **1. shear force at mid span is zero ✔

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**Option A:** (1) and (3)

**Option B:** (1) and(4)

**Option C:** (2 )and (3)

**Option D:** (2) and (4)

**Correct Answer: **1. reduces the negative moment at support ✔

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**Option A:** (1) and (2)

**Option B:** (2)and (3)

**Option C:** only (3)

**Option D:** All (1), (2)and (3)

**Correct Answer: **1. humidity of atmosphere ✔

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**Option A:** only (1)

**Option B:** (1) and (2)

**Option C:** (1) and (3)

**Option D:** (1), (2) and (3)

**Correct Answer: **1. maximum bending moment ✔

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**Option A:** only (1)

**Option B:** only (2)

**Option C:** both (1) and (4)

**Option D:** both (2)and (3)

**Correct Answer: **1. bottom face near counterfort ✔

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**Option A:** (1) and (ii),

**Option B:** (2) and (3)

**Option C:** (1) and (4)

**Option D:** (3) and (4)

**Correct Answer: **1. bottom face in front counterfort ✔

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**Option A:** only (2) is correct

**Option B:** (1) and (2)are correct

**Option C:** (3) and (4) are correct

**Option D:** only (4) is correct

**Correct Answer: **1. top face parallel to the wall ✔

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**Option A:** (1) and (ii)

**Option B:** (1) and(4)

**Option C:** (2) and (3)

**Option D:** (3) and (4)

**Correct Answer: **1. the vertical slab is designed as a continuous slab ✔

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**Option A:** (1) and (3)

**Option B:** (1) and(4)

**Option C:** (2) and (3)

**Option D:** (2) and (4)

**Correct Answer: **1. Factor of safety for steel should be based on its yield stress, ✔

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**Option A:** (1) and (3)

**Option B:** (1)and(4)

**Option C:** (2)and (3)

**Option D:** (2)and (4)

**Correct Answer: **1. to increase shrinkage ✔

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**Option A:** Lean mixes bleed more as compared to rich ones

**Option B:** Bleeding can be minimized by adding pozzuolana finer aggregate

**Option C:** Bleeding can be increased by addition â€˜of calcium chloride

**Option D:** none of the above

**Correct Answer: **none of the above ✔

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**Option A:** Elastic modulus of high tensile steel is nearly the same as that of mild steel

**Option B:** Elastic modulus of high tensile steel is more than that of mild steel

**Option C:** Carbon percentage in high carbon steel is less than that in mild steel

**Option D:** High tensile steel is cheaper than mild steel

**Correct Answer: **Elastic modulus of high tensile steel is nearly the same as that of mild steel ✔

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**Option A:** the front face in one direction

**Option B:** the front face in both directions

**Option C:** the inner face in one direction

**Option D:** the inner face in both directions

**Correct Answer: **the inner face in one direction ✔

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**Option A:** to decrease it

**Option B:** to increase it

**Option C:** either to decrease or to increase it

**Option D:** to keep it unchanged

**Correct Answer: **to increase it ✔

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**Option A:** compressive and tensile

**Option B:** tensile and compressive

**Option C:** both compressive

**Option D:** both tensile

**Correct Answer: **tensile and compressive ✔

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**Option A:** zero

**Option B:** tensile

**Option C:** compressive

**Option D:** tensile or compressive

**Correct Answer: **compressive ✔

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**Option A:** wR / 4d

**Option B:** wR/2d

**Option C:** wR/d

**Option D:** 2wR/d

**Correct Answer: **wR/2d ✔

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**Option A:** to provide adequate bond stress

**Option B:** to resist tensile stresses

**Option C:** to impart initial compressive stress in concrete

**Option D:** all of the above

**Correct Answer: **to impart initial compressive stress in concrete ✔

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**Option A:** Long line method

**Option B:** Freyssinet system

**Option C:** Magnel-Blaton system

**Option D:** Lee-Macall system

**Correct Answer: **Long line method ✔

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**Option A:** only in post-tensioned beams

