At Critical Load MCQs : This section focuses on the "At Critical Load". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the At Critical Load skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.

Question 1

_____________ of column mainly depends upon end conditions.

B. Slenderness ratio
D. Effective length

Question 2

At ___________ load, the column is said to have developed an elastic instability.

A. Safe
B. Working
C. Factored
D. Crippling

Question 3

Factor of safety is a ratio of crippling load to __________ load.

Question 4

For ___________ columns, the slenderness ratio is more than 32 and less than 120.

A. Long
B. Short
C. Average
D. Medium

Question 5

For a given material length, end conditions and equal area the shape of the column which is most efficient as per Euler's is _________

A. Square
B. Circular
C. I section
D. Tubular

Question 6

In short columns, the slenderness ratio is less than __________

A. 32
B. 64
C. 56
D. 28

Question 7

Long columns fail due to ____________

A. Direct stress
B. Buckling stress
C. Lateral stress
D. Tensile stress

Question 8

Radius of gyration is denoted by __________

A. k
B. g
C. y
D. s

Question 9

The __________ is the distance between Centres to centre of effective lateral ends.

A. Mean length
B. Stripped length
C. True length
D. Actual length

Question 10

The hinged end is also known as ___________

A. Fixed end
B. Pinned end
C. Rigid end
D. Free end

Question 11

The slenderness ratio is ________ to critical stress.

A. Directly proportional
B. Inversely proportional
C. Equal
D. Transverse

Question 12

The slenderness ratio is the ratio of effective length to least ______________

B. Actual length
D. Factor of safety

Question 13

The value of _________ is relatively high for short columns.

Question 14

Which of the following is also known as the working load?