# Civil engineer objective questions – Structural Analysis and Design (Section-6)

1. The displacements of joints of a truss can be obtained directly from

a) space diagram

b) force diagram

c) Williot Mohr diagram

d) funicular polygon

2. The basic form of a pin jointed frame is
a) triangle

b) rectangular

c) trapezium

d) parallelogram

3. In a pin jointed plane frame all the loads are assumed to act

a) in the plane of the frame

b) perpendicular to the plane of the frame

c) in a plane inclined at 45° to the plane of the frame

d) none of the above

4. The distribution factor of a member at a joint is

a) the ratio of the moment borne by the member to the total moment applied at the joint

b) the ratio of the area of the member to the sum of the areas of several members

c) the ratio of the moment induced at the far end to the moment applied at the near end

d) equally among such members whose far ends are hinged.

5. If ki is the stiffness of ith member of a Joint, the distribution

factor for the member is

6. The vertical distance of the crown of the arch above the springing is called

a) span of the arch

b) rise of the arch

c) thickness of the arch

d) none of the above

7. A pin jointed plane frame with J number of joints and n,

number of members will be internally redundant, if

a) n = (2j + 3)

b) n > (2j – 3)

c) n < (2j – 3)

d) n = (2j – 3)

8. A pin jointed frame with J number of joints and n, number of members will be a perfect frame if

a) n > (2j – 3)

b) n < (2j – 3)

c) n = (2j – 3)

d) n < (2j + 3)

9. Find the DSI of propped cantilever beam

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

10. DSI of structure depends upon

b) types of material

c) c/s of the member

d) types of joint

11. The stiffness factor at the near end of a member with far end

12. The ratio of stiffness of a member when far end is hinged to that of the member when far end is fixed is

13. At a joint where several members meet, any applied moment I will be distributed among the various members

a) equally

b) equally among such members whose far ends are fixed

c) in proportion to their stiffness

d) equally among such members whose far ends are hinged

14. The ends of continuous beam should be

a) cantilever

b) hinged

c) roller

d) any of the above

15. A structure having structure J = 4 & number of member is 3 then  should be

a) stable

b) unstable

c) indeterminate

d) all of the above

16. Find the number of member in a structure if the number of joint is 4 for a determinate structure.

a) 3

b) 4

c) 5

d) 6

17. Slope deflection method is

a) energy method

b) deflection method

d) all of the above

18. Moment distribution method is

a) approximate method

b) accurate method

c) international method

d) all of the above

19. Degree of freedom (DOF) or DKI, for the structure is

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

20. Find the no of joint in a structure if the number of member is 3 for a determinate structure.

a) 3

b) 4

c) 5

d) 6

21. If the co moment of Joint A, B, & C are 10, 20 and 30 kN-m then find the balancing moment at joint B.

a) 20 kN-m

b) 30kN – m

c) 50 kN-m

d)-20 kN-m

22. For finding forces in the members of a truss by the graphical method. The force diagram is suggested by

a) Mohr

b) Timoshenko

c) Maxwell

d) Betti

23. The moment distribution method is formulated by

a) hardy cross

b) thomas young

c) mohr

d) kani’s

24. The simultaneous equations of slope deflection method can be

solved by iteration in

a) moment distribution method

b) consistent deformation method

c) conjugate beam method

d) willot Mohr method

25. The theorem of three moments for the solution of continuous beams is formulated by

a) Young

b) Maxwell

c) Williot-Mohr

d) Clepeyron

26.  The term centre of gravity was introduced by

a) Archimedes

b) Otto Mohr

c) Saint Venant

d) Coulomb

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