# Top 50 Structural Analysis 2 mcq questions and answers

Q. 1. Ratio of stiffness of member to the total stiffness of the joint is known as
A : Carry Over Factor
B : Stiffness Factor
C : Distribution Factor
D : Fixed End Moment

Distribution Factor

Q. 2. Moment distribution method is also known as
A : Hardy Cross method
B : Macauly’s Method
C : Mohr’s Theorems method
D : Kennedy’s theory

Hardy Cross method

Q. 3. A three span continous beam ABCD loaded with udl of 100kN/m on each
span.Support A is fixed support and support D is hinged support. The degree of
kinematic indeterminancy of this beam is

A : 0
B : 1
C : 2
D : 3

3

Q. 4. In Flexibility Matrix, elemnt ‘F21’ represent
A : displacement at coordinate 1 due to unit force at coordinate 2
B : displacement at coordinate 2 due to unit force at coordinate 1
C : force at coordinate 1 due to unit displacement at coordinate 2
D : force at coordinate 2 due to unit displacement at coordinate 1

displacement at coordinate 2 due to unit force at coordinate 1

Q. 5. The ratio of moment of interia to the length of the beam called as
A : Carry Over Factor
B : Stiffness Factor
C : Distribution Factor
D : Fixed End Moment

Stiffness Factor

Q. 6. Stiffnes coeifficeint Sij means
A : force at coordinate ‘j’ due to unit displacemnet at coordinate ‘i’
B : displacement at coordinate ‘j’ due to unit force at coordinate ‘i’
C : displacement at coordinate ‘i’ due to unit force at coordinate ‘j’
D : force at coordinate ‘i’ due to unit displacemnet at coordinate ‘j’

force at coordinate ‘i’ due to unit displacemnet at coordinate ‘j’

Q.7. Continuous Beamwithtwospanshavingbothexternal supports
hinged. What is the degree of kinematic indeterminancy?

A : 3
B : 2
C : 0
D : 1

3

Q. 8. Flexibility matrix is a
A : Rectangular matrix
B : Null matrix
C : Square anti-symmetric matrix
D : Square symmetric matrix

Square symmetric matrix

Q. 9. The carryover factor in a prismatic member whose far end is simply
supported

A : 0
B : 0.5
C : 0.75
D : 1

0

Q. 10. If the joint equilibrium equations are inadequate for unknown joint
displacement , then which equation is developed ?

A : Flexural equation
B : Torsional equation
C : shear equilibrium equation
D : Compatibility equation

shear equilibrium equation

Q. 11. Finding the displacement of the released structure in the direction of
redundant by applying a unit load in the direction of redundant is called as

A : Flexibility coefficient
B : Stiffness oefficient
D : Unit force

Flexibility coefficient

Q. 12. In a Continuous Beam, support A is fixed support, slope & deflection
at support ‘A’ is

A : Zero
B : Maximum
C : Minimum
D : Can’t say

Zero

Q. 13. Continuous Beam withtwospans having one external supportfixed
and second external support hinged. What is the degree of kinematic
indeterminancy?

A : 3
B : 2
C : 0
D : 1

2

Q. 14. In Slope Deflection Method, the primary unknowns are
A : Support Reactions
B : Displacements
C : SFD
D : BMD

Displacements

Q. 15. In a member , the number of non zero joint displacement is called as
A : External indeterminacy
B : Kinematic indeterminacy
C : Internal indeterminacy
D : Static indeterminacy

Kinematic indeterminacy

Q. 16. Which of the following methods of structural analysis is not
‘Displacement Method’

A : Moment Distribution Method
B : Slope Displacement Method
C : Flexibility Matrix Method
D : Stiffness Matrix Method

Flexibility Matrix Method

Q. 17. The carryover factor in a prismatic member whose far end is
over hanging

A : 0
B : 0.5
C : 0.75
D : 1

0

Q. 18. Force required to produce unit displacement is called as
A : Stiffness
B : Flexibility
C : Rigidity
D : Stress

Stiffness

Q. 19. In Flexibility method, Number of redundants is equal to
A : Degree of kinematic indeterminacy
B : Degree of staticindeterminacy
C : Number of joints
D : Number of Reactions

Degree of staticindeterminacy

Q. 20. Maximum slope in simply supported beam with a central point load ‘W’
kN will be

A : at both support
B : at centre
C : at one end
D : at quarter span

at both support

Q. 21.IfnxnsquareFlexibility matrix,then‘n’ valuerepresent
A : Number of joints
B : Degree of kinematic indeterminacy
C : Degree of static indeterminacy
D : Number of member

Degree of static indeterminacy

Q. 22. Which of the method is not Force Method
A: Flexibility MatrixMethod
B : Virtual workMethod
C : Three moment theorem
D : Stiffness Matrix Method

Stiffness Matrix Method

Q. 23. The carryover factor in a prismatic member whose far end is fixed
A : 0
B : 0.5
C : 0.75
D : 1

0.5

Q. 24. The kinematic indeterminacy ofthe given beam is
A : 3
B : 4
C : 2
D : 1

2

Q. 25. Displacement causeed by unit force is known as
A : Stiffness
B : Flexibility
C : Bending Moment
D : Shear Force

Flexibility

Q. 26. The carryover factor in a prismatic member whose far end is
roller support

A : 0
B : 0.5
C : 0.75
D : 1

0

Q. 27. Multiplication of Stiffness Matrix and Flexibility Matrix is
A : Null Matrix
B : Unit Martrix
C : Sqaure of Stiffnes Mtrix
D : Square of Flexibility Matrix

Unit Martrix

Q.28.Allelementsofflexibilitymatrix are
A : Displacements
B : Forces
C : Displacements and Forces
D : Unit force

Displacements

Q. 29. Ratio of moment developed at one end of the member to the moment
transfered at the other end of the same member is known as

A : Carry Over Factor
B : Stiffness Factor
C : Distribution Factor
D : Fixed End Moment

Carry Over Factor

Q. 30. For propped cantilever beam , kinematic indeterminacy
A : 3
B : 2
C : 0
D : 1

1

Q. 32. In a two span Continous Beam ABC, with one external support ‘A’ fixed
and other external support ‘C’ is hinged. Then how many number of Joint
Equilibrium equations can be formed ?

