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Civil Engineering – Soil Mechanics Mock test – 1





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1.

The water content in a soil sample when it continues to loose weight without loosing the volume, is called

2.

When a cohesionless soil attains quick condition, it looses

3.

For general engineering purposes, soils are classified by

4.

If there is no impervious boundary at the bottom of a hydraulic structure, stream lines tend to follow :

5.

A failure wedge develops if a retaining wall

6.

The shearing force acting along the slice of a curved surface of slippage, causes the soil to slide

7.

The seepage exit gradient in a soil is the ratio of

8.

If Cs is the expansion index in Q. 11.165, the empirical formula given by Terzaghi, is

9.

The maximum pressure which a soil can carry without shear failure, is called

10.

Failure of a slope occurs only when total shear force is

11.

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

12.

Cohesionless soil is

13.

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

14.

'Loess' is silty clay formed by the action of

15.

Pick up the cohesive soil from the following:

16.

Pile foundations are generally preferred to for

17.

The angle of internal friction of clays, is usually

18.

Soils containing organic matters

19.

A soil not fully consolidated under the existing over-burden pressure, is called

20.

The angle of internal friction is maximum for






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