# Shear Force and Bending Moment - Mechanical Engineering (MCQ) questions and answers

1)   A 10 m long cantilever beam is fixed at point B. What is the bending moment at point B, if 5 m span of AC carries uniform distributed load of 10 kN/m?

a. 125 kN/m
b. 200 kN/m
c. 375 kN/m
d. 500 kN/m
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 375 kN/m Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

2)   The concavity produced on the beam section about the centre line when downward force acts on it is called as __

a. Hogging or positive bending moment
b. Hogging or negative bending moment
c. Sagging or positive bending moment
d. Sagging or negative bending moment
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Hogging or negative bending moment Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

3)   In axial thrust diagram, at which point bending moment is zero?

a. Point of contra-flexure
b. Point of inflection
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!

4)   The beam having one end free and one end fixed is called as _______

a. Cantilever beam
b. Continuous beam
c. Overhang beam
d. Simply supported beam
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Cantilever beam Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

5)   Uniformly varying load between two sections in shear force diagram is represented by ____

a. cubic curve
b. inclined line
c. horizontal line
d. parabolic curve
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: parabolic curve Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

6)   In bending moment diagram, if no load acts between two sections, then it is represented by _______

a. horizontal line
b. inclined line
c. vertical line
d. all of the above
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: inclined line Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

7)   The graphical representation of variation of axial load on y axis and position of cross section along x axis is called as _____

a. Bending moment diagram
b. Shear force diagram
c. Stress-strain diagram
d. Trust diagram
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: Trust diagram Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

8)   What is the maximum bending moment acting on simply supported beam shown below?

a. 2000 Nm
b. 3000 Nm
c. 4000 Nm
d. 6000 Nm
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 3000 Nm Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

9)   What is the maximum shear force acting on the beam shown below.

a. 125 N
b. 200 N
c. 4000 N
d. 8000 N
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: 200 N Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!

10)   The diagram shown below, depicts bending diagram for ______

a. cantilever beam with uniformly distributed load
b. cantilever beam with uniformly distributed load only on half side of the beam
c. simply supported beam with varying distributed load
d. simply supported beam with uniformly distributed load
 Answer  Explanation ANSWER: simply supported beam with uniformly distributed load Explanation: No explanation is available for this question!