Civil Engineering

MCQ on Architectural Engineering

MCQ on Architectural Engineering

1- A view from above showing the arrangement of spaces in building at a particular level is known as a

(A) Elevation

(B) Section

(C) Floor Plan

(D) Isometric


2- ________ is common materials used for centuries in architectural model building.

(A) Balsawood

(B) Plywood


(D) Bhusaboard


3- Projection lines and dimension lines shall be drawn as ________ lines.

(A) Thin and arrowed

(B) Thin and broken

(C) Thin and dotted

(D) Thin and continuous


4- Architectural drawings are drawn to ________, so that relative sizes are correctly represented.

(A) Paper

(B) Scale

(C) Sheet

(D) None of the above


5- Rapid prototyping techniques such as ________ is used to automatically construct models straight from digital drawings

(A) 1D printing

(B) 2D printing

(C) 3D printing

(D) 4D printing


6- Normally, a good quality bricks contain the following ingredient;

(A) Silica (sand), Alumina (clay), Lime, Iron oxide, Magnesia

(B) Silica (sand), Cement, Lime, Iron oxide, Magnesia

(C) Cement, Aggregates, Lime, Iron oxide, Magnesia

(D) Silica (sand), Natural fibres, Lime, Iron oxide, Magnesia


7- In Three­-point perspective a third vanishing point should be located above the horizon line to view building from ________ .

(A) Above

(B) Below

(C) Adjacent

(D) At left side


8- ________ provide dimensioned, graphical information that can be used; by a contractor to construct the architectural design to a real building.

(A) Working drawings

(B) Architectural drawings

(C) Municipal drawings

(D) Presentation drawings


9- If bonds in brick work are not arranged properly, then a ________ will result. This is called an un­bonded wall having little strength and stability.

(A) Sheer crack

(B) Continuous vertical joint

(C) Deflection

(D) Tension


10- One­-point perspective exists when the picture plane is ________ to two axes of a rectilinear (or Cartesian) scene

(A) Perpendicular

(B) Parallel

(C) Adjacent

(D) Aside



1-(C), 2-(A), 3-(D), 4-(B), 5-(C), 6-(A), 7-(A), 8-(A), 9-(B), 10-(B)