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Stone Building Material MCQ questions Quiz Civil Engineering Gupta and Gupta Solution Part 01

Gypsum is a

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Gypsum CaSO4⋅ 2H2O Used (1-3%) to retard the quick setting of cement.

Which of the following sedimentary rocks changes into quartzite by metamorphic action?

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sand stone to quartzite limestone to marble shale to slate

Which of the following represents a metamorphic rock? i) slate. ii) shale. iii) quartzite. Aswer the correct

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metamorphic - quartzite, marble, slate, phyllite, schist, gneiss, laterite. shale is sedimentary rock

Quartzite is a

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Siliceous rock - granite, sandstone, quartzite Argillaceous rock - slate, kaolin, laterite. Calcareous rock - lime stone, marble

Which of the following is a mineral?

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Slate is formed by metamorphic action on

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Sandstone is a (i) Sedimentary rock. (ii) Aqueous rock (iii) Silicious rock

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Which of the following is a rock?

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Gypsum is rock and quartz & mica are mineral

Based on the following rocks and minerals, select the correct statement. Quartz, shale, basalt, granite, marble, gypsum, mica

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A heavy stone is suitable for

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heavy stone needs large force aginst gravity so best suitable for retaining structure.

The stone suitable for rubble masonry should be

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rubble masonry doesnt need smooth dressing, so hard stone is used to bear heavy load.

Which of the following metarmorphic rock has the most weather resisting characteristics?

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A good building stone should not absorb water more than

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good building stone should not absorb water more than 5% while more than 10% is rejected.

Which of the following has more fire resisting characteristics?

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Jumper is a tool used for

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The important test to be conducted on a stone used in docks and harbour is

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Water density play important role in docks so weight test is done

The predominant constituent which is responsible for strength in granite is

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Granite is not suitalble for ordinary building purpose because

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Granite is costly as well not so fire resisting material above a certain limit.

Which of the following stone is best suited for construction of piers and abutments of a railway bridge?

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The preparation of surface of stone to obtain plain edge or to obtain stone of required size and shape is known as

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