2. Which of the following statement is correct ? The rolled steel tubes are efficient structural sections to be used as compression members The rolled steel flats are used for lacing of elements in built-up members The rolled steel bars threaded or looped at the ends are used as tension members all of the above Answer: all of the above Explanation: View Answer Discuss in Forum Report Question

 3. The value of factor of safety is decided keeping in view ? average strength of material value of design loads value of internal forces all of these Answer: all of these Explanation: View Answer Discuss in Forum Report Question

 4. When a single angle strut is connected to a gusset plate with one rivet, then the allowable working stress corresponding to the slenderness ratio of the member, is reduced to ? 60 % 70 % 80% 90% Answer: 80% Explanation: View Answer Discuss in Forum Report Question

 5. A strut is a compression member which is ? small in length loaded lightly vertical or inclined all of these Answer: all of these Explanation: View Answer Discuss in Forum Report Question

 6. The effective area of a butt weld is taken as the .............. of the effective throat thickness and the effective length of butt weld ? sum difference product ratio Answer: product Explanation: View Answer Discuss in Forum Report Question

 7. Within the elastic range, the bulk modulus of elasticity is defined as the ratio of ? longitudinal stress to the longitudinal strain shearing stress to the shearing strain hydrostatic stress to the volumetric strain none of the above Answer: hydrostatic stress to the volumetric strain Explanation: View Answer Discuss in Forum Report Question

 8. The distance between two consecutive rivets of adjacent chains and measured at right angles in the direction of the force in the structural member, is known as ? pitch of rivet staggered pitch of rivet gauge distance of rivet any one of these Answer: gauge distance of rivet Explanation: View Answer Discuss in Forum Report Question

 9. Effective length of a column is the length between the points of ? maximum moments zero shear zero shear none of these Answer: zero shear Explanation: View Answer Discuss in Forum Report Question

 10. Factor of safety is the number by which the yield stress of material is divided to give the ? bearing stress bending stress shear stress working stress Answer: working stress Explanation: View Answer Discuss in Forum Report Question