# SSC JE Civil Engineering Preliminary Exam in January 2018 | Practice test Day – 32

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Skempton's pore pressure coefficient B for saturated soil is

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Sensitivity of a soil can be defined as

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

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

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The method of the slices is applicable to

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

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Failure of a slope occurs only when total shear force is

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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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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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Plasticity index is defined as the range of water content between

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

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13.

The compression index of a soil

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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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Buoyant unit weight equals the saturated density

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The angle of internal friction of clays, is usually

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The soil moisture driven off by heat, is called

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Shear strength of a soil is a unique function of

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

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