CIVIL ENGINEERING STRENGTH OF MATERIALS MCQ’s

A cantilever beam is one which is

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A continuous beam is one which is

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A three-hinged arch is said to be

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The shape of the bending moment diagram over the length of a beam, carrying a uniformly distributed load is always

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The deformation per unit length is called

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Hook's law holds good up to

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The ratio of linear stress to the linear strain is called

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When a bar is subjected to a change of temperature and its deformation is prevented, the stress induced in the bar is

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The formation of the bar per unit length in the direction of the force is known as

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The ratio of the lateral strain to the linear strain is called

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Mohr's circle is used to determine the stresses on an oblique section of a body subjected to

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A beam encastered at both the ends is called

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In a beam where shear force changes sign, the bending moment will be

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In a simple bending of beams, the stress in the beam varies

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When a beam is subjected to bending moment, the stress at any point is

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The law which states, "within elastic limits strain produced is proportional to the stress producing it", is known as

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For structural analysis of forces, the method refers to

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When equal and opposite forces applied to a body, tend to elongate it, the stress so produced, is called

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The materials which have the same elastic properties in all directions, are called

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For structural analysis, Maxwell's reciprocal theorem can be applied to

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When a rectangular beam is loaded longitudinally, shear develops on

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The stress at which extension of a material takes place more quickly as compared to the increase in load, is called

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The product of Young's modulus (E) and moment of inertia (I) is known as

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The forsional rigidity of a shaft is given by

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In spring balances, the spring is used

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The center to center distance, between two consecutive rivets in a row, is called

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Transverse fillet welds are designed for

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A thin cylindrical shell of diameter (d) length (l) and thickness (t) is subjected to an internal pressure (p), The longitudinal stress in the shell is

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When a column is subjected to an eccentric load, the stress induced in the column will be

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The load at which the column just buckles, is known as

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According to Euler's column theory, the crippling load for a column of length (l) fixed at both ends is

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Euler's formula holds good only for

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Along the principal plan subjected to maximum principal stress

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Beams of uniform strength are preferred to those of uniform section because these are economical for

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If the width of a simply supported beam carrying an isolated load at its center is doubled, the deflection of the beam at the center is changed by

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As the elastic limit reaches, tensile strain

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Every material obeys the Hooke's law within its

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Strain energy of any member may be defined as work done on it

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A reinforced cement concrete beam is considered to be made of

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A column is said to be of medium size if its slenderness ratio is between

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