# Strength of Materials (1-10)

1.  In case of non-dilatent materials, the maximum value of Poisson’s ratio is
 A. 0.25 B. 0.33 C. 0.47 D. 0.5 E. 0.6

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2.  The shape of the Kem area for a rectangular section is
 A. Circle B. Square C. Rectangle D. Parallelogram E. Rhombus

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3.  If Young’s modulus of elasticity is determined for mild steel in tension and compression, the two values will have a ratio (Et/Er) of
 A. 1 B. 0.5 C. 1.2 D. 2

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4.  The number of elastic constants for a completely anisotropic elastic material which follows Hooke’s law, is
 A. 2 B. 3 C. 4 D. 21 E. 25

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5.  A material which undergoes no deformation till its yield point is reached and then it flows at a constant stress is known as
 A. Elasto-plastic B. Plasto-electric C. Rigid-plastic D. Rigid-elastic

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6.  Strain rosettes are generally used for
 A. Measurement of load B. Measurement of shear strain C. Measurement of resilience D. Measurement of proof stress E. Measurement of longitudinal strains

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7.  The column with highest equivalent length has
 A. Both ends fixed B. Both ends hinged and pin jointed C. One end fixed other end hinged D. None of the above

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 A. One that does not exist B. One that is dead C. One that can be neglected D. One that does not move E. One that remains constant.

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9.  A live load is one that
 A. Remains constant B. Cannot be neglected C. Has lived and is no more in existence D. Varies with time E. Varies continuously

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10.  Strain is
 A. The change in metals B. The change in shape and direction in metal C. The result of load application on a body D. The change of form produced in a piece by the action of load E. None of the above