Concrete Technology Part 1

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1. A concrete cube of 15 cm and a cylinder of 150 mm diameter and 300 mm height are tested for compressive strength, the strength of the cube compared to cylinder will be
2. The property of fresh concrete, in which the water in the mix tends to rise to the surface while placing and compacting, is called
3. The resistance of an aggregate to the effect of hydration of cement and weather is called
4. The aggregate is said to be elongated when
5. Workability of concrete is directly proportional to
6. The fineness of cement is measured in terms of
7. The percentage of water for making a cement paste of normal consistency varies from
8. The binding material in the mortar is also called   [ SSC JE 2019]
9. The strength of concrete using air entraining cement gets reduced by
10. The strength of concrete after one year as compared to 28 days strength is about
11. Which of the following cement is expected to have the highest compressive strength after 3 days?
12. The degree of grinding of cement is called
13. Strength of concrete increases with
14. Approximate value of shrinkage strain in concrete is
15. The phenomenon by virtue of which the cement does not undergo large change in volume when treated with water is known as
16. The compressive strength of an ordinary Portland cement (1:3 cement mortar cube) after 7 days test should not be less than
17. Modulus of rupture of concrete gives
18. Strength of commonly used concrete for constructing low rise residential buildings is
19. The setting time of cement is the governing factor for
20. The cement, widely used in retaining walls is
21. According to IS: 269-1976, the requirement of an ordinary Portland cement is that
22. The chemical reaction between cement and water is
23. The failure strain of concrete under direct compression and under flexure are respectively
24. Increase in moisture content in concrete
25. Tensile strength of concrete is measured by
26. According to IS 456, under normal circumstances, the maximum cement content in kg/cum (including fly ash and slag) allowed
27. The cement concrete, from which entrained air and excess water are removed after placing it in position, is called
28. Too much fineness of cement
29. As the cube size increases, the strength of concrete
30. The property of the ingredients to separate from each other while placing the concrete is called
31. The resistance of an aggregate to wear is known as
32. The removal of excess air after placing concrete helps in increasing the strength of concrete by
33. Tensile strength of concrete is approximately______________of the compressive strength of concrete.
34. Workability of concrete is inversely proportional to
35. The ratio of 7 days and 28 days cube strength is



Arbaj Demrot is the founder of VideRime Online Learning, a leading engineering website. He did his BE Civil and M.Tech Structure from RGPV University, Bhopal and has been working as an Assistant Professor in a reputed college.

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