Geotechnical Engineering Set 1

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This set of Geotechnical Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Geotechnical Engineering Set 1

Q1 | Rise of water table above the ground surface causes
Q2 | If the material of the base of the Casagrande liquid limit device on which the cup containingsoil paste drops is softer than the standard hard rubber, then
Q3 | A triaxial shear test is preferred to direct shear test, because
Q4 | The average coefficient of permeability of natural deposits
Q5 | Pick up the correct statement from the following:
Q6 | The shear strength of a soil
Q7 | Pick up the correct statement from the following:
Q8 | The major principal stress in an element of cohesion-less soil within the backfill of a retaining wall is
Q9 | A grillage foundation
Q10 | Effective stress on soil
Q11 | Hydrometer readings are corrected for:
Q12 | The ultimate consolidation settlement of a structure resting on a soil
Q13 | Select the incorrect statement.
Q14 | The angle of internal friction, is least for
Q15 | Dispersed type of soil structure is an arrangement comprising particles having
Q16 | The neutral stress in a soil mass is
Q17 | The coefficient of compressibility of soil, is the ratio of
Q18 | A clay subjected to pressure in excess to its present over-burden, is said to be
Q19 | Physical properties of a permeant which influence permeability are
Q20 | Pick up the correct statement from the following:
Q21 | Rankine's theory of active earth pressure assumes
Q22 | For testing a saturated clay for shear strength, the test recommended, is
Q23 | Coefficient of permeability of soil
Q24 | Pick up the correct statement from the following:
Q25 | The triaxial apparatus is usually used for