Estimating and Costing 1. The rate of an item of work depends on Proportion of mortar All the above Specifications of works Specifications of materials None Comment 2. The damp proof course (D.P.C.) is measured in meters sq.m None of these cub.m None 3. The excavation exceeding 1.5 m in width and 10 sq.m in plan area with a depth not exceeding 30cm, is termed as Surface dressing Surface excavation Cutting Excavation None 4. ________________is the amount provided in the estimate and bill of quantities for some specialised work to be done by a specialised firm; whose details are not known at the time of preparing estimate. Provisional sum Prime cost Capital cost Building cost index None 5. Pick up the item of work not included in the plinth area estimate Courtyard area W.C. area Wall thickness Room area None 6. The main factor to be considered while preparing a detailed estimate is Availability of materials All the above Transportation of materials Quantity of the materials None 7. The diameter of a domestic sewer pipe laid at gradient 1 in 100 is recommended 100 mm 200 mm 175 mm 150 mm None 8. Pick up the correct statement from the following: The actual expenditure involved to complete a work including incidental, establishment and travelling charges, is called actual cost All the above The estimated value of the work excluding the amount for contingencies, work charged establishment, tool and plants, is called work value The formal acceptance by the administrative department for incurring an expenditure on the work, is called administrative approval None 9. The measurement is not made in square metres in case of D.P.C. (Damp proof course) Concrete Jeffries Form works R.C. Chhajja None 10. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following Dimensions are measured to the nearest 0.01 m Weights are measured to the nearest 0.001 tonnes Areas are measured to the nearest 0.01 sq.m Cubic contents are measured to the nearest 0.1 cm m None 11. In this method approx. total length of walls is found in running metre and this total length multiplied by the rate per running metre of wall gives a fairly accurate cost. Annual repair Cubical content estimate Item rate estimate Approximate quantity method estimate None 12. __________ is prepared on the basis of plinth area of building, the rate being deducted from the cost of similar building having similar specification, heights and construction, in the locality. Cube Rate Estimate Maintenance Estimate Supplementary Estimate Plinth Area Estimate None 13. A portion of an embankment having a uniform up-gradient 1 in 500 is circular with radius 1000 mof the centre line. It subtends 180° at the centre. If the height of the bank is 1 m at the lower end,and side slopes 2:1, the earth work involved. 26000 m3 26500 m3 27500 m3 27000 m3 None Comment 14. The volume is measured correct to the nearest 0.03 cum 0.01 cum 0.04 cum 0.02 cum None 15. According to ISI method of measurement, the order of the sequence is Length, breadth, height None of these. Height, length, breadth Breadth, length, height None 16. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following The unit of lead is 50 m for a distance upto 500 m The unit of lead is 1 km where the lead exceeds 2 km The lead is calculated for each block of the excavated area Lead is the average horizontal straight distance between the borrow pit and the place of spreading soil None 17. The brick work is not measured in cu m in case of Brick work in arches Half brick wall Reinforced brick work One or more than one brick wall None 18. _______________ estimate is a detailed estimate and is prepared to maintain the structure or work in proper order and safe condition. Revised estimate Supplementary and revised estimate Maintenance estimate Item rate estimate None 19. Pick up the correct statement from the following: The gully trap collects waste water from the kitchen, sink, wash basins, etc. In a gully trap, a water seal of 6 to 7.5 cm is provided The gully trap disconnects the sullage drain from the main drainage system The grating provided over gully traps is 23 cm square None Comment 20. To make out an estimate for a work the following data are necessary-Drawing, Specification and ___________ rates Transportation materials labours None 21. While estimating a reinforced cement structure, the omitted cover of concrete is assumed At the end of reinforcing bar, not less than 25 mm or twice the diameter of the bar All the above For reinforcing longitudinal bar in a beam 25 mm minimum or diameter of the largest bar which is more In thin slabs, 12 mm minimum or diameter of the bar whichever is more None Comment 22. The area is measured correct to the nearest 0.01 sq.m 0.04 sq.m 0.02 sq.m 0.03 sq.m None 23. The plinth area of a building not includes Area of cantilevered porch Lift and wall including landing Internal shaft for sanitary installations up to 2 sq m. in area Area of the walls at the floor level None Comment 24. The most reliable estimate is Detailed estimate Preliminary estimate Plinth area estimate Cubical content estimate None 25. The brickwork is measured in sq meter, in case of Honey comb brick work Brick flat soling all of the above Half brick walls or the partition None 1 out of 5 Feel free to shareWhatsAppTwitterTelegramFacebookLinkedInPinterest