(Papers) SSC Junior Engineer Exam Paper - 2018 "held on 22 Jan 2018" Morning Shift (Civil Engineering)

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(Papers) SSC Junior Engineer Exam Paper - 2018 "held on 22 Jan 2018" Morning Shift

(Civil Engineering)

QID : 101 - Which of the following represent the crushing strength (MPa) for the good quality stone that are used in the construction of buildings?

Options:
1) Less than 20
2) 20 to 60
3) 60 to 80
4) Greater than 100
Correct Answer: Greater than 100
 
QID : 102 - Which of the following is examined to determine the age of timber?

Options:
1) Annular ring
2) Sapwood
3) Pith
4) Timber defects
Correct Answer: Annular ring
 
QID : 103 - Which of the following is determined with the help of Le Chatelier’s device?

Options:
1) Abrasion resistance
2) Chemical resistance
3) Soundness
4) Strength
Correct Answer: Soundness

QID : 104 - The type of mortar which is used for the construction works carried out in water-logged area is _____.

Options:
1) cement mortar
2) loose mortar
3) mortar of very low consistency
4) mortar having high w/c ratio
Correct Answer: cement mortar

QID : 105 - For M 25 grade concrete, the split tensile strength in terms of percentage of its compressive strength is _____.

Options:
1) 7 to 11%
2) 18 to 28%
3) 28 to 38%
4) 38 to 48%
Correct Answer: 7 to 11%

QID : 106 - Distempers are generally used to coat _____.

Options:
1) compound wall
2) external concrete surfaces
3) interior surface which are not exposed to environment
4) wood works
Correct Answer: interior surface which are not exposed to environment

QID : 107 - Which of the following is commonly used as retarder in cement?

Options:
1) Calcium sulphate
2) Gypsum
3) Potassium carbide
4) Sodium chloride
Correct Answer: Gypsum
 
QID : 108 - In the process of hydration of OPC, to complete all chemical reaction, the water requirement (expressed as the percentage of cement) is _____.

Options:
1) 5 to 8%
2) 8 to 16%
3) 20 to 25%
4) 35 to 45%
Correct Answer: 20 to 25%

QID : 109 - The slump test is performed to check the _____.

Options:
1) presence of water in cement
2) ratio of concrete ingredients
3) temperature resistance
4) workability of concrete
Correct Answer: workability of concrete

QID : 110 - The reason behind the low expansion and shrinkage of the plywood is _____.

Options:
1) plies are placed at the right angles with each other
2) they are glued under the high pressure
3) they are held in the position with the help of adhesives
4) they are prepared with the help of veneers
Correct Answer: plies are placed at the right angles with each other

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QID : 111 - Which one of the following method is used for the approximate estimation?

Options:
1) Both central line and short wall and long wall method
2) Central line method
3) Plinth area method
4) Short wall and long wall method
Correct Answer: Plinth area method

QID : 112 - Accuracy in the measurement of the thickness of the slab or sectional dimension of column and beam (in centimetre) should be _____.

Options:
1) 0.5

2) 1

3) 5

4) 10
Correct Answer: 0.5
 
QID : 113 - Deduction at T-junction of the wall for total length of the central line is _____.

Options:
1) half of thickness of wall
2) no deduction
3) thickness of wall
4) twice of the thickness of wall
Correct Answer: half of thickness of wall

QID : 114 - For estimation of painted area of semi corrugated asbestos cement sheets, percentage increase in area above plain area is _____.

Options:
1) 0.1

2) 0.14

3) 0.2

4) 0.25
Correct Answer: 0.1
 
QID : 115 - Scrap value of a property may be _____.

Options:
1) both negative or positive
2) constant
3) negative
4) positive
Correct Answer: both negative or positive
 
QID : 116 - What is the unit of measuring cornice?

Options:
1) Cubic metre
2) Number
3) Running metre
4) Square metre
Correct Answer: Running metre
 
QID : 117 - Calculate the number of bricks in 20 cubic metres brick works.

