GATE Objective Questions Strength of Materials

Strength of Materials : Objective Questions

1. The object of caulking in a riveted joint is to make the joint-

A. free from stresses

B. leak-proof

C. free from corrosion

D. stronger in tension

View Answer/Explanation

Correct Answer is B

2. In a simple bending of beams, the stress in the beam varies-

A. Parabolically

B. Linearly

C. Hyperbolically

D. Elliptically

View Answer/Explanation

Correct Answer is B

3. The point of contra-flexure is a point where-

A. shear force changes its sign

B. shear force is maximum

C. bending moment changes its sign

D. bending moment is maximum

View Answer/Explanation

Correct Answer is C

4. The unit of modulus of elasticity is same as those of-

A. stress, strain and pressure

B. stress, force and modulus of rigidity

C. stress, pressure and modulus of rigidity

D. strain, force and pressure

View Answer/Explanation

Correct Answer is C

5. A beam of uniform strength may be obtained by-

A. varying the width and depth both

B. keeping the depth uniform and varying the width

C. keeping the width uniform and varying the depth

D. All of these

View Answer/Explanation

Correct Answer is A

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