Earthquake Engineering (2170612) MCQ

MCQs of 3. Design Philosophy & Lateral Loads on Building

MCQ No - 1

The load which is applied parallel to ground on a building is known as _________________.

(A)

Longitudinal Load

(B)

Lateral Load

(C)

Vertical Load

(D)

None.


B
MCQ No - 2

Which lateral loads are acting on a structure?

(A)

Earthquake Load

(B)

Wind Load

(C)

Water & Earth Pressure

(D)

All of the above


D
MCQ No - 3

Building should have subjected following Lateral Loads 1) Seismic load due to earthquake 2) Earth pressure due to soil, 3) Gravity loading due to self-weight of building.

(A)

1 & 2

(B)

1, 2 & 3

(C)

1 & 3

(D)

1


D
MCQ No - 4

Structure should have subjected following Lateral Loads 1) Seismic load due to earthquake 2) Wind load on structure 3) Blast loading due to Blast nearby Structure.

(A)

1 & 2

(B)

1, 2 & 3

(C)

1 & 3

(D)

1


B
MCQ No - 5

__________________ diaphragm distributes the horizontal forces to the vertical resisting elements in direct proportion to the relative rigidities.

(A)

Rigid

(B)

Semi-Rigid

(C)

Flexible

(D)

None


A