Options:
1) 500

2) 1000

3) 10000

4) 100000
Correct Answer: 10000
 
QID : 118 - Calculate the area (square metre) of the formwork required for a beam of 2 m span and cross section dimension of 400 mm x 200 mm.

Options:
1) 0.8
2) 0.16
3) 1.2
4) 2
Correct Answer: 2

QID : 119 - The cross section areas of three sections of an embankment at an interval of 40 m are 10 square metres, 15 square metres and 35 square metres. Calculate the quantity of earthwork for the embankment. Use prismoidal method.

Options:
1) 1200

2) 1400

3) 1500

4) 2400
Correct Answer: 1400
 
QID : 120 - Calculate the annual depreciation (Rs.) of a machine having initial cost of Rs. 10,000. The scrap value is Rs. 1,000 and useful life of 30 years.

Options:
1) 300

2) 367

3) 1333

4) 333333
Correct Answer: 300
 
QID : 121 - What is the difference between the sum of interior angles of plane triangle and spherical triangle for area of triangle 195 square kilometre on the Earth’s surface?

Options:
1) one degree
2) one minute
3) one second
4) one radian
Correct Answer: one second

QID : 122 - Which one of the following is the largest scale?

Options:
1) 1 :500

2) 1 :1000

3) 1 :2500

4) 1 :50000
Correct Answer: 1 :500
 
QID : 123 - The quadrantal bearing of the line lies in the third quadrant making angle in clockwise with the north is ______.

Options:
1) 

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2) 

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3) 

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4) 

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QID : 124 - Calculate the volume of the embankment (in cubic metre) using trapezoidal method, if the cross section areas of the three sections of an embankment at an interval of 30 m are 20 square metres, 40 square metres and 50 square metres.

Options:
1) 1100

2) 1150

3) 2250

4) 2350
Correct Answer: 2250
 
QID : 125 - Which one is the CORRECT order of the tapes based on their accuracy?

Options:
1) Linen tape > invar tape > metallic tape > steel tape
2) Invar tape > steel tape > metallic tape > linen tape
3) Metallic tape > steel tape > linen tape > invar tape
4) Metallic tape > steel tape > Invar tape > linen tape
Correct Answer: Invar tape > steel tape > metallic tape > linen tape

QID : 126 - In the leveling between two points A and B on the opposite sides of a pond, the level is first set up near the point A and staff reading on A and B are 2.5 m and 2.0 m respectively. Then the level is moved and set near the point B, staff reading on points A and B are 1.2 m and 1.7 m respectively. Calculate the difference of heights between the two points A and B (in metre).

Options:
1) 0

2) 0.5

3) 1

4) 1.85
Correct Answer: 0

QID : 127 - Calculate the combined correction for curvature and refraction (in m) for a distance of 2 km.

Options:
1) 0.045

2) 0.135

3) 0.269

4) 3.14
Correct Answer: 0.269
 
QID : 128 - In transit theodolite, the line of the sight can be reversed by revolving the telescope through _____.

Options:
1) 90° in horizontal plane
2) 90° in vertical plane
3) 180° in horizontal plane
4) 180° in vertical plane
Correct Answer: 180° in vertical plane

QID : 129 - Which one is the CORRECT sequence for the temporary adjustment of the theodolite?

Options:
1) Centering, elimination of parallax, leveling, and setting
2) Centering, setting, elimination of parallax and leveling
3) Setting, centering, leveling and elimination of parallax
4) Setting, leveling, elimination of parallax and centering
Correct Answer: Setting, centering, leveling and elimination of parallax

QID : 130 - Which of the following is used for determining the location of station occupied by the plane table?

Options:
1) Both intersection and radiation
2) Intersection method
3) Radiation method
4) Two point problem
Correct Answer: Two point problem

QID : 131 - Which of the following is responsible for the formation of residual soil?

Options:
1) Glaciers
2) Water
3) Wind
4) None of these
Correct Answer: None of these
 
QID : 132 - The coefficient of gradation and the coefficient of uniformity of a given soil sample is 1.0 and 4.0 respectively. The ratio of effective size to the diameter through which 30% of the total mass is passed is ______.

