Fundamentals of Machine Design (3141907) MCQ

MCQs of Beams and Columns

MCQ No - 1

__________ is a vertical member subjected to direct compressive force.

(A) Strut
(B) Beam
(C) Column
(D) Post

C
MCQ No - 2

The inclined member carrying compressive loads is _________.

(A) post
(B) strut
(C) stanchion
(D) column

B
MCQ No - 3

Short column and long column are classified on the basis of

(A) slenderness ratio
(B) diameter
(C) length
(D) none of the listed

A
MCQ No - 4

Slenderness ratio is the ratio of

(A) maximum size of a column to minimum size of the column
(B) width of the column to depth of the column
(C) the effective length of the column to least radius of gyration of the column
(D) the effective length of the column to the width of the column

C
MCQ No - 5

The buckling load will be maximum for a column, if

(A) one end of the column is clamped and the other end is free
(B) both ends of the column are clamped
(C) both ends of the column are hinged
(D) one end of the column is hinged and the other end is free

B