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Civil Engineering Soil Mechanics Mock Test – 2




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1.

A phreatic line is defined as the line within a dam section below which there are

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The direct shear test suffers from the following disadvantage:

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The equation τ = C + σ tan φ is given by

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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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The maximum shear stress occurs on the filament which makes an angle with the horizontal plane equal to

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The soil which contains finest grain particles, is

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Water formed transported soil is

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Buoyant unit weight equals the saturated density

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Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

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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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If the specific gravity and voids in soil sample are G and e respectively, the hydraulic gradient i, is

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The ratio of settlement at any time 't' to the final settlement, is known as

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The compression index of a soil

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The soil moisture driven off by heat, is called

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The angle between the directions of the failure and the major principal plane, is equal to

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A partially saturated soil is classified as

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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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For shear strength, triaxial shear test is suitable because

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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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Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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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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You are given a sample of soil containing coarse grains to determine its water content, you will use

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Pick up the in-correct statement from the following: The soils which contain montmorillonite minerals

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Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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Number of piles required to support a column, is

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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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