# Q1: The deformation per unit length is called

A tensile stress
B compressive stress
C shear stress
D strain

A 0.20
B 0.30
C 0.50
D 0.60

# Q3: Whenever a material is loaded within elastic limit, stress is __________ strain.

A equal to
B directly proportional to
C inversely proportional to

# Q4: Resilience is the

A energy stored in a body when strained within elastic limits
B energy stored in a body when strained upto the breaking of the specimen
C maximum strain energy which can be stored in a body
D none of the above

# Q5: Strain energy is the

A energy stored in a body when strained within elastic limits
B energy stored in a body when strained upto the breaking of a specimen
C maximum strain energy which can be stored in a body
D proof resilience per unit volume of a material

# Q6: A masonry dam may fail due to

A tension in the masonry of the dam and its base
B overturning of the dam
C crushing of masonry at the base of the dam
D any one of the above

A distributed
B varying

A True
B False

A zero
B minimum
C maximum
D infinity

# Q10: A steel bar of 5 mm is heated from 15° C to 40° C and it is free to expand. The bar Will induce

A no stress
B shear stress
C tensile stress
D compressive stress

# Q11: The energy stored in a body when strained within elastic limit is known as

A resilience
B proof resilience
C strain energy
D impact energy

# Q12: In the torsion equation the term J/R is called

A shear modulus
B section modulus
C polar modulus
D none of these

A equal to
B one-half
C twice
D four times

# Q14: A vertical column has two moments of inertia (i.e. Ixx and Iyy ). The column will tend to buckle in the direction of the

B perpendicular to the axis of load
C maximum moment of inertia
D minimum moment of inertia

# Q15: The point of contraflexure is a point where

A shear force changes sign
B bending moment changes sign
C shear force is maximum
D bending moment is maximum

A single riveted
B double riveted

A sum
B difference

A linearly
B parabolically
C hyperbolically
D elliptically

# Q19: The bending stress in a beam is __________ section modulus.

A directly proportional to
B inversely proportional to

# Q20: Strain rosettes are used to

A measure shear strain
B measure linear strain
C measure volumetric strain
D relieve strain

A
B
C
D

A True
B False

A 5/8
B 8/5
C 5/4
D 4/5

# Q24: The object of caulking in a riveted joint is to make the joint

A free from corrosion
B stronger in tension
C free from stresses
D leak-proof

# Q25: When a bar is cooled to - 5°C, it will develop

A no stress
B shear stress
C tensile stress
D compressive stress

A True
B False

A elastic limit
B yield point
C ultimate point
D breaking point

A True
B False

# Q29: Which of the following statement is correct?

A The energy stored in a body, when strained within elastic limit is known as strain energy.
B The maximum strain energy which can be stored in a body is termed as proof resilience.
C The proof resilience per unit volume of a material is known as modulus of resilience.
D all of the above

# Q30: When a rectangular beam is loaded transversely, the maximum compressive stress is developed on the

A top layer
B bottom layer
C neutral axis
D every cross-section

A True
B False

A
B
C
D

A x τ x D3
B x τ x D3
C x τ x D3
D x τ x D3

A
B
C
D k1+k2

A True
B False

A zero
B minimum
C maximum
D infinity

A
B
C
D

A
B
C
D

A l/2
B l/3
C
D

# Q40: In compression test, the fracture in cast iron specimen would occur along

B an oblique plane
C at right angles to the axis of specimen
D would not occur

A 400 MPa
B 500 MPa
C 900 MPa
D 1400 MPa

A long
B medium
C short

A same
B double
C four times
D six times

# Q44: A concentrated load is one which

A acts at a point on a beam
B spreads non-uniformly over the whole length of a beam
C spreads uniformly over the whole length of a beam
D varies uniformly over the whole length of a beam

A smaller end
B larger end
C middle
D anywhere

A equal to
B less than
C more than

# Q47: The strain energy stored in a solid circular shaft subjected to shear stress (τ) is (where C = Modulus of rigidity for the shaft material)

A x Volume of shaft
B x Volume of shaft
C x Volume of shaft
D x Volume of shaft

A M
B M
C M2
D M3

A t
B 2t
C 4t
D 8t

A 1/8
B 1/4
C 1/2
D 2

# Q51: Euler's formula holds good only for

A short columns
B long columns
C both short and long columns
D weak columns

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