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Question 1

A foundation is a ____________ portion of building structure

A. lower
B. above
C. middle
D. None of the above

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Question 2

Foundations are generally broken into ___________ categories.

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

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Question 3

Which of the following is the most common type of foundation used for building construction?

A. Individual footing
B. Isolated footing
C. Combined Footing
D. Both A and B

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Question 4

Once the foundation has been packed down tightly, or dried hard, we can begin to build the building superstructure.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 5

Which Foundation is used when the wall carries light loads or when the safe bearing pressure is very high?

A. Simple pad footing
B. Simple Strip footing
C. Grillage footing
D. Strap footing

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Question 6

Which foundations are the types of foundation which are spread across the entire area of the building to support heavy structural loads from columns and walls?

A. Raft
B. Mat
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

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Question 7

In the case of waterlogged area, the loading on the soil is limited to __________ KN/m^2.

A. 160-200
B. 30-40
C. 600-800
D. 50-60

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Question 8

_____________ is the method of increasing the bearing power of soil when load coming on the soil is practically uniform.

A. Grillage Foundation
B. Raft foundation
C. Inverted arch foundation
D. Mat foundation

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Question 9

To make a foundation, we normally dig a trench in the ground.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 10

What is the value of angle of response for clay(dry) soil

A. 10 degree
B. 20 degree
C. 30 degree
D. 40 degree

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