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COMPLETE 09/09/2010

1. Quick lime isa)calcium oxide
b)calcium carbonate
c)calcium hydroxide
d)none of above
2. Hydraulic lime is obtained bya)burning of lime stone
b) burning of kankar
c)adding water to quick lime
d)calcination of pure clay
3. The main constituent who imparts hydraulicity to hydraulic lime is
a)calcium oxide
b)silica
c)clay
d)water
4. The main constituent of cement which is responsible for initial setting of cement isa) dicalcium silicate
b) tricalcium silicate
c) tricalcium aluminate
d) all of the above
5. Le chatelier device is used for determining thea)setting time of cement
b)soundness of cement
c)tensile strength of cement
d)compressive strength of cement
6. The initial setting time for ordinary Portland cement as per IS specifications should be less
thana)10 minutes
b)30 minutes
c060 minutes
d)600 minutes
7.As per IS specifications, the maximum final setting time for ordinary Portland cement should
bea)30 minutes
b)1 hour

Weight of a cement bag generallya)30 kg b)40 kg c) 70 kg d) 50 kg 11. The grade of cement denotesa) tensile strength b) compressive strength c) shear strength d) bending strength 15. it is necessary to reduce the compounda) di-calcium silicate b) tri-calcium silicate c) tri-calcium aluminate d) tetra_calcium alumino ferrite 10. Soundness is due to excessa) lime only b) magnesia only c) sulphates only d) all of these 13.sand mortar for general brick worka) 1:6 b) 1:2 c) 1:10 d) 1:4 12.The ratio of cement-sand mortar used for brick-walla) 1:5 b)1:3 c)1:7 d)1:1 14. The main ingragients of portland cement a)lime and silica b)silica and alumina c)alumina and silica d) none of these 9.c) 6 hours d)10 hours 8. The puzzolana is added to cementa) increase the heat of hydration b) increase the plasticity c)increase the workability d) reduce the heat of hydration 16. To produce low heat cement. The ratio of cement . Gypsum is used in cement at time of manufacturing- .

1.d 13.c 4.b 5.c 18. Lime content in cement is approximatelya) 60-70% b)40-60% c)10-40% d)70-90% 18.b 14.The lime used for white washinga)hydraulic lime b)fat lime c)slaked lime d)none of these Ans.d 11.b 15.b 20.a 9.a 2.b 19.a .b 7.a) to decrease alumina b) to decrease silca c)to prevent from flash set d) to decrese lime 17.d 8.c 16. The grade of cement written on bag a)cube strength b)cylinder strength c)fibre strength c) none of these 20.a 6. Hydraulic lime is obtained froma) marble b)kankar c)wood d)none of these 19.a 12.c 10.d 3.