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REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN

QUIZ-1: INTRODUCTION

TEST 1 (20 pts): MULTIPLE CHOICE


A. Read each question carefully.
B. Encircle the letter which corresponds to the nearest answer.
C. Do not leave any number/s unanswered.
D. Each number is worth 1 point.

1. In concrete slump test, the range of the slumps is


a. 50 – 200 mm b. 40 – 150 mm c. 50 – 150 mm d. 40 – 200 mm
2. Is defined as the loss of concrete layer during the few hours after placing the fresh concrete in the forms.
a. Plastic Shrinkage b. Carbonation Shrinkage c. Drying Shrinkage d. Elastic Shrinkage
3. The maximum recommended value of the concrete usable strain based on NSCP is
a. 0.03 b. 0.0003 c. 0.3 d. 0.003
4. In reinforced concrete it is recommended that the concrete be ________ so that steel will yield before concrete reaches its
maximum usable strain.
a. Over-reinforced b. under-reinforced c. intermediate d. reinforced in tension
5. Is defined as the quality of the concrete to become fluid enough to work into all parts of the containing forms.
a. ductility b. workability c. slump d. bleeding
6. Which of the following statement is true?
a. A fine aggregate are generally aggregates which retained through No.4 standard sieve.
b. A coarse aggregate are generally aggregates which passes through no. 4 standard sieve.
c. A fine aggregate are generally aggregates which passes through No.200 standard sieve.
d. A course aggregate are generally aggregates which retained through No.4 standard sieve.
7. For the beam shown, which of the following gives the maximum size of aggregates that can be
used if the least minimum clear spacing between reinforcement is 72.5 mm
a. 60 mm b. 50 mm c. 75 mm d. 25 mm
8. The minimum compressive strength of concrete including non-structural members shall be taken
as
a. 21 MPa b. 17 MPa c. 30 MPa d. 35 MPa
9. Supposed that the structural concrete to be poured is 600 cu.m while for slab on fills and non-
load bearing walls is 450 cu.m., how many samples is required per day
a. 4 samples/day b. 3 samples/day c. 6 samples/day d. 5 damples/day
10. The compressive of concrete is known to be 35 MPa, which of the following gives the modulus of elasticity of concrete if it is
a normal weight
a. 26622 MPa b. 25678 MPa c. 23400 MPa d. 27806 MPa
11. Is defined as the loss of concrete layer due to absorbed water from the surface of gel particles.
a. Plastic Shrinkage b. Carbonation Shrinkage c. Drying Shrinkage d. Elastic Shrinkage
12. The low deformation of a material over considerable lengths of time at constant stress or load.
a. Deformation b. Creep c. Shrinkage d. Brittle
13. Concrete is very weak in tension and good in compression, which of the following gives the percentage of tensile strength
of concrete compared to its compressive strength
a. 5 to 10% b. 8 to 15% c. 10 to 20% d. 7 to 13%
14. The number of which the normal concrete reaches its maximum strength
a. 14 days b. 1 week c. almost a month d. 2 months
15. Supposed that the design compressive strength of concrete is 28 MPa, the required average strength of concrete shall be
a. 35 MPa b. 40 MPa c. 21 MPa d. 36 MPa
16. For all normal weight concrete the modification factor “λ” is
a. 0.75 b. 0.80 c. 1.0 d. 1.20
17. Is defined as the reaction between cement and water after components concrete have been mixed together which produces
a significant amount of heat
a. Hydration b. Mixing c. Evaporation d. Pouring
18. In freshly poured concrete, the rise of water to the surface of the concrete is called
a. Shrinkage b. Creep c. Evaporation d. Bleeding
19. If the slab is 150 mm thick the maximum size of the aggregate shall be
a. 50 mm b. 100 mm c. 30 mm d. 20 mm
20. The minimum compressive strength of structural concrete shall be
a. 21 MPa b. 17 MPa c. 30 MPa d. 35 MPa

TEST II (10 pts): PROBLEM SOLVING


A. Solve the following problems.
B. Show complete solution.
C. Summarise your answer

1. A concrete mix has a specified compressive strength of22 MPa.


a. Compute the value of split tensile strength fct for lightweight concrete.
b. Compute the average compressive strength of concrete f’cr such that the standard deviation obtained using more than
40 consecutive test is 3.45 MPa.
c. Compute the average compressive strength of concrete f’cr such that, no records prior cylinder test results are not
available.
REINFORCED CONCRETE DESIGN
QUIZ-1: INTRODUCTION

TEST 1 (20 pts): MULTIPLE CHOICE


A. Read each question carefully.
B. Encircle the letter which corresponds to the nearest answer.
C. Do not leave any number/s unanswered.
D. Each number is worth 1 point.

1. Supposed that the design compressive strength of concrete is 28 MPa, the required average strength of concrete shall be
a. 35 MPa b. 40 MPa c. 21 MPa d. 36 MPa
2. For all normal weight concrete the modification factor “λ” is
a. 0.75 b. 0.80 c. 1.0 d. 1.20
3. Is defined as the reaction between cement and water after components concrete have been mixed together which produces
a significant amount of heat
a. Hydration b. Mixing c. Evaporation d. Pouring
4. The maximum recommended value of the concrete usable strain based on NSCP is
a. 0.03 b. 0.0003 c. 0.3 d. 0.003
5. Is defined as the quality of the concrete to become fluid enough to work into all parts of the containing forms.
a. ductility b. workability c. slump d. bleeding
6. If the slab is 150 mm thick the maximum size of the aggregate shall be
a. 50 mm b. 100 mm c. 30 mm d. 20 mm
7. Which of the following statement is true?
a. A fine aggregate are generally aggregates which retained through No.4 standard sieve.
b. A coarse aggregate are generally aggregates which passes through no. 4 standard sieve.
c. A course aggregate are generally aggregates which retained through No.4 standard sieve.
d. A fine aggregate are generally aggregates which passes through No.200 standard sieve.
8. For the beam shown, which of the following gives the maximum size of aggregates that can be
used if the least minimum clear spacing between reinforcement is 72.5 mm
a. 60 mm b. 50 mm c. 75 mm d. 25 mm
9. The minimum compressive strength of concrete including non-structural members shall be
taken as
a. 21 MPa b. 17 MPa c. 30 MPa d. 35 MPa
10. Supposed that the structural concrete to be poured is 600 cu.m while for slab on fills and non-
load bearing walls is 450 cu.m., how many samples is required per day
a. 4 samples/day b. 3 samples/day c. 6 samples/day d. 5 damples/day
11. In concrete slump test, the range of the slumps is
a. 50 – 200 mm b. 40 – 150 mm c. 50 – 150 mm d. 40 – 200 mm
12. Is defined as the loss of concrete layer during the few hours after placing the fresh concrete in the forms.
a. Plastic Shrinkage b. Carbonation Shrinkage c. Drying Shrinkage d. Elastic Shrinkage
13. The low deformation of a material over considerable lengths of time at constant stress or load.
a. Deformation b. Creep c. Shrinkage d. Brittle
14. Concrete is very weak in tension and good in compression, which of the following gives the percentage of tensile strength
of concrete compared to its compressive strength
a. 5 to 10% b. 8 to 15% c. 10 to 20% d. 7 to 13%
15. The number of which the normal concrete reaches its maximum strength
a. 14 days b. 1 week c. almost a month d. 2 months
16. The compressive of concrete is known to be 35 MPa, which of the following gives the modulus of elasticity of concrete if it is
a normal weight
a. 26622 MPa b. 25678 MPa c. 23400 MPa d. 27806 MPa
17. Is defined as the loss of concrete layer due to absorbed water from the surface of gel particles.
a. Plastic Shrinkage b. Carbonation Shrinkage c. Drying Shrinkage d. Elastic Shrinkage
18. In freshly poured concrete, the rise of water to the surface of the concrete is called
a. Shrinkage b. Creep c. Evaporation d. Bleeding
19. In reinforced concrete it is recommended that the concrete be ________ so that steel will yield before concrete reaches its
maximum usable strain.
a. Over-reinforced b. under-reinforced c. intermediate d. reinforced in tension
20. The minimum compressive strength of structural concrete shall be
a. 21 MPa b. 17 MPa c. 30 MPa d. 35 MPa

TEST II (10 pts): PROBLEM SOLVING


A. Solve the following problems.
B. Show complete solution.
C. Summarise your answer

1. A concrete mix has a specified compressive strength of38 MPa.


a. Compute the value of split tensile strength fct for lightweight concrete.
b. Compute the average compressive strength of concrete f’cr such that the standard deviation obtained using more than
40 consecutive test is 3.45 MPa.
c. Compute the average compressive strength of concrete f’cr such that, no records prior cylinder test results are not
available.