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Question 1

The principal force in each element in a truss is ?

A. axial tension
B. compression
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

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Question 2

A ___________________ is essentially a triangulated system of straight interconnected structural elements.

A. Truss
B. Gussets
C. Purlin
D. Ridge tops

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Question 3

Which of the following are main reasons for using trusses?

A. Long span
B. Lightweight
C. Reduced deflection
D. All of the above

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Question 4

Trusses are widely used to serve ________ main functions?

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

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Question 5

Pratt trusses are commonly used in long span buildings ranging from?

A. 5 to 10 m
B. 15 to 50 m
C. 20 to 100 m 
D. 100 to 500 m

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Question 6

Which trusses are traditionally used for short spans in industrial workshop-type buildings?

A. North light
B. Saw-tooth truss
C. Fink truss
D. Pratt truss

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Question 7

Trusses are subjected to ___________ stress.

A. Compressive
B. Tensile
C. Lateral
D. Direct

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Question 8

Trusses are adopted for ___________ span.

A. Medium
B. Short
C. Very Large
D. Large

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Question 9

The top line of roof truss is called as ___________

A. Ridge Line
B. Pitch
C. Main Tie
D. Eves

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Question 10

The Fink truss offers economy in terms of steel weight for short-span high-pitched roofs as the members are subdivided into shorter elements

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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