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The rock which is not calcareous, is :

1. macl
2. chalk
3. lime stone
4. laterite

Curing a concrete for long period ensures better

1. all
2. water tightness and durability
3. strength
4. water resistance

The increased cohesiveness of concrete, makes it

1. more liable to segregation


2. less liable to segregation
3. more liable to bleeding
4. more liable for surface scaling in frosty weather

Pick up the correct proportions of chemical ingredients of cement

1. Iron oxide : Alumina : Silica : Lime : 63 : 22 : 6 : 3


2. Lime : Silica : Alumina : Iron oxide : 63 : 22 : 6 : 3
3. Alumina : Silica : Lime : Iron oxide : 63 : 22 : 6 : 3
4. Silica : Lime : Alumina : Iron oxide : 63 : 22 : 6 : 3

If 20 kg of coarse aggregate is sieved through 80 mm, 40 mm, 20 mm, 10 mm, 4.75 mm,
2.36 mm, 1.18 mm, 600 micron, 300 micron and 150 micron standard sieves and the
weights retained are 0 kg, 2 kg, 8 kg, 6 kg, 4 kg respectively, the fineness modulus of the
aggregate, is

1. 7.40
2. 7.45
3. 7.35
4. 7.30
Internal friction between the ingredients of concrete, is decreased by using

1. fine aggregates
2. more water and coarse aggregates
3. rich mix
4. less water

For the construction of cement concrete floor, the maximum permissible size of aggregate,
is

1. 10mm
2. 4mm
3. 6mm
4. 8mm

For road pavements, the cement generally used, is

1. rapid hardening cement


2. blast furnace slag cement
3. low heat cement
4. ordinary Portland cement

Vicats apparatus is used for

1. fineness test
2. consistency test
3. setting time test
4. soundness test

To ensure constant moisture content in aggregates

1. all
2. conical heaps of aggregates should be avoided to prevent moisture variation
3. height of each aggregate pile should not exceed 1.50 m
4. aggregate pile should be left for 24 hours before aggregates are used

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

1. The finished concrete is measured in cubic metres


2. Water and aggregates are measured in litres
3. all
4. 20 bags of cement make one tonne

The process of proper and accurate measurement of concrete ingredients for uniformity of
proportion, is known

1. batching
2. grading
3. curing
4. mixing

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

1. Excess quantity of water makes the concrete segregated


2. Insufficient quantity of water makes the concrete unworkable
3. all
4. Excess quantity of water causes bleeding in concrete

The commonly used material in the manufacture of cement is

1. lime stone
2. slate
3. sand stone
4. graphite.

Workability improved by adding

1. foaming agent
2. aluminium compound
3. oily-agent
4. all

Transport of concrete by pumps, is done for a distance of

1. 200 m
2. 400 m
3. 100 m
4. 300 m
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following

1. The bottom and top ends of slump mould are parallel to each other
2. The axis of the mould is perpendicular to the end faces
3. The mould is in the form of a frustum of hexagonal pyramid
4. The internal surface of the mould is kept clean and free from set cement

Shrinkage in concrete can be reduced by using

1. proper concrete mix


2. less cement in the concrete
3. presaturated aggregates
4. all

ISI has specified full strength of concrete after

1. 14 days
2. 28 days
3. none of these
4. 21 days

Water required per bag of cement, is

1. 21kg
2. 35kg
3. 7kg
4. 14kg

Construction joints are generally provided in concrete

1. retaining walls
2. all
3. lining of tunnels
4. lining of canals

You are asked to construct a massive dam, the type of cement you will use, is

1. blast furnace slag cement


2. low heat cement
3. rapid hardening cement
4. ordinary Portland cement

Too wet concrete may cause

1. excessive laitance
2. lower density
3. segregation
4. all

Addition of pozzolana to cement causes

1. reduction in bleeding
2. loss of heat of hydration
3. all
4. increase in curing time

Batching error means inaccuracy in the quantity of

1. aggregates
2. cement
3. water
4. all

For batching 1:3:6 concrete mix by volume, the ingredients required per bag of 50 kg
cement, are:

1. 105 litres of sand and 140 litres of aggregates


2. 70 litres of sand and 120 litres of aggregates
3. 70 kg of sand and 140 litres of aggregates
4. 105 litres of sand and 210 litres of aggregates

The produce impermeable concrete

1. proper compaction of concrete is required


2. properly graded and non-porous aggregates are requied
3. proper curing of concrete is required
4. all

