# Which of the following assumptions is/are implied in the table listing moment coefficients for continuous slabs 1. Load is distributed uniformly along supports. 2. Mid-spam deflections in orthogonal directions are the same 3. Load distribution along each support is triangular 4. Support moment is about 1.5 times the span moment.

1.  1, 2, 3 and 4

2.  2 only

3.  3 only

4.  4 only

4

2 only

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# Magnitudes of minimum reinforcement recommended for reinforced concrete using mild steel in slabs/columns are:

1.  0.15%/0.60%

2.  0.25%/0.80%

3.  0.50%/1.00%

4.  0.15%/0.80%

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0.15\%/0.80\%

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# The development length in compression for a 20mm diameter deformed bar of grade Fe 415 embedded in concrete of grade M 25, whose design bond stress is 1.40 N/mm2, is

1.  1489 mm

2.  1289 mm

3.  806 mm

4.  645 mm

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806 mm

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# A reinforced concrete column of size bD is carrying an axial load P and a bending moment M about an axis parallel to its width. The magnitude of bending moment is such that the neutral axis lies outside the section. Over which extent of depth from the highly compressed edge will the compressive stress have a constant value 0.45fck

1.  3/7 D

2.  4/7 D

3.  D/2

4.  D

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3/7 D

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# If a two-way slab is found to be unsafe in shear, then the preferred remedy is:

1.  To provide shear stirrups

2.  To increase the flexural reinforcement by 15%

3.  To increase the thickness of the slab adequately

4.  To increase the distribution reinforcement in edge strips

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To increase the thickness of the slab adequately

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# The maximum safe permissible limit of sulphates in domestic water supply is:

1.  100 mg/L

2.  200 mg/L

3.  500 mg/L

4.  600 mg/L

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200 mg/L

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# Grade of steel is designated as Fe 415, if

1.  The upper yield stress of the steel is 415 N/mm2

2.  The ultimate stress of the steel is 415 N/mm2

3.  The partial safety factor is 1.15

4.  The characteristic strength is 415 N/mm2

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The characteristic strength is 415 N/mm2

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# Consider the following statements: 1. Modulate of elasticity of concrete increases with the increase in compressive strength of concrete. 2. Shear strength of concrete increases with the increase in compressive strength of concrete. Which of these statements is/are correct

1.  Neither 1 nor 2

2.  Both 1 and 2

3.  1 only

4.  2 only

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Both 1 and 2

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# Gypsum is added into the raw materials during manufacture of cement so that the final product exhibits:

1.  Retarded initial setting time

2.  Improved mouldability for cornices, etc.

3.  Increases compressive strength.

4.  Augmented bond strength.

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Retarded initial setting time

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1.  1, 2 and 3

2.  1, 2 and 5

3.  2, 3 and 4

4.  2, 3 and 5

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