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Default Re: QuestionsOfWeek December 4 2018

1) The figure below represents a _______ roof.

a) Butterfly
b) Bat
c) Prismatic
d) Conoid

a Butterfly
Explanation: It is type of shell roof. The two sides are shaped like wings of a butterfly, hence the name.
It is not commonly used because it does not provide drainage facility
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2) Building finishes are not considered as components of a building.
a) True
b) False

b False
Explanation: Building finishes are also part of the building. Finishing works include plastering, whitewashing, painting, flooring, roofing and so on. These all add to the completion of a building

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3) When something burns on the stove in the kitchen, the whole kitchen starts smelling smoky due to diffusion.
a) True
b) False

a True
Explanation: When something burns on the stove, the atoms of the burnt food starts spreading in the kitchen by random atomic motion by the process of diffusion. The burnt food atoms start moving from places where their concentration is high to regions of low concentration

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4) The weakest force in nature is _______
a) Electric force
b) Gravitational force
c) MARCEL force
d) Magnetic force

b Gravitational force
Explanation: Gravitational force is the weakest force in nature
as it does not bind anything strongly with its help
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5) Pyramid is a type of _______ structure.
a) Triangulated
b) Massive
c) Pneumatic
d) Framed
b massive
Explanation: Massive or lintelled structure is built with a large amount of materials.
It can take up compression efficiently and has very few spaces
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