Options:
1) 1.25

2) 1.5

3) 1.75

4) 2
Correct Answer: 2
 
QID : 133 - Which of the following shows the CORRECT order of increasing surface areas of the given soil?

Options:
1) Clay < silt < sand < colloids
2) Gravel < silt < colloids < clay
3) Sand < silt < clay < colloids
4) Silt < gravel < colloids < clay
Correct Answer: Sand < silt < clay < colloids

QID : 134 - What is the assumption made about back of wall, in the Rankine’s theory of earth pressure?

Options:
1) Plane and rough
2) Plane and smooth
3) Vertical and rough
4) Vertical and smooth
Correct Answer: Vertical and smooth

QID : 135 - Which of the following is CORRECT about the viscosity of gas?

Options:
1) Inversely proportional to the temperature
2) Increases with an increase in the temperature
3) Independent of pressure
4) Independent of temperature
Correct Answer: Increases with an increase in the temperature

QID : 136 - Pressure of 200 kPa is equivalent to the head of z metre of liquid having relative density 1.59. The value of z (m) is _____.

Options:
1) 11.6

2) 11.82

3) 12.82

4) 13.14
Correct Answer: 12.82
 
QID : 137 - Which one of the following statement is CORRECT about the center of buoyancy?

Options:
1) It is the point where buoyant force act.
2) It coincides with the centroid of volume of water displaced
3) It is the point where buoyant force act. and It coincides with the centroid of volume of water displaced
4) It acts outside the body.
Correct Answer: It is the point where buoyant force act. and It coincides with the centroid of volume of water displaced
 
QID : 138 - A longitudinal rectangular surface is hanged into the water such that its top and bottom points are at depth of 1.5 m and 6.0 m respectively. The depth of center of pressure (m) from the top surface is _____.

Options:
1) 3.8

2) 4.2

3) 4.6

4) 4.8
Correct Answer: 4.2
 
QID : 139 - The velocity potential which follow the equation of continuity is _____.

Options:
1) 

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2) 

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3) 

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4) 

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Correct Answer:  


QID : 140 - At what distance from the boundary layer, the value of the wall shear is three times of the turbulent shear?

Options:
1) 1/3 R
2) 1/2 R
3) 2/3 R
4) 3/4 R
Correct Answer: 2/3 R
 
QID : 141 - Which of the following statement is CORRECT about the stream lines and equipotential lines?

Options:
1) Both can be drawn graphically for viscous flow around any boundary.
2) Meshes formed by them are always squares.
3) They always meet orthogonally.
4) They can be calculated for all boundary conditions.
Correct Answer: They always meet orthogonally.

QID : 142 - 

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Options:
1) point at which velocity is maximum
2) separation point
3) stagnation point
4) stall point
Correct Answer: stagnation point

QID : 143 - Which of the following is CORRECT ratio for Froude number?

Options:
1) Compressive force to inertia force.
2) Inertia force to gravity force.
3) Inertia force to tension force.
4) Viscous force to inertia force.
Correct Answer: Inertia force to gravity force.

QID : 144 - For the most economical triangular channel section, the angle of sloping sides from the vertical is _____.

Options:
1) 

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2) 

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3) 

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4) 

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QID : 145 - Method of applying water directly to the root zone of the plant is called _____.

Options:
1) check flooding
2) drip method
3) furrow method
4) sprinkler irrigation
Correct Answer: drip method

QID : 146 - A field of 500 hectares is to be irrigated for a particular crop having 100 days base period. The total depth of water required by the crop is 100 cm. Calculate the duty of the water (in hectares per cubic metre).

Options:
1) 8.64
2) 57.87
3) 86.4
4) 864
Correct Answer: 864
 
QID : 147 - The traffic volume of a roadway is defined as the multiplication of _____.

Options:
1) speed and time headway
2) speed and distance way
3) traffic density and speed
4) time head way and distance headway
Correct Answer: traffic density and speed

QID  : 148 - Calculate the equivalent radius (cm) of the resisting section of 20 cm slab, if the ratio of radius of wheel load distribution to the thickness of the slab is 2.

