(1) Theory of Structures Quiz
Use 40 minutes to answer 50 questions on theory of structures. Click on START QUIZ below to get started. Click on FINISH when you conclude your quiz. You may wish to keep a calculator nearby before getting started.
#1. Arch structures resist stresses mainly by developing?
#2. For a cantilever, maximum bending moment will occur at the?
#3. The maximum moment of resistance of a fully yielded cross-section is called?
#4. Which method is not used in evaluation of deflection of structures?
#5. Bending moment in a structure will likely be maximum ______?
#6. Differentiating the equation for bending moment will yield?
#7. Integrating the equation for bending moment will give?
#8. The bending moment in a cable structure will be maximum at the support
#9. Choose the odd one out
#10. The ratio of plastic modulus to elastic modulus is known as ______
#11. For the frame loaded as shown above, what is the shear force just to the right of point G1?
#12. For a truss to be statically determinate and stable, which of the equations below holds good? (Where m = number of members, r = number of support reactions, j = number of joints)
#13. Choose the odd one out
#14. Trusses resist load by primarily developing?
#15. A yielded zone due to bending in a structural member where infinite rotation can take place is called?
#16. In a structural member, the maximum deflection will occur at?
#17. What is the value of the bending moment just below point E?
#18. What is the value of the bending moment at support B?
#19. Which of the following is the most likely shear force diagram for the frame loaded as shown below?
#20. When analysing a structure using stiffness method, the solution of the cannonical equation yields?
#21. Igoring the self weight of the beam shown above, what is the shear force at point C?
#22. For the frame loaded as shown above, what is the value of the bending moment just below point B?
#23. In the figure above, (a) is the bending moment diagram of a structure due to externally applied load (generated by equation of the form wl^2/2), and (b) is the bending moment diagram due to unit load at point 2. What is the vertical deflection at point 2?
#24. A frame has the bending moment diagram shown above. What is the vertical support reaction at point B?
#25. The essence of structural analysis from the view point of stiffness is to determine?
#26. The analysis of additional moment induced in a structure due to axial compressive load and lateral displacement is known as?
#27. The assumption that factors such as reaction, displacement, etc., caused by different loads which act simultaneously, are equal to the algebraic sum of this factor due to each load separately is called?
#28. The rotational tendency of a force is known as?
#29. Which of the following is the importance of knowledge of deflection of structures?
#30. In cable structures, vertical loads give rise to horizontal reactions
#31. For the beam loaded as shown above, what is the value of the bending moment at point D?
#32. The strain energy stored by a body within elastic limit when loaded externally is called?
#33. Axial forces in a column are transferred to the beams they are supporting as?
#34. The ratio of unsupported length of a column to the minimum radius of gyration is called?
#35. For the frame loaded as shown above, what is the value of the bending moment just to the right of point F?
#36. A material having identical properties in all directions is called?
#37. If load passes through the shear centre of a beam, then there will be
#38. The ability of a structure to recover equilibrium is known as?
#39. For the beam shown above, the bending moment just to the left of point B is?
#40. Structures for which all reactions and internal forces cannot be determined solely using equilibrium equations are called?.
#41. For the frame shown above, the axial force in member EF is?
#42. Choose the odd one out
#43. The support of arch structures is usually referred to as?
#44. Which of the following is used for analysis of moving loads in a structure?
#45. The deflected shape of a structure is usually called?
#46. Which of the following best describes the system of forces shown above?
#47. For the beam shown above, the bending moment at support A is?
#48. The bending moment at support A is?
#49. Members subjected to axial tensile force are usually referred to as?
#50. How many reactions are found on a roller support?