Civil Engineering Soil Mechanics Mock Test – 2




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1.
Determination of water content of a soil sample suspected to contain gypsum is made by drying the sample for longer period at a temperature not more than
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The direct shear test suffers from the following disadvantage:
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Buoyant unit weight equals the saturated density
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Pick up the correct statement from the following:
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The angle between the directions of the failure and the major principal plane, is equal to
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Pick up the correct statement from the following:
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Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
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Number of piles required to support a column, is
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The ratio of settlement at any time 't' to the final settlement, is known as
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If the specific gravity and voids in soil sample are G and e respectively, the hydraulic gradient i, is
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The compression index of a soil
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According to the Indian Standards the specific gravity is the ratio of the unit weight of soil solids to that of water at a temperature of
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You are given a sample of soil containing coarse grains to determine its water content, you will use
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The soil moisture driven off by heat, is called
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Pick up the in-correct statement from the following: The soils which contain montmorillonite minerals
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The earth pressure of a soil at rest, is proportional to (where φ is the angle of internal friction of the soil)
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A phreatic line is defined as the line within a dam section below which there are
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Water formed transported soil is
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The equation τ = C + σ tan φ is given by
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The soil which contains finest grain particles, is
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The maximum shear stress occurs on the filament which makes an angle with the horizontal plane equal to
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If σ0' and σ' represent initial and increased pressure ; e0 and e void ratios corresponding to initial and increased pressure ; and C0 the compression index (dimensionless), then, the virgin compression curve as expressed by Terzaghi empirical formula is
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The ratio of the volume of voids to the total volume of the given soil mass, is known
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A partially saturated soil is classified as
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Water content of a soil sample is the difference of the weight of the given sample at the given temperature and the weight determined after drying it for 24 hours at temperature ranging from
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For shear strength, triaxial shear test is suitable because




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