Options:
1) 20
2) 35.6
3) 40
4) 40.9
Correct Answer: 40
 
QID : 149 - On peak hourly demand, what is the maximum daily consumption for the city which have average daily consumption of 100,000 m3 ?

Options:
1) 140000

2) 170000

3) 200000

4) 270000
Correct Answer: 270000
 
QID : 150 - For which of the following, distribution mains is designed?

Options:
1) Average daily demand
2) Annual peak demand
3) Monthly peak demand
4) Maximum hourly demand on maximum day
Correct Answer: Maximum hourly demand on maximum day
 
QID : 151 - Which of the following statements is true?

A. Most of the loads applied to a building are environmental load.
B. Most of the loads are dead followed by live loads.

Options:
1) Only A
2) Only B
3) Both A and B
4) Neither A nor B
Correct Answer: Only B
 
QID : 152 - How does an increase in the pitch of the roof affects the amount of load that can be placed on it?

Options:
1) It increases
2) It decreases
3) Remains constant
4) Depends upon case
Correct Answer: It decreases

QID : 153 - What will be the rain load (in psf) if ds is 2 inches and dh is 1 inches?

Options:
1) 5.2

2) 10.4

3) 15.6

4) 20.8
Correct Answer: 15.6
 
QID : 154 - Concrete is:-

Options:
1) Good in compression, good in tension
2) Good in compression, weak in tension
3) Weak in compression, weak in tension
4) Weak in compression, good in tension
Correct Answer: Good in compression, weak in tension
 
QID : 155 - If in planar system, X parts/members are there with Y no. of forces, then condition for statically determinacy is:-

Options:
1) Y < 3X
Y < 3X
2) Y > 3X
Y > 3X
3) Y= 3X
Y= 3X
4) None of these
Correct Answer: Y= 3X

QID : 156 - If a system has more equations of equilibrium than no. of forces, then the system is:-

Options:
1) Improperly constrained
2) Partially constrained
3) Stable
4) None of these
Correct Answer: Partially constrained
 
QID : 157 - Which of the following material is not used in making trusses?

Options:
1) Wooden struts
2) Metal bars
3) Channel
4) Concrete
Correct Answer: Concrete

QID : 158 - In a truss it is assumed that the members are joined by____________.

Options:
1) Rough pins
2) Smooth pins
3) Either rough or smooth pins
4) None of these
Correct Answer: Smooth pins

QID : 159 - What is the major difference between truss and beam?

Options:
1) Beam can’t transmit load in vertical direction while truss can
2) Truss can’t transmit load in vertical direction while beam can
3) Beam can’t transmit load in axial direction while truss can
4) Truss can’t transmit load in axial direction while beam can
Correct Answer: Truss can’t transmit load in vertical direction while beam can

QID : 160 - Given that J is no. of joints. B and R are no. of members and no. of reactions.

If B = 4, R = 3 and J = 4, then the truss is:-

Options:
1) Statically determinate
2) Statically indeterminate and stable
3) Stable
4) Unstable
Correct Answer: Unstable

QID : 161 - Which IS code gives details regarding water to be used in concrete?

Options:
1) IS 456

2) IS 383

3) IS 565

4) IS 3012
Correct Answer: IS 456
 
QID : 162 - Which of the below is an example of plasticizer?

Options:
1) Hydroxylated carboxylic acid
2) Fluoro-silicate
3) Gypsum
4) Surkhi
Correct Answer: Hydroxylated carboxylic acid

QID : 163 - How many methods of batching of concrete are there?

