What are building materials?
  • a) Substance that which cannot be utilised in the construction of a structure
  • b) Substance that is utilised in the construction of a structure
  • c) Substance that is utilised in the manufacturing of construction materials
  • d) None of the mentioned
Which of the following is/are basic building materials?
  • a) Wood
  • b) Cement
  • c) Brick
  • d) All of the mentioned
Which of the following is/are the classification of building materials?
  • a) Inorganic materials and Organic materials
  • b) Waterproofing compounds
  • c) Binders
  • d) All of the mentioned
Which of the following is not a type of Inorganic building materials?
  • a) Mud
  • b) Gypsum
  • c) Wood
  • d) Lime
Why building materials are required?
  • a) Building material signifies bonding between the construction materials
  • b) Building material signifies structural existence
  • c) Both a & b
  • d) All of the mentioned
Which of the following line is usually parallel to the plot boundaries and laid down in each case by the Authority, beyond which nothing can be constructed towards the site boundaries?
  • a) Property line
  • b) Building line
  • c) Plot line
  • d) Control line
Which of the following building material have high Seismic resistance and flexibility of nailed joints.
  • a) Husk
  • b) Bamboo
  • c) Timber
  • d) Ply
Construction of cavity walls as external walls to protect the building from the outside heat or cold as the hollow space between two walls act as an ________
  • a) Destructive material
  • b) Burning material
  • c) Building material
  • d) Insulating material
Which of the following type of foundation is used for the construction of building on black cotton soil?
  • a) Grillage foundation
  • b) Inverted arch foundation
  • c) Floating foundation
  • d) Mat foundation
Which organization specifies the distance between the wall ties placed in a cavity wall?
  • a) Building Regulations of Russia
  • b) Building Regulations of China
  • c) Building Regulations of India
  • d) Building Regulations of U.K.
Which of the following is not a type of composite masonry?
  • a) Stone composite masonry
  • b) Cement concrete masonry
  • c) Glass block masonry
  • d) Brick composite masonry
The temporary framework is known as __________ and it is useful in construction demolition, maintenance or repair works.
  • a) Grouting
  • b) Scaffolding
  • c) Shoring
  • d) Underpinning
In old times, the construction of superstructure was done by using which of the following building material?
  • a) Rubber
  • b) Timber
  • c) Bamboo
  • d) Mud
Which of the following is defined at the uppermost part of the building which is constructed in the form of a framework to give protection to the building against rain, heat, snow, wind, etc?
  • a) Lintels
  • b) Roof
  • c) Chajja
  • d) Truss
Which of the following hazard is concerned with the damage or destruction of the building itself?
  • a) Surrounding hazard
  • b) Personal hazard
  • c) Building hazard
  • d) Internal hazard
When the area to be enclosed is large, it becomes essential to provide the _________ construction so as to give stability to the cofferdam.
  • a) Cellular cofferdam
  • b) Single wall cofferdam
  • c) Suspended cofferdam
  • d) Double wall cofferdam
Which of the following term is used to indicate the art of building the structures in stones?
  • a) Mortar
  • b) Brick
  • c) Bond
  • d) Masonry
Which of the following is a metamorphic rock with compressive strength varies from 1.8 to 3.1 Newton per mm square?
  • a) Murum
  • b) Gneiss
  • c) Laterite
  • d) Chalk
In which of the following type of construction, the square or rectangular blocks of stones are used?
  • a) Rubble masonry
  • b) Rock Masonry
  • c) Ashlar masonry
  • d) Brick masonry
Which of the following tools is used for cutting soft bricks?
  • a) Jointer
  • b) Scutch
  • c) Spirit level
  • d) Trowel
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