**Option B:** only in pretensioned beams

**Option C:** in both post-tensioned and preten-sioned beams

**Option D:** none of the above

**Correct Answer: **only in post-tensioned beams ✔

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**Option A:** decrease in tensile strength but increase in ductility

**Option B:** increase in tensile strength but decrease in ductility

**Option C:** decrease in both tensile strength and ductility

**Option D:** increase in both tensile strength and ductility

**Correct Answer: **increase in tensile strength but decrease in ductility ✔

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**Option A:** increases with increase in diameter of bar

**Option B:** decreases with increase in diameter of bar

**Option C:** does not depend on diameter of bar

**Option D:** none of the above

**Correct Answer: **decreases with increase in diameter of bar ✔

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**Option A:** 35 MPa and 42 MPa

**Option B:** 42 MPa and 35 MPa

**Option C:** 42 MPa and 53 MPa

**Option D:** 53 MPa and 42 MPa

**Correct Answer: **42 MPa and 35 MPa ✔

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**Option A:** has a definite yield point

**Option B:** does not show definite yield point but yield point is defined by 0.1% proof stress

**Option C:** does not show definite yield point but yield point is defined by 0.2% proof stress

**Option D:** does not show definite yield point but yield point is defined by 2% proof stress

**Correct Answer: **does not show definite yield point but yield point is defined by 0.2% proof stress ✔

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**Option A:** plain hot rolled wires

**Option B:** cold drawn wires

**Option C:** heat treated rolled wires

**Option D:** all have same tensile strength

**Correct Answer: **cold drawn wires ✔

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## Which of the following losses of prestress occurs only in pretensioning and not in post-tensioning ?

**Option A:** elastic shortening of concrete

**Option B:** shrinkage of concrete

**Option C:** creep of concrete

**Option D:** loss due to friction

**Correct Answer: **elastic shortening of concrete ✔

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**Option A:** upper part of the beam

**Option B:** lower part of the beam

**Option C:** center

**Option D:** anywhere

**Correct Answer: **lower part of the beam ✔

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**Option A:** forces of tension and compression change but lever arm remains unchanged

**Option B:** forces of tension and compressions remain unchanged but lever arm changes with the moment

**Option C:** both forces of tension and compres-sion as well as lever arm change

**Option D:** both forces of tension and compres-sion as well as lever arm remain unchanged

**Correct Answer: **forces of tension and compressions remain unchanged but lever arm changes with the moment ✔

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**Option A:** compressive everywhere

**Option B:** tensile everywhere

**Option C:** partly compressive and partly tensile

**Option D:** zero

**Correct Answer: **tensile everywhere ✔

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**Option A:** bending moment and shear

**Option B:** bending moment and torsion

**Option C:** shear and torsion

**Option D:** bending moment, shear and torsion

**Correct Answer: **shear and torsion ✔

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**Option A:** deflect downward

**Option B:** deflect upward

**Option C:** deflect downward or upward

**Option D:** none of the above

**Correct Answer: **deflect downward ✔

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**Option A:** ^acybd2

**Option B:** ^acybd2

**Option C:** 0.185acybd2

**Option D:** 0.43acybd2

**Correct Answer: **^acybd2 ✔

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**Option A:** 0.43 d

**Option B:** 0.537 d

**Option C:** 0.68 d

**Option D:** 0.85 d

**Correct Answer: **0.537 d ✔

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**Option A:** 0.37 fy

**Option B:** 0.57 fy

**Option C:** 0.67 fy

**Option D:** 0.87 fy

**Correct Answer: **0.87 fy ✔

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**Option A:** Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A.

