# Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Mock test – 6 || Civil Engineering Mock tests

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1.

If water content of a soil is 40%, G is 2.70 and void ratio is 1.35, the degree of saturation is

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Skempton's pore pressure coefficient B for saturated soil is

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

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The compression index of a soil

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5.

If a soil undergoes a change in shape and volume by application of external loads over it, but recovers its shape and volume immediately after removal of the load, the property of the soil is  said to be

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6.

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

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If the natural water content of soil mass lies between its liquid limit and plastic limit, the soil mass is said to be in

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8.

With the increase in the amount of compaction energy

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9.

The angle of internal friction of clays, is usually

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10.

If the back fill is having a uniform surcharge of intensity per unit area, the lateral pressure will be

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11.

If the water content of a fully saturated soil mass is 100%, then the voids ratio of the sample is

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12.

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

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13.

The intensity of active earth pressure at a depth of 10 metres in dry cohesionless sand with an angle of internal friction of 30° and with a weight of 1.8 t/m3, is

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14.

Sensitivity of a soil can be defined as

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15.

If Cv is the coefficient of consolidation, is the time and is drainage path of one dimensional consolidation of soil, the time factor Tv, is given by

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16.

In active state of plastic equilibrium in a non cohesive soil with horizontal ground surface

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17.

Select the correct statement.

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18.

The soil moisture driven off by heat, is called

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19.

Soils containing organic matters

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20.

The method of the slices is applicable to

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21.

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

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22.

Shear strength of a soil is a unique function of

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23.

Buoyant unit weight equals the saturated density

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24.

Failure of a slope occurs only when total shear force is

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Plasticity index is defined as the range of water content between

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