Design of Masonry Structures Mcqs

Q.  The thickness of each leaf of a cavity wall shall not be less than_________________?

a. 5 cm
b. 7.5 cm
c. 10 cm
d. 15 cm


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MCQs:  Cement mortars richer than 1 : 3 are not used in masonry because_________________? i) there is no gain in strength of masonry ii) there is high shrinkage iii) they are prone to segregation select the correct statements?
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MCQs:  A 200 mm thick brick masonry wall made of modular bricks carries an axial load of 30 kN/m from wall above and an eccentric load of 20 kN/m from RCC floor acting at a distance of 47.5 mm from the centre line of the wall. The resultant eccentricity ratio is A. B. C. D. ?
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements regarding bands to be provided for strengthening masonry work in masonry buildings constructed in zone III, IV and V? (i) Lintel band is provided at lintel level on partition walls, (ii) Gable band is provided at top of gable masonry below the purlins, (iii) The bands shall be to full width of the wall and not less than 7.5 cm in depth, (iv) The bands shall be made of reinforced concrete only. the correct statements are?
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MCQs:  Rich cement mortars are more liable to cracking as compared to lean mortars because rich mortars have________________?
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MCQs:  Water retentivity for brick masonry should not be less than__________________?
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MCQs:  For earthquake resistant masonry buildings, where seismic coefficient is less than 0.08, the horizontal distance between two openings shall not be less than_________________?
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MCQs:  Assertion A : Lime based mortars give higher ratio of brickwork strength to mortar strength as compared to non-lime mortar. Reason R : Lime based mortars have lower bond strength as compared to non-lime mortars? Select your answer according to the codes given below.
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MCQs:  Minimum thickness of stiffening wall for 1 to 3 storeys shall not be less than_______________?
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MCQs:  Assertion A : From consideration of structural soundness and economy of design, most codes control the maximum slenderness ratio of masonry walls and columns. Reason R : By controlling the maximum slenderness ratio, failure is by excessive stress and not by buckling.? Select your answer according to codes given below.
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MCQs:  For designing masonry components of a structure, seismic forces provision in the design calculation is not necessary for buildings constructed in________________?
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MCQs:  Full restraint is provided by__________________? i) foundation footing of a wall ii) timber floor spanning on the wall and anchored to the wall iii) RCC slab with a minimum bearing of 10 cm on the wall select the correct statment.
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MCQs:  The bending stress in a wall or column subjected to effective vertical load need not be considered, if the eccentricity ratio is_________________?
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MCQs:  If the horizontal cross-sectional area of a wall is 1200 cm2, then the basic stress shall be multiplied by a reduction factor equal to________________?
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MCQs:  If H is the height of wall between centers of supports, then the effective height of wall where concrete floors have a bearing on wall irrespective of the direction of span will be________________?
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MCQs:  Where a structural component or a system is providing lateral support to five or more walls or columns, the lateral load to be resisted may be taken as_______________?
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MCQs:  If the ratio of center to center spacing of intersecting walls to actual thickness of intersecting wall is more than 20, then the stiffening coefficient for wall proper will be_________________?
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MCQs:  Assertion A : For eccentricity ratio exceeding 1/6, effective thickness of masonry will get reduced. Reason R : For eccentricity ratio exceeding 1/6, there will be tension on one side of the member? Select your answer according to the codes give below.
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MCQs:  Maximum slenderness ratio of load bearing walls for a dwelling having more than 2 storeys________________? i) shall not exceed 12 if lime mortar is used ii) shall not exceed 18 if cement lime mortar 1:2:9 is used iii) shall not exceed 24 if cement mortar 1:6 is used the correct statments is ?
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MCQs:  Consider the following statements? 1. Masonry in rich cement mortar though having good strength with high shrinkage is much liable for surface cracks. 2. Lime mortar possesses poor workability and poor water retentivity and also suffers high shrinkage. 3. Masonry in lime mortar has better resistance against rain penetration and is less liable to crack when compared to masonry in cement mortar. Which of these statements are correct?
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MCQs:  A good blast with a good yield is obtained if the cut hole is___________________?
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