Concrete Technology Part 1

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



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