Strength of Materials MCQ

Strength of Materials MCQ

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Strength of Materials MCQ Questions

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Strength of Materials MCQ

1) What is the unit of force in S.I. units?

  • A. Watt
  • B.Dyne
  • C.Newton
  • D.Kilogram

2) What is called the materials which have the same elastic properties in all directions?

  • A. Hard
  • B.Brittle
  • C.Isotropic
  • D.Homogeneous

3) The factor of safety is the .............

  • A. Ratio of stress to strain
  • B.Ratio of longitudinal strain to stress
  • C.Ratio of ultimate stress to the permissible stress
  • D.None of the above

4) Influence lines are drawn for structures

  • A. Pin-jointed truss
  • B.Of any type
  • C.Statically determinate
  • D.None of the above

5) For a simply supported beam with a central load the bending moment is ...........

  • A. Least at the centre
  • B.Least at the supports
  • C.Maximum at the centre
  • D.Maximum at the supports

6) What is the minimum number of rivets for the connection of a gusset plate?

  • A. 2
  • B.3
  • C.5
  • D.7

7) A reinforced concrete beam is assumed to be made of

  • A. Isotropic material
  • B.Homogeneous material
  • C.Heterogeneous material
  • D.None of the above

8) The value of poisson's ratio always remains ...........

  • A. Equal to one
  • B.Less than one
  • C.Greater than one
  • D.None of these.

9) Strain energy is the

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

10) The moment diagram for a cantilever carrying a concentrated load at its free end will be ..........

  • A. Triangle
  • B.Parabola
  • C.Rectangle
  • D.None of the above

11) when a rectangular beam is loaded longitudinally shear develops on

  • A. Top fibre
  • B.Middle fibre
  • C.Bottom fibre
  • D.Every-horizontal plane

12) The point of contraflexture occurs in over hanging beams only.

  • A. True
  • B.False

13) Which of the following stresses are associated with the tightening of a nut on a bolt?

  • A. Tensile stress due to the streching of bolt
  • B.Bending stress due to the bending of bolt
  • C.Tensile stress decreases at a faster rate
  • D.Both A & B

14) Strain energy of any member may be defined as work done on it to resist shortening.

  • A. True
  • B.False

15) The unknown element of the reactions, is .................... for a beam having fixed ends.

  • A. Vertical components at either end
  • B.Horizontal components at either end
  • C.Horizontal and vertical components at both the ends.
  • D.None of the above

16) The materials which have the same elastic properties in all directions are called ...........

  • A. Hard
  • B.Brittle
  • C.Isotropic
  • D.Homogeneous

17) The point of con-traflexture occurs at a section where ................. In a loaded beam.

  • A. Shearing force is minimum
  • B.Shearing force is maximum
  • C.Bending moment is maximum
  • D.Bending moment is zero or changes sign

18) Which of the following is a non-hoookean material?

  • A. Steel
  • B.Copper
  • C.Rubber
  • D.Aluminium

19) Rankine gordon formula accounts for direct as well as buckling stress and is applicable to

  • A. Short columns
  • B.Long columns
  • C.Very long columns
  • D.All of the above

20) If a rigid body is in equilibrium under the action of three forces, then

  • A. These forces are equal
  • B.The lines of action of these forces are parallel
  • C.The lines of action of these forces meet in a point
  • D.Both B & C

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