A : 3
B : 2
C : 0
D : 1

2

Q. 33. If joint B having BA and BC member with both end simply supported and
having span 6 m and 5m respectively, Find stiffness factor for BA member

A : 0.125I
B : 0.1 I
C : 0.5 I
D : 0.2I

0.125I

Q. 34. A beam AB having point load of 80 kN at a distance of 1 m from support A
and 2 m from support B. Find Fixed end moment at suppoprt A KN.m

A : 30
B : 35.55
C : 3.55
D : 0.355

35.55

Q. 36. In a Continuous Beam, first span AB of 4m is loaded with central moment
of 100kN-m. The Fixed End Moment at A will be

A : 100
B : 50
C : 75
D : 25

25

Q. 37. If the Frame shown in figure is to be solved by Flexibility Matrix
method, Calculate number of Redundants

A : 0
B : 1
C : 2
D : 3

Penstock

Q. 39. The meaning of Fij is
A : Displacemnt at joint ‘j’ due to unit load at joint ‘i’
B : Displacemnt at joint ‘i’ due to unit load at joint ‘j’
C : Force at joint ‘i’ due to unit displcaement at joint ‘j’
D : Force at joint ‘j’ due to unit displcaement at joint ‘i’

Displacemnt at joint ‘i’ due to unit load at joint ‘j’

Q. 42. In cause effect relationship if action is moment, the effect will be
A : Translation
B : Shear stress
C : Rotation
D : Translation and Rotation

Rotation

Q. 43. Three prismatic membres AB,BC & BD meet at a joint for rigid frame to
be analysed using moment distribution method. The distribution factor for
member AB & BC are 0.5 & 0.3 respectively. The distribution factor for member
BD shall be

A : 0.2
B : 1.67
C : 0.6
D : 0.15

0.2

Q. 44. If joint C having CB and CD member with stiffness factors are 0.16 I and
0.25 I , then find out distribution factor for CB member

A : 1
B : 0.2
C : 0.6
D : 0.4

0.4

Q. 45. In a Continuous Beam, first span AB of 4m is loaded with central point of
100kN. The Fixed End Moment at A will be

A : 100
B : 50
C : 75
D : 25

50

Q. 46. A Continuous Beam of 2 span ABC, external support ‘A is fixed and
external support ‘C’ is hinged. If the support ‘B’ is sinking by 1mm, then what is
the kinamatic indeterminancy of the beam.

A : 3
B : 2
C : 0
D : 1

3

Q. 47. If the continouos beam given in figure is to be solved by
Flexibility matrix method, Calculate number of Redundants

A : 3
B : 2
C : 1
D : 4

Penstock

Q. 48. A beam having UDl of 50 kN per m over a span of 4 m. Find Fixed
end moment in KN.m

A : 66.67
B : 6.67
C : 666.67
D : 68

66.67

Q. 49. In a Continuous Beam, first span AB of 3m is loaded with udl of 100kN/m.
The Fixed End Moment at A will be

A : 100
B : 50
C : 75
D : 25

75

Q. 50. If joint B having BA and BC member with both end simply supported and
having span 6 m and 5m respectively, Find stiffness factor for BC member

A : 0.125 I
B : 0.151 I
C : 0.5 I
D : 0.2I

0.151 I

Q. 51.
A : minus 5.25 and 7.5
B : minus 7.2 and9.75
C : minus 7.5 and 9.75
D : minus 7.5 and 9

minus 7.5 and 9.75

Q. 52. A single bay Portal Frame ABCD, carries a central point load of 10 kN on
vertical member AB and a udl of 10kN/m on horizontal member BC. If the span of
all members of Portal Frame is 4m, the Fixed End Moment at joint ‘B’ is

A : 0
B : 8.33
C : 10
D : 13.33

8.33

Q. 53.
A : 0 and 91.53
B : 1 and 91.53
C : minus 91.53 and 0
D : minus 1 and 91.53

minus 91.53 and 0

Q. 54. A single bay Portal Frame ABCD, carries a central point load on
vertical member AB and a udl of 10kN/m on horizontal member BC. If the
span of all members of Portal Frame is 4m, the Fixed End Moment at joint ‘D’ is

A : 0
B : 3.33
C : 10
D : 13.33

0

Q. 55.
A : 0 and 91.53
B : 1 and 91.53
C : 0 and minus 91.53
D : minus 1 and 91.53

0 and 91.53

Q. 56. A single bay Portal Frame ABCD, carries a central point load on
vertical member AB and a udl of 10kN/m on horizontal member BC. If the
span of all members of Portal Frame is 4m, the Fixed End Moment at joint ‘C’ is

A : 0
B : 3.33
C : 10
D : 13.33

13.33

Q. 58. A moment ‘K’ requied to rotate near end of a prismatic beam through
a unit angle without translation, the far end being freely supported is given by

A : 3EL per L
B : 4EI per L
C : EI per L
D : L per EI

3EL per L

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