Basic Civil Engineering MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Basic Civil Engineering MCQ - Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

Our 1000+ Basic Civil Engineering MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions and Answers) focuses on all chapters of Basic Civil Engineering covering 100+ topics. You should practice these MCQs for 1 hour daily for 2-3 months. This way of systematic learning will prepare you easily for Basic Civil Engineering exams, contests, online tests, quizzes, MCQ-tests, viva-voce, interviews, and certifications.

Basic Civil Engineering Multiple Choice Questions Highlights

- 1000+ Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) in Basic Civil Engineering with a detailed explanation of every question.
- These MCQs cover theoretical concepts, true-false(T/F) statements, fill-in-the-blanks and match the following style statements.
- These MCQs also cover numericals as well as diagram oriented MCQs.
- These MCQs are organized chapterwise and each Chapter is futher organized topicwise.
- Every MCQ set focuses on a specific topic of a given Chapter in Basic Civil Engineering Subject.

Who should Practice Basic Civil Engineering MCQs?

– Students who are preparing for college tests and exams such as mid-term tests and semester tests on Basic Civil Engineering.
- Students who are preparing for Online/Offline Tests/Contests in Basic Civil Engineering.
– Students who wish to sharpen their knowledge of Basic Civil Engineering Subject.
- Anyone preparing for Aptitude test in Basic Civil Engineering.
- Anyone preparing for interviews (campus/off-campus interviews, walk-in interview and company interviews).
- Anyone preparing for entrance examinations and other competitive examinations.
- All - Experienced, Freshers and College / School Students.

Basic Civil Engineering Chapters

Here's the list of chapters on the "Basic Civil Engineering" subject covering 100+ topics. You can practice the MCQs chapter by chapter starting from the 1st chapter or you can jump to any chapter of your choice.

  1. Materials for Construction
  2. Building Construction
  3. Basic Surveying
  4. Other Major Topics in Civil Engineering
  5. Disaster Resistant Buildings and IS Codes

1. Materials for Construction

The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on classification and properties of stones and timber, sand and aluminium properties, lime classification, cement properties, ingredients and manufacturing of cement, cement types and grades, bricks types, qualities and manufacturing of bricks, types and manufacturing of tiles, timber seasoning and defects, paint types, varnish, fine and coarse aggregates, sieve analysis, glass, rubber, pvc, adhesives and cost effective materials.

  • Source and Classification of Stones
  • Quarrying and Dressing of Stones
  • Properties of Stones
  • Tests on Stones
  • Source and Classification of Sand
  • Bulking of Sand
  • Properties of Sand
  • Source and Classification of Lime
  • Calcination and Slaking of Lime
  • Properties of Cement
  • Ingredients of Cement
  • Manufacture of Cement
  • Types of Cement and Uses
  • Grades of Cement
  • Composition of Good Brick Earth
  • Manufacture of Brick
  • Qualities of Good Brick
  • Types of Bricks
  • Tests on Bricks
  • Types of Tiles
  • Manufacture of Tiles
  • Classification of Timber
  • Qualities of Timber
  • Seasoning of Timber
  • Defects and Preservation of Timber
  • Manufacture of Timber
  • Market Forms and Uses of Steel
  • Properties and Uses of Aluminium
  • Characteristics and Ingredients of Paint
  • Types and Uses of Paints
  • Varnish
  • Fine Aggregates
  • Coarse Aggregates
  • Sieve Analysis
  • Glass
  • Rubber
  • PVC
  • Adhesives
  • Cost Effective Materials
  • 2. Building Construction

    The section contains questions and answers on structures types, building components, foundations, mortar, stone and brick masonry, composition and Properties of concrete, doors and windows, manufacturing and testing of concrete, Types and coverings of roof and floor, stairs, plastering, painting, damp proofing, rcc, psc and ferro-cement, construction techniques, building services and maintenance.

  • Types of Structures
  • Components of Building
  • Foundations
  • Mortar
  • Stone Masonry
  • Brick Masonry
  • Composition of Concrete
  • Manufacture of Concrete
  • Properties of Concrete
  • Tests on Concrete
  • Doors and Windows
  • Roof Types
  • Roof Coverings
  • Floor Types
  • Floor Coverings
  • Stairs
  • Plastering
  • Painting
  • Damp Proofing
  • RCC, PSC and Ferro-Cement
  • Building Services
  • Building Maintenance
  • Cost Effective Construction Techniques
  • 3. Basic Surveying

    The section contains MCQs on surveying terms, chain, compass and plane table surveying, levelling equipments and methods, contouring and edm.

  • Basic Surveying Terms
  • Chain Surveying
  • Compass Surveying
  • Plane Table Surveying
  • Equipments Used in Levelling
  • Methods of Levelling
  • Contouring
  • EDM – Total Station
  • 4. Other Major Topics in Civil Engineering

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on environmental and sustainable engineering, wastewater and solid waste management, environmental cycles, biodiversity and ecology, soil properties geotechnical engineering and investigation, highway and railway engineering, harbour, urban and airport engineering, irrigation types, dams, weirs, impact assessment, computer aided design and auto cad.

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Wastewater Management
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Sustainable Engineering
  • Various Cycles of Environment
  • Biodiversity and Ecology
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Soil Properties
  • Geotechnical Investigation and Geosynthetics
  • Highway Engineering
  • Railway Engineering
  • Port and Harbour Engineering
  • Airport Engineering
  • Urban Engineering
  • Types of Irrigation
  • Dams
  • Weirs
  • Impact Assessment
  • Computer-Aided Design
  • AutoCAD
  • 5. Disaster Resistant Buildings and IS Codes

    The section contains questions and answers on is codes, disaster management and planning.

  • Disaster Management and Planning
  • IS Codes
  • If you would like to learn "Basic Civil Engineering" thoroughly, you should attempt to work on the complete set of 1000+ MCQs - multiple choice questions and answers mentioned above. It will immensely help anyone trying to crack an exam or an interview.

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