# Basic Civil Engineering Mcqs

Q:

A) True | B) False |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: B) False

Explanation: IS 712-1984 gives specifications for building limes. IS 2095 is used to check for specifications for gypsum plaster boards.

Explanation: IS 712-1984 gives specifications for building limes. IS 2095 is used to check for specifications for gypsum plaster boards.

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Q:

A) IS 4832 | B) IS 4860 |

C) IS 5766 | D) IS 5318 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: B) IS 4860

Explanation: IS 4860-1968 gives specifications for acid-resistant bricks. IS 4832 deals with mortar, IS 5766 with laying burnt clay brick flooring and IS 5318 with laying flexible PVC sheets and tile flooring.

Explanation: IS 4860-1968 gives specifications for acid-resistant bricks. IS 4832 deals with mortar, IS 5766 with laying burnt clay brick flooring and IS 5318 with laying flexible PVC sheets and tile flooring.

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Q:

A) 5 | B) 6 |

C) 7 | D) 8 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: A) 5

Explanation: IS 875 has five parts which address the imposed, dead, wind, snow and special loads except earthquake that act on structures.

Explanation: IS 875 has five parts which address the imposed, dead, wind, snow and special loads except earthquake that act on structures.

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Q:

A) IS 808-1979 | B) IS 806-1968 |

C) IS 806-1969 | D) IS 808-1989 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: D) IS 808-1989

Explanation: IS 808-1989 gives guidelines on dimensioning of hot rolled steel beams, columns, channel and angle sections.

Explanation: IS 808-1989 gives guidelines on dimensioning of hot rolled steel beams, columns, channel and angle sections.

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Q:

A) Seismic strengthening | B) Improving earthquake resistance |

C) Earthquake resistance structures | D) Earthquake resistance design |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: C) Earthquake resistance structures

Explanation: IS 1893-2002 gives the criteria for earthquake resistance design of structures. It is the fifth revised edition.

Explanation: IS 1893-2002 gives the criteria for earthquake resistance design of structures. It is the fifth revised edition.

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Q:

A) IS 1200 | B) IS 2502 |

C) IS 1786 | D) IS 800 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: A) IS 1200

Explanation: They are a total of 28 parts in IS 1200. These cover all important information about measurements and deductions of building and civil engineering works.

Explanation: They are a total of 28 parts in IS 1200. These cover all important information about measurements and deductions of building and civil engineering works.

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Q:

A) 10 | B) 7 |

C) 5 | D) 9 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: D) 9

Explanation: IS 2368 gives specifications regarding aggregates and the methods of test performed on them. There are 9 parts in total, each deal with specific tests.

Explanation: IS 2368 gives specifications regarding aggregates and the methods of test performed on them. There are 9 parts in total, each deal with specific tests.

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Q:

A) IS 567 | B) IS 456 |

C) IS 455 | D) IS 383 |

Answer & Explanation
Answer: B) IS 456

Explanation: IS 456 gives specifications about plain reinforcement concrete. For designing any concrete structure, this IS code is a must.

Explanation: IS 456 gives specifications about plain reinforcement concrete. For designing any concrete structure, this IS code is a must.

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