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

Question 1

Bond stress is a stress acting ___________ to the bar on the interface between reinforcement and concrete.

A. Perpendicular
B. Parallel
C. Normal
D. Transverse

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Question 2

_____________ bond arises when bar carrying certain force is terminated.

A. Anchorage
B. Flexural
C. Indemnity
D. Equivalent

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Question 3

Calculate the moment of inertia of a hollow circular section whose external diameter is 60 mm and thickness is 5 mm about centroidal axis.

A. 315 m2
B. 320 m4
C. 330 m4
D. 345 m4

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Question 4

Which of the following bond is also known as a local bond?

A. Anchorage bond
B. Fletched bond
C. Flexural bond
D. Composite bond

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Question 5

Bent up bars do not resist diagonal tension.


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Question 6

Calculate the nominal shear stress, if a singly reinforced rectangular beam 230×450 mm effective depth is subjected to a factored load of 60 kN.

A. 0.6 N/mm2
B. 0.55 N/mm2
C. 0.4 N/mm2
D. 0.25 N/mm2

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Question 7

Bond is developed due to _________

A. Viscosity
B. Gravity
C. Friction
D. Acoustics

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Question 8

________ is developed due to adhesion between concrete and steel.

A. Shear
B. Flexure
C. Bond
D. Creep

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Question 9

In case of HYSD bars ___________ are provided to increase anchorage length.

A. Lateral ties
B. Helical reinforcement
C. Standard hooks
D. Standard bends

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Question 10

The development length can be determined easily by _______ test.

A. Push out test
B. Pull out test
C. Grading test
D. Slump cone test

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Question 11

Polar moment of inertia is denoted by ___________

A. G
B. J
C. K
D. M

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Question 12

The ultimate shear force at a section of an RCC beam is 300 kN. The shear resisted by concrete is 77.5 kN. What is the shear for which shear reinforcement is required?

A. 213.5 kN
B. 220 kN
C. 222.5 kN
D. 122.5 kN

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Question 13

___________ depends on grade of concrete and diameter of bar etc.

A. Shear stress
B. Bond stress
C. Bending
D. Rupture

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Question 14

To improve the anchorage of bars ______ are provided in plain bars.

A. Standard hooks
B. Stirrups
C. Lateral ties
D. Standard bends

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Question 15

The minimum shear reinforcement is given by Asv/bSv = _______

A. 0.4 /0.87 fy
B. 0.5 /0.85 fy
C. 0.6 /0.9 fy
D. 0.35/ 0.6 fsc

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