**Option B:** Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A.

**Option C:** A is true but R is false.

**Option D:** A is false but R is true.

**Correct Answer: **Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A. ✔

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**Option A:** 0.03%

**Option B:** 0.1%

**Option C:** 0.3%

**Option D:** 3%

**Correct Answer: **0.3% ✔

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**Option A:** 1.5 and 2.2

**Option B:** 2.2 and 1.5

**Option C:** 1.5 and 1.5

**Option D:** 2.2 and 2.2

**Correct Answer: **2.2 and 1.5 ✔

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**Option A:** 0.367 xu

**Option B:** 0.416 xu

**Option C:** 0.446 xu

**Option D:** 0.573 xu

**Correct Answer: **0.416 xu ✔

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**Option A:** 0.43 d

**Option B:** 0.55 d

**Option C:** 0.68 d

**Option D:** 0.85 d

**Correct Answer: **0.43 d ✔

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**Option A:** 0.207 /

**Option B:** 0.293 /

**Option C:** 0.7071

**Option D:** 0.793 /

**Correct Answer: **0.7071 ✔

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**Option A:** there will be no settlement of columns

**Option B:** there will be no differential settlement

**Option C:** the settlement of exterior columns will be more than interior columns

**Option D:** the settlement of interior columns will be more than exterior columns

**Correct Answer: **the settlement of exterior columns will be more than interior columns ✔

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**Option A:** at the middle of the wall

**Option B:** at the edge of the wall

**Option C:** halfway between the middle and edge of the wall

**Option D:** at a distance equal to effective depth of footing from the edge of the wall

**Correct Answer: **halfway between the middle and edge of the wall ✔

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**Option A:** both ends hinged

**Option B:** both ends fixed

**Option C:** one end fixed and other end hinged

**Option D:** one end fixed and other end free

**Correct Answer: **one end fixed and other end hinged ✔

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## In a pile of length /, the points of suspension from ends for lifting it are located at__________?

**Option A:** 0.207 1

**Option B:** 0.25 /

**Option C:** 0.293 /

**Option D:** 0.333 /

**Correct Answer: **0.207 1 ✔

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**Option A:** dead load only

**Option B:** dead load + live load

**Option C:** dead load + fraction of live load

**Option D:** live load + fraction of dead load

**Correct Answer: **dead load + fraction of live load ✔

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**Option A:** one cantilever

**Option B:** two cantilevers

**Option C:** three cantilevers

**Option D:** four cantilevers

**Correct Answer: **three cantilevers ✔

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**Option A:** front face only

**Option B:** inner face only

**Option C:** both front face and inner face

**Option D:** none of the above

**Correct Answer: **front face only ✔

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**Option A:** not provided

**Option B:** provided only on inner face

**Option C:** provided only on front face

**Option D:** provided both on inner and front faces

**Correct Answer: **provided only on inner face ✔

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**Option A:** top face perpendicular to wall

**Option B:** bottom face perpendicular to wall

**Option C:** both top and bottom faces perpendicular to wall

**Option D:** none of the above

**Correct Answer: **top face perpendicular to wall ✔

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**Option A:** wholly parabolic

**Option B:** wholly rectangular

**Option C:** parabolic above neutral axis and rectangular below neutral axis

**Option D:** rectangular above neutral axis and parabolic below neutral axis

**Correct Answer: **parabolic above neutral axis and rectangular below neutral axis ✔

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**Option A:** xv

**Option B:** xc

**Option C:** xv â€“ TC

**Option D:** Tv + Tc

**Correct Answer: **xv ✔

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**Option A:** depends on as, only

**Option B:** depends on aCbC only

**Option C:** depends on both crst and acbc

**Option D:** is independant of both ast and acbc where d is the effective depth, ast is per-missible stress in steel in tension and ocbc is permissible stress in concrete in bendÂ¬ing compression

**Correct Answer: **depends on as, only ✔

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**Option A:** 20 kN/cm2

**Option B:** 200 kN/cm2

**Option C:** 200kN/mm2

**Option D:** 2xl06N/cm2

**Correct Answer: **200kN/mm2 ✔

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**Option A:** is always less than 1

**Option B:** is always greater than 1

**Option C:** can be more than 1

**Option D:** can be less than 1

**Correct Answer: **is always less than 1 ✔

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## The temperature reinforcement in the vertical slab of a T-shaped R.C. retaining wall is__________?

