Slenderness Ratio MCQ Questions & Answers

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

Question 1

The time for which water is written in a settling tank is known as ________

A. Virtual time

B. Actual time

C. Detention time

D. Active time

Question 2

What is the maximum effective slenderness ratio for a member normally acting as a tie in roof truss or a bracing member?

A. 180

B. 200

C. 350

D. 400

Question 3

Which of the following processes is known as zeolite?

A. Demineralization process

B. Deionized water

C. Lime soda process

D. Base exchange process

Question 4

What is stress concentration factor?

A. ratio of average stress to maximum elastic stress

B. product of average stress and maximum elastic stress

C. ratio of maximum elastic stress to average stress

D. twice the average stress

Question 5

What is block shear failure?

A. failure of fasteners occurs along path involving tension on one plane and shear on perpendicular plane along fasteners

B. failure of member occurs along path involving tension on one plane and shear on perpendicular plane along fasteners

C. failure of member occurs along path involving tension on one plane and shear on parallel plane along fasteners

D. failure of fasteners occurs along path involving tension on one plane and shear on parallel plane along fasteners

Question 6

Calculate the elongation of the cable due to load, if a steel cable of 2 cm diameter is used to lift a load of 500 π kg. Given that and the length of cable is 10 m and E = 2×106 kg/cm2.

A. 0.5 cm

B. 0.3 cm

C. 0.25 cm

D. 0.4 cm

Question 7

The possibility of block shear failure increases by

A. larger connection length

B. increasing the number of bolts per connection

C. with use of low strength bolts

D. with use of high bearing strength material

Question 8

The ratio of the yield of water from a rapid sand filter is __________

A. 10

B. 5

C. 15

D. 30

Question 9

The limits specified for slenderness ratio are not

A. applicable to cables

B. applicable to angle sections

C. applicable to built-up sections

D. applicable to circular sections

Question 10

The series of connected lines is known as ____________

A. Reinforcing

B. Traversing

C. Guniting

D. Bracing

Question 11

________ stops the oscillations of the graduated ring.

A. Brake pin

B. Eye vane

C. Object vane

D. Graduated ring

Question 12

A HYSD steel bar is 400 mm long. The lengths of the parts AB and BC of the bar is 200 mm each. It is loaded as P1 = 2000 kg and P2 = 1000 kg. Take diameter of AB as 2 cm and BC as 1 cm. The ratio of stresses in part AB to stresses in part BC is __________

A. 0.2

B. 0.75

C. 0.5

D. 1.5

Question 13

What is slenderness ratio of a tension member?

A. ratio of its least radius of gyration to its unsupported length

B. ratio of its unsupported length to its least radius of gyration

C. ratio of its maximum radius of gyration to its unsupported length

D. ratio of its unsupported length to its maximum radius of gyration

Question 14

The tensile stress adjacent to hole will be ____________

A. about five times the average stress on the net area

B. about half the average stress on the net area

C. equal to average stress on the net area

D. about two to three times the average stress on the net area

Question 15

What is the maximum effective slenderness ratio for a member subjected to compressive forces resulting only from combination of wind/earthquake actions?

A. 180

B. 200

C. 340

D. 250

Question 16

___________ is provided to avoid undue wear and tear of pivot points.

A. Magnetic needle

B. Lifting pin and lever

C. Object vane

D. Break pin

Question 17

Calculate the elongation of the cable due to load, if a steel cable of 2 cm diameter is used to lift a load of 500 ? kg. Given that and the length of cable is 10 m and E = 2Ã106 kg/cm2.

A. 0.5 cm

B. 0.3 cm

C. 0.25 cm

D. 0.4 cm

Question 18

What is net section rupture failure?

A. rupture of member when the cross section reaches yield stress

B. rupture of member when the cross section reaches ultimate stress

C. rupture of member when the cross section reaches less value than yield stress

D. rupture of member when the cross section is reaches very less value than ultimate stress

Question 19

What is gross section yielding?

A. considerable deformation of the member in longitudinal direction may take place before it fractures, making the structure unserviceable

B. considerable deformation of the member in longitudinal direction may take place before it fractures, making the structure serviceable

C. considerable deformation of the member in lateral direction may take place before it fractures, making the structure unserviceable

D. considerable deformation of the member in lateral direction may take place before it fractures, making the structure serviceable

Question 20

Which of the following is also known as geographical meridian?

A. True meridian

B. Arbitrary meridian

C. Magnetic meridian

D. Post meridian

Question 21

A retaining wall is related to _______

A. Plane stress

B. Plane strain

C. Normal stress

D. Normal strain

Question 22

What is the maximum effective slenderness ratio for members always in tension?

A. 400

B. 200

C. 350

D. 150

Question 23

_________ is a property of the free surface of a liquid.

A. Permeability

B. Surface tension

C. Capillarity

D. Specific gravity

Question 24

_________ changes with place and time.

A. Bearing

B. Magnetic bearing

C. True bearing

D. Arbitrary bearing

Question 25

The rate of filtration for rapid sand filter is ___________

A. 3000 to 4500 lit/hr/m2

B. 4500 to 6500 lit/hr/m2

C. 3000 to 6000 lit/hr/m2

D. 4500 to 7000 lit/hr/m2

Question 26

_________ is a fix direction on the surface.

A. Bearing

B. Meridian

C. Graduated ring

D. Lift lever

Question 27

What is the maximum effective slenderness ratio for a tension member in which stress reversal occurs?

A. 180

B. 200

C. 280

D. 300

Question 28

The displacement of tension member under service load is given by

A. PLEAg

B. PLE/Ag

C. PL/EAg

D. P/LEAg

Question 29

What is a detention time for mechanically cleaned tanks?

A. 2 to 3 hours

B. 2.5 to 4 hours

C. 1.5 to 3 hours

D. 4 to 6 hours