Building Construction Multiple Choice Questions

Building Construction

Question 1.

A wooden block hinged on post outside a door, is known

A.

 Cleat

B.

 Stop

C.

 Horn

D.

 None of these

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 2.

The window which is provided in flat roof of a room, is known

A.

 Dormer window

B.

 Lantern window

C.

 Louvered window

D.

 Sky window

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 3.

Weep holes are provided in retaining and breast walls

A.

 To drain off the water from the filling

B.

 To ventilate the stone masonry

C.

 To add architectural beauty

D.

 To increase compaction of the earth retained

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 4.

The triangular space formed between the extrados and the horizontal line drawn through the crown of an arch is known as

A.

 Haunch

B.

 Spandril

C.

 Voussoirs

D.

 Skewbacks

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 5.

The vertical distance between the springing line and highest point of the inner curve of an arch is known as

A.

 Intrados

B.

 Rise

C.

 Spandril

D.

 Extrados

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided