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1) Which one of the following clays behaves like a dense sand?
2) Factor of safety against sliding of a slope, is the ratio of
3) The angle of internal friction, is least for
4) Physical properties of a permeant which influence permeability are
5) For testing a saturated clay for shear strength, the test recommended, is
6) The coefficient of compressibility of soil, is the ratio of
7) The average coefficient of permeability of natural deposits
8) The neutral stress in a soil mass is
9) Rise of water table above the ground surface causes
10) The ultimate consolidation settlement of a structure resting on a soil
11) Coefficient of permeability of soil
12) If the material of the base of the Casagrande liquid limit device on which the cup containing soil paste drops is softer than the standard hard rubber, then
13) Dispersed type of soil structure is an arrangement comprising particles having
14) The major principal stress in an element of cohesion-less soil within the backfill of a retaining wall is
15) The shear strength of a soil
16) During seepage through a soil, direction of seepage is always
17) The property of a soil which allows it to be deformed rapidly without rupture, elastic rebound and also a volume change, is known
18) Hydrometer readings are corrected for:
19) Direct measurement of permeability of the specimen at any stage of loading can be made
20) Effective stress on soil
21) Select the incorrect statement.
22) A triaxial shear test is preferred to direct shear test, because
23) Failure of the stability of slopes, generally occurs along
24) The shearing force acting along the slice of a curved surface of slippage, causes the soil to slide
25) The ratio of volume of air voids to the volume of total voids, is known as