Design of Masonry Structures Multiple Choice Questions

Design of Masonry Structures

Question 1.

A free standing brick wall 20 cm thick is subjected to a wind pressure of 75 kg/m². The maximum height of wall from stability consideration is

A.

 0.64 m

B.

 0.96 m

C.

 1.28 m

D.

 1.5 m

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 2.

For masonry work with solid bricks, consistency of mortar should be

A.

 5 to 8 cm

B.

 9 to 13 cm

C.

 14 to 18 cm

D.

 19 to 23 cm

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 3.

Minimum thickness of stiffening wall for 1 to 3 storeys shall not be less than

A.

 10 cm

B.

 15 cm

C.

 20 cm

D.

 30 cm

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 4.

The thickness of each leaf of a cavity wall shall not be less than

A.

 5 cm

B.

 7.5 cm

C.

 10 cm

D.

 15 cm

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 5.

Water retentivity for brick masonry should not be less than

A.

 50 %

B.

 60 %

C.

 70 %

D.

 80 %

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided