and the water and cement ratio is not exceeded. a) 30 minutes c) 45 minutes b) 15 minutes d) 60 minutes 1.

Scales for weighing aggregates and cement shall be accurate within ____ % throughout the range of use. Scales shall be inspected and sealed as often as the Engineer may deem necessary to assure their continued 7. A sample from a bituminous mix weighs 1000 grams. At accuracy. extraction, it was found out that the dry aggregate weighed 950 a) 1.0 % c) 0.5 % grams. What is the % of asphalt by weight of mix? b) 1.5 % d) 2.0 % a) 5.2 % c) 5.4 % b) 5.0 % d) 4.8% 2. When cement is placed in contact with the aggregate, batches may be rejected unless mixed within _____ hours of such contact. 8. The minimum penetration of the preservative with the surface of a) 1.5 hours c) 0.5 hours the timber piles shall be ____ b) 2.0 hours d) 2.5 hours a) 150 mm c) 250 mm b) 200 mm d) 100 mm 3. When mixed at the site or in a central mixing plant, the mixing time shall not be less than ______ nor more than ____ unless mixer performance test The contractor shall submit in writing a job-mix formula for the 9. prove adequate mixing of concrete in a shorter time period. mixture supported by laboratory test data along with samples of a) 30 seconds nor more than 90 seconds resources of components and viscosity – temperature relationships to b) 50 seconds nor more than 90 seconds the Engineer for testing and approval at least ____. c) 60 seconds nor more than 120 seconds a) two weeks c) one week d) 90 seconds nor more than 120 seconds b) three weeks d) four weeks

Materials Engineer Test Reviewer

4. The flow of water shall be uniform and all water should be in the drum by concrete samples should be stored in a moist conditioned 10. The
the end of the first ____ seconds of the mixing period. a) 45 seconds c) 15 seconds b) 30 seconds d) 20 seconds temperature within the range of ____ until the time of test. a) 18* C to 24* C c) 14* C to 24* C b) 15* C to 18* C d) 18* C to 28* C

5. Concrete not place within ____ minutes from the time the ingredients This is used in soil stabilized road surface due to its high ____ 11.
were charged into the mixing drum shall be used. a) 120 minutes c) 60 minutes b) 150 minutes d) 90 minutes property, that is, it absorb and retain water. a) Potassium Chloride c) Magnesium Chloride b) Calcium Chloride d) Sodium Chloride

6. When concrete is delivered in truck mixers, additional water may be12. The mass % wear of soil aggregate used in cement/lime
added to the batch and additional mixing performed to increase the slump proportions should not be more than ____ . to meet the specified requirement if permitted by the Engineer, provided all these operation are performed within ____ after the initial mixing operation


a) 40 % b) 50 %

c) 45 % d) 55 %

a) 1.151 to 1.174 b) 1.250 to 1.178

c) 1.051 to 1.154 d) 1.058 to 1.184

13. The uniform rate at which the movable head of the CBR machine travel The specific gravity magnesium sulfate solution used in 20.
is _____ . / min b) 0.10 in /min c) 0.08 in /min d) 0.09 in /min a) 0.05 in soundness test for aggregate should be within the range of ____ . a) 1.280 to 1.408 c) 1.295 to 1.308 b) 1.180 to 1.308 d) 1.195 to 1.318

14. Cast in place concrete shall not be post – tensioned until at least ____ Aggregate accounts for 92 – 95 % of the weight of the bituminous 21.
and until the compressive strength has reached the strength specified. mixture asphalt accounts for 5 – 8 % of the weight of the mix. The a) 7 days c) 14 days exact percentage to be used is determined by the _____ b) 10 days d) 20 days a) Trial mix c) Job mix b) Design mix d) Job order 15. The penetration test is an indication of the ____ of asphalt. 22. _____ is an indication that the asphalt mix is overheated. a) Consistency c) Hardness b) Softness d) Flash Point a) Blue smoke c) Rising steam b) Stiff appearance d) Mix slumps in truck 16.Specification requires one (1) Quality test for every ____ of asphalt a) 20 tons 23.In checking the temperature of the mix, the thermometer c) 50 tons should be inserted into the mix at least ____. b) 200 tons d) 40 tons a) 2 inches c) 4 inches b) 6 inches d) 6.0 mm 17. The ____ is the most commonly used method in the design and 24. _____ is applied on existing bit, or cement concrete surface with evaluation of bituminous concrete mixes. a) Job mix formula c) Marshall Stability bituminous materials. b) Design mix d) Extraction a) Bituminous Prime Coat c) Bituminous Seal Coat b) Bituminous Tack Coat d) Bituminous Surface Treatment 18. Vibration shall operate a frequency of 8,300 to 9,600 impulses per 25. The solution used in the soundness test of aggregate shall be minute under load at a maximum spacing of ____ cm. a) 30 cm c) 60 cm cooled to a temperature of 21 +or – 1* C and maintain at that b) 50 cm d) 40 cm temperature for at least _____. a) 24 hours c) 48 hours b) 36 hours d) 18 hours 19. The specific gravity of Sodium Sulfate used in soundness test for aggregate should be with in the range of ____.


26. Proper compaction of the fill materials is very important, as it will ______. 33. Before the cement is to be used, sampling must be done at least
a) Increase the shear strength b) Decrease permeability c) Minimize compressibility d) All of the above _____ before use. a) one week b) 14 days c) two weeks d) 12 days

27. In which DPWH item is emulsified asphalt not suitable?
a) Item 301 b) Item302 c) Item 304 d) Item 308

34. Asphalt cement shall not be used while it is foaming nor shall be
heated at ____ at anytime after delivery. a) 107* c) 120* b) 159*

28.Unconfined compressive strength test is usually performed on Moisture content of aggregate in bit mix shall not exceed ____ of 35. ______. a) Sandy soils c) time it is introduce into the mixing unit. the Organic soils a) 1.5 mass % c) 1 mass % b) Silty soils d) Clayey soils b) 2.0 mass % 29.Consolidation test is usually performed on ____ samples a) Disturbed c) Consolidated b) Undisturbed d) both a & b

36. Batching tolerance for Sand and Aggregate is ____.
a) 1 % b) 2 % c) 3 %

30.A concrete core sample having a maximum height of less than 37. Between stage of curing, concrete shall not be exposed for more _____ of its diameter before capping or height less than its diameter than how many hours? a) 24 hours c) after capping shall not be tested. ½ hour b) a) 93 % c) 95 % 3 hours d) 72 hours b) 94 % d) 96 %

31. The cohesion and internal friction of soil is tested by
a) Tri axial shear test b) Direct shear test c) Bearing test d) All of the above

38. As a Materials Engineer, what will you do with major

honeycombed area that is considered as defective work? a) Plaster b) Payment of the concrete will be made an adjustment c) Removed and replaced at the expensed of the contractor 32. In concrete acceptance, core will be considered adequate if the average strength of the cores is equal to what? 39. If the strength of control specimen does not meet the a) 80% of specified strength & if no single core is less than 75% of specified requirement and not feasible to obtain cores due to structural strength b) 90% of specified strength & if no single core is less consideration, as a Materials Engineer what will be your decision? than 80% of specified strength c) 85% of specified strength a) Removed and replaced & if no single core is less than 75% of specified strength


b) Area will not be paid c) Payment will be made at an adjusted price

47. Minimum size of galvanized wire mesh is ____________.

a) 2.0 mm c) 2.7 mm b) 2.2 mm d) 3.4 mm 40. After concrete has been placed, it is advisable to maintain fully welted and in position for how many hours? 48. Minimum density of gabions is ___________. a) 14 hours c) 72 hours a) 1,000 kg/cu. m c) 1,400 kg/cu. m b) 24 hours d) 15 – 18 hours b) 1,200 kg/cu. m d) 1,500 kg/cu. m

41. Rock shall be excavated to a depth ____ below sub grade within the 49. Soundness loss of field gabions is __________________. limit
of the roadbed mm b) 150 mm c) 200 mm a) 100% after 5 cycles a) 9 b) 10 % after 5 cycles c) 11 % after 5 cycles d) 12 % after 5 cycles

42. Minimum penetration of all piles shall be ____.
a) 3 meter b) 6 meter c) 7 meter d) 4.5 meter

50. The heating temperature of reflector zed thermoplastic material during application is _____ a) 130 +/- 7* C c) 200 +/- 7* C b) 150 +/- 7* C d) 211 +/- 7* C cement is -------. a) 5 kg b) 10 kg

43. Piles shall not be driven within 7 meters of concrete less than _____ 51. Submission of sample minimum quantity of material for asphalt old.
a) 7 days b) 14 day c) 28 days c) 20 kg d) 100 kg

44. Paint contains _____ of pigment and _____ vehicle.
a) 20 % & 80 % b) 21 % & 79 % c) 79 % & 21 % d) 80 % & 20 %

45. Minimum thickness of bedding materials beneath the pipe is _____.
a) 100 mm b) 150 mm c) 200 mm

52. For how many years does the small Contractor given to procure necessary testing equipment? a) 2 years c) 5 years b) 4 years d) 6 years

53. The depth of the weakened joints must not be less than ____ and
a width of ___. a) 40 mm & 6 mm b) 50 mm & 5 mm c) 40 mm & 5 mm d) 50 mm & 6 mm

46. Tolerance of gabion dimension is _________________.
a) +/- 1% b) +/- 2 % c) +/- 3 % d) +/- 4 %

54. Used of bituminous cold mix for potholes patching during rainy/ wet period is acceptable a) false b) true


a) Vane shear test c) Pile load test a) 1. In soil. certificate 67. ______ determine the best combination of the material that will produce a 175 psi/sec 125 – potentially stable & durable mixture. What is the relative strength of mortar at 7 & 28 days of fine aggregates. What is the rate of loading for concrete beam tested for flexural stress? a) 110 – 150 psi/sec c) 61. m c) 1. when tested for the effect of organic impurities. The length of Shelby Tube of an undisturbed sample is _____.1 mm 40 d) 20 +/.E. Submission of sample for testing for cement is _____. pile and measuring settlement under load is _____.5 m c) 2. 56. if the characteristic of rock is questionable. what a) not less than 90 % c) not less than 95 % is the basis for acceptance of material? b) not less than 80 % d) not less than 98 % a) No testing c) Mill certificate b) P. the minimum depth of boring into the bedrock should be _______.40 psi/sec c) 15 – b) 11 +/.000 kg or less. all boring shall be carried to a depth of at least ____ below the proposed grade line.5 m b) 1. For small project where quantity of steel bars is 10. which is higher than the standard? 60. a) 10” long b) 18” long c) 20” long 66. The test that determine pile bearing capacity by loading one or more I n a soil exploration.0 m d) 1. In concrete sampling paste shall be of normal consistency of _____ when the rod settles to a point below the original surface in 30 secs.1 mm 5- .0 m d) 3. a) 10 kg c) 15 kg b) 20 kg d) 40 kg 65. How many hours do aggregate stockpile or binned for draining before being batch? a) 1 hour b) 6 hours c) 12 hours d) 24 hours 59.psi/sec 55. _______ is the rate of loading for concrete cylinder sample subject to a) 10 +/.50 63.8 m b) 20 . 62. at least ____.5 m b) Plate bearing test b) 2. c) 10 kg b) a) Vane shear test c) Pile load test 20 kg d) 100 kg b) Plate bearing test d) None of the above 58.50 d) 15 – 40 psi/sec a)psi/sec 0.175 psi/sec a) Job mix formula c) Design of bituminous mix b) Marshall formula 68. a) 1 kg 30” diameter.1 mm c) 15 +/. The weight of disturbed samples from hard auger or split spoon shall beDetermine soil bearing capacity by loading a steel plate usually 64. b) 115 – 150 psi/sec d) 130 .1mm compression test a) 20 .0 m 57.

a) 10* C c) 15* C b) 12* C d) 18* C 81. _________ Number of measurement taken in a core sample for thickness – 40 mm b) 10 determination of the finish asphalt pavement a) 3 c) 5 83. What is the required strength? a) 2. _________ is the tolerance of mix in bituminous. a) 1 % c) 3 % temperature requirement must be _____.500 psi c) b) 3.000 l. Retarder can delay the setting time of concrete up to how many hours? a) 1 hour c) 4 hours 79. How many gradation ranges for hot plant mix bituminous b) 2 hours d) 8 hours pavement are there in the blue book? a) 5 c) 7 72.69. c) 40 – 50 mm d) 40 – 75 mm which is used by Gypsum and pulverized c) Fly Ash d) Volcanic Ash a) 10 – 20 mm 75.m/lane a) 82. 200 sieve? 60 % b) 50 – 60 % c) 50 – 70 % d) 60 – 70 % 80. a) Hydraulic cement 76.m/lane b) for every 150 l./lane c) for every 100 l. for every 75 l. The first phase of rolling the spread bituminous mix is called breakdown rolling which is carried out by pneumatic roller. What is the plasticity index of mineral filler? a) not greater than 4 b) not greater than 6 c) not greater than 8 d) zero 73. ________ Burnt product b) 4 d) 8 to form Portland Cement. a core shall be taken ________. If no core had been taken at the end of each day of operation and the project has already been completed.000 psi d) 4. Prime coat shall be left undisturbed for at least _____. a) 6 hours c) 24 hours b) 12 hours 78.m.m/lane d) for every 1. ___________ is the moisture in an air – dried soil a) Moisture Content b) Natural Moisture Content c) Hygroscopic Moisture Content d) Hydrometer Moisture Content 74. What is the wash loss of fine aggregates in the no. ________ is the slump of workable concrete if vibrated. Super plasticizer can increase the strength of concrete up to how many b) – 6 d) 8 percent? a) 40 70. What the temperature of a concrete sample? a) 10 – 15 * C b) 18 – 24 * C c) 15 – 18* C 77. cylinder mold is allowed by b) Clinker specification. In the absence of beam mold in site. b) 2 % d) 4 % a) 200 – 225* F c) 160 – 180* F b) 190 – 199* F d)150 – 185* F 71.000 psi 6- .

When group index = 0. is equal to _____.I. a) 0 c) 10 a) Consolidation c) Weathering b) 5 d) 20 b) Unconsolidation 94. is negative. c) 10 a) Plastic limit c) Shrinkage limit b) 5 d) 20 b) Liquid limit 87. 93. b) 6 d) 11 a) Atterberg Limit c) Group Index b) Plasticity Index d) Liquid Limit 98. _______ is the maximum of G. is equal to 86. _______ the Plasticity Index of group of soil a) 0 c) 10 89. ________ is the limit were further loss of water due to evaporation which _____. It size that can range from large boulders to very small clay particles.84. what is the criteria of the a) 0 % c) 35 % material? a) b) 25 % d) 36 % Coarse grain c) Clayey b) Sandy d) Silty 99. 200 sieve. a) Atterberg Limit b) Plasticity Index through no. what will be the soil performance? a) Poor Subgrade 7- .I. When the value of G. _______ is an empirical number used in evaluation for G. When soil has plasticity index value of 10. When plasticity index is equal b) 25 d) 35 a) Coarse grain c) Clayey b) Sandy d) Silty 100. 200 sieve a) Course Sand Soil c) Silty-Clay Materials b) Granular Materials d) Clayey Materials 97. a) c) Depend 88. 90. ________ a classification of soil which 35% or more of the particles pass True b) False d) None of the above through no.I. ______ indicates the composition of soil.I. a) 0 – 15 b) 5 – 20 c) 0 – 20 d) 0 – 25 85. The higher the value of PI of the soil. It indicates very poor subbase materials when G. a) 0 will not result in reduction of volume. _______ is the minimum percent of A-6 group classification of soil. a) Grain size soil c) Silty clay materials b) Granular 96. of Silty Clay Materials a) 0 c) 20 91. what is the grade of soil? a) weak soil c) good soil b) poor soil 92. It evaluate the quality of soil as highway subgrade material. the weaker will be the soil materials d) Clayey materials performance as a _____. ________ a classification of soil which 35% or less the particles pass 95.I. ______ is a process of breaking down of rocks into small pieces of various indicates good subbase materials when G.

Mass percent loose for fine aggregates when tested in Clay lumps is _____.5% b) 0. a) PoorlyThe minimum thickness of conventional concrete as the surface 113. a) 0.10 c) 0.25% d) 1. m d) 1. a) 0. what is the method used? 114. 103.8 mass percent measurement of the structural properties of existing road pavement. _____________ determines the resistance of the emulsion to break a) Lubrication c) Swelling when mixed with mineral aggregate. air tight and weather proof bins storage.1% c) 0.25 d) 1. 108.1 mass 115. _____________ is an instrument used for rapid in – site percent c) 0. A 25 grams sandy soil can be dried in about ______. a) 0. graded c) Gap graded course in monolithic pavement is _____.9% ________ is a type of soil in which most of the soil grains are of the same size. b) 0. If slag is used. elevated.10 c) 3. b) Well graded d) Non of the above a) 50 mm c) 100 mm b) 75 mm d) 150 mm The soil grained are force apart by the water added. m 110. 107.00 8- .80 10 grams c) 50 grams b) 0. The weight of Clayey or Silty soil for Hydrometer Analysis is ______.5 d) Core Test b) 0.25 mass percent d) 1. a) 0. 104.c) Good subgrade good subgrade 101. a) 1 hour c) 3 hours b) 2 hours d) 4 hours 105. 106. the density of coarse aggregate is ______. 1 hour c) 3 hours a) Portland Cement c) Bulk Cement 2 hours d) 4 hours b) Pozzolan Cemenr d) None of the above 112.400 kg/cu.25 d) 1. a) 30 – 100 kg/cu. m c) 1.120 kg/cu.0 25 grams d) 100 grams 111. b) Welting d) Saturation a) Viscosity Test c) Spot test b) Distillation Test d) Cement Mixing Percent passing loose for coarse aggregates when tested for clay lump is _____. d) None of the above The weight of Sandy soil for Hydrometer Analysis is ______. _________ is a type of cement which shall be transferred to an A 25 grams fine grained soil can be dried in about ______. 102. a) 10 grams c) 50 grams b) 25 grams d) 100 grams a) b) a) b) b) Very 109. m b) 150 kg /cu. thus the grain is reduced. Scales for weighing aggregates and cement shall be accurate within _____.0 mass percent a) Pundit Ultra Sonic Concrete Tester b) Dynamic Core Penetrometer The mass percent passing loose for coarse aggregates when tested c) Falling Weight Deflectometer in soft fragment is ____.

Concrete not placed within _90_ minutes from the time the 119. In bituminous mixture asphalt content is 5 – 8% and 92 . _____. ___________ determines the effect of water on the cohesion of the mixture minutes after the initial mixing operation and the water and cement a) Stability Test c) Distillation ratio is not exceeded b) Solubility d) Immersion-Comprssion Test 126. The distance of the sample by grooving before rotating the brass cup is ingredients were charge into the mixing drum should not be use.of water shall be uniform and all water should be in the drum by the How many days does the emulsified asphalt must be tested after end of the _15_ seconds of the mixing period delivery at temperature 40*F(4. provided all these operation are performed within _45_ 118. will be obtained from each segment in accordance with AASHTO T24.5*C). additional water may a) not more than 2% c) more than 2% be added to the batch and additional mixing performed to increase b) not more than 3% d) more than 4% the slump to meet the specified requirement if permitted by the Engineer. The exact 121. How many days do the specimen for CBR soaked? percentage to be used is determine by the _Trial Mix_. 132. 117. The time elapsed from the time water is added to the mix until b) 12 days d) 16 days the concrete is deposited at the site shall not exceed _90_ minutes when concrete is hauled in the truck. Aggregate account for 92 – 95% of the weight of the bituminous mix while asphalts for 5 – 8% of the weight of the mix. 120. shall penetrator test is an indication of the _Consistancy_ of the time The not be less than _50__ seconds nor more than _90_ seconds unless mixer asphalt performance test prove adequate mixing of the concrete in a shorter time period. a) ¼” c) ¾” b) 127. a) 10 days c) 14 days 124. a) 1 day c) 3 days b) 2 days d) 4 days 130. The batches shall be so charged into the drum that a portion of the mixing water shall enter in advance of the cement and aggregate.95% aggregates. of both Each lot shall be divided into _5_ equal segment and one core subgrade and pavement is _______. what will be the amount of additives? 125. The most common method of assessing strength and stiffness 128. The completed pavement shall be accepted on a lot basis. When mixed at the site or a in central mixing plant. A lot ½” d) 1” shall be considered as _500_ linear meter double lane 116. a) FDT c) SPT b) CBR d)Non of the above 129. When concrete is delivered in truck mixers. the mixing131. The flow 9- . _Blue smoke_ is an indication that the asphalt is over heated 122. _Marshall Stability Test_is the most common used method in the design and evaluation of bituminous concrete mixes 123.

gravity of Hydraulic Cement. _Apparent Specific Gravity_ pertains to the relative density of the soil material making up the constituents particle not including the pore space The penetration of concrete joint sealer.08 mm (0. free from water. which is the Answere: Bulk Specific Gravity maximum temperature to which the material may be heated without exceeding the permitted flow. (20*F) lower than the safe heating temperature. The penetration piston of CBR machine should have a uniform Limit penetration at a rate of __1. Hot Poured Elastic Type 148. Ans. Cast in place concrete shall not be post-tensioned until at least145.08 mm penetration shall be__adopted or used__ 140.21 in ) penetration is greater.30 mm/min__ 141. Ans. _Autoclave Machine_ is an equipment used in determination of soundness of Portland Cement 154. _Cement Mixing Test of Asphalt_ indicate the rate at which the mixes. These are widely used to control the characteristics of soil which are to be incorporated in roadway.54 mm (0. Ans. The heated to _175* C(347* F)_ mm ( 1935 cu m ) 10 - . and shall not foam when diameter of penetration piston is ____ . Weight of sandy soil needed for Hydrometer test is _100 grams_ 149.40 mm ( 1. grams_ If the ratio at 5. _Le Chattelier Flask___ is an apparatus used in determination of specificDuring soaking maintain the water level in the mold and the 153. within the particles that is accessible to water.23 155. Shrinkage 152. Asphalt shall be homogeneous. _Extraction Test_ determines the asphalt content in the bituminous 144. Weight of silty or clayey soil needed for Hydrometer test is _50150. shall not exceed_90_ 137.133. occupied by the aggregate in various mixture containing aggregates including Portland Cement concrete. 136. The pour point of concrete joint sealer shall be at least 11*C mixtures that are proportioned or analyzed on an absolute volume basis. The CBR is generally selected at _2. 134. the ratio at 5. 135.0 in )__ above the top of the specimen 142. soaking tank is approximately __25. Liquid and Plastic Limits 151.63 +/. _10_ The lost in weight of rock used in gabions when tested to sodium days and until the compressive strength has reached the strength specified sulfate. Soak the specimen for _96 hours ( 4days )__ 143. soundness loss shall not exceeds__9%__ This is the characteristic generally used for calculation of the volume Gabions dimentions are subject to a tolerance limit of _+/. asphalt emulsion will break when mix with aggregate . 138. If the check test gives a similar result. 49. This is defined as the highest moisture content of which the mass attains its minimum volume but continues to lose weight /mass. the should be _Rerun_ 139. and other 147.0.3%_ 146. bituminous concrete.10 in)_ penetration.

157. This mean porosity or perviousness of the mixture. The undisturbed samples from Shellby Tube shall be at Viscosity Test least______. 158. it shall be heated to free flowingbehalf of DPWH. Ans. 159. Laboratory which measures. piles and measuring settlement under load. more materials. Ans.0 kg a measure to control of consistency. Ans. Ans. _______ determine the soil bearing capacity by loading a steel plate volatilization is determined. __________ is a document signed by the Director of BRS issued to 10-71*C Testing laboratory authorizing them to perform the required test in When the tar is used for seal coats. 168. ________ determines the in-site shear strength of soft to medium clay.. Solubility Test 166. Ans. The temperature of the asphalt cement delivered to the mixer shall be as required to achieve a kinetic viscosity in the range of ______. Ans. 161. Certificate of Accreditation but not to exceed ___________. Testing Laboratory ______ is the viscosity used to grade asphalt cement . 162. Vane Shear Test sample is heated at 163*C for five hours and the loss due to 167.. Film Stripping & Immersion – Compression Test Unconfined and Tri-Axial Compression Test 173. Pile Load Test Ans. Ans.36mm (no 8 sieve) relevant to test is called _____ Ans. Permeability 163.. 150 to 300 cu m/s or 150 to 300 centistokes determine the characteristic or performance materials or products. This is used in classifying liquid asphalt into grades. Test Method The coarse aggregate used in asphalt mix is ____ . 176.156. This is an accelerated test to show the loss of volatiles when the Ans. which is the actual cementing constituent of the asphalt. Ans… Loss on Heating usually 30 inches in diameter. 160. particularly when run at the temperature of intended application Ans… 164. A document which prevents the test results and other information 2. 149*C 172. 18” long This test determines the total bitumen content of a asphaltic _______ determines the pile bearing capacity by loading one or 175. a dense grade ________ is used to determine the settlement characteristic of soil. Ans. examines. Retained by 170. 171. Consolidation Ans. The weight of disturbed samples from hard auger or split spoon shall be 174. Ans. Ans. Plate Bearing Test 165.. This test have been developed to measure the loss of cohesion as a result of water action on the compacted bituminous mixture. _______ is used to determine the soil strength parameter. mix prevent water from entering the base through the surface. Ans. 169. Ans. 11 - . Ans. Standard technical procedure to determine one or more specified 149 F ( 60*C ) characteristic of material product is called___.. It is useful as at least__________ Ans. 1. calibrate or otherwise Ans. Test Report The application temperature of emulsified asphalt range from ____.

Viscosity Test 191. 184.. The concrete shall not be left exposed for more than ____ hour between stages of curing or during the curing period. Ans. Ans. Ans. 0. distillation. The apparatus used to determine the flash point of asphaltic It is defined as its ability to resist sliding along internal surfacematerial is called ____ Ans.9” ( 22. m. 183. What kind of passes the no.. c) 0.2-1. This is an arbitrary measurement of consistency and is the basis of Ans. 10 kgs b) 3 d) 4 180. a) 1-2L/sq. Penetration Test of Asphalt 190..5L/sq.. Quality Test Ans. This is taken every 75 cu m or 130 tons of mix. This is a process tomeasure the consistency of liquid asphaltic materials ½ hour Ans. The bearing blocks of the compression machine should be at 194. Ans. against In asphalting work. there are _______ phase of rolling contamination. mix. The _____ test determines the asphalt content in the bituminous least _____ greater than the diameter of the specimen. A sample not less than ______ kg is taken and place in sample bag that would insure 193. Ans..177. Ans. m. Ans. In a bituminous mix. a) 2 c)1 Ans. there are 3 kinds of aggregate. m. This test classifies the different asphalt into types and the different types bottom bearing block shall be at least _______ thick after any 186. 188. 200 sieve? 12 - .5-2L/sq. with respect to hardening characteristic. The rate of application of bituminous prime coat is ____.. a) asphalt cement c) blown asphalt Plant-mixed bituminous mixtures should be sampled in accordance with b) rock asphalt d) cutback asphalt the Standard Method of Sampling Bituminous Mixture. The curing temperature of a specimen before testing is ______. to determine their fluidity or resistance to flow. The bottom bearing block shall be at least _____ thick when new Ans.2-0. this test is run on the residue after 187..50 mm ) 195.0” ( 22. Shearing Strength of Soil 189. 18*C to 24*C This is one of the most important engineering properties of soil.. a) Grading Ans..0 % c)Extraction b)Bulk Specific Gravity d) Absorption 185.7L/sq. The asphalt samples for ductility and penetration test should be subjected to water bath at a temperature of 25*C for ____. _________ was developed in order to differentiate bituminous materials 0.50 mm ) For liquid asphaltic materials.. The into grade.. 179. m. Cleveland Open Cup within the mass. Another name for asphalt joint filler is_______. 182. b) d) 0. 181. 1.. 3. 11/2 hours classification of all solid and semi-solid asphalt.. Consistency Test resurfacing operations. 178. Thin Film Oven Test 192.

000 units 211. c) No a) Mixing c) Proportioning b) Using mechanical splitter/quartering 207. What is the dimension of concrete cylindrical sample? a) 6” dia. In the absence of concrete beam mold at the project site.5 lb.000 units (3 for absorption test and 3 for strength test ) c) 30% b) 4 pcs. LL and PL test 204. 200.6 kg) in weight with 16 in drop a) 100% b)110% c) 105% What is the specification of mass present passing in sieve 0. 209. 199. 200 ) grading “A” for aggregate base course.000 units c) 8 pcs. 198./20. ( 20./20. The minimum compressive strength for class A concrete is ________. drop b) 8 lb.000 psi. 201.7 MN/sq. _____./20. 197. 202.5 kg) in weight with208. a) Cutback asphalt c) Blown asphalt b) Emulsion d) Asphalt cement The different test for soil classification are: a) compaction and FDT b) Hydrometer test and moisture content c) Grading. a) 6 a) 25% b)35% pcs. c) Mineral Filler d) Admixture 203. a) sieves and chisel c) mortar and 206. (2.5 kg) with 12 in drop c) 10 lb. The minimum percent compaction for embankment is _______. 13 - . a) Slump test c) Abrasion test b) Specific Gravity Liquid asphalt is also called ___________. a) 3. (4. a) 92% c) 95% In laboratory compaction test/moisture density relation test. And 12” high c) 8” dia. are pestle b) Atterberg Device concrete cylindrical molds allowed by the specification to be used in and glass plate sampler for item 311 – PCCP? a) Yes b) may be _________ is a method of laboratory sampling. a) 20-14 c) 0 – 6 a) 80% b) 90% b) 0 – 12 c) 85% The number of specimen samples in testing concrete hollow block is 210.075 mm (No. 205. The CBR value of aggregate base course is not less than ____. (3. The CBR value of aggregate subbase course is not less than ____.a) Coarse b) Fine 196. what is c) 97% the specification of rammer? a) 18 The minimum percent compaction for base of the road is ______. And 14 high b) 4” dia and 8” high The apparatus/equipment used in the liquid limit and plastic limit test is called___ . Is it really necessary to cure concrete specimen? a) Yes c) No b) None of the two The kind of test that determines the consistency of concrete is _____.

m. reinforcing steel bars? a) This method is intended to determine the mass of raw sample a) b) mass of dry aggregate yield and tensile strength of the bar as well as its elongation. A tie bar should be ______ b) Stability Test a) deformed bar b) round bar c) flat bar c) Viscosity 214. 215. ) 212. 225. A dowel bar should be ____________. a) Mechanical analysis of extracted aggregate 213. a) Extraction cement and gasoline a) rapid Curing Cutback b) Spot Test Flash Point 14 - . The method used to determine the grading of aggregate bars c) None of the above extracted from bituminous mixture is ____.5*C b) 100 +/.5*C c)100*C _______ is a solid asphalt which is a basic constituent of all other asphalt called as hot asphalt or penetration grade asphalt. 219. 224. ( 16.m) 2. It is used in calculating the unit weight of the mixture and the degree of b) Asphalt Cement compaction of the asphalt pavement. The test which covers the quantitative determination of bitumen in hotmixed paving mixtures and pavement samples for specification acceptance. c) Rapid Curing Cutback a) Bulk Specific Gravity of compacted bituminous mixtures using saturated surface dry specimen. The percent of bitumen content is computed based on ______. a) deformed bar b) round bar The mortar for masonry shall consist of ________.400 psi. The drying temperature of sample is ________ a) 110 +/. 226. m. ________ is a kind of liquid asphalt which is a mixture of asphalt a) Ruler b) Vernier Califer c) Steel Tape cement and kerosene. a) one part Portland Cement and 2 parts of sand b) one part Portland Cement and 3 parts of sand c) one part Portland Cement and 4 parts of sand 222. a) Asphalt Cement b) Emulsified Asphalt c) Cutback Asphalt 216. The apparatus used to measure the thickness or height of compacted bituminous paving mixture. a) Diesel oil b) Gasoline c) Water What is the significance of determination of the tensile properties of 220. ( 37. and is used to c)mass of asphalt classify the bars into grade b) This method is intended to evaluate the ductile properties of the reinforcing 221. control and research. c) flat bar 223.7 MN/sq. a) Medium Curing Cutback 217.000 psi. b) The solvent used in extraction of bitumen is _____. ________ is a kind of liquid asphalt which is a mixture of asphalt b) Dry unit weight of compacted bituminous mixtures cement and oil. a) Slow Curing Cutback c) Mass of specimen in water b) Emulsified Asphalt c) Blown Asphalt 218. ) c) 5. ________ is a kind of liquid asphalt which is a mixture of asphalt service evaluation.7 MN/sq.

Consistency test for asphalt is called___________. It Asphalt a) Softening Point b)Boiling Point c)Fire Point Joint filler in concrete pavement is a __________. An apparatus used to determine the specific gravity of asphalt is called ______. The sampling requirement of asphalt is _____ . a) Stability Point b)Flexibility c)Tensile It determines whether asphalt is over heated or not during the 241. a) Distillation It is a kind of liquid asphalt which is a mixture of asphalt cement and Extraction b) c)Float Test water with emulsified with pungent odor. 237. a) Emulsified Asphalt b) Asphalt Cement c) Rapid Curing is a period wherein the asphalt begins to melt. a) Ductility b) Sand c) Durability c)Tensile 240. b) A dark brown to black cementitious materials whose consistency range Viscosity a) s b) Slump test c) from solid to semi-solid and whose main constituent is called bitumen whichin ting Loss is either found in nature or as a residue in petroleum refining.b) Blown Asphalt c) Joint Filler 227. asphalt a) 1 sample for every 200 drums or 40 metric tons b) 1 sample for every 100 drums A device used to measure the relative hardness of asphalt is __________. resist deformation or displacement due to impose load or repeated a) Fire Point b) Flash Point c) Center loading. 232. traffic c) Extraction Test and changing climate a) Durability b) Flexibility c)Ductility 233. a) Metal Pycnometer b) Glass Pycnometer c) any bottle 228. 234. A process of volatilization test which measures the relative proportion of asphalt to oil. ____________ is a property of bituminous mixes in pavement to It is a point where the volatile components of asphalt will evaporate. a) Bituminous Blended Aggregate A property of asphalt cement to stretch without breaking is b) Concrete Aggregate called________. a) Spot Test b) Boil Test resist disintegration or deterioration due to the action of water. 229. 15 - . sample for every shipment c) 1 a) Penetrometer b) Spectometer c) Vicat Apparatus 239. 231. Asphalt is defined as _________. 230. c) None of the above 236. process of ____________ is a property of bituminous mixes in pavement to manufacture. a) A petroleum product 235. a) Blown Asphalt b) Hot asphalt c) Liquid 238. The component of bituminous mixes which range from 92 to 96% is called __________.

durable. ________. m. base a) Type and grade of asphalt.5-3. The objective of designing the asphalt mixture is determination of The application of liquid asphaltic material on a prepared untreated ______.9-1.5 li/sq.2-0.0 li/sq. b) Tack Coating c) Prime Coating a) at least 107*C b) at least 120*C c) at least 150*C 245.7 li/sq. m The percent index retention is computed in the formula ___________. quality of asphalt. The rate of application of prime coating using cutback asphalt is Hardness ______. 249. The placing temperature for bituminous mixture measured in the surface moisture is called ____ a) Seal Coating truck prior to dumping is ______.0li/sq. m. m c) 8-9 li/sq. b) Seal Coating b) To produce a desirable characteristic of pavement which are c) Tack Coating stable. 246. a) 1. C) All of the above The application of liquid asphaltic material to an existing surface is ____ . a) 0. 16 - . requirement is ________________. m c) 2 li/sq. The percent asphalt content in hot laid bituminous mixture range b) Seal Coating from ______ a) 5-8% b) 4-6% c) 5-10% The application of asphaltic material and aggregate to an existing surface for the purpose of sealing it against the infiltration of water or 257. m b) 0. fine and mineral filler.m b) 0. b) 1 sample for every 150 cu. m 243. asphalt mies with high degree of uniformity that will satisfy job a) 1 sample for every 75 cu. a) 1-2 liters/sq. a) Prime proportion of coarse.0-3. m b) Dry Stability/Wet Stability x 100 b) 2. m c) 1-2 li/sq . c) Quantity of aggregates and asphalt content a) 0. a) Tack Coating c) Prime Coating 256.1-0. These are the factor affecting the workability of bituminous mixes a) Gradation of aggregate. ____________ is a property of bituminous mixes in pavement adjust itself to settlement a) Flexibility b) Rigidity 250. m a) 4 days b) 4 hours c) 2 days b) 10-11 li/sq. is _____.242. m c) 2-3 liters/sq. m.5-1 liter/ sq. The dry molded asphalt sample in the immersion compression 252. 248. if used and asphalt Coating content.8 li/sq. and temperature of mix 251. The rate of application of seal coat using cutback asphalt is a) Wet Stability/Dry Stability x 100 ________. 247. a) Job mix formula b) Quality control formula c) Assurance c) 1 sample per delivery per day 255. flexible and skid resistance. is The rate of application of seal coat using asphalt cement is test submerged in water for ____. The rate of application of tack coating using liquid or emulsified b) Surface texture and temperature mix asphalt is __________. 244. The primary quality control mechanism for the production of The sampling requirement of bituminous mixes is _____. 253.m c) Wet Stability – Dry Stability/Dry Stability x 100 254.

a) approximately quarter points ________________. 261.258. The second phase of rolling the spread bituminous mixture is called 266. gradually progressing the crown of Cement Type II the road b) the center and proceeding longitudinally toward the side of the road 269. rolling in order to have a good finish pavement with a temperature of 160*F. This rolling is carried out by the use of ______. c) not less than 85% of the density of the laboratory compacted specimen sulfate soundness test. 260. What is the color of asphalt when it is overcook? a) 12 mass percent b) 15 mass percent 10 mass a) yellowish brown b) black c)gray percent _____________ determines the thickness and density of compacted asphalt mass percent of wear of coarse aggregates for item 311 271. The wearing away of the pavement surface caused by the breakdown rolling which is the one responsible to attain the maximum dislodging of aggregate particle is called ______________. 265. the weighted loss shall not exceed width ___________ a) 10 mass percent b) 5 mass percent c) 3 mass What is the minimum degree of compaction of asphalt pavement? percent a) not lee than 97% of the density of the laboratory compacted specimen b) not less than 100% of the density of the laboratory compacted specimenIf the coarse aggregate are subjected to five cycles of sodium 270. density. a) alligator cracking b) reflection cracking c) bleeding a) True b) False c) Maybe 268. 263. infrastructure project as indicated in the Blue Book. The pavement. a) b) three points Absolute Volume Method b) Area Method c) American Method c) two points Too much asphalt content in the bituminous mixes causes ____________ . 17 - . The design of concrete mix specified by the blue book is based on 272. If the fine aggregates are subjected to five cycles of sodium c) any part of the road provided each strip overlapping on half the roller sulfate soundness test. __________ is the type of cement to be used in the DPWH The proper way of rolling should begin at _____________________. a) Core test when tested by AASHTO 96 is not greater than ____________. 262. a) bleeding b) potholes c) cracks 264. Interconnected cracks forming a series of small blocks resembling The significance of final rolling is to remove the roller marks to previous an alligator’s skin or chicken wire is called ____________. 259. b) FDT c) X-ray a) 40% b) 45% c) 50% The cored sample of asphalt pavement is measured at ______________. a) the sides and proceeds longitudinally towards the roads center. the weighted loss shall not exceed____________. a) raveling b) alligator crack c) rutting a) pneumatic roller b) steel roller c) sheepfoot roller 267. eacha) Portland Cement Type I b) Pozzolan Cement strip Portland overlapping on half the roller width.

c) Gillmore a) 3. The dimension of beam sample for paving concrete is ___________. a) Ottawa Sand b) Beach Sand c) River Sand 290. The critical number of days of curing concrete is ____________. a) 30 min. b) 24 hrs. and 6” tall c) 6” dia. 200 tested by third point loading method is ____________. and 8” tall cement is called __________. a) 10 hrs. c) 36 hrs. a) first seven days b) first 10 days c) 28 days The final setting time of Portland cement Type I is _____________. a) 19. 277. m c) 24 MN/sq. concrete paste a) 4.3 MN/sq. a) 6” x 6” x 21” b) 6” x 6” x 24” c) 4” x 4” The initial setting time of Portland cement is not less than x218” _________________. 281. cement in the laboratory is _________. 279. The prescribed forms to be used in concrete paving is called ____________ a) crumble b) shiny c) changes color a) steel forms b) wooden c) combination of steel and wood 287. A mixture of cement and water is called ____________. 278.273.8 Mpa c) 4. and 12” tall b) The standard sand used in testing the mortar strength of Portland 6” dia. m a) jack hammer b) vibrator c) drilling machine 286. days is not less than _________. The standard dimension of concrete cylindrical sample is ___________.0 Mpa 283.5 Mpa b) 3. 282. 280. The minimum flexural strength requirement of beam sample when a) cement paste b) mortar paste c) tested by midpoint method is ____________.5 Mpa c) 5.5 Mpa b) 3. The apparatus used to determine the initial and final setting of ____________ are additives used in mixing concrete. The minimum flexural strength requirement of beam sample when b) Sieve No. 274. a) sodium chloride b) admixtures c) curing agent a) Gillmore needles b) Bailey needle c) Vicat apparatus ____________ determines the consistency of concrete. 289. 288. m Equipment used in the consolidation of fresh concrete. How many number of blows are required per layer? The apparatus used in determining the fineness of Portland cement a) 63 blows by b) 75 blows c) 50 blows air permeability is __________ . c) 90 min. 275. There are two layers in performing sampling of beam samples.______________. a) Blaine Air Permeability Apparatus 18 - . a) Slump Test b) consolidation test c) viscosity The compressive strength of cement mortar sample in seven 285.0 Mpa 284. a) 6” dia. 276. b) 60 min. b) 20 MN/sq. What is the appearance of the molded cement paste which fails to meet the autoclave expansion.

000 bags or fraction thereof 304. Formula Certificate 293. There is – Q of cement required for every ____________________.500303. grading is perform _______________. c) none a) 4. a) True b) False c) optional 295. what is the minimum core samples 292. The minimum test requirement calls for 1 – G.000 cu. a) True b) a) Minimum number of work False c)optional b) Minimum Testing Requirement c) Work Schedule 302.000 kg or fraction thereof not more than 25 pipes cast in the field. of There is 1 – Q cement required for every _________________. In item 311 and 405. ) a) Five a) design of concrete mix b) Boyle’s Formula c) Bernouli’s holes per km per lane b) One hole per 500m c) P. b) 10. poured per day? a) 1 – sample for every 100 cans or fraction thereof a) 19 - .291. C a) for every 75 cu. How ( 1 ) set one b) two ( 2 ) sets c) many blows are required per layer? three ( 3 ) sets a) 25 blows b) 30 blows c ) 35 blows 299. The formula which determines the proportion of the mix which can meet required before payment is effected? (Assuming that the thickness is the desired strength requirement of concrete is called____________. C c) 6 – G. m. C for every 1. 25 pipes cast in the field and 1 – inspection report for each size for a) 20. a) Quality Control Program thickness determination of its completed pavement? b) Program of Work a) Five holes per km per lane b) P. Embankment materials delivered at the job site was about 12. It is prescribed in each project based on estimated quantities and 301. m. What is the alternative requirement? a) 1 – set consisting of 3 concrete cylinder samples for not more than 297.000 bags or fraction thereof b) 2. P.000 kg or fraction thereof c) Mill Certificate 298. For pipe culverts and storm drains. P. In approved________.E. P. aggregate subbase course. A qulity test is one of the minimum requirement for item 200 – specifies the kind and number of test for each item of work. what is the minimum requirement for 300. 296. b) for every 300 cu.000 bags for every 50 pipes. There is no CBR test for item 300 – aggregate surface course. How many set of beam samples taken for every 75 cu. P.m. C b) 8 – G. There are three layers in performing sampling of concrete cylinder.E. m. Certificate c) Work Schedule One hole c) 294. a) 10 – G. the minimum test is 1 – Pipe c) 10. m. of concrete The minimum test requirement for paint is ______________. 23 cm. In a completed pavement. The minimum testing requirement for every project is indicated in a duly a Barangay road.000 kg or fraction thereof b) inspection report is enough c)115. cu. 305.

a) 60 c) 50 319. a) 7 days after pouring b) 21 days after pouring 316. 308. Generally speaking. 312. degree of compaction required for aggregate subbase should be at least fine sand a) c) very coarse sand _______________________. it will b) wet d) at maximum moisture content require more ________________ a) water c) water and fine aggregates For a road base course the most preferable material is one with CBRb) fine aggregates of d) neither a and b ____________. 310. 20 - . If angular coarse aggregate is used in a concrete mix. If concrete is continuously moist cured. Certificate b) 1 – Quality Test c)a) strength c) consistency Inspection Report b) unit weight d) durability Based on the maximum dry density obtained by laboratory test. 311. the embankment materials should at the time b) they are the same of rolling be ______. The fineness modulus is highest of _________________. The quality of paying concrete is usually measured by its c) 14 days after pouring d) 28 days after pouring _____________. a) Class A1 c) Class C1 317. a) True c) False For efficient compaction. it will gain strength beyond 180 days. a) dry c) at optimum moisture content 318. a) 95% b) very fine sand d) coarse sand c) 100% b) 98% d) none of the above 315. Per our present Specification for Highways and Bridges including a) True c) it depends on curing temperature amendments. the 314. it is mandatory to open PCCP to traffic not later than b) False ___________. a) fair subgrade spoil b) stable soil c) unstable soil d) good subgrade soil The minimum test requirement for water used in concrete for a questionable source is ______. 309. 313. a) The slump test on concrete is a measure ______________ P. d) 80 a) during the first few days or week b) after 3 days c) after one week d) before 28 days 307. b) 30 The most favorable period for curing concrete is ______________. the concrete used is b) tensile d) bond strength _____________. a) compressive c) flexural In casting reinforced concrete railings.E. Peat and muck are ______________.b) 1 – sample for every 50 cans or fraction thereof c) Mill Certificate 306. batching of concrete aggregates by volume b) Class A2 d) any of the preceding classes is preferable than weight.

c) 0. a) 4 c) 6 Lower water content ratio in concrete mixes improves ________________. a) 0.150 tons/cu. Which plasticity index would you prefer for the base course of In casting of reinforced concrete pile. Which of the following dead load is equivalent for loose sand. 335. b) between 20 and 50 d) more than 100% a) excellent c) fair b) good d) poor 326. Rate of application for curing compound is _______________. 4 sieve is bigger than the opening of a ¼ sieve. The standard compaction test on predominantly fine grained soils is performed on soil fraction passing sieve no. 324. c) both of the preceding 327. how many cores /km/lane is 336. a) 30% c) 45% b) 40% d) 50% 331. a) true b) false c) it depends on void ratio 328. m. 333.10 li/sq. tons/cu. the concrete used is ____________. Soil is fully saturated at optimum moisture content. b) 5 d) 7 a) strength c) water tightness b) durability d) all of the preceding 329.30 li/sq. b) 0. m.320. ___________. a) plasticity index b) group index b) 1. d) 0. What is the correct proportion for concrete masonry work? a) 1: 2 c) 1: 4 When concrete must be placed in a sloping surface. The natural water content of highly organic soil is __________.603 tons/cu. m. PCCP? a) less than 6 a) A1 c) C1 c) 10 to 12 b) b) D d) C2 6 to 9 d) more than 12 325. Water content of soil is generally base on ____________.922 tons/cu. earth and gravel fill? 334. During coring of completed pavement. a) 6 c)10 b) 40 d) 4 b) 8 d) 12 332. 322.20 li/sq. placing should start 3 b) 1: d) 1 : 5 at the __________. 323. m. The opening of No. 321. m. d) 2. The plasticity index of aggregate base course should be not greater a) 200 than c) 16 ___________.2.403 a) The empirical number used in design is ____________.15 li/sq. a) bottom c) can be top or bottom b) top 330. A soil which is classified A-7 by the highway research board a) less than 20 c) between 50 and 100 method will have a subgrade rating of __________. m. a) true b) The maximum percent abrasion loss allowed for concrete coarse false c) they are the same aggregate is __________. m. required as per specification? a) total weight of soil c) weight of solids b) total volume of soil d) unit weight test 21 - . m. c) 1.

c) soil with natural water content exceeding 100% b) 335 sq. 343. a) Specification require 1 quality test every ___________ of asphalt granular c) plastic mix. The viscosity of the asphalt during mixing and lay down is b) 5 to 10 d) 16 to 20 ____________. a) thermoplastic c) brittle The best soil for a road subgrade would behave a group index of b) hyrophobic d) none of the above ___________ a) less than 3 c) 11 to 15 349.337. a) 40 ton b) fine. d) 400 sq. m. The density to which a soil can be compacted is related to 346. a) liquid limit b) plastic limit 350. a) viscosity at 135*C c) viscosity at 60*C b) The highest moisture content in the plastic state of fine grained soil viscosity at 125*C is d) viscosity at 163*C the ___________. they became harder as temperature b) sieve test d) any of the preceding test decreases and softer as their temperature increases. a) liquid limit granular c) sieve analysis test ____________. 339. m. All asphalt are _______. 344. 22 - . Fine aggregate used in asphalt mix is the one ________________. 340. a) b) plasticity index exceeding 55 500 sq. a) field density test c) compaction test a) at optimum amount c) more than 100&% b) liquid limit test d) unit weight test b) 100% d) none of the peceeding The particle size distribution of soil is determined by __________________. m. a) test to determine pay volume b) 335 sq. a) 500 sq. Control slip shall have an area of approximately ____________. The trial section for compaction for each type of fill materials and Which of the following is characterizes unsuitable materials? type of equipment to be used in the work should have an area a) soil with liquid limit exceeding 80 of__________. c) 600 sq. m. a) hydrometer test c) dilantacy test 348. d) all of the above 351. b) test to determine strength characteristic c) test to determine volume change 352.345. m. c) 600 sq. d) test to determine maximum density a) passing the no.grained d) clayey c) 50 tons b) 130 tons d) 150 tons The particle size distribution of sandy gravel is determined by ________. Shringkage factor test is _______________. 341. d) 400 sq. 342. m. m. 8 sieve 338. Optimum water content of soil is determined by ______________. Soil is fully saturated if the water content is ______________. m. a) compactive effort b) plastic limit test d) any of the preceding test c) both a and b b) water content d) neither a or b Which of the following are most suitable for construction of highway embankments? 347.

0 to 4.0 mm. Quality Control is the sole responsibility of ___________. 30 sieve c) passing the no.5 mass % d) 0.3 to 3.2 to 0.5 mm. The Spot Test on asphalt is used to determine what? a) cleanliness c) safe working What percent of hydrated lime shall be added to the mixture during temperature b)overheating during mixing operation of asphalt mix? manufacture d) viscosity of the mix a) 0.2 mass % b) 1. d) 3.0 mm. b) 3. Bituminous Concrete Surface Course? a) make a trial section c) make trial mix 364.75 to 1.0 mass % c) 0. The corrugation produce by brooming is _____________.5 mm. a) 60% b) 55% c) 50% d) 70% 354. Under what climate conditions do we use higher penetration grade asphalt cement? a) hot climate As Materials Engineer. 23 - . Wet stability = 1.b) passing the no. 356.7 mass % 363. Initial rolling of bituminous mixes shall be performed with a ______ b) flexural strength test roller.2 to 4. 359.0 mm 362. a) 1. What is the basis for rejection or acceptance of any construction b) establish control strips d) none of the above materials? a) Certificate of Billing c) Statement of work accomplished b) Quality of factor – produced reinforced concrete pipes may be best Materials Test Report d) none of the abcve established through what? a) compressive strength test 365. a) specific gravity c) durability b) viscosity d) solubility 360. sample are as follow: Dry stability + 2.000 Kpa.000 Kpa.5 mm. what is the % of asphalt by a) weight 366. 200 sieve d) returned the no. c) 3. 358.5 to 1. what would you recommend in order to check the climate c) cold b) suitability and efficiency of the equipment to used prior to subbase rainy weather d) none of the above construction for item 310. the lower the penetration.8 mm. The higher the ________.aggregate and by b) weight of mix? Given the following data: of What is the resulting Index of Retained Strength? Weight of dry aggregates (after extraction) = 950 grams: Weight of 361.8 mm. As Materials Engineer.0 to 1. c) before first partial payment a) 3. b) 2. a) the DPWH project personnel b) the government’s Materials Engineer c) the Contractor 355.2 to 4. d) 1. when is the right time to start sampling and testing of materials to be incorporated into the work? a) before final payment b) before start of work items The required thickness of the thermoplastic paint in PCCP is __________. In DPWH Contract Projects. 357. 8 sieve 353. c) 2. a) vibrator c) c) core test sheepfoot d) crushing strength test b) pneumatic d) none of the above Result of Immersion – Compression test conducted on a bituminous mixIn abituminous mix sample.

In asphalt pavement construction. What establish the exact percent of aggregates and asphalt content5 kph in a d) 6 kph bituminous mix _______.500 pcs. What shall be checked after final rolling? b) job order d) extraction formula a) degree of compaction b) optimum asphalt content c) quantity of aggregates 374. a) design mix c) job mix formula 381.32% c) 6. a) 6.smooth wheeled 372.0% c) 6.50% 367. 368.Mix = 1010. how is the surface level of the What grade of asphalt has a penetration grade of 0 – 30? completed pavement check? a) by T – core test b) by a) emulsified asphalt c) blown asphalt density test c) by the use of 3 meter straight edge b) asphalt cement d) none of the above 376. A. In asphalt pavement construction. 370. of pavement is of great significance in the resulting pavement? reinforced concrete pipes? a) 14 sets of 3 c) 75 sets of 3 a) compaction c) grading of aggregates b) 140 sets of 3 d) none of the above b) density d) temperature b)5. what kind of roller is required to be used for the final b) tar d) none of the above compaction and smoothing? a) pneumatic roller b) sheepfoot roller c) tandem.94% 375. how many b) Contractor pipes will be required to be subjected to the Crushing Strength test? c) Contractor’s Materials Engineer a) 75 pcs.0% 371. a) 5. What greatly influence the serviceability of an asphalt pavement? a) quality of aggregates and climate 24 - . 369. How do you reduce the viscosity of Medium – Curing Cutback Asphalt? roller By mixing it with _______. What primarily influence the grade of asphalt to be selected? Problems regarding quality of construction materials shall be reported penetration a) c) climate directly by the Contractor’s Materials Engineer to the ____________. b) penetration grade and quantity of asphalt d) none of the above c) density and compaction of completed pavement d) 5. c) 100 pcs 378.50% b) 6. Who will approve the Job Mix Formula? a) DPWH Project/Materials Engineer If the RC pipes in the forgoing problem is not cast in the field. b) class of aggregate d) temperature a) DPWH Materials Engineer c) Contractor’s Project Engineer b) Contractor d) none of the above 377. there are three phases of a) rock asphalt c) emulsion rolling. What is the bitumen obtained from the distillation coal or wood? 379. b) 70 pcs. What control during the mixing and compaction of the bituminous How many concrete cylinder samples are required for 3. What is the maximum speed of the roller in compaction of asphalt b) diesel d) emulsion pavement? a) 4 kph c) 8 kph b) 373. a) gasoline c) kerosene 380.32% B.

The Optimum Asphalt Content obtained in Marshall Stability Test is the average asphalt content of the Maximum Stability... a) penetrometer b) viscometer c) 3 to 5% c) thermometer 393. The surface of riprap shall not vary from the theoretical surface What test determines the safe working temperature of the asphalt? by more than _________ mm. 8 sieve ) Steel bars for the concrete reinforcement are tested for their __________ Mortar that is not used within ______ minutes after the water has 397. ay any point. and shall dry sufficiently to be free it from cracking from a) viscometer b) Tag open cup c) penetrometer ___________. In hot or dry weather. a) tensile and bending b) compressive been added shall be discarded.. and _________________.. 386. 387. a) Ductility test b) Flash Point Test c) Stability Test Ans. Ans. Ans. Ans. Maximum projection of rock faces beyond the pitch lines shall not a) third point loading method be more than _____. Traffic paint shall be applied to the pavement at the rate of 0. Fine aggregates of masonry shall all passes the ________ mm. Maximum Bulk 394. When is the completed asphalt pavement opened to traffic? 391. 50 mm. c) crushing Ans. For 250 gallons of Reflectorized Traffic Paint. Specific This is the only class of riprap that may consist of round natural Gravity.33 How is the consistency of liquid asphalt determined? li/sq. 90 minutes 389. 100 mm. range a) 2 to 3% b) 1 to 4% ___________. how many samples a) when the asphalt has cooled to atmospheric temperature are required to be submitted for Quality Testing? b) when the asphalt has cooled to +/. a) Asphalt Mixes b) emulsions c) asphalt cement sieve. m. moisture and absorption in completion. a lot of 120. Class A Riprap c) 5% mineral content 395. a) 4% Air Voids b) 2 mm flow stones. The bituminous mix should have a mass % of air voids within the The apparatus used in determining the consistency of asphalt cement is of __________. properties. 385. 150to 30 mins. _________________ are usually tested for extraction.10*C of the spreading temperature 3 samples a) b) 2 samples c) 4 samples c) when asphalt is still hot 392. How many units shall be tested for strength.. 2.000 CHB Ans. b) center point loading method c) three edge bearing method 399. What method is used in determining the strength of concrete pipes? 398. 384.. the masonry shall be satisfactory protected from the sun and shall be kept wet for a period at least _________ 390. Ans. 383. 388.36 mm (No. 396. 18 units Three ( 3 ) days 25 - . after Ans.382.

. 404.1. become yellow when a thin section is exposed to sunlight.. lead free ground or powdered coal. with the object of obtaining a bituminous mix The reflectors shall have the minimum specific intensity value expresseda controlled void content and high stability is called. +/. Non volatile material 412. Ans. 403. shall not be subject to a requirement for compaction.5 mm 26 - . Ans. Two ( 2 ) parts 418. Bituminous application Ans. Fly Ash glass with not less than 90% reasonably spherical and free from flows. For pavement markings. 42 – 45 % pigment . or seal the surface or both. The pads shall be highly resilient and durable rubber reinforced withAns.6 to – 0 thickness .. 9. The composition of yellow paint shall be _______ pigment and ______ vehicle.. The application of sprayed bituminous coatings not involving the When raised profile type reflector are specified the approved _______ use of aggregate is called_____. Five ( 5 ) years 415. optically clear. as ______ of illumination. pavement is called______. temperature of not more than ______ and spread and compacted at Ans. 23% pigment and 77% vehicle 411.3mm. 401. in depth Ans. Candle power per foot candle 416. Strip of the joint filler that do not conform to the specified dimension within the permissible variation of ______ mm. Ballotini for reflective road paint 413. The bituminous material used to fill and seal cracks in existing The reflector shall support a vertical load of _____ when tested. 13 mm. A light application of bituminous material for the express purpose of laying and bonding loose dust. Ans. epoxy adhesive shall be used . Dust Binder canvas and shall have a design life of at least ____________. +/. Ans. of Ans. 10 KN 417. 409. 405. thickness The __________ material shall be of such quality that it will not darken or ________ in depth shall be reflected. Dense – graded aggregate Ans. Expansion joint filler having a nominal thickness of less than Ans.. A mixture of bituminous material and mineral aggregate usually Expansion joint filler having a nominal thickness of less than ________ prepared in a conventional hot – mix plant or drum mixer at a mm. Fog Seal maximum base area of 180 mm x 140 mm. 408. The aggregate that is graded from the maximum size. Ans. shall not be subject to a requirement for water absorption.. 407. with Ans.400. ___________ is a reflector which shall be the short base type having aAns. 53 – 55% vehicle ________ mm. Crack filler Ans.. A light spray application of asphalt to an existing pavement as a seal to inhibit raveling. These are finely divided residue that result from the combustion ___________ consist of beads of good quality. down to and including filler. 402. Ans. the composition of white paint shall be _______ pigment and ______% of vehicle 410. 406. Ans. Ans. Flash surface reflective stud 414.

Ans. 10 mm. 70% 421. Ans. Slurry Seal 428. What kind of water shall be used in laboratory test especially if it applied to the soil or to a straw or hay mulch as a tie down. The thermoplastic material shall have a maximum percent residue of _____ after heating at 8 +/. 2 rotation per seconds the job site at a temperature above _______. Penetration Macadam Ans. Ans. ___________ is a spray application of bituminous material used to temporarily stabilize a recently seeded area. deals with chemical? Ans. seal the surface and to function as a light – wearing course. 102. 1. Ans.0. or surface of ______. 0. spread on the job site and Ans. Sand Seal 432. 260*F (127*C)/200*F (93*C) 426. Ans. __________ is an application of low viscosity bituminous material to an Maintenance Mix absorptive surface designed to penetrate.5+/-9. The glass beads shall have a minimum refractive index of ______ . Bituminous Aggregate Mixtures 435. Treatment and Seals 431. 420. __________ is a pavement construction using essentially one-size construction. The glass beads used in traffic paint shall have a minimum of ______ % true spheres. fine aggregate. The softening point of thermoplastic paint should be _______. 27 - . How many rotation per second will the crank of a liquid limit device be rotated? Ans.2*C 423. A uniform application of a mixture of emulsified asphalt. Liquid limit brass cup with a sample is raised and allowed to drop 425.5*C 424. ____________ is a bituminous aggregate application to any type 430. The bituminous material can be 433. Ans. _____________ is an application of bituminous material applied for an existing. ___________ is a bituminous-sand application to an existing pavement to 28% Ans. Mulch treatment 434.50 422. Ans. and water to an existing pavement . and stabilize this existing surface and to promote adhesion between it and the new super-impose 427. single or multiple application may be used. depression and distress area in existing pavement. between old and new surfacing. bond. of road or The white thermoplastic material shall not exceed a yellowish pavement surface for the purpose of providing a wearing course. Prime aggregate which penetrated in place by an application of high Coat viscosity bituminous material followed by an application of smaller size course aggregate and thoroughly rolled. compacted. Ans. relatively non-absorbent surface to provide a thorough bond 429. Ans. 419.5 hours at 218 +/. Ans.__________ is a combination of bituminous material and mineral aggregate applied at ambient temperature for use in patching holes. Tack Coat Ans. ___________ is a combination of bituminous material and aggregate that is on the base through a height of what? sharply physically mixed by mechanical means. index Ans. mineral filler.12 seal or both. Distilled Water Ans.

m. % degree of compaction = (dry density/Max. As percent asphalt increases in Marshall stability test.5 mm.15/2. Asphalt construction. Any clean. the % Air requirement.6 mm.85%? b) minimize future settlement Ans. texture b) angular and smooth surface d) angular and rough texture The Immersion – Compression test is prepared to determine_________.85/100)] / 2. Soil properties can be improved by ____________. You can classify a soil sample in accordance to AASHTO through b) solubility d) flexibility _________. a) Grain size analysis c) both a and b b) Atterberg The use of sea water in reinforced concrete is not allowed due to limit d) none of the above ____________.7 mm ) b) 175*F ( 65*C ) d) 195*F ( 76*C ) 439.335/(1+8. ½” ( 12. free. a) no effect 440. 442. If of 2. uncemented and passing # 10 and c) induce corrosion of R.34% 445. The aggregate component contribute to shear strength and stability of bituminous mixture . as Materials Engineer what would you do? voids____________. The desirable shape and surface What is the test criteria for RCPC test with three ( 3 ) Edge Bearing Test? texture of aggregate is _________.250 x 100 d) all of the above = ( 2. 444. 28 - . you noticed that the materials delivered at the project site are different from the one tested and passed the 447.436. and wet density of soil from hole is equivalent to 2. 441. What is the degree of compaction of soil having a maximum dry density the soil is properly compacted at MDD it will __________. 443.3 mm. a) round and smooth surface c) round and rough b) 0. and average moisture content of 8. dry. d) 0. a) 0. m.250 ) x 100 = 9.335 increase stability/strength a) kg/cu. What is the standard diameter of an orifice in FDT sand cone? a) 165*F ( 60*C ) c) 185*F ( 71*C ) Ans. Which contractor are required by DPWH to own the minimum a) Adequate compaction c) Maximizing water content material testing equipment for pre-qualification purposes? b) Additional binder d) Stabilization a) small c) large b) medium d) all of the above As construction progresses. a) increases c) remains a) Authorize the use of the materials constant b) b) Conduct immediate retesting of the materials for verification purposes decreases d) a or b c) Reject materials d) Replace the materials 448.250 kg/cu. dry density ) x 100 c) decrease permeability = [2.4 mm.S. c) 0.B retained # 200 sieve d) b and c 437. What is the required size of calibrated sand used for FDT ? b) cause of reduction in ultimate strength of concrete Ans. compaction must be completed before the mixture cools to _______. a) ductility c) stability 449. 446.145. 438.flowing.

The purpose of trial section is to check ___________________. 6 sieve b) already doubt as to its quality should be _____________. a) 4 to 6 c) 6 to 10 464. Who should take samples of materials and bring them to the laboratory In what item of work emulsified asphalt and cut back asphalt 458. so that the required inspection may be made. The contractor shall give the Engineer at least _______ days notice b) 6 to 8 d) 3 to 5 prior to the beginning of work at the mill or shop where the metal structure has been manufactured or fabricated. a) Sand cone c) Nuclear density meter b) Rubber balloon d) all of the above 462. a sample of 5. a) wet c) d) +/. 3/8 sieve Cement which has been in storage for so long period that there is c) passing No.450. a) the suitability of materials In abrasion test. athe efficiency of the equipment b) 2.000 grams sample was retained in no. +/c) The surface condition of tack coat before the next course should 5 mm.10 mm.000 grams was subjected to abrasion. What is the average compressive strength of the load bearing concrete hollow blocks? a) 1. 29 - . b) +/. 453.200 psi 455. Thickness tolerance in the construction of sub. passing No. 463. 452. for acceptance purposes? used? a) Tack Coat a) DPWH Materials Engineer c) Contractor’s Project Engineerc) Seal Coat b) b) Contractor’s Materials Engineer d) DPWH Project Engineer Prime Coat d) Bituminous Surface Course HotLaid How do you determine the diameter of RSB? a) by Vernier Caliper b) by unit weight 459. 451. 456. the volume of hole is determined by what? a) Sand to fill hole over unit weight of dry sand Different brand of cement should not be allowed because _____________.20 mm.000 psi c) 600 psi b) 800 psi d) 1. a) +/.base course is ____________. what isc) the construction method proposed to be used the abrasion loss? a) 50 d) all of the above c) 60 b) 40 d) 30 461. 454. What is the boundary between Coarse and Fine aggregates used in concreting. a) passing No. 8 sieve a) retested prior to use c) authorized to use b) not to used 460. PH value of water used in concrete is ___________. be applied is _______. 4 sieve d) passing No. b) Total material taken from hole over volume of hole a) different in texture c) varies in strength c) Wet unit weight over 1 + MC/100 b) different in color when dried d) Dry unit weight over MDD x 100 An apparatus used for field density test is called ___________. dry b) sticky d) plastic 457.15 mm. 12 sieve after washing. In FDT.

4 d) 24.4 strength for 28 days a) 22. 468. What is the required size of calibrated sand used for FDT? a) Dynamic Cone Penetrator a) passing sieve No.5 (7) c) six ( 6 ) 3 23. Vibrator shall not be operated longer than ______ seconds in any The use of Fly Ash concrete mix as mineral admixture in PCCP and as one location. 200 c) Three ( 3 ) Meter Straight Edge c) passing sieve No.84 d) 21.08 9 23.433 b) 23. c) Benkelman Beam a) one ( 1 ) c) three ( 3 ) d) Merlin Road Roughness Measuring Device b) two ( 2 ) d) four ( 4 ) 471.43 c) 23. 20 retained No. 30 - .45 b) a) 23. 10 retained No.4 congestion. and to help in the design d) one and a half ( 1 ½ ) rotations per second of road strengthening measure and road capacity improvement 474. How many rotation per second will the crank of a liquid limit b) 20 d)10 device be rotated? a) three ( 3 ) rotations per second This is an instrument used to measure pavement deflections resulting two and a half (2 ½ ) rotations per second b) from vehicle wheel loading.a) 14 b) 17 465. 467.4 c) 23. The request for recoring shall be made by the contractor within _________ a) Dynamic Cone Penetrometer weeks after the official result of the coring test has been released if the b) Falling Weight Deflectometer structure failed to meet strength requirement. a) seven 2 23. 30 retained No.3 days can be considered for acceptance provided the strength of the samples 7 23.6 5 23. 200 d) Benkelman Beam d) None of the above c) 21 d) 15 470. b) 15 d) 25 a) 15 c) 25 473. Position Actual to 7 days for concrete pavement for national roads and _____ days for major Measurement interchanges and busy intersection thus minimizing occurrence of road 1 23. This an equipment which is used to measure differential deflection between joints of a concrete pavement to determine the modulus of the existing slabs for use in the design of an overlay.4333 472.3 at 7 days is not less than ________ Mpa which is 85% of the compressive 8 23. The results of the elastic deformation test are two ( 2 ) rotations per second c) used to evaluate the structural condition of roads. In the foregoing illustration determine the average thickness of A revised design strength for concrete works was set forth from 14 days PCCP. 466. 469.6 b) three ( 3 ) d) four ( 4 ) 4 23.53 23. a) 10 c) 20 ______ % replaces the Portland cement in concrete mix. 200 b) Falling Weight Deflectometer b) passing sieve No.4 Compressive strength for mortar samples test at 3 days and 7 seven 6 23.

483. The application temperature of emulsified asphalt ranges from American Society for Testing and Materials ___________. When placing concrete. if further pressure is applied to the soil mass. 476. the b) Consistency test d) All of the above tendency is to reduce its volume. its gives information as to the actual amount of b) swelling stage d) none of the above constituents remove at definite temperature. what is the specified thickness of an individual b) 4 liters d) 6 liters measurement that shall not be included in the average? 484.Distillation test b) d) Softening test a) wetting stage c) lubricating stage 487. a) wetting 486. The might function briefly as a wearing course mixture is _______. the sides with the aid of a clean hatcher or patty knife. 482. below the surface and 75 mm. a) the quality of bituminous d) All of the above binder What is the meaning of ASTM? b)the quality of mineral filler a) American Standard for Testing Materials c) temperature susceptibility of the binder b) American Standard for Testing and Materials d) all of the above c) American Society for Testing Materials 490. 480. 481. d) more than 25 mm. additional water replaces some of the entrapped air and Extraction test a) c) Evaporation test the soil particles move closer together with a resulting increase in density. a) Gradation of mineral b) two and half ( 2 ½ ) d) 0. This is the most important volatilization test on liquid asphalt stage c) saturation stage products. 488. 479. and a properly designed road principal factor that effect the flexibility of bituminous 489. a) 66* to 107*C In sampling bituminous materials. from b) more than 20 mm. This is the most important factor which influence the stability of a) one ( 1 ) c) 0. 478.30 bituminous mixture.475. a) 100 __________ is the wearing away of the pavement surface caused by the 75 c) dislodging of aggregate particles. samples should be taken at the center of a) less than 20 mm. c) less than 25 mm. This test indicate the purity of asphalt. what is the required temperature of concrete? _____ as called for in the guidelines on the submission of less a) less than 29*C c) less than 30*C samples. 477. a) Quality test This is the stage in compaction in which all free air is expelled and c) Ductility test replaced by water. In this stage. the containers at least _____ mm. b) 85 d) 50 a) Rutting c) Shoving 485. b) swelling stage d) all of the above a) Specific Gravity c) Solubility All boring during soil exploration survey shall generally be carried tob) Viscosity a d) Ductility depth of at least ______ meter below the proposed grade line. __________ test classify the different asphalts into types and the b) Raveling d) Corrugation different types into grades. b) less than 28*C d) less than 31*C a) 5 liters c) 10 liters In PCCP coring. For semi solid materials.50 aggregate What is the factor that will influence the construction of stabilized road? b) Shape and surface texture of aggregate a) Depletion of the supply of economically available materials c) Hardness of aggregate particles b) High cost involved in the construction of the conventional types of road All of the above d) c) If the road structure may be built by stages. the composite samples taken from a c) 20* to 66*C number of drums should have a size sufficient for testing and should not be to 71*C b) 10* d) 15* to 66*C 31 - .

32 - . or below c) with a hopper at the top. a) 200 d) all of the above c) 250 501. b) 10 bags per cu. 497.50 mm. What may be required as a basis of acceptance. 8 sieve ) check the mix design b) retained on a 4. 493. 499. at early stage b) to a) retained on a 2. Concrete deposited in water shall be Class “A” concrete with a 500. m.000 carefully packed and crated surrounded with damp sawdust or b) kgs.491. and C. B.75 mm (No. m. c) 2. for lie stabilized road mix base course? a) covering with wet sand a) Yes c) It depends b) covering with saw-dust b) No d) Let the DPWH Project Engineer to decide c) covering with palay-strw Is the accredited private testing laboratories owned by companies d) all of the above involved in the supply of construction materials for DPWH project be allowed cured cylindrical samples shall be transported to the Regional 503. will you permit the use of salvage soil aggregate project under moist conditions obtained by __________. ( No. palay straw c) on boxes with sand a) P.120 c) b) d) 15 to 20% below 90 d) 40 – 60 Flushing of bitumen to the surface after belting or screeding the hot 505. a) true b) false neither of the two b) 3. such as grass.____ identified as A. ¾ sieve ) d) All of the above d) both a and b 502. m. The field specimen should be cured from 4 to 7 days at the As Materials Engineer. m. At the early stage of pouring. ( No. and sewerage a) 12 bags per cu. 498. d) 9 bags per cu. The to test their own products? a) Yes Laboratory or any testing laboratory accredited by the DPWH in c) It depends b)________________.E. d) 3. 494. Certificate c) Inspection Report surrounding the cylinders b) Mill Certificate d) All of the above d) all of the above Lumber is considered well seasoned when its moisture content504. a) 40 c) 30 should be requested to break the “A” cylinders at 7 days to check b) 8 d) 3/8 what? a) If the structure should be put in service The coarse aggregate used in Bituminous Concrete is _________. 495. minimum Unsuitable materials are those materials containing detrimental cement factor of _______ per cubic meter of concrete. hot poured elastic between _________.08 mm. 4 sieve ) c) To check if there is unusual development when admixture is used c) retained on a 19. The set of cylinders for each project shall be numbered b) 300 d) 150 consecutively beginning with 1 and three specimens should be The fine aggregate used in stone masonry mortar shall all pass No. 800kg/cu. a) 10 to 16% c) 10 to is _________ type a) 80 .54 mm. a) 5. the laboratory sieve. constructed in section s having flanged couplings fitted with gasket soils with very low density.00 mm. is The penetration grade of concrete joint sealer. 492.100 14% b) 14 to 18% 100 . 496. a) high organic soils A tremie shall consist of a tube having a diameter of not less than ______ with liquid limit exceeding 80 and / or PI > 55 b) soils mm. and those that is _____________.1 mm. quantities of organic materials.36 mm. No a) on top of d) Either a or c sand For small projects where the quantity of steel bars is less than 10. roots. m. c) 11 bags per cu. The CBR is generally selected at what penetration? mixture denotes rich mixture.

d) 20 to 30 kgs. 510. 33 - . a) consistency test c) b) 1.1 liters/sq. m.00 mm. 508. When the embankment tends to soften in wet weather. When do the embankment become friable in dry weather . m. What is the weight boulders required for class A grouted riprap? The basic aim of compaction is to produce a soil mass that will satisfy 10 to 25 kgs a) c) 15 to 30 kgs.00 mm. This is widely used to control the characteristics of soil which are to be incorporated in roadways. d) 1. a) 40% c) 10% 514.506. 507. c) the wash test b) 8. A soil aggregate that has a CBR value of 20 means that in the condition a) 211*C c) 135*C tested. and PCCP a) Trial Section c) Control Strip constructed of such material develop ruts under traffic an d may shift and Field Density Test b) d) Lab. at a) 95% and much of the binder soil is simply blown away during the dry season. 512.7 liters/sq.00 mm. For high c) P.I.I.5 to 0. a) P. these are run on the residue after 1. Compaction Test shove to develop a wash board surface. c) 3. What is the rate of application of bituminous prime coat using cut b) 20% d) 80% back asphalt? a) 0. 509.0 to 2. Where to determine the amount of mixing water to use when d) none of the above compacting the soil in the field to attain maximum density. c) For liquid asphaltic materials.m. is too soil classification purposes as in AASHTO M45.plastic b) 98% d) 90% b) the embankment lacks compaction c) materials fails CBR test 517. the plasticity index of such material is ____________.10 to 2. Based on the maximum dry density obtained by laboratory test.0 liters/sq. ravel at the degree of compaction required for aggregate subbase should be the edges and abrade severely under traffic and will become dusty in service least _____________.0 to 1. is too low required? a) combined sieve and b) neither a & b d) both a & b mechanical analysis What is the allowable smooth riding quality of PCCP? b) sieve analysis a) 5. what is not 518. The spraying application temperature of all grades of asphalt cement should not be more than ________. ductility test b) quality test d) cement mixing test 515. m. 511.00 mm. permeability b) stability d) all of the above 516. what criteria? a) settlement c) b) 15 to 25 kgs. the resistance to penetration of the standard piston was ______ of the b) 159*C d) 204*C standard resistance of a compacted soil or aggregate. d) none of the above What is the penetration grade of bitumen prime coat? a) 60 – 70 c) 85 – 100 b 120 – 150 d) none of the above 519. distillation. a) The Limit Test c) The Group Index b) The soil classification d) all of the above 513. d) 6.0 liters/sq. 100% c) a) the embankment is non.

laboratory trial mixes 526. the resulting line is made in the form per guidelines on submission of samples. c) The permissible variation of reinforcing steel bars bigger than 9. in this case what is the weight of fine aggregates to be b) hyperbola d) semi-elliptical submitted for testing? a) 100 kgs.0 527. In conducting soil exploration survey. 522. c) 50 kgs. The spacing center to center of circumferential reinforcement of all pipes shall not exceed its wall thickness and shall in no case For a rich mixture of cement in concrete. when the cement hydrates and crystallizes. the soil is sheared to failure by moving one partc) Bituminous stabilization of the soil sample relatively to the other part along a pre-determined plane. 521. A type of cement that sets and hardens by chemical interaction compacted while in a moist condition to form a structural road material with water and is capable of doing so underwater. water in order to be workable but will only result to ______________. a) 0. shall not exceed _____. What is the minimum bearing capacity (soaked CBR ) of the mixture? a) 80% 528.06% Bituminous stabilization in the process of mixing intimately pulverized 0. In direct shear test. 34 - . This is a new method of soil stabilization being introduced to improved Oversanded and undersanded concrete mixtures require more 531. b) thin-walled sampler d) Post-hole auger sampler mm shall not exceed _______. Portland cement and water which is thoroughly 529. d) 250 mm.520. a) Stabilization by the use of Geotextiles a) good surface texture b) water tightens b) Cement stabilization c) weak strength d) all of the above 525.18% b) 0. what equipment you will use in 70 kgs. a) 150 strength of the concrete? a) Mortar strength c) both a &mm. 524. b) d) 80 kgs.0 98% b) mm. Lime stabilization d) When several test are made on a soil under different normal loads and the results are plotted in arithmetic scales. 523. b b) 200 mm.08% c) d) 0. what determines the flexural exceed _______________. a) 10% 100% d) 95% b) 5% c) 8% d) 6% Portland cement stabilization roadmix base course is an intimate mixture of pulverized soil. the properties of soil which is effective and at the same time cheaper. obtaining undisturbed samples. What is the mass percent wear a) Portland Cement b) Hydraulic Cement of soil aggregate used in this stabilization? c) Air-Retaining Portland Cement d) All of the above a) 40% c) not more than 40% b) 45% d) 50% 530. a) split spoon sampler c)screw type soil auger sampler The phosphorous content of reinforcing steel bars bigger than 9. should be made on aggregates which are proposed tube used for the a) straight line c) parabola first time. b) the strength of aggregate d) the water/cement ratio c) 100 mm.05% soil and bituminous material. As of ____________.

The sample is obtained by forcing a small thin walled cylinder into the material with a 541.532. Block. Of oven dried sample) x Core Sampling 100 535.0%. 1) granular 2) fine grained 3) organic 547. hydroscopic moisture content? Ans. What is the different between natural moisture content with driving head and hammer or other suitable apparatus. What are the common laboratory test required for soil? Ans. What are the common field test? determines the flexural strength of the concrete. gamma detector. For every lean mixes or low cement content of the mixture. Nuclear Method 546. By Rubber Balloon Method testing size? Ans. Ans. Weighing hot sample is not advisable as it affects the accuracy of compacted or firmly bonded soil by using a flexible membrane and liquid result. a) sieve analysis b) plastic and liquid limit test c) compaction test (moisture-density relation) d) CBR e) Abrasion Test (Mass percent of 548. Chunk or Ans. dried if it reached its constant weight Ans. What is the formula used for moisture content determination? samples. Ans. air dry the sample under the heat of the sun Ans. Natural moisture content Drive Cylinder Method is the moisture of undisturbed soil sample while hydroscopic moisture content is the moisture of air-dried soil sample. 110*C +/. Of water/wt. Ans. If impossible to air-dry the sample under the heat of the sun what Wear) f) Unit weight g) Moisture Content alternative should be used? Ans. True that can be used to measure the volume of a test hole soil with an accuracy within 1. Ans. remains at or near the surface. What 539. or both. What are the methods use in reducing samples from the field to Ans. This method covers the determination of the total or wet density of soil and soil aggregate in-place by the attenuation of gamma rays. How can you determine if the soil sample is already oven dried? 537.5*C Ans. This is a method of determining in-place density of soil that can be used It is the amount of water present in the soil Ans. How to prepare or to come up with air-dried soil sample? 538. To determine the degree of compaction of soil or it is a control a) The strength of aggregate b) The mortar strength test in embankment construction to ensure adequate compaction c) The water cement ratio d) All of the above 540. This method covers the determination of the density in-place of 543. oven dry the sample at 60*C 35 - . cohesive fine grained material only. where the What is the required temperature for oven drying the soil sample? 545. Ans. 1) sample splitter 2) quartering 536. 534. This method of test is intended to determine the density of cohesive soil and stabilized soil by measuring the weight and volume of undisturbed 542. satisfactorily in moist. What is moisture content? 533. 544. What are the three major groups of soil? Ans. Moisture Content = (wt.

What is the liquid limit? 563. method A & B use sample passing sieve #4. What item of work is embankment? Ans. the ratio of the wt in air of an equal volume of water at a stated temp. What is specific gravity? Ans. m. What are the particle size analysis? Where: Wa = original wt of crumbled soil thread Ans.) rammer with a drop of 18” height 561. 556. Distilled water 567.5lbs. It is the difference between the liquid limit and the plastic limit. What are the other terms or particles size analysis? Ans. What is the difference between T-99 and T-180 compaction test method? to break? began Ans. or combined analysis 562. What is the maximum depth of roadway embankment per horizontal layer in loose measurement? Ans.) rammer with a drop of 12” height. to what diameter shall the soil thread 550. under item 104 (embankment)? 554. It is a gravimetric-volumetric relationship in soils (or defined as application of a very small shearing force. T-99 uses 2. 335 sq. 557. What is the kind of material used for item 200? Ans. 558. Item 104 What kind of water shall be used in laboratory test especially if it deals with chemicals? Ans. What is the required particle size for selected borrow for topping Ans. while T180 uses 4. ( 8” ) What is plastic limit? Ans. It is the determination of particle size distribution in soil by sieve. It is the minimum moisture content at which the soil can be readily molded without breaking or crumbling 566. Ans. 25 blows 564. What test are used in soil classification? Ans. PL = (Wa – Wb)/Wb x 100 551. 555.2 mm. method C & D use device be rotated? Ans.54kg. Sample for compaction test should pass to what sieve? 559. 200 mm.549. How many rotation per second will the crank of a liquid limit Ans.(10 lbs.5kg. What is the approximate area for density control strip? Ans. 2 rotations per second sample passing #3/4 560. In doing a plastic limit test. Wb = wt of oven dried crumbled soil hydrometer. What is the formula for plastic limit? Ans. What is Plastic Index (PI)? 552. 36 - . 3. 1) grading or sieve analysis 2) plastic and liquid limit 565.(5. Aggregate subbase course Liquid limit brass cup with sample is raised allowed to drop sharply on the base through a height of what? 568. 10 mm. ( 1/8” ) Ans. it is the lowest moisture content at which the soil will flow upon the Ans. 1) sieve analysis 2) mechanical analysis 3) grading test/analysis PI = LL-PL 553.) The liquid limit is expressed as the moisture content corresponding to what number of blows? Ans.

and 575. m.00 mm. dry. 50% maximum Aggregate Base Course? Ans.250) x 100 = 95. How will you determine if the fine aggregates reaches the density relation test or compaction test of soil represent? saturated surface dry condition? Ans. 571. How many hours does a fine aggregates tested for specific What is the minimum degree of compaction for item 200 and 201? gravity and absorption be soaked in water? Ans. specific gravity. What is the degree of compaction of soil having a maximum dry density 1) Fine Agg: Grading. or 3” square opening andm.250kg/cu. ½ inch (12. dry density) x 100 Where . 573.15/2.960 cu. specific gravity.7 mm.L.075 mm. Any clean. 15 to 19 hrs. moisture cans. m. 578.335)/[1+(8. Ans. weighing scale. oven with The required CBR value for item 300? temperature control. a mass percent of wear by Los Angeles Abrasion test of _______________. sand cone. MDD(Maximum Dry Density) and OMC (Optimum Moisture Content) use of cone test for surface moisture and if the molded shape of fine aggregate slump slightly it indicates that it has reached a surface-dry 577. retained # 200 sieves 584. G or Grading = 2 What is the LL requirement for item 200 (aggregate subbase course) P or Plasticity = 2 passing sieve # 40? Ans.85%? not more than 15% will pass 0. What is the highest point in moisture density curve of the moisture 583. 95% minimum 582.250 Ans. free-flowing uncemented sand passing # 10 and condition.45 passed the item 104 requirement for % degree of compaction? Ans. All particle size will pass a sieve 75 mm.I. % Degree of Compaction = (Dry density/Max. 37 - .145. What are the test required for concrete aggregates? Ans. 576. 2) 2. 580. 30 maximum 579.85/100)] x 100}/2. sand. density = wt of soil filled in a hole/volume of hole % degree of compaction = {(2. jug (at least 4 liters). 12 maximum C or Compaction = 2 D or Coarse portion retained on sieve # 10 (2. 20) AASHTO 11 Ans. It is determine by the Ans.) of item 200 shall have Density = three in-site density test/500 sq. requirement for item 104 (selected common borrow) is ____________. requirement for item 104 (selected common borrow) is __________.Coarse Agg: grading. m. chisel or digging tools. dry unit wt.569. Ans.) Ans. absorption. Ans. 25% minimum (AASHTO T 180 method D) materials (tag number) What is the minimum percent field density or degree of compaction for 581.335kg/cu. absorption. What is the standard diameter of an orifice in FDT sand cone? item 104 (embankment)? Ans. and wet density of soil from hole equivalent to 2. 570. 572. What are the test and number of test needed for 2.34% L. (No. Is the soil for No. 574. plastic bags and labeling Ans. dry unit wt. What is the required size of calibrated sand used for FDT? Ans. guide plate. 6 maximum = (2. Dry density = Wet density/(1+MC/100) Wet P. and an average moisture content of 8. 100% minimum Ans.

+/. m. wear . and What is the test use to determine the consistency of concrete? an indication of quality as determined by resistance to impact and loads. per What do you call a sample for concrete pavement? Ans. Note: soundness is also tested as 594. What is the size or diameter and weight of cast-iron spheres use in abrasion? Ans.8 Mpa (550 psi) Ans. Concrete beam sample What is the maximum mass % of wear by Los Angeles Abrasion Test? How many sample should be taken for every 75 cu. How to compute for the compressive strength of concrete Ans.000 grams +/.27 sq. What is the required speed of Los Angeles Abrasion Machine per minute? Ans.1% 38 - .abrasion request 585. m A have degradation during traffic or rolling 600. 602. Slump test 588. R = (PL)/(bxdxd) = P(18”)/(6” x 6” x 6”) = P/12 Ans. 5. = A = area. Slump = Ht. What is the required total wt. It evaluate the structural strength of coarse aggregates cylinder sample? Ans.8 mm 597. or tons 592. m. What is the significance of abrasion test? 599. Once a year depth in inches 593. What is the minimum flexural strength for third point loading What is the percent tolerance of error in calibrating the machine? test? Ans. Testing machine should be calibrated once every six (6) months if L = span length in inches b= possible but if it not possible what is the required time should the machine base in inches d= be calibrated? Ans. 3 pcs. What is the sieve use in sieving materials from Abrasion Machine? Ans. lbs. weighing between 390-455 grams Ans.) where: R = modulus of rupture P = Load in lbs. What do you call the sample for structural concrete? Ans. CS = P/A where: P . Of slump cone – ht. sample or 1 set sample 586. 3. At what age should a concrete beam sample be tested for flexural 590.70 mm.000 bags or fraction thereof 601. Of fresh concrete after determines whether the aggregate will= [rD(sq)] / 4 = 28. Sieve # 12 (1. Ans. Approximately 46. 40% maximum concrete? Ans. sq. of sample for abrasion test of coarse 598. 4 days Ans. How to compute for the slump of concrete? aggregate grading A with 12 number of sphere? Ans. of fresh 595. How to compute the flexural strength for third point loading test? 591. 2.25 grams subsidence 589. 30 to 33 rpm 596. Quality test for cement is represented by how many bags of cement? test? Ans. Concrete cylinder sample 587.

609.14 Mpa (600 psi) minimum 620. 1 meter/10. 604. 1 can ( gal. Use as joint filler or water proofing Average(for 3 samples) = 4. 60 mm./10. SS-1 or SS-1h is what kind of asphalt? What is the significance of testing reinforcing steel bars? Ans. two or more regular intervals during discharge of middle portion of the batch 616. Cut-back asphalt and Emulsified Asphalt What is the strength requirement for load bearing concrete masonry units? Ans. individual = 5. What are liquid asphalt? Ans. 611.603. 607. What is the use of blown asphalt or hard asphalt? minimum Ans. ( 3pcs. What is this construction material that is dark brown to black cementatious material in which the predominating constituent are What is the size of tamping rod use in sampling concrete? bitumen? Ans. What asphalt is commonly called hot asphalt? Concrete Masonry (hollow blocks) if subject to test. required? Ans. What kind of paint had reflectance in the form of beads? Ans. (24 inches) long with the Asphalt Ans. test? What is the required sample for paint? Ans. tamping end rounded to a hemispherical tip of the same dia.000 units 12 pcs. Rapid Setting. 608. 0 to 30 What is the required size of test specimen for G. to determine the yield and tensile strength of the bar as well as its elongation and is used to classify the bars into grade 621.5 Mpa (800 psi) 619. sheets? Ans. Reflectorized Traffic Paint Which part of the batch for fresh concrete should the sample be taken What is the common components of house paint? 615. 39 - . from one sheet/100 sheets 606. how many sample is Asphalt cement Ans. to evaluate the ductile properties of RSB 623. What is the penetration grade for blown asphalt? Ans. x 60 mm. 612. Medium Setting and Slow Setting What is the required length of RSB for testing? Ans. Emulsified Asphalt What is the significance of bending test for RSB? Ans. R = (3PL)/(bxdxd) = 3P(18)/2x9x6x6 Ans. Slow Setting Emulsified Asphalt Ans. What is the minimum flexural strength for center point loading613. revolving drum truck mixers or agitators? Ans.I./size/shipment 622. 16 mm. What asphalt contains water? Ans. (5/8 inches) diameter and 610 mm. 6 pcs. or pail ) How to compute for flexural strength at center point loading? 614.000 units 618.5 Mpa (650 psi) Ans. from a stationary mixers.000 kgs. 605. or pail )/100 cans (gal. as the rod 617. What are the three (3) kinds of Emulsified Asphalt? Ans. pigment and vehicle Ans. if more than 10. 4. 610.

How to determine the asphalt content of bituminous mix? Ans. m.624. 0. what particular form is being Ans. What is the rate of application of bituminous prime coat? Ans. cut-back asphalt (rapid curing) or emulsified asphalt 633. Ans. What is the ideal penetration grade of asphalt use in Tropical Region? One set (3 pcs ) concrete cylinder sample shall be taken for every 635. True 640. 636. Ans. fine aggregates and coarse aggregates? Ans. 637. Monthly Materials Report How to determine the proportion of cement . sample card What is the rate of application of bituminous tack coat? Ans. 628. weather etc. In submitting samples for testing. thickness of Ans. daily one (1) whole piece RCP for every 50 pcs. True accomplished? Ans. Cut-back asphalt (medium curing or rapid curing) Bituminous prime coat is use to treat surface of base course. What kind of asphalt is used as tack coat? aggregates ( minerals of fine & coarse aggregates) Ans. RCP will be submitted for quality activities. 625. Quality Control Assurance Report What do you call the report to be submitted at end of the month? Ans. 641. What is being determined in a core sample from asphalt Where should the bituminous seal coat be used? pavement/ Ans. True 634. 629. 25 pcs. True 642. 630. Ans. No tack coat or prime coat shall be applied when the weather is foggy or by means of extraction test rainy. Materials Log Book test. water. In an extraction test. 85 to 100 (but some uses 60 to 70) how many pieces of RCP? Ans. If concrete cylinder sample for RCP is not available for compression testAll records regarding quality control such as accomplishment. For how many hours or how long shall a bituminous prime coat left undisturbed? Ans. 631. What kind of asphalt is used as prime coat? Ans. are recorded in a ________.2 to 0. 40 - . Tack coat is used in an existing bituminous or concrete pavement. as a Materials Engineer of the project what is the report accomplished every week? Ans. by means of Concrete Design Mix How to determine the thickness of pavement? Ans.m. 627. 643. 1 to 2 liters/sq. 24 hrs. by means of concrete core 638. aside from the asphalt what other materials being extracted? Ans. 626. Ans. on an existing bituminous surface course with or without an application pavement and density of pavement of aggregates 644. 639. Ans. Aggregates or composite 632.7 liter/ sq.

658. 41 - . what is the area of trial section that you would recommend to check the suitability of the materials and efficiency657. The standard penetration test (SPT) is an in-site test that measures 654. How many grading and plasticity test are required based on the DPWH minimum testing requirements? Ans. which Ans. m. Segregation What is the resulting index of retained strength? Does it meet the specification requirement of item 310 Bituminous Concrete Course? The specification call for 1:2:3 concrete mix. The results of Immersion-Compression test conducted on an asphalt mix sample are as follows: Dry stability = 2. 648. 650. 25 grading and 25 659. Index of Retained strength = (Wet stability/Dry stability) x 100 of the following amount of water is most likely required for the mix? = (1. 646. the estimated volume of item 201 materials is Ans. 20 i\liters = 50% A one lane road.5 meter on each side of the pavement. depth of soil layer core taken from the pavement is deficient in thickness by more than 25 mm? Ans. DPWH and Contractor’s Ans. of the As Material Engineer.000 Kpa The main problem associated with wrong practice of conveying concrete Wet stability = 1. Quality of factory-produced reinforced concrete pipes may be best Ans.5 m. 3 layer over the full width of 4. 649.000 Kpa is called ______. the spreading and compaction of the 656. The spot test on asphalt is used to determine what? Per program of work. Ans. was designed to havespecification of IRS is 70% minimum while the resulting IRS is only subbase and base courses with a combined thickness of 300 mm. with a pavement width of 3.000 Kpa) x 100 Ans. overheating during manufacture 7. Ans. In one bagger mixer. Sampling of the freshly mixed concrete should be taken on the what? Ans.5 meters and shoulder No it does not meet the specification of item 310 since the width of 0. 647. If the 50% thickness of the subbase is a 125 mm. Under what climatic condition(s) do we use the lower penetration plasticity grades or hard asphalt? Ans. Test of concrete pipe samples 651. 5 to 8% _______ batch discharge of the transit mixer. before the course materials be incorporated in the project Ans. At Which of the following bituminous material is best recommended for no less than 5 meters intervals parallel to the centerline in each direction from the affected location sealing weakened plane joints? Ans.645.000 Kpa/2. Joint Filler Asphalt (commonly called hard asphalt) 655. Materials Engineers as Material Engineer. about 500 sq. Quality Control testing in a DPWH project is the responsibility of subbase and base course shall be carried out in ______. 653. the ___________. m. when is the right time to start sampling and testing aggregates of the course materials? equipment to be used for item 310. Bituminous Concrete Surface course? Ans. hot climate 652. Where do we take additional cores when the measurement of any what? Ans. middle established through what? Ans. Bituminous concrete mixes contain asphalt by weight equivalent to 660.500 cu.

What is the sample requirement for paving concrete for every 75 cu. m. Ans. specimens prepared in accordance with AASHTO T160 has been obtained. 3 meter straight edge 6”x6”x21” beam mold be rodded? Ans. or fraction thereof? Ans. subgrade sample from compacted bituminous mix shall be neatly cut by preparation. of dry aggregate = 950 grams Wt. Wt. 666. Ans. Why? Ans. quantity of construction materials Ans. 95 mass percent 42 - . 664. four (4) per second. of total mix = wt. yes. If the actual percent asphalt in the problem above is 5% and the Rolling of bituminous mix shall be discounted whenever it begins to percent asphalt in a job-mix 5. Final rolling in bituminous mixes shall be perform with a _________ roller. No.34 Mpa per second or 20 to 50 psi per second 674. saw or core drill. x 150 mm. Final rolling shall be continued until roller marks are eliminated and +/-0. 662. Given: Wt. continuous without shock at a constant rate within the range of _______ Ans. 63 times 672. For surface tolerance the surface (bituminous mix) will be check by the use of a _____ at sites selected by the Engineer.000grams) x 100 = 5% Initial rolling in bituminous mixes shall be perform with a _____ roller. 3-wheel or Tandem type steel wheel roller 676. Ans.4% a minimum of _____ mass percent of the density of the laboratory compacted 677. Soft and unstable soils were encountered during the course of 670.14 to 0. If you were the Materials Engineer assigned to the project. In testing bituminous mix sample for Immersion-Compression In testing concrete cylinder sample the load applied should be Stability the sample is soaked in water bath for ______ days. + wt. Pneumatic Tire Roller 675. pulverizing of the aggregate or displacement of the mixture because the required tolerance for % asphalt in a job-mix formula is 669. of dry agg. what is the most effective and cheaper method that you would recommend to Ans. One (1) set (consisting of 3 What is the basis for acceptance or rejection of any construction pcs. Each sample shall be at least ____________. Geotextiles 671. 150 mm.000 grams therefore: (50grams/1.661. Does the percent asphalt in problem above meet the required specification for percent asphalt in bituminous mixes? Why? Ans. 0.) concrete beam sample materials? Ans. 663. 665. Which is not the duty or responsibility of Materials Engineer? Ans. or 100mm diameter full depth stabilized the soil prior to the construction of the subbase course? Ans. of asphalt Ans. Ans. How many times per layer should a concrete specimen molded in a Ans. Materials Test Report 673. 668. because standard specification for percent asphalt in bituminous mixes is 5 to 8% Ans. of asphalt = 50 grams During the application of the first half of the anticipated load a _______ What is the total % of asphalt weight of total mix rate of loading shall be permitted. 667. higher rate = 950 + 50 = 1.6% did it pass the required tolerance? produce excessive ______ or ________.

Job-mix formula Ans. culvert pipes. If there is a necessary to add water to the concrete mix in order to Ans. 5 to 8% 680. concrete Ans. DPWH Materials Engineer viscous liquid obtained from distillation of coal or cylinder per set) wood 2) Petroleum Asphalt – are the product of the distillation of crude oil If the concrete cylinder is not available for a 3. 685. 1) cationic emulsion – which work better with wet agg. culvert pipes Ans. fine and mineral filler) Asphalt cement (AC) in the mixture of bituminous concrete surface coarse? 694. 683. 120 sets (consisting of 3 pcs. reinforced bituminous concrete surface course? concrete pipe culvert? Ans. What is the bituminous material commonly used in item 310? Ans. 1) Tar. 1) gasoline – for rapid curing type 2) kerosene – for medium curing type What kind of asphalt has a penetration grade of 0 to 30 mm. Which is the duty or responsibility of a Materials engineer? Ans. Field Density Test (FDT) asphalt cement and water with emulsifying agent What do you call the test using a rammer and a mold? 691. What is the percent weight of asphalt in the bituminous mixture? Ans.? 3) diesel fuel – for slow curing type Ans. quality of construction materials 687. What are the solvents for cut back asphalt? Ans. What greatly influence the service of an asphalt pavement? Ans. And in cold weather 2) anionic emulsion – which How many minutes after the initial of the mixing does adding of water be adhere better to agg. not exceeding 45 minutes and that water cement ratio is not exceeded 693. 681. Problem regarding quality of construction materials shall be reported How can we establish the exact percentage to be used in the 688. 120/150. What are the two types of bitumen that are commonly used in How many concrete cylinder is required for a 3. 40/50 2) What kind of test that requires calibrated sand in filling the hole in order Cut-back asphalt – are asphalt mixed with solvents to reduce their to determine the volume of hole? viscosity 3) Emulsified Asphalt – are mixture of Ans. 682. What are the three major petroleum asphalt product? Ans. 1) Asphalt cement – produced in various viscosity grade. 684. 679. 92 to 95% Ans. 686. Which have positive charges permitted? Ans. 60 pcs.678. how many pipes shall be subjected to test? 690.000 pcs. the most common penetration grade are. grade and quantity of asphalt 43 - . directly by the contractor’s Materials Engineer to the __________.000 pcs. 200/300. Moisture Density Relation Test or Compaction Test Ans. What is the percent weight of aggregates (coarse. Blown Asphalt 692. Emulsified asphalt are either _____ and _________. increase is workability (provided concrete does not exceed specified slump). 85/100. bituminous mixture? Ans.

The lower penetration grade or hard asphalt is used in ____________. three (3) weeks prior to production distribution of coarse and fine aggregates 3) Laboratory density test – determines the degree of compaction Who will approved the job –mix formula? Ans. 8 to No. Marshall Stability Method The higher penetration grade or softer asphalt is used in____________.695. 3. What kind of roller should be used for the initial or breakdown _________. What influence primarily the grade of asphalt selected? Ans. What is the most commonly used method in the design and Ans. 698. cold climate 706. Ans. 703. 107*C Ans. 702.10*C 711. 70% 699. What is the correct temperature that the mixture shall be placed as measured in the truck just prior to dumping into the spreader? The job-mix formula contains provisions on the following: Ans. 1) grading 2) percentage and type of asphalt 3) temp. The quality control test for asphalt mix are the following: Ans. 1) Immersion-Compression Test – determines the index of retained How many weeks does a producer of asphalt mix or the contractor shall strength of the mix 2) Extraction submit the job-mix formula? and Grading Test – determines the asphalt content and particles size Ans. Climatic condition 704. hot climate evaluation of bituminous concrete mixes? Ans.7% Passing No. and asphalt 4) temp. Pneumatic smooth wheeled roller (not less than 10 tons) 44 - . when the mixture is to the following ranges of tolerance: Passing No. What is the Index of Retained Strength of the mixture? Ans. trial section Temperature of mixture +/. What control during the mixing and compaction is of great What is the minimum dry compressive strength of the mixture? significance in the strength of the resulting pavement? Ans. DPWH Project Engineer and Materials Engineer 707. temperature The mixture shall have a mass percent air voids with the range of 712.0% . 200 +/. what is the temperature that the mixture shall compaction be placed? Ans.4 Mpa (200 psi) Ans. 697.0. Ans.4% required density? Ans. of agg. 701.4% Passing No. 1. 4 and still hot and workable larger sieves +/. 100 sieves +/. 700. How to determine the number of passes that would attain the Bituminous Materials +/. 696.2% 710. 705. 66*C to 107*C What is the primary quality control mechanism for the production of 709. When tar is used. asphalt mixture? Ans.5% compaction? Ans. of mixture upon delivery or at time of 708. Job-mix formula which shall conform When shall the compaction be done in order to attain the required density? Ans.

3. 40 – 75 mm. 5 km/hr 724. a) 60*C How is the surface level of the finished pavement being check? b) 25*C Ans. How long shall the forms remain undisturbed after concrete Ans. What is the speed of the roller? Ans. 722. What is the ratio of fine aggregates to number of bags of cement Ans. Curing Cut-back Asphalt. by means of core drill or saw 731. 714. placement of stone or boulders and the ratio of cement and fine sand What is the dimension of the samples taken full depth from the finish pavement for thickness determination? 730. What is the compressive strength of the PCCP when rested at 14 toward the road centerline.. 718. for item 504 its one part cement to three part fine sand (1:3) for item 505 its one part cement to two parts fine sand (1:2) How is the sample taken from the finished pavement? Ans.8 Mpa (550 psi) How is the rolling be done? Ans. or 100 mm diameter for grout in item 504 and 505? Ans. What is the slump of a workable concrete if not vibrated? Ans. 24 hrs. at least one but not more than three (3) core samples Ans. 721. 45 - . 6 mm. It should begin from the side and proceed longitudinally parallel 725. degree of compaction 726. 150 mm. core test 720.1 Mpa (3500 psi) After the final rolling what should be checked? Ans. 717. a) MC – 30 b) MC Ans. each trip overlapping one half the rollers width days? Ans. How many samples shall be taken for each full days operation? 729. When is the traffic be permitted to enter the pavement? 728. 97% of the laboratory compacted density steel forms and a depth equal to the thickness of the pavement Ans. Penetration and ductility test of asphalt are done in __________ temperature.713. – 70 c) MC – 800 d) MC – 300 What determine the thickness and density of compacted asphalt pavement? Ans. when the pavement has cooled to atmospheric temperature pouring? Ans. What is the strength requirement (flexural strength) of a concrete when tested by third point loading method? Ans. 719. This is the most fluidest and lightest of all the grade of Medium between contacts with the surface shall not exceed ________. 723. 716. by the use of 3 meters straight edge c) 50*C d) 10*C The variation of the surface from the testing edge of the straight 732. Ans. when vibrated the slump is 10 to 40 mm 715. What is the difference between item 504 and item 505? Ans. The compacted pavement shall have a density equal to or greater than What kind of form used in item 311? 727. ___________. 24.

Ans. 738. asphalt or other materials c) Emulsified Asphalt d) All of the above 742. within 24 hrs. thin film of bitumen a) 3 cores b) 4 cores c) 5 cores d) core must be taken at 5 meter interval The surface of the pavement shall be roughened by means of 744. 72 hrs. not more than 6 mm. a) 14th day b) 10th day th c) 12 day d) 7th day The width of the weaken plane joint is __________. 748. the What is the depth of corrugation produce by brooming in the average of all sets of three consecutive strength test result equal or exceed surface of the pavement? Ans. after the curing period or before it is opened to traffic 737. What is the minimum number of representative cores that shall be taken concrete. a) Asphalt Cement b) Cut-back Asphalt Ans. Retempering of concrete or mortar. For major interchanges and busy intersection. 749. Ans. Tie bars shall not be coated or painted with ____________.25% The surface of the newly placed concrete when it is sufficiently b) 20% c) 15% shall be cured for a period of _________. brooming 736. Grouted Riprap 740. What is item 504 in DPWH specification? Ans. set d) 10% Ans. the strength level of concrete will be considered satisfactory if 745. 1. backward & forward of the designed sta.733. from each member area of concrete in place that is considered deficient? Ans. aggregate or water. 739. 741. To protect dowel from corrosion and to facilitate sliding in 735. ____________. What shall be done if cracks appear at or near the joint prior to the time of sawing? Ans. When is the right time to saw the weaken plane joint? Ans. which has partially hardened. it shall be coated with _________. 1) by covering the concrete with mats saturated with water 2) thoroughly wetting the pavement 3) by ponding 4) by applying curing compound after finishing of the surface When the right time is the joint be sealed? Ans. dowels c) it depends on the condition of concrete d) check the slump 743. What is the metal device that are used as a load transfer device 734. The only kind of asphalt that can be used in all bituminous item of work. will be in a position parallel to the surface and centerline of the slab of held permitted with the addition of minimize occurrence of road congestion. pavement? a) yes b) no Ans.5 mm. sawing shall be omitted 46 - . 747. as soon as concrete has hardened sufficiently to The curing of the pavement are done on the following: Ans. the specified strength and no individual strength test result is deficient by more than how many percent? a) 746. PCCP will be allowed open on the ----------.

What is item 505 in DPWH specifications? Ans. a) Group Index b) Liquid Limit c) Plasticity Index d) Plastic Limit When water is added to the mixture to bring the slump within required limit. a) % of aggregate passing each specified sieve b) temperature of the mixture delivered on the road c) Percent of bituminous materials to be added d) mixing time of the mixture in the batching plant For small contract project of the DPWH located in remote areas where the quality of cement to be used is too small and where there are no accessible testing laboratory to check the quality of materials. The drum shall be turned on additional _______ revolution or more. 753. except _____. 754. a) deformation characteristic of soil b) Engineering properties of the underlying soils c) Arrangement of soil strata d) Field Density of soil How many days shall the Engineer be notified in advance of the date that the treating process will be performed in order that the untreated lumber. 751. it shall be injected into the mixer under such pressure and direction of flow that the requirement for uniformity and desired slump of concrete are met. 47 - . the treatment process and the finished treatment timber may all be inspected? a) 752.750. Stone Masonry 15 days c) 21 days b) 10 days d) 7 days This is the empirical indicator of the clay fraction of a binder material in a stabilized soil mixture. 755. a) 10 revolutions b) 45 revolutions c) 30 revolutions d) 15 revolutions Job-mix formula submitted for approval shall propose definite single values for. exception in the requirements for performance of laboratory test in cement prior to use may be allowed provided that the trial mixes be done for every ___________.

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