Civil engineer objective questions – Estimating and Costing (Section-1)

1. The unit of measurement for earthwork in an excavation in ordinary soils, earthwork in mixed soil with kankar , bajri etc. when the depth of excavation does not exceed 30 cm, is

a ) r.m

b ) cu m

c ) sq m

d ) 100sq m

2. The unit of measurement for concrete work in R.C.C. is

a ) sq m

b ) cu m

c ) 10 sq m

d ) 10 cu m

3. The unit of measurement for wood work in door and window frame , rafters , beams , roof trusses etc. is

a ) metre

b ) cm

c ) quintal

d ) cu m

4. The unit of measurement for beading provided in door and window frame , rafters etc. is

a ) metre

b ) cm

c ) quintal

d ) eu m

5. The unit of measurement for steel works in trussed and its parts is

a ) quintal

b ) cm

d ) kilograms

c ) numbers

6. The unit of measurement for electric wiring or electrification light , fan plug points is

a ) point

b ) metre

d ) no unit

c ) number

7. For electric wiring such as fan , light , plug etc , the estimate is made in terms of

a ) type of point

b ) number of points

c ) total load at main in kw

d ) total length of wiring in meters

8. The unit of payment for blasting of rock including stacking is

 a ) sq m

b ) cu m  

c ) % sq m

d ) % cu m

9. The unit of payment for road side brick edging to increase the pavement width is

a ) cu m

b ) metre

c ) sq m

d ) kg

10. Generally the unit of measurement for partition wall is

a ) cu m

b ) sq m

c ) running metre

d ) numbers

11. The unit of payment for excavation trenches for pipe, cables etc upto 1.5 m depth in ordinary rock/hard rock is

a) cu m

b) sq m

c) running meter

d) tone

12. The unit of payment for A.C sheet roofing is in

a) cu m

b) sq m

c) meter

d) quintal

13. The unit of payment for fixing of glass panes or cleaning is in,

a) Kg

b) Number

c) Sq m

d) Cu m

14. Following items of earth work is not measured separately

a) Setting out of work

b) Site clearance

c) Dead man

d) All of above

15. Pick the correct statement

a) Pointing is measured in sq. m

b) Plastering is measured in sq. m

c) Glazing is measured in sq. m

d) All of above

16. The quantity of soling is obtained in

a) Meter cube

b) Meter

c) Lump-sum

d) Meter square

17. the quantity of honey-comb wall are worked out in

a) Meter square

b) Meter cube

c) Lump-sum

d) Lump-sum

18. The quantity of wood for the shutter of doors and windows is calculated in

a) Meter square

b) Meter cube

c) Lump-sum

d) meter

19. The unit of measurement for 10 cm thick wall is

a) Meter

b) Meter cube

c) Meter square

d) Lump-sum

20. The standard unit of measurement for expansion joint of a roof, wall or bridge etc is

a) Meter cube

b) Meter square

c) Running meter

d) Lump-sum

21. The explosive for blasting is usually expressed in terms of

a) Explosive power

b) Volume of earthwork that can be blasted

c) Kilograms

d) None of above

22. The measurement of stee grill is taken in terms of

a) Area

b) Volume

c) Weight

d) None of above.

23. One metric horse power is equal to

a) 0.735 kw

b) 0.746 kw

c) 0.756 kw

d) 1.736 kw

24. The quantity of jafri is measured in terms of

a) Meter

b) Meter square

c) Meter cube

d) Lump-sum

25. Measurement of the railing of the staircase

a) Running meter

b) Meter square

c) Meter cube

d) None of the above

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