SBI PO EXAM MODEL QUESTIONS

 1. A vertical diaphragm acting as a thin, deep cantilever beam in transferring lateral loads to the foundation is
(a) Membrane
(b) Shell
(c) Pneumatic structure
(d) Shear wall

2. The presence of irregularity in design in which regularity still prevails maybe defined as
(a) Anamoly
(b) Similarity
(c) Radiation
(d) Repetition

3. A screen, usually of louvers, placed on the outside of a building to shield the windows from direct sunlight is
(a) Drum wall
(b) Trombe-wall
(c) Brise-soleil
(d) Solarium

4. Pablo Picasso was known for his creations in
 (a) Impressionism
(b) Dadaism 
(c) Pointillism 
(d) Cubism

5. Bhimbetka rock shelters, an archeological site, exhibiting the beginning of South Asian Stone Age are located at
(a) Aihole in Karnataka State
(b) Ellora in Maharashtra State 
(c) Raisen district in Madhya Pradesh State
(d) Perambalur in Tamil Nadu State

6. The characteristics of both Dravidian style and Nagara style of Temple Architecture are found in temple complex at
(a) Mahabalipuram
(b) Konark
(c) Pattadakal
(d) Gwalior 


7. A glass unit consisting of two or more sheets of glass separated by a hermetically sealed air space, to provide thermal insulation and restrict condensation is
(a) Reflective glass
(b) Heat-absorbing glass
(c) Low emissivity (low-E) glass
(d) Insulating glass 

8. ‘Sky Component’ is an element of
(a) Earthquake resistant design
(b) Thermal performance analysis
(c) Rainwater harvesting
(d) Daylight factor

9. Which of the following Publications are by Ar. Charles Jencks?
1. Critical Modernism
 2. Complexity and Contradictions in Architecture
 3. Learning from Las Vegas
 4. The story of Post-Modernism
 (a) 1 and 2
 (b) 2 and 3
 (c) 1 and 4
 (d) 3 and 4

10. ‘Sky Component’ is an element of
(a) Earthquake resistant design
(b)  Thermal performance analysis
(c) Rainwater harvesting
(d) Daylight factor

11. Designing responsive architectural spaces requires consideration given to
(a) Passive cooling systems
(b) Innovation in structural systems
(c) Smart building systems
(d) User satisfaction

12. Architectural design today need not address
(a) Climatic considerations
(b) Stylistic affiliations
(c) Energy efficiency
(d) User response

13. Creating architectural design proposals may not include
 (a) Formulating an area programme
(b) Evolving design alternatives
(c) Incorporating structure and services into finalized proposal (d) Design detail of interior furniture

14. A white, powdery deposit that forms on an exposed masonry or concrete
surface, caused by leaching and crystallization of soluble salts from within
the material is
 (a) Effervescence
(b) Efflorescence
(c) Efficacy
(d) Effluent

15. The earliest archeological evidence of urban architecture is from the
 (a) Hoysala period
(b) Buddhist period
(c) Harappan period
(d) Islamic period

16. Consider the following statements:
 1. Kutch lies in hot and semi arid climatic zone
 2. Delhi lies in composite climatic zone
 3. Delhi lies in warm humid climatic zone
 4. Kutch lies in hot and dry climatic zone
Which of the above statements is/are correct?
 (a) 1 and 2
 (b) 2 and 4
 (c) 3 only
 (d) 4 only

17. The components that contribute to Daylight Factor are
(a) Sky component and internally reflected components
(b) Sky component and externally reflected components
(c)  Externally and internally reflected components
(d) Sky component, internally and externally reflected components

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