Soil Mechanics and Foundation Mock test – 5 || Civil Engineering Mock tests




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







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