Pick up the correct statement from the following:


1. Concrete mix having zero slump, is unsuitable for high strength.
2. If the concrete mix is dry, the slump is zero
3. Higher workability indicates deficiency of sand
4. all

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

1. Alumina in excess, reduces the strength of the cement


2. Silica in excess, causes the cement to set slowly
3. Lime in excess, causes the cement to expand and disintegrate
4. all

Hardening of cement occurs at

1. rapid rate during the first few days and afterwards it continues to increase at a decreased rate
2. slow rate during the first few days and afterwards it continues to increase at a rapid rate
3. none of these.
4. uniform rate throughout its age

Ordinary concrete is not used for concrete grade

1. M 150
2. M 200
3. M 250
4. M 400

Addition of pozzolana to ordinary port land cement, causes

1. increase in shrinkage
2. reduction in chemical action with sulphates
3. reduction bleeding
4. all

Grading of sand causes great variation in

1. strength of concrete
2. workability of concrete
3. all
4. durability of concrete
According to the recommendations of IS : 456-1978, the expansion joints

1. all
2. are supported on separate columns
3. do not carry reinforcement across them
4. are provided to ensure minimum resistance

For construction of structures in sea water, the cement generally preferred to, is

1. Portland-pozzolana cement
2. quick setting cement
3. low heat Portland cement
4. rapid hardening cement

The internal dimensions of a ware house are 15 m x 5.6 m, and the maximum height of piles
is 2.70 m, the maximum number of bags to be stored in two piles, are

1. 1500 bags
2. 3000 bags
3. 2500 bags
4. 2000 bags

A construction joint is provided where

1. the member is supported by other member


2. shear force is small
3. all
4. bending moment is small

For compacting plain concrete road surface of thickness less than 20 cm, we use

1. form vibrator
2. screed vibrator
3. none of these.
4. internal vibrator

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

1. The volume of fully saturated sand, is equal to the volume of dry and loose sand
2. Fine sand bulks more than coarse sand
3. all
4. With 10% moisture content by weight, the bulking of sand is increased by 50%.

Workability of concrete for a given water content is good if the aggregates, are

1. irregular aggregate
2. rounded aggregate
3. flaky aggregates.
4. angular aggregate

Proper batching ensures

1. strength
2. workability
3. durability
4. all

The compaction of concrete, improves

1. strength
2. all
3. density
4. durability

For an ordinary Portland cement

1. compressive stress after 7 days, is not less than 175 kg/cm


2. residual does not exceed 10% when sieved through IS Sieve No. 9
3. initial setting time is not less than 30 minutes
4. soundness varies from 5 to 10 mm

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

1. If the concrete mix is dry, the slump is maximum


2. If the slump increases, workability decreases
3. none of these
4. Consistency does not affect the workability of concrete

The grade of concrete not recommended by I.S. : 456, is


1. M 200
2. M 300
3. M 500
4. M 400

The process of hardening the concrete by keeping its surface moist is known

1. wetting
2. placing
3. curing
4. compacting

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

1. A rich mix of concrete possesses higher strength than that a lean mix of desired workability
with excessive equantity of water
2. The strength of concrete decreases as the water cement ratio increases
3. If the water cement ratio is less than 0.45, the concrete is not workable and causes honey-
combed structure
4. Good compaction by mechanical vibrtions, increases the strength of concrete

The final operation of finishing floors, is known as

1. trowelling
2. finishing
3. floating
4. screeding

The maximum thickness of concrete floor of a cement warehouse, is

1. 25 cm
2. 10 cm
3. 20 cm
4. 15 cm

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

1. Construction joints are provided to control shrinkage cracks


2. all
3. Expansion joints are provided to accommodate thermal expansion
4. Expansion joints need not be provided in foundation concrete

C.R.R.I. charts are used to obtain a relatioship between strength of concrete and

1. water cement ratio


2. workability
3. grading of aggregate
4. fineness modulus

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

1. all
2. Water cement paste hardens due to hydration
3. During hardening cement binds the aggregates together
4. Cement provides strength, durability and water tightness to the concrete

The light weight aggregates are obtained from

1. sedimentary rocks
2. metamorphic rocks
3. volcanic source.
4. igneous rocks

Specified compressive strengh of concrete is obtained from cube tests at the end of

1. 7 days
2. 14 days
3. 28 days.
4. 21 days