Theory of Structures Online Test – Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

1. The ratio of tangential and normal components of a stress on an inclined plane through θ° to the direction of the force, is :

 
 
 
 

2. In case of principal axes of a section

 
 
 
 

3. Maximum shear stress theory for the failure of a material at the elastic limit, is known

 
 
 
 

4. A body is said to be in equilibrium if

 
 
 
 

5. A steel bar 20 mm in diameter simply-supported at its ends over a total span of 40 cm carries a load at its centre. If the maximum stress induced in the bar is limited to N/mm2, the bending strain energy stored in the bar, is

 
 
 
 

6. Maximum strain theory for the failure of a material at the elastic limit, is known as

 
 
 
 

7. Slenderness ratio of a long column, is

 
 
 
 

8. Gradually applied static loads do not change with time their

 
 
 
 

9. In a shaft, the shear stress is not directly proportional to

 
 
 
 

10. The load on a spring per unit deflection, is called

 
 
 
 

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