Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering Mcqs

Q.  Time factor for a clay layer is_______________?

a. a dimensional parameter
b. directly proportional to permeability of soil
c. inversely proportional to drainage path
d. independent of thickness of clay layer


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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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MCQs:  Sensitivity of a soil can be defined as___________________?
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MCQs:  The coefficient of active earth pressure for a loose sand having an angle of internal friction of 30° is___________________?
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MCQs:  During the first stage of triaxial test when the cell pressure is increased from 0.10 N/mm2 to 0.26 N/mm2, the pore water pressure increases from 0.07 N/mm2 to 0.15 “N/mm2. Skempton’s pore pressure parameter B is___________________?
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MCQs:  In the triaxial compression test, the application of additional axial stress (i.e. deviator stress) on the soil specimen produces shear stress on__________________?
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MCQs:  The angle that Coulomb’s failure envelope makes with the horizontal is called________________?
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MCQs:  Rankine’s theory of earth pressure assumes that the back of the wall is_______________?
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MCQs:  The major principal stress in an element of cohesionless soil within the backfill of a retaining wall is________________?
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MCQs:  A retaining wall 6m high supports a backfill with a surcharge angle of 10°. The back of the wall is inclined to the vertical at a positive batter angle of 5°. If the angle of wall friction is 7°, then the resultant active earth pressure will act at a distance of 2 m above the base and inclined to the horizontal at an angle of_________________?
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MCQs:  Bishop’s method of stability analysis_______________?
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MCQs:  The effect of cohesion on a soil is to______________?
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MCQs:  Coefficient of earth pressure at rest is__________________?
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MCQs:  Allowable bearing pressure for a foundation depends upon_______________?
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MCQs:  Terzaghi’s general bearing capacity formula for a strip footing (C Nc + y D Nq + 0.5 Y NTB. gives______________?
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MCQs:  In the plate loading test for determining the bearing capacity of soil, the size of square bearing plate should be_________________?
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MCQs:  A 600 mm square bearing plate settles by 15 mm in plate load test on a cohesionless soil under an intensity of loading of 0.2 N/ram2. The settlement of a prototype shallow footing 1 m square under the same intensity of loading is_______________?
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MCQs:  Terzaghi’s bearing capacity factors Nc, Nq and Nr are functions of______________?
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