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Mechanical Strength of Material Questions And Answers (English)


1. The combined effect of external forces acting on a body is called (A) Stress
(B) Strain
(C) Load
(D) None of these
2. The internal resistance which the body offers to meet with the load or external force is called (A) Stress
(B) Load
(C) Strain
(D) Pressure
3. Modulus of elasticity is designed as the ratio of
(A) Shear stress to Shear strain
(B) Linear stress to Linear strain
(C) Linear strain to Lateral strain
(D) Lateral strain to Lateral stress
4. The ratio of lateral strain to linear strain is known as
(A) Modulus of elasticity
(B) Modulus of Rigidity
(C) Poissions ratio
(D) Elastic limit
5. Poissions Ratio for aluminium is
(A) 0.13
(C) 0.33

(B) 0.23
(D) 0.43

6. The impact strength of a material is an index of its


(A) Hardness
(B) Tensile strength
(C) Toughness
(D) Stiffness
7. The value of Poissions Ratio depends upon (A) Cross section
(C) Material of test specimen

(B) Magnitude of load


(D) Toughness

8. The moment of inertia about a principal axis is called


(A) Mass moment of inertia
(B) Second moment of inertia
(C) Principal moment of inertia
(D) None of these
9. A cantilever is a beam whose
(A) One end is fixed and the other end free
(C) Both ends are simply supported

(B) Both ends are fixed


(D) None of these

10. The product of EI is known as


(A) Flexural Rigidity
(C) Polar Modulus

(B) Section Modulus


(D) Modulus of rupture

11. The rivets are generally made of


(A) Brass
(C) Copper

(B) Tin
(D) Steel

12. In a rectangular bar subjected to torsion the maximum shear stress will occur at the
(A) Corner
(B) Centre
(C) Middle of longer side
(D) Unpredictable

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13. In torsion, which of the following sections will be best?
(A) Triangular
(B) Rectangular
(C) Solid circular
(D) Hollow circular
14. A member of structure or bar which carries an axial compressive load is called
(A) Strut
(B) Tie
(C) Shaft
(D) Column
15. The ratio of equivalent length of the column to the minimum radius of gyration is called
(A) Poissions ratio
(B) Buckling factor
(C) Factor of safety
(D) Eccentric load
16. The ratio between buckling load and safe load is known as
(A) Slenderness ratio
(B) Buckling factor
(C) Factor of safety
(D) Transverse load
17. The strength of the beam mainly depends on
(A) Bending moment
(C) Section modules

(B) C.G. of the section


(D) Its weight

18. Hookes law holds good upto


(A) Yield point
(C) Elastic limit

(B) Limit of proportionality


(D) Plastic limit

19. The unit of youngs modulus is


(A) Kg/mm
(C) Kg-cm2

(B) Kg/cm
(D) Kg/cm2

20. Which of the following materials is most elastic


(A) Rubber
(B) Plastic
(C) Brass
(D) Steel
21. The property of a material by virtue of which a body returns to its original shape after removal of
the load is called
(A) Plasticity
(B) Elasticity
(C) Ductility
(D) Malleability
22. The value of poissions ratio for east iron is
(A) 0.1 to 0.2
(C) 0.25 to 0.33

(B) 0.23 to 0.27


(D) 0.4 to 0.6

23. The property of a material which allows it to be drawn into a smaller section is called.
(A) Plasticity
(B) Ductility
(C) Elasticity
(D) Malleability
24. Hoop stress in thin walled cylinder is
(A) Compressive stress
(C) Circumferential tensile stress

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25. During impact loading the stress developed as compared to gradually applied load is
(A) 1.5 times
(B) 2 times
(C) 2.5 times
(D) 3 times
26. The stress at any point in the thick cylinder are
(A) Tensile
(B) Compressive
(C) Principal
(D) Compound
27. Deflection in a beam is maximum where the slope is
(A) Minimum
(B) Maximum
(C) Zero
(D) Changes sign
28. Elasticity of a M.S specimen is defined by
(A) Hookes law
(C) Proof stress

(B) Yield point


(D) Elastic limit

29. Rivets are made of following type of material


(A) Tough
(C) Resilient

(B) Hard
(D) Ductile

30. The rate of change of shear force at any section is equal to


(A) Bending moment
(B) Loading
(C) Deflection
(D) Intensely of loading

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ANSWERS
1. [C]

2. [A]

3. [B]

4. [C]

5. [C]

6. [C]

7. [C]

8. [C]

11. [D]

12. [C]

13. [D]

14. [A]

15. [B]

16. [C]

17. [C]

18. [B]

19. [D] 20. [D]

21. [B]

22. [B]

23. [B]

24. [C]

25. [B]

26. [C]

27. [C]

28. [A]

29. [D]

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9. [A]

10. [A]

30. [D]

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