Options:
1) 2

2) 3

3) 5

4) 6
Correct Answer: 2
 
QID : 164 - Concrete is generally placed on a:

Options:
1) Form work
2) Stand
3) Mould
4) Platform
Correct Answer: Form work
 
QID : 165 - The effective width of a column strip of a flat slab is taken as

Options:
1) one-fourth the width of the panel
2) half the width of the panel
3) half the diameter of the column
4) the diameter of the column
Correct Answer: half the width of the panel

QID : 166 - Permanent dimension changes due to loading of concrete is termed as:

Options:
1) Strain
2) Extent
3) Creep
4) Ambit
Correct Answer: Creep

QID : 167 - In design of R.C.C. structures, the tensile strength of concrete is taken as:

Options:
1) 5N/mm2
2) 2N/mm2
3) 0.3N/mm2
4) None of these
Correct Answer: None of these
 
QID : 168 - Flexure strength of concrete is determined as:

Options:
1) Modulus of rigidity
2) Modulus of rupture
3) Modulus of plasticity
4) Modulus of elasticity
Correct Answer: Modulus of rupture

QID : 169 - Properties of concrete can broadly be divided into:

Options:
1) 1

2) 4

3) 2

4) 3
Correct Answer: 2
 
QID : 170 - Which IS code gives specifications about cement plaster?

Options:
1) IS 1500

2) IS 1221

3) IS 1400

4) IS 1661
Correct Answer: IS 1661
 
QID : 171 - In a lime-cement plaster, ratio 1:1:6 corresponds to:

Options:
1) Lime:cement:sand
2) Cement:Lime:sand
3) Lime:sand:gravel
4) Cement:sand:gravel
Correct Answer: Cement:Lime:sand
 
QID : 172 - On which of the following does the correct proportion of ingredients of concrete depend upon?

Options:
1) bulking of sand
2) water content
3) absorption and workability
4) All option are correct
Correct Answer: All option are correct

QID : 173 - 

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Options:
1) [1] Only
2) [2] Only
3) [3] Only
4) [4] only
Correct Answer: [2] Only

QID : 174 - Which of the following statements is false?

Options:
1) Workability of the concrete mix decreases with an increase in the moisture content
2) Concrete for which preliminary tests are conducted, is called controlled concrete
3) Bulking of sand depends upon the fineness of grains
4) All option are correct
Correct Answer: All option are correct
 
QID : 175 - Which of the following statements is false?

Options:
1) Space between the exterior walls of a warehouse and bag piles should be 30 cm
2) Cement bags should preferably be piled on wooden planks
3) Cement bags should be placed such that bags of one layer does not touch the bags of the adjacent layer
4) None of these
Correct Answer: None of these

QID : 176 - Which of the following statements is false?

Options:
1) With passage of time, the strength of cement increases
2) With passage of time, the strength of cement decreases
3) After a period of 24 months, the strength of cement reduces to 50%
4) The concrete made with storage deteriorated cement gains strength with time
Correct Answer: With passage of time, the strength of cement increases
 
QID : 177 - For a concrete mix 1:3:6 and water cement ratio 0.6 both by weight, what is the quantity of water required per bag?

Options:
1) 10 kg
2) 12 kg
3) 14 kg
4) None of these
Correct Answer: 14 kg

QID : 178 - Transport of concrete by pumps, is done for a distance of

Options:
1) 100 m
2) 200 m
3) 300 m
4) 400 m

Correct Answer: 400 m


QID : 179 - The compression in PSC is done by _________ of high-strength tendons.

Options:
1) Compression
2) Tensioning
3) Shearing
4) Bending
Correct Answer: Tensioning
 
QID : 180 - In which beam tension capacity of steel is greater than combined compression capacity of steel and concrete?

Options:
1) Over-reinforced
2) Under-reinforced
3) Singly reinforced
4) Doubly reinforced
Correct Answer: Over-reinforced

QID : 181 - 

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Options:
1) A Only
2) B Only
3) C Only
4) D Only
Correct Answer: C Only
 
QID : 182 - For a circular slab carrying a uniformly distributed load, the ratio of the maximum negative to maximum positive radial moment is

Options:
1) 1

2) 2

3) 3

4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
 
QID : 183 - 

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Options:
1) [1] Only
2) [2] Only
3) [3] Only
4) [4] Only
Correct Answer: [1] Only
 
QID : 184 - The breadth of a ribbed slab containing two bars must be between

Options:
1) 6 cm to 7.5 cm
2) 8 cm to 10 cm
3) 10 cm to 12 cm
4) None of these
Correct Answer: 8 cm to 10 cm

QID : 185 - A foundation rests on which of the following?