**Option A:** not needed

**Option B:** provided equally on inner and front faces

**Option C:** provided more on inner face than on front face

**Option D:** provided more on front face than on inner face

**Correct Answer: **provided more on front face than on inner face ✔

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**Option A:** L-shaped wall

**Option B:** T-shaped wall

**Option C:** counterfort type

**Option D:** all of the above

**Correct Answer: **counterfort type ✔

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**Option A:** capacity of column is decreased

**Option B:** ductility of column reduces

**Option C:** capacity of column is decreased but ductility of column increases

**Option D:** both the capacity of column and ductility of column increase

**Correct Answer: **both the capacity of column and ductility of column increase ✔

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**Option A:** 5% less

**Option B:** 10% less

**Option C:** 5% more

**Option D:** 10% more

**Correct Answer: **5% more ✔

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**Option A:** 1.5

**Option B:** 2.0

**Option C:** 2.5

**Option D:** 3.0

**Correct Answer: **2.0 ✔

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**Option A:** 6 mm

**Option B:** 8 mm

**Option C:** 12 mm

**Option D:** 16 mm

**Correct Answer: **12 mm ✔

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**Option A:** more than or equal to one fourth of diameter of main bar

**Option B:** more than or equal to 5 mm

**Option C:** more than 5 mm but less than one-fourth of diameter of main bar

**Option D:** more than 5 mm and also more than one-fourth of diameter of main bar

**Correct Answer: **more than 5 mm and also more than one-fourth of diameter of main bar ✔

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**Option A:** 15 mm

**Option B:** 20 mm

**Option C:** 25 mm

**Option D:** 50mm

**Correct Answer: **25 mm ✔

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**Option A:** 0.15% to 2%

**Option B:** 0.8% to 4%

**Option C:** 0.8% to 6%

**Option D:** 0.8% to 8%

**Correct Answer: **0.8% to 6% ✔

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**Option A:** compressive stress

**Option B:** shear stress

**Option C:** bond stress

**Option D:** tensile stress

**Correct Answer: **bond stress ✔

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**Option A:** increasing the depth

**Option B:** providing shear reinforcement

**Option C:** using high strength steel

**Option D:** using thinner bars but more in number

**Correct Answer: **increasing the depth ✔

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**Option A:** about 0.1 N/mm2

**Option B:** zero

**Option C:** 0.3 N/mm2 to 0.7 N/mm2

**Option D:** about 1.0 N/mm2

**Correct Answer: **about 0.1 N/mm2 ✔

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**Option A:** 3.0 m and 1.5 m

**Option B:** 1.5 m and 3.0 m

**Option C:** 3.0 m and 3.0 m

**Option D:** 1.5 m and 1.5 m

**Correct Answer: **3.0 m and 3.0 m ✔

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**Option A:** 1/3

**Option B:** 1/5

**Option C:** 1/7

**Option D:** 1/10

**Correct Answer: **1/7 ✔

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**Option A:** 10%

**Option B:** 20%

**Option C:** 30%

**Option D:** 40%

**Correct Answer: **40% ✔

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**Option A:** less than 1

**Option B:** between 1 and 1.5

**Option C:** between 1.5 and 2.0

**Option D:** greater than 2

**Correct Answer: **less than 1 ✔

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**Option A:** higher compressive strength of con-crete

**Option B:** lower compressive strength of concrete

**Option C:** higher tensile strength of steel

**Option D:** lower tensile strength of steel

**Correct Answer: **lower compressive strength of concrete ✔

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**Option A:** 20 m

**Option B:** 30 m

**Option C:** 45 m

**Option D:** 60 m

**Correct Answer: **45 m ✔

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**Option A:** increased by 10% for bars in compression

**Option B:** increased by 25% for bars in compression

**Option C:** decreased by 10% for bars in compression

**Option D:** decreased by 25% for bars in compression

**Correct Answer: **increased by 25% for bars in compression ✔

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**Option A:** effective depth of slab from periphery of column/drop panel

