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# Consider the following statements regarding a beam of uniform cross-section simply supported at its ends and carrying a concentrated load at one of its middle third points: 1. Its deflection under the load will be maximum. 2. The bending moment under the load will be maximum. 3. The deflection at the midpoint of the span will be maximum. 4. The slope at the nearest support will be maximum. Which of these statements are correct?

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1 and 3
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2 and 4
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1 and 2
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3 and 4
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Solution

## The correct option is B 2 and 4The deflection is maximum at a point between load and mid span. The bending moment under the load is maximum and slope at nearest support is maximum.

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