Building Construction MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

51. The first formal seismic code in India is

  1. IS 1893
  2. IS 1920
  3. IS 1937
  4. IS 1993

52. The earthquake of 7.0 can cause

  1. severe damage
  2. mild jolts
  3. medium damage
  4. no damage

53. The design period of storage reservoir can be given as

  1. 50 yr
  2. 20 yr
  3. 30 yr
  4. 10 yr

54. The depth of the focus from the epicentre is known as

  1. Shock depth
  2. Epicentre depth
  3. Focal depth
  4. Earthquake depth

55. The bearing capacity of soil is calculated in..............units.

  1. gm/cc
  2. kg/m3
  3. kN/m2
  4. N/m

56. The amount of water required for 1 percent per day is determined as

  1. Daily demand
  2. Monthly demand
  3. Annual demand
  4. Per capita demand

57. Surface water can act as a source of water in water supply scheme.

  1. True Statement
  2. False Statement

58. Structures built on which land have to withstand greater risk during earthquakes?

  1. Solid mass
  2. Loose soil
  3. Strong rocks
  4. Unfractured mass

59. Sometimes the structures are to be temporarily supported. This is achieved by what is known as the

  1. Scaffolding
  2. Shoring
  3. Underpinning
  4. Grouting

60. Slopes is classified into how many types.

  1. 2
  2. 3
  3. 4
  4. 5
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