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Brick Masonry Building Material MCQ questions Quiz Civil Engineering SSC JE & Gupta and Gupta Solution Part 01

First class brick when immersed in cold water for 24 hours should not absorb water more than

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First class 20% 2nd class 22% Third class 25%

Crushing strength of a first class brick should not be less than

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First class 10.5 N/mm2 Second class 7.0 N/mm2 Common bricks 3.5 N/mm2

The main function of Alumina in brick Earth is

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Plasticity in brick Earth is due to Alumina

The percentage of Alumina in a good brick Earth lies between

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Composition of brick. Silica 50-60% Alumina 20-30% Lime 4-5% Magnesia 1% Oxide of iron 5 to 6%

Excess of Alumina in brick Earth the brick

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Due to Excess of Alumina - crack and work on a drying. Excess of silica make the brittle and weak. Excess of lime melt and distort during burning.

The nominal size of modular brick is

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Nominal size of brick 200mm x 100 mm x 100 mm (with plaster). Modular size of brick 190 mm x 90 mm x 90mm

Percentage of silica in a good brick Earth lies between

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Excess of silica in brick are the result in

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Excess silica makes brittle and weak

Which of the following ingredients of the brick earth enables the brick to retain its shape

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Which of the following pair give a correct combination of the useful and harmful constituents respective of a good brick Earth

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The process of mixing clay water and other ingredients to make brick is known as

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Kneading is mixing of clay water and other ingradients. Molding is a fixing a shape. Pugging is tempering. Preparation of Brick steps: unsoiling-digging-cleaning-weathering-blending-tempering-moulding-drying-burning

Advantage of a clamp compared to a kiln for burning brick is that

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In clamp 60% first class brick output. In kiln burning 80 to 90% first class brick output

The internal size of mould used in brick preparation is

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Pug mill is used for

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Pug mill is used to tempering the clay, which is a part of preparation of brick clay

The following brick are used for lining of furnace

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Due to high temperature bearing, refractory bricks are used.

The frog of the Brick in a brick masonry is generally kept on

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Due to Top face, frog filled by mortar so better bonding.

Number of bricks required for 1 cubic metre of brick masonry is

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1 M3 / volume of one brick including mortar = 1/(0.2*0.1*0.1) = 500 nos

Glazing is used to make earthenware

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For checking the length of a brick as per Indian Standard how many bricks are taken?

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Length of 20 bricks = 3800(+-80). Width of 20 bricks = 1800(+-40)

Unit Weight of brick work is about

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