# Analysis of Trusses - Mechanical Engineering (MCQ) questions and answers

1)   Identify the type of truss shown below.

a. Deficient truss
b. Perfect truss
c. Redundant truss
d. All of the above
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Deficient truss Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

2)   If a truss consists of 8 joints, 10 members and 4 reaction components then, it is a __________

a. cantilever truss
b. defficient truss
c. redundant truss
d. none of the above
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: defficient truss Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

3)   If n > 2j – R, then the truss is called as _________.
(n = number of joints, j = number of members, R = number of reaction components)

a. perfect truss
b. redundant truss
c. deficient truss
d. none of the above
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: redundant truss Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

4)   Which of the following statements is false about frame/truss?

a. Bent member is never used in a truss
b. Internal hinges are used to connect members in a truss
c. All members in the truss are two force members
d. Multiforce members can be used in a frame
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Internal hinges are used to connect members in a truss Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

5)   Redundant truss is a type of ______

a. perfect truss
b. imperfect truss
c. stable truss
d. none of the above
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: imperfect truss Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

6)   Which of the following conditions is satisfied for cantilever truss?

a. n > 2j – R
b. n < 2j – R
c. n = 2j – R
d. n ≠ 2j – R
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: n = 2j – R Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

7)   Which axial force is determined while analyzing a truss?

a. compressive force
b. tensile force
c. both a. and b.
d. none of the above
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: both a. and b. Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!