Engineering Economy Mcqs

Q.  The deliberate lowering of the price of a nation’s currency in terms of the accepted standard (Gold, American dollar or the British pound) is known as ____________________?

a. Currency appreciation
b. Currency depreciation
c. Currency devaluation
d. Currency float


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MCQs:  A free standing brick wall 20 cm thick is subjected to a wind pressure of 75kg/m2. The maximum height of wall from stability consideration is___________________?
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MCQs:  If the eccentricity ratio is more than 1/24, then increase in the permissible stress in the design of wall subjected to eccentric loading as per code is_________________?
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MCQs:  The mode of failure of a very short masonry member having h/t ratio of less than 4 is by _______________?
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MCQs:  The timber floor not spanning on the masonry wall but properly anchored to the wall gives________________?
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MCQs:  Which of the following will give higher ratio of brickwork strength to mortar strength ?
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MCQs:  Minimum compressive strength in N/mm2 for H1 type mortar used for masonry is_______________?
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MCQs:  For earthquake resistant masonry buildings, the vertical distance between openings one above the other in a load bearing wall shall not be less than_________________?
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MCQs:  In a cavity wall, both leaves of which are load bearing, the effective thickness is taken as________________?
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MCQs:  The use of relatively weak mortar_______________? Consider the following statements. 1. will accommodate movements due to loads and, cracking if any, and will be distributed as thin hair cracks which are less noticeable or harmful. 2. will result in reduction of stresses due to differential expansion of masonry units. select the correct statements.
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MCQs:  A high lime content in a composite cement-lime mortar results in______________? Consider the following statements. 1. slow hardening. 2. quick setting. 3. weaker mortar. select the correct statements.
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MCQs:  Direct load carrying capacity of a brick masonry wall standing freely as against when it supports RC slab will be___________________?
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MCQs:  Assertion A : Limiting value of slenderness ratio for a column is less than that of a wall. Reason R : A column can buckle around either of the two horizontal axes while a wall can buckle around only one axis. Select your answer according to the codes given below.
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MCQs:  In the case of panel wall subjected to horizontal loads at right angles to the plane of the wall, with the mortar not leaner than Ml type, tensile stress in bending in the vertical direction may be allowed to the extent of _______________?
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MCQs:  The mortars used for masonry construction are classified based on strength in IS 2250 and IS 1905 according to their designations L1,L2, H1, H2, M, M2. The correct sequence of increasing order of their strengths is?
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MCQs:  A 200 mm thick wall made of modular bricks is 5 m long between cross walls and 3.8 m clear height between RCC slabs at top and bottom. The slenderness ratio of the wall is________________?
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MCQs:  The basic stress in masonry units having height to width ratio of 1.5 may be increased by a factor of_________________?
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MCQs:  For strengthening a 50 m long and 5 m high straight compound wall built in brick work, which one of the following would be most suitable?
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MCQs:  Assertion A : For identical strength, a composite cement-lime mortar is preferred over cement mortar. Reason R : Composite cement-lime mortar has higher drying shrinkage than cement mortar_____________? Select your answer based on the codes given below Codes?
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MCQs:  For masonry built in 1:1:6 cement-lime-sand mix mortar or equivalent, the horizontal shear stress permissible on the area of a mortar bed joint is_______________?
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements regarding provision of chases in masonry_________________? (i) No chase should be permitted in a half brick load-bearing wall, (ii) Vertical chases should not be closer than 2 m in any stretch of a wall, (iii) Chases should be provided near to bearings of beams and lintels. Select the the statements ?
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