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31 . The deformation per unit length is called
A. tensile stress
B. compressive stress
C. shear stress
D. strain

32 . Strain resetters are used to
A. measure shear strain
B. measure linear strain
C. measure volumetric strain
D. relieve strain

33 . When a rectangular beam is loaded transversely, the maximum compressive stress is developed on the
A. top layer
B. bottom layer
C. neutral axis
D. every cross-section

34 . The point of contraflexure is a point where
A. shear force changes sign
B. bending moment changes sign
C. shear force is maximum
D. bending moment is maximum

35 . The simply supported beam 'A' of length l carries a central point load W. Another beam 'B' is loaded with a uniformly distributed load such that the total load on the beam is W. The ratio of maximum d
A. 5/8
B. 8/5
C. 5/4
D. 4/5