HOCL Civil-Engineering Contributed by Sreedisha updated on Jul 2019

                                            HOCL Civil Engineering Questions

HOCL model questions for Civil Engineering- Objective Type Questions :

1. Unequal settlement of Masonry usually occurs due to the
(a) Loose soil in the foundation
(b) Shrinkage and compressibility of mortar jointss (Ans)
(c) Shrinkage of foundation

2. Bearing capacity value for stiff clay soil is
(a) 450 KN/M2 (Ans)
(b) 250 KN/M2
(c) 150 KN/M2

3. Bearing capacity value for black cotton soil si
(a) 450 KN/M2
(b) 250 KN/M2
(c) 150 KN/M2 (Ans)

4. A foundation having its depth is equal to or less than its breadth, is known as
(a) shallow foundation (Ans)
(b) deep foundation
(c) well foundation

5. Grillage and Raft foundations comes under
(a) spread foundation
(b) shallow foundation (Ans)
(c) deep foundation

6. Pile foundations and caisson foundation comes under
(a) spread foundation
(b) shallow foundation
(c) deep foundation (Ans)

7. The formula used to determine the minimum depth of wall footing, is arrived by
(a) Rankines formula (Ans)
(b) Terzaghis formula
(c) Caissons formula

8. Which type of the pile is used to construct retaining walls in docks and other marine works
(a) Friction pile
(b) Sheet pile (Ans)
(c) Compaction pile

9. Stone chip broken off from large size stone during dressing and shaping are known as 
(a) Corbels
(b) Jambs
(c) Spalls (Ans)

10. Jambs are known as
(a) A vertical sides of the openings of masonry (Ans)
(b) Stone chips broken off form large size stones
(c) Bevelled top surface of the stone

11. In stone masonry construction, the tools which are used in maintain the alignment of the work in progress are:
(a) Plumb rule and bob
(b) Line and pines (Ans)
(c) Spirit Level

12. The permissible loads on Random rubble masonry is:
(a) 80 KN/M2
(b) 550 KN/M2 (Ans)
(c) 1320 KN/M2

13. A brick piece used to create bond in brickwork is known as:
(a) stretcher
(b) brick bat
(c) closer (Ans)

14. A Brick laid with its length perpendicular to the face of the wall is known as:
(a) Header (Ans)
(b) Stretcher
(c) King closer

15. A piece of brick obtained by cutting a corner of the brick joining half the header and half the stretcher is known as:
(a) King closer (Ans)
(b) Queen closer
(c) Bevelled closer

16. A piece of brick obtained by cutting a brick longitudinally into two equal parts is known as:
(a) King closer
(b) Queen closer (Ans)
(c) Bevelled closer

17. A piece of brick obtained by cutting a triangular portion of the brick joining half the header and full stretcher is known as:
(a) King closer
(b) Queen closer
(c) Bevelled closer (Ans)

18. The interlocking arrangement of bricks, so as to avoid the occurrence of continuous vertical joints is known as:
(a) Lab
(b) Closer
(c) Bond (Ans)

19. The types of bond consists of headers and stretchers is alternate courses is known as:
(a) English bond (Ans)
(b) Flemish bond
(c) Header bond

20. The types of bond consists of alternate header and stretcher courses are known as:
(a) English bond
(b) Flemish bond (Ans)
(c) Header bond

21. The safe permissible load on Brick Masonry in C.M.I class is:
(a) 400 KN/M2
(b) 2000 KN/M2 (Ans)
(c) 1400 KN/M2

22. Guniting is a process of:
(a) Brickwork
(b) Damp proofing (Ans)
(c) A type of stone masonry

23. In Damp proofing, guniting is a mixture of:
(a) Cement and Damp proofing material in 1:3
(b) Cement and aggregate in 1:4
(c) Cement and sand in 1:3 (Ans)

24. A structure which is constructed to span across openings such as doors, windows etc. is known as:
(a) Arches (Ans)
(b) Lintels
(c) Sunshade

25. The inner curve of an arch is known as:
(a) Voussoir
(b) Extrodas
(c) Introdas (Ans)

26. A wedge shaped unit at the crown of an arch is known as
(a) Spandrill
(b) Springer
(c) Keystone (Ans)

27. In an arch the crown is the:
(a) The highest point in Introdas
(b) The highest point in Extrodas (Ans)
(c) The lowest point in Introdas

28. The purpose (main) of providing doors in a building is:
(a) To give safety to the house 
(b) To decrease the volume of Brickwork
(c) To connect the various internal parts of the building (Ans)

29. The door should preferably be located
(a) near the corner of the room (Ans)
(b) at the centre of the room
(c) near the windows

30. For every 30m3 inside volume of the room, there should be atleast a window opening of:
(a) 0.5 m2
(b) 1.0 m2 (Ans)
(c) 1.5 m2

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