Estimating and Costing Mid  I, September  2014
1.To calculate the quantities in individual wall method the quantities are multiplying the

L*b*h

l*b

b*h

l*b

Answer: A
2.Longwall length out to out =

Centre to centre length – b/2 –b/2

Centre to centre length + b/2 +b/2

Centre to centre length + b/2 –b/2

Centre to centre length – b/2 +b/2

Answer: B
3.What is the nominal size of standard modular tile =

19cmX9cmX9cm

20cmX10cmX10cm

19cmX9cmX4cm

20cmX10cmX5cm

Answer: C
4.__________ methods are commonly adopted in connection with structures specially masonry works

Outtoout and intoin method

cross method

centre line method

all of the above

Answer: D
5.The lining is provided in canals for

Increase the velocity of flow

reduce the seepage

both a&b

None

Answer: C
6.The sectional area can be worked out by the formula=___________

(Sum of parallel sides /2)* depth or height

(Sum of parallel sides /(2* depth)

depth/(2*Sum of parallel sides)

Sum of parallel sides * depth or height

Answer: A
7.The expected out turn of cement concrete of 1:2:4 per mason per day is

1.5 m^{3}

3.0 m^{3}

5.0 m^{3}

7.5 m^{3}

Answer: C
8.Estimate expected to be least accurate is_______

supplementary estimate

plinth area estimate

detailed estimate

revised estimate

Answer: B
9.In specification of earth work in foundation trenches, drains etc., lift ordinarily specified is

30m

1.5m

5m

3m

Answer: B
10.While estimate for lintels over openings, if the dimension for bearing is not given, the bearing is usually taken equal to

half the thickness of outer or 12 cm whichever is higher

thickness of lintel with a min of 12 cm

twice the thickness of lintel with a min of 12 cm

None

Answer: B
11._______________ is the actual size of the standard modular brick.
Answer: 19cmx9cmX9cm
12.The quantity of earth work in cutting or filling required for the construction of roads, railways or canal is known as=______________________.
Answer: Earthwork
13.Write the formula to find the quantity by using the prismoidal formula method=___________
Answer: (L/6)*A_{1}+ A_{2}+ 4A_{m}
14.The determination of the rate per unit of a particular work, from the cost of quantities of materials, the cost of laboures and other miscellaneous expenses require for its completion is know as=____________
Answer: Analysis of rate
15.The average distance between the borrow pit and the place of placing soil is called = ___________
Answer: Lead
16.Detailed drawing is not necessary required for ___________ estimate.
Answer: Rough cost
17.According to ISI method of measurement the _______________ is measured and quoted first and the height in the end.
Answer: Length
18.In the analysis of rates ___________ % profit is permitted for the contractor.
Answer: 10
19.The trapezoidal formula for measuring volume is based on the assumption that the end sections are ____________ to each other.
Answer: Square
20.Number of bricks of size 20cmX10cmX10cm required for 100 cubic meters of masonry wall is=____________
Answer: 50000