Basic Question and Answer For Civil Engineering (Brick Work)

General interview Question Answer for Civil Engineering

Topic- Brick, Bricks Masonry

Question 01: What is the recommended size of a brick?

  • Answer A: 20x10x10 cm
  • Answer B: 19x9x9 cm
  • Answer C: 20x9x9 cm
  • Answer D: 19x8x8cm


Question 02: A good brick should not absorb more than what percent of water when soaked?

  • Answer A: 15%
  • Answer B: 13%
  • Answer C: 20%
  • Answer D: 12%


Question 03: Which of the following bricks is not preferred?

  • Answer A: Clamp burned
  • Answer B: Sharp-edged
  • Answer C: Sound-proofed
  • Answer D: Kiln burned


Question 04: The compressive strength of the brick should be….

  • Answer A: Minimum 3.5 kN/m2
  • Answer B: Minimum 3.5 N/mm2
  • Answer C: Maximum 3.5 kN/m2
  • Answer D: Maximum 3.5 N/mm2


Question 05: A good brick when dropped from the height of 1 metre can….

  • Answer A: Shatter
  • Answer B: Develop small cracks
  • Answer C: Break into 2 halves
  • Answer D: Not break


Question 06: Which of the below is used to sound proof bricks?

  • Answer A: Terracotta
  • Answer B: Plastics
  • Answer C: Ceramic
  • Answer D: Gypsum


Question 07: What should be observed when a brick is broken?

  • Answer A: Parallel strata
  • Answer B: Homogeneous surface
  • Answer C: Pores
  • Answer D: Brown colour


Question 08: Which of the below should be avoided in brick masonry?

  • Answer A: Queen closer
  • Answer B: Horizontal joints
  • Answer C: Vertical joints
  • Answer D: Brick bat


Question 09: Which IS code gives a code of practice for brick work?

  • Answer A: IS 3102
  • Answer B: IS 2212
  • Answer C: IS 1077
  • Answer D: IS 3466


Question 10: In which bond brick is laid with its length in the direction of a wall?

  • Answer A: Header
  • Answer B: Flemish
  • Answer C: English
  • Answer D: Stretcher


Question 11: Which bond is better in appearance than English bond?

  • Answer A: Double Flemish
  • Answer B: Flemish
  • Answer C: Poly Flemish
  • Answer D: Single Flemish


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