# Construction Estimation and Costing MCQ PART 2 – IES, RRB and GATE EXAMS

## Construction Estimation and Costing Questions MCQ PART 2 Question No. 1
Pick up the correct statement from the following:
(A) In order to check up the average depth of excavation, ‘Dead man s’ are left at the midwidths of borrow pits
(B) The earthwork calculation in excavation is made from the difference in levels obtained with a level
(C) The earth work in excavation to form the road embankment includes the formation of correct profile and depositing the soil in layers
(D) All the above

Question No. 2
The brick work is not measured in cu m in case of
(A) One or more than one brick wall
(B) Brick work in arches
(C) Reinforced brick work
(D) Half brick wall

Question No. 3
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
(A) Lead is the average horizontal straight distance between the borrow pit and the place of spreading soil
(B) The lead is calculated for each block of the excavated area
(C) The unit of lead is 50 m for a distance upto 500 m
(D) The unit of lead is 1 km where the lead exceeds 2 km

Question No. 4
The assumption on which the trapezoidal formula for volumes is based, is
(A) The end sections are parallel planes
(B) The mid-area of a pyramid is half the average area of the ends
(C) The volume of the Prismoidal is over-estimated and hence a Prismoidal correction is applied
(D) All the above

Question No. 5
In the mid-section formula
(A) The mean depth is the average of depths of two consecutive sections
(B) The area of mid-sections is calculated by using mean depth
(C) The volume of the earth work is calculated by multiplying the mid-section area by the distance between the two original sections
(D) All of the above

Question No. 6
Pick up the correct statement from the following:
(A) The earth work of cutting in trenches or borrow pits in fairly uniform ground is measured with the help of average depths of the dead men
(B) The earth work in trenches or borrow pits in irregular ground is measured by taking the difference in levels before and after completion of work
(C) The earth work in trenches or borrow pits, where neither a nor b is feasible, are measured from the fillings after deduction of voids
(D) All the above

Question No. 7
The cross-sections for a highway is taken at
(A) Right angle to the centre line
(B) 30 metres apart
(C) Intermediate points having abrupt change in gradient
(D) All the above

Question No. 8
Referring of given figure, pick up the correct statement from the following: (A) The total length of centre line of four walls is 20 m
(B) Length of long wall out-to-out is 6.80 m
(C) Length of short walls in-to-in is 3.20 m
(D) All the above

Question No. 9
Pick up the correct statement regarding the centre line method of estimating a building
(A) Product of the centre line of the walls and area of cross-section of any item, gives total quantity of the item
(B) The centre line is worked out separately for different sections of walls of a building
(C) The centre line length is reduced by half the layer of main wall joining the partition wall
(D) All the above

Question No. 10
According to Indian Standards Institute, the actual size of modular bricks is
(A) 23 cm × 11.5 cm × 7.5 cm
(B) 25 cm × 13 cm × 7.5 cm
(C) 19 cm × 9 cm × 9 cm
(D) 20 cm × 10 cm × 10 cm

## Construction Estimation and Costing Answers MCQ PART 2

Question NO 1: D

Question NO 2: D

Question NO 3:D

Question NO 4:  D

Question NO 5: D

Question NO 6:D

Question NO 7:D

Question NO 8:D

Question NO 9: D

Question NO 10: C

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