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SSC JE Civil Engineering Preliminary Exam in January 2018 | Practice test Day – 48



Welcome to your SSC JE Civil Engineering 2018 Objective Exam Practice test Day - 47
Take an exciting test in SSC JE Civil Preliminary Exam in January 2018. 
You have only 20 mins to complete the test (25 Questions)
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1.

Compression of soil occurs rapidly if voids are filled with

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2.

If the coefficient of the active pressure Ka is 1/3, the coefficient of passive pressure Kp, is

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3.

Pick up the incorrect definition from the following:

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4.

The angle of internal friction, is least for

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5.

Cohesive soils are generally

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6.

Plasticity index is defined as the range of water content between

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7.

For a base failure of a slope, depth factor

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8.

The ratio of the undrained strength in the undrained state to the undrained strength, at the same water content, in the remoulded state, is called the sensivity of the clay. Its value for quick clays is

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The phreatic line in an earth dam may be

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10.

The total weight of a pycnometer with water and oven dried soil 20 (g) is 1600 g. The pycnometer filled with water alone weighs 1500 g. The specific gravity of the soil, is

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11.

For slopes of limited extent the surface of slippage, is usually along

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12.

The minimum depth of building foundations on

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13.

In a fow net

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14.

Stoke's law does not hold good if the size of particle is smaller than

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15.

The method of the slices is applicable to

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16.

A soil sample of mass specific gravity 1.92, has a moisture content 30%. If the specific gravity of solids is 2.75, the degree of saturation, is

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17.

The ratio of the volume of water present in a given soil mass to the total volume of its voids, is known

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18.

According to IS : 2720 – 1965, the composition of a dispersing solution used in pipette analysis for determining the size of particles, is

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19.

In a purely cohesive soil, the critical centre lies at the intersection of

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20.

The shearing strength of a cohesion-less soil depends upon

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21.

If drainage is permitted throughout the test, during the application of both normal, and shear stresses so that full consolidation occurs and no excess pore pressure is set up at any stage of the test, is known as

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22.

A soil mass coated with a thin layer of paraffin weighs 460 g. When immersed, it displaces 299 cc of water. The weight of paraffin is 10 g. If specific gravity of solids is 2.5 and that of paraffin 0.9, the void ratio of soil, is

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23.

The inventor of the term soil mechanics, was

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When the seepage pressure becomes equal to the pressure due to submerged weight of a soil, the effective pressure is reduced to zero and the soil particles have a tendency to move up in the direction of flow. This phenomenon is generally known

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In non-cohesive soil in passive state of plastic equilibrium

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