Options:
1) base of the foundation
2) sub grade
3) foundation soil
4) Both Sub grade and foundation soil
Correct Answer: Both Sub grade and foundation soil
 
QID : 186 - Which of the following statements is true?

Options:
1) To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation is kept uniform throughout
2) To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation is increased gradually towards the edge
3) To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation is decreased gradually towards the edge
4) To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation is kept zero at the edge
Correct Answer: To ensure uniform pressure distribution, the thickness of the foundation is decreased gradually towards the edge

QID : 187 - The weight of a foundation is assumed as which of the following?

Options:
1) 5% of wall weight
2) 7% of wall weight
3) 10% of wall weight
4) 12% of wall weight
Correct Answer: 10% of wall weight
 
QID : 188 - If the width of the foundation for two equal columns is restricted, the shape of the footing generally adopted is

Options:
1) Square
2) rectangular
3) trapezoidal
4) triangular
Correct Answer: rectangular
 
QID : 189 - Maximum shear stress theory for the failure of a material at the elastic limit is known as

Options:
1) Guest’s or Trecas’ theory
2) St.Venant’s theory
3) Rankine’s theory
4) Haig’s theory
Correct Answer: Guest’s or Trecas’ theory
 
QID : 190 - 

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Options:
1) A Only
2) B Only
3) C Only
4) D Only
Correct Answer: D Only
 
QID : 191 - When not specified, the volume of steel in R.C.C. work is taken as:-

Options:
1) 1% to 1.6% of R.C.C. volume
2) 2% to 4% of R.C.C. volume
3) 4% to 6% of R.C.C. volume
4) 0.6% to 1% of R.C.C. volume
Correct Answer: 0.6% to 1% of R.C.C. volume
 
QID : 192 - The ratio of maximum shear stress to average shear stress of a circular beam is:
A. 2/3
B. 3/2
C. 3/4
D. 4/3

Options:
1) A Only
2) B Only
3) C Only
4) D Only
Correct Answer: D Only
 
QID : 193 - The property of a material by which it can be beaten or rolled into plates, is called

Options:
1) ductility
2) plasticity
3) elasticity
4) None of these
Correct Answer: None of these

QID : 194 - What is the limit to Poisson's ratio?

Options:
1) 0.1
2) 0.2
3) 0.3
4) None of these
Correct Answer: None of these
 
QID : 195 - Among the following, which is least elastic?

Options:
1) Iron
2) Copper
3) Both Copper and Silver
4) Rubber
Correct Answer: Rubber

QID : 196 - Two bars of different materials are of the same size and are subjected to same tensile forces. If the bars have unit elongations in the ratio of 4 : 7, then the ratio of modulius of elasticity of the two materials is

A. 4:7
B. 4:10
C. 16:49

Options:
1) A Only
2) B Only
3) C Only
4) None of these
Correct Answer: None of these

QID : 197 - If a composite bar of steel and copper is heated, then the copper bar will be under:

Options:
1) tension
2) shear
3) torsion
4) None of these
Correct Answer: None of these
 
QID : 198 - Pick up the incorrect statement from the following : The torsional resistance of a shaft is directly proportional to

Options:
1) modulus of rigidity
2) angle of twist
3) reciprocal of the length of the shaft
4) moment of inertia of the shaft section.
Correct Answer: moment of inertia of the shaft section.

QID : 199 - Net sectional area of a tension member, is equal to its cross section area_______.

Options:
1) plus the area of the rivet holes
2) divided by the area of rivet holes
3) multiplied by the area of the rivet holes
4) minus the area of the rivet holes
Correct Answer: minus the area of the rivet holes

QID : 200 - When a tension member consists of two channel sections, the allowance for rivet hole is made for two holes from

Options:
1) each web
2) each flange
3) each web or one hole from each flange whichever is more
4) each web or one hole from each flange whichever is less
Correct Answer: each web or one hole from each flange whichever is less

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