Design of Masonry Structures MCQ Test

  1. The consistency of mortar should be .............. for masonry work with solid bricks.
  2. What is the horizontal shear stress permissible on the area of a mortar bed joint for masonry built-in 1: 1: 6 cement-lime-sand mix mortar or equivalent?
  3. A composite cement-lime mortar is preferred over cement mortar for identical strength.
  4. Water retention for brick masonry should not be less than what percentage?
  5. The vertical distance between openings one above the other in a load-bearing wall shall not be less than ......... For earthquake resistant masonry buildings.
  6. Minimum thickness of stiffening wall for 1 to 3 storeys shall not be less than ............
  7. Which of the following will give a higher ratio of brickwork strength to mortar strength?
  8. What is the minimum compressive strength in N/mm2 for H1 type mortar used for masonry?
  9. Rich cement mortars are more liable to cracking as compared to lean mortars because rich mortars have high shrinkage.
  10. The vertical distance between openings one above the other in a load-bearing wall shall not be less than ................ for earthquake-resistant masonry buildings.
  11. What are the effective height of freestanding non-load-bearing wall and column respectively will be?
  12. A free-standing brick wall 20 cm thick is subjected to a wind pressure of 75kg/m². What is the maximum height of the wall from stability consideration?
  13. A high lime content in a composite cement-lime mortar results in ............
  14. A 200 mm thick wall made of modular bricks is 5 m long between cross walls and 3.8 m clear height between RCC slabs at top and bottom. What is the slenderness ratio of the wall?
Design of Masonry Structures MCQ

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  • 5 to 8 cm
  • 9 to 13 cm
  • 19 to 23 cm
  • 14 to 18 cm
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  • Slow hardening
  • Weaker mortar
  • Both A & B
  • None of the above
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