Design of Masonry Structures Multiple Choice Questions

Design of Masonry Structures

Question 6.

For earthquake resistant masonry buildings, the vertical distance between openings one above the other in a load bearing wall shall not be less than

A.

 50 cm

B.

 60 cm

C.

 75 cm

D.

 100 cm

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 7.

For earthquake resistant masonry buildings, where seismic coefficient is less than 0.08, the horizontal distance between two openings shall not be less than

A.

 Vt x height of shorter opening

B.

 Vt x height of longer opening

C.

 Ax height of shorter opening

D.

 Vi x height of longer opening

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 8.

In the case of panel wall subjected to horizontal loads at right angles to the plane of the wall, with the mortar not leaner than Ml type, tensile stress in bending in the vertical direction may be allowed to the extent of

A.

 0.4 kg/cm²

B.

 0.7 kg/cm²

C.

 1.0 kg/cm²

D.

 1.2 kg/cm²

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 9.

Full restraint is provided by
(i) Foundation footing of a wall
(ii) Timber floor spanning on the wall and anchored to the wall
(iii) RCC slab with a minimum bearing of 10 cm on the wall

A.

 (i) and (iii) are correct

B.

 (i) and (ii) are correct

C.

 (ii) and (iii) are correct

D.

 (i), (ii) and (iii) are correct

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided

Question 10.

Consider the following statements:
A high lime content in a composite cement-lime mortar results in
1. Slow hardening.
2. Quick setting.
3. Weaker mortar.

A.

 2 and 3 are correct

B.

 1 and 2 are correct

C.

 1 and 3 are correct

D.

 1, 2 and 3 are correct

Explanation :

Explanation Not Provided