**Option B:** d/2 from periphery of column/capital/ drop panel

**Option C:** at the drop panel of slab

**Option D:** at the periphery of column

**Correct Answer: **d/2 from periphery of column/capital/ drop panel ✔

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**Option A:** less than 1

**Option B:** between 1 and 1.5

**Option C:** between 1.5 and 2

**Option D:** greater than 2

**Correct Answer: **greater than 2 ✔

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**Option A:** 100 mm

**Option B:** 150 mm

**Option C:** 200 mm

**Option D:** 250 mm

**Correct Answer: **150 mm ✔

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**Option A:** 50 mm

**Option B:** 100 mm

**Option C:** 150 mm

**Option D:** 200 mm

**Correct Answer: **100 mm ✔

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**Option A:** 1.5

**Option B:** 2.0

**Option C:** 2.5

**Option D:** 3.0

**Correct Answer: **2.5 ✔

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**Option A:** the least lateral dimension of the member

**Option B:** sixteen times the smallest diameter of longitudinal reinforcement bar to be tied

**Option C:** forty-eight times the diameter of transverse reinforcement

**Option D:** lesser of the above three values

**Correct Answer: **lesser of the above three values ✔

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**Option A:** Minimum cross sectional area of longitudinal reinforcement in a column is 0.8%

**Option B:** Spacing of longitudinal bars measured along the periphery of column should not exceed 300 mm

**Option C:** Reinforcing bars in a column should not be less than 12 mm in diameter

**Option D:** The number of longitudinal bars provided in a circular column should not be less than four

**Correct Answer: **The number of longitudinal bars provided in a circular column should not be less than four ✔

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**Option A:** directly proportional to compressive strength

**Option B:** inversely proportional to compressive strength

**Option C:** directly proportional to square root of compressive strength

**Option D:** inversely proportional to square root of compressive strength

**Correct Answer: **directly proportional to square root of compressive strength ✔

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**Option A:** 15 4>

**Option B:** 20

**Option C:** 24 (j)

**Option D:** 30 (j)

**Correct Answer: **24 (j) ✔

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**Option A:** 15 mm

**Option B:** 25 mm

**Option C:** 30 mm

**Option D:** 40 mm

**Correct Answer: **40 mm ✔

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**Option A:** 0.15

**Option B:** 0.12

**Option C:** 0.30

**Option D:** 1.00

**Correct Answer: **0.12 ✔

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**Option A:** 1/4

**Option B:** 1/5

**Option C:** 1/6

**Option D:** 1/8

**Correct Answer: **1/8 ✔

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## The minimum cover in a slab should neither be less than the diameter of bar nor less than__________?

**Option A:** 10 mm

**Option B:** 15 mm

**Option C:** 25 mm

**Option D:** 13 mm

**Correct Answer: **15 mm ✔

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**Option A:** less than 12

**Option B:** less than 18

**Option C:** between 18 and 24

**Option D:** more than 24

**Correct Answer: **less than 12 ✔

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**Option A:** 600 mm

**Option B:** 750 mm

**Option C:** 900 mm

**Option D:** more than 1 m

**Correct Answer: **750 mm ✔

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**Option A:** the least lateral dimension

**Option B:** 2 times the least lateral dimension

**Option C:** 3 times the least lateral dimension

**Option D:** 4 times the least lateral dimension

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**Option A:** is maximum at neutral axis

**Option B:** decreases below the neutral axis and increases above the neutral axis

**Option C:** increases below the neutral axis and decreases above the neutral axis

**Option D:** remains same

**Correct Answer: **increases below the neutral axis and decreases above the neutral axis ✔

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**Option A:** 3.5 m

**Option B:** 4 m

**Option C:** 4.5 m

**Option D:** 5 m

**Correct Answer: **3.5 m ✔

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**Option A:** 50 mm

**Option B:** 75 mm

**Option C:** 100 mm

**Option D:** 120 mm

**Correct Answer: **75 mm ✔

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**Option A:** effective span of T-beam

**Option B:** distance between points of zero moments in the beam

**Option C:** distance between points of maximum moments in the beam

**Option D:** clear span of the T-beam

**Correct Answer: **distance between points of zero moments in the beam ✔

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**Option A:** 24 to 48 hours

**Option B:** 3 days

**Option C:** 7 days

**Option D:** 14 days

**Correct Answer: **24 to 48 hours ✔

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