## Q1. | ## For a reinforced concrete sections,the shape of shear stress diagram is : |

- A. wholly parabolic
- B. wholly rectangular
- C. parabolic above neutral axis and rectangualr below neutral axis
- D. rectangular above neutral axis and parabolic below neutral axis

## Q2. | ## Minimum pitch of transverse reinforcement in a column is : |

- A. the least lateral dimension of the member
- B. sixteen times the smallest diameter of longitudinal reinforcement bar to be tied
- C. forty-eight times the diameter of transverse reinforcement
- D. lesser of the above three values

## Q3. | ## Diagonal tension in beam : |

- A. in maximum at neutral
- B. decreases below the neutral axis and increases above the neutral axis
- C. increases below the neutral axis and decreases above the neutral axis
- D. remain same

## Q4. | ## If a beam fails in bond, then its bond strength can be increased most economically by : |

- A. increasing depth of beam
- B. using thinner bars but more in number
- C. using thicker bars but less in number
- D. providing vertical stirrups

## Q5. | ## As per the provisions of IS 456-2000, in the limit state method for, design of beams the limiting value of the depth of neutral axis in a reinforced concrete beam of effective depth 'd' is given us : |

- A. 0.53 d
- B. 0.48 d
- C. 0.46 d
- D. any of the above depending on the different grades of the steel

## Q6. | ## The effective length of a column in a reinforced concrete building frame, as per IS:456-2000, is independent of the : |

- A. frame type, i.e, braced (no sway )or un-braced (with sway)
- B. span of the beam
- C. height of the beam
- D. loads acting on the frame