**1. **A 8 metre long simply supported rectangular beam which carries a distributed load 45 kg/m. experiences a maximum fibre stress 160 kg/cm^{2}. If the moment of inertia of the beam is 640 cm^{4}, the overall depth of the beam is

- 10 cm
- 12 cm
- 15 cm
- 18 cm

Correct answer: (A)

10 cm

**2. **A beam is said to be of uniform strength, if

- B.M. is same throughout the beam
- Deflection is same throughout the beam
- Bending stress is same throughout the beam
- Shear stress is same throughout the beam

Correct answer: (C)

Bending stress is same throughout the beam

**3. **A beam of length L is pinned at both ends and is subjected to a concentrated bending couple of moment M at its centre. The maximum bending moment in the beam is

- M
- M/2
- M/3
- ML/2

Correct answer: (A)

M

**4. **A beam of length L supported on two intermediate rollers carries a uniformly distributed load on its entire length. If sagging B.M. and hogging B.M. of the beam are equal, the length of each overhang, is

- 0.107 L
- 0.207 L
- 0.307 L
- 0.407 L

Correct answer: (B)

0.207 L

**5. **A bending moment may be defined as:

- Arithmetic sum of the moments of all the forces on either side of the section
- Arithmetic sum of the forces on either side of the section
- Algebraic sum of the moments of all the forces on either side of the section
- None of these

Correct answer: (C)

Algebraic sum of the moments of all the forces on either side of the section

**6. **A body moves, from rest with a constant acceleration of 5 m per sec. The distance covered in 5 sec is most nearly

- 38 m
- 62.5 m
- 96 m
- 124 m

Correct answer: (B)

62.5 m

**7. **A cable with a uniformly distributed load per horizontal metre run will take the following shape

- Straight line
- Parabola
- Hyperbola
- Elliptical

Correct answer: (B)

Parabola

**8. **A cantilever beam rectangular in cross-section is subjected to an isolated load at its free end. If the width of the beam is doubled, the deflection of the free end will be changed in the ratio of

- 8
- 43678
- 43497
- 3

Correct answer: (C)

43497

**9. **A cantilever carries is uniformly distributed load W over its whole length and a force W acts at its free end upward. The net deflection of the free end will be

- Zero
- (5/24) (WL
^{3}/EI) upward - (5/24) (WL
^{3}/EI) downward - None of these

Correct answer: (B)

(5/24) (WL^{3}/EI) upward

**10. **A cantilever carrying a uniformly distributed load W over its full length is propped at its free end such that it is at the level of the fixed end. The bending moment will be zero at its free end also at

- Midpoint of the cantilever
- Fixed point of the cantilever
- 1/4th length from free end
- 3/4th length from free end

Correct answer: (D)

3/4th length from free end