Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering Mcqs

Q.  The hydraulic head that would produce a quick condition in a sand stratum of thickness 1.5 m, specific gravity 2.67 and voids ratio 0.67 is equal to_______________?

a. 1.0m
b. 1.5 m
c. 2.0 m
d. 3m


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MCQs:  Compressibility of sandy soils is______________?
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MCQs:  Coefficient of compressibility is_______________?
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MCQs:  Coarse grained soils are best compacted by a_______________?
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MCQs:  The maximum dry density upto which any soil can be compacted depends upon____________?
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MCQs:  The ultimate consolidation settlement of a soil is________________?
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MCQs:  A normally consolidated clay settled 10 mm when effective stress was increased from 100 kN/m2 to 200 kN/ m2. If the effective stress is further increased from 200 kN/ m2 to 400 kN/ m2, then the settlement of the same clay is__________________?
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MCQs:  The ultimate consolidation settlement of a structure resting on a soil_______________?
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MCQs:  Direct measurement of permeability of the specimen at any stage of loading can be made_______________?
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MCQs:  With the increase in the amount of compaction energy________________?
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MCQs:  For a loose sand sample and a dense sand sample consolidated to the same effective stress_____________?
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MCQs:  For better strength and stability, the fine grained soils and coarse grained soils are compacted respectively as____________________?
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MCQs:  The shear strength of a soil_________________?
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MCQs:  Skempton’s pore pressure coefficient B for saturated soil is________________?
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MCQs:  In a deposit of normally consolidated clay_________________?
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MCQs:  Unconfmed compressive strength test is________________?
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MCQs:  Shear strength of a soil is a unique function of__________________?
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MCQs:  A cylindrical specimen of saturated soil failed under an axial vertical stress of 100kN/m2 when it was laterally unconfmed. The failure plane was inclined to the horizontal plane at an angle of 45°. The values of cohesion and angle of internal friction for the soil are respectively______________________?
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MCQs:  If a cohesive soil specimen is subjected to a vertical compressive load, the inclination of the cracks to the horizontal is__________________?
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MCQs:  If the shearing stress is zero on two planes, then the angle between the two planes is________________?
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MCQs:  In a triaxial compression test when drainage is allowed during the first stage (i. e. application of cell pressure) only and not during the second stage (i.e. application of deviator stress at constant cell pressure), the test is known as__________________?
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