1. [A + (m - 1)A_{SC}] known as equivalent concrete area of R.C.C. is given by

Modular ratio method

Load factor method

Ultimate load method

None of these

Correct answer: (A) Modular ratio method

2. A circular slab subjected to external loading, deflects to form a

Semi-hemisphere

Ellipsoid

Paraboloid

None of these

Correct answer: (C) Paraboloid

3. A column is regarded as long column if the ratio of its effective length and lateral dimension, exceeds

10

15

20

25

Correct answer: (B) 15

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

2.5

2

Less than 2

Less than 2.5

Correct answer: (A) 2.5

5. A flat slab is supported

On beams

On columns

On beams and columns

On columns monolithically built with slab

Correct answer: (D) On columns monolithically built with slab

6. A foundation is called shallow if its depth, is

One-fourth of its width

Half of its width

Three-fourth of its width

Equal to its width

Correct answer: (D) Equal to its width

7. A foundation rests on

Base of the foundation

Sub-grade

Foundation soil

Both (b) and (c)

Correct answer: (D) Both (b) and (c)

8. A part of the slab may be considered as the flange of the T-beam if

Flange has adequate reinforcement transverse to beam

It is built integrally with the beam

It is effectively bonded together with the beam

All the above

Correct answer: (D) All the above

9. A pile of length 'L' carrying a uniformly distributed load 'W' per metre length is suspended at the centre and from other two points 0.15 L from either end ; the maximum hogging moment will be

WL^{2}/15

WL^{2}/30

WL^{2}/60

WL^{2}/90

Correct answer: (D) WL^{2}/90

10. A pile of length 'L' carrying a uniformly distributed load 'W' per metre length is suspended at two points, the maximum, B.M. at the centre of the pile or at the points of suspension, is