Civil engineer objective questions – Building Materials (Section-1)

1 . The properties of the materials is influenced by

a ) internal structure

b ) external structure

c ) constituents

d ) all of the above

2 . The effect of chemicals on any building materials is studied under the

a ) chemical properties

b ) physical properties

c ) thermal properties

d ) all of the above

3 . The effect of temperature on any building materials is studied under the

a ) chemical properties

b ) physical properties

c ) thermal properties

d ) all of the above

4 . The colour of statutory marble used for the sculptor’s work is

a ) red

b ) blue

c ) white

d ) green

5 . Sand stone is a

a ) sedimentary rock

b ) igneous rock

c ) silicious rock

d ) both ( a ) and ( b ) of above

6 . Sandstone contains mostly

a ) quartz and lime

b ) quartz , lime and silica

c ) silica , aluminium and lime

d ) igneous

7 . Lime stone is a

a ) igneous rock

b ) sedimentary rock

c ) metamorphic rock

d ) granite rock

8 . Slate stone is a

a ) igneous rock

b ) sedimentary rock

c ) metamorphic rock

d ) granular rock

9 . Marble is a

a ) igneous rock

b ) sedimentary rock

c ) metamorphic rock

d ) granular rock

10. Marble contains only

a ) lime

b ) silica

c ) lime and silica

d ) none of the above

11. Marble is

a ) stratified

b ) foliated

c ) cleavage

d ) none of the above

12. The stone used for roof covering is

a ) granite

b) basalt

c ) slate

d ) line stone

13. The main component of igneous rock is

a ) silica

b ) sand silt etc

c ) lime

d ) none of the above

14. Sandstone is

a ) igneous rock

c ) metamorphic rock

b ) sedimentary rock

d ) none of the above

15. Tripoli is a types of

a ) igneous rock

b ) sedimentary rock

c ) metamorphic rock

d ) none of the above

16. Pumice is a types of

a ) igneous rock

b ) sedimentary rock

c ) metamorphic rock

d ) none of the above

17. Types of rock used for light weight concrete is

a ) conglomerate

b ) pumice

c ) shale

d ) slate

18. Stone used for pier of bridge abutment , foundation & road work

a ) granite

b ) marble

c ) slate

d ) all of the above

19. Granites are the type of

a ) silicious rock

b ) argillaceous rock

c ) calcareous rock

d ) none of the above

20. Which of the following is a mineral ?

a ) quartzite

b ) laterite

c ) calcareous rock

d ) calcite

21. Slate is formed from the metamorphic action on

 a ) shale

b ) lime stone

c ) sand stone

d ) granite .

22. Gravel is a type of

a ) igneous rock

b ) sedimentary rock

c ) metamorphic rock

d ) none of the above

23. Basalt is a

a ) extrusive igneous rock

b ) intrusive igneous rock

c ) sedimentary rock

d ) metamorphic rock

24. Which of the following is a rock ?

a ) gypsum

b ) augite

c ) calcite

d ) mica

25. Conglomerate is a

a ) igneous rock

b ) sedimentary rock

c ) metamorphic rock

d ) all of the above

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