Geotechnical Engineering Set 11

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This set of Geotechnical Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Geotechnical Engineering Set 11

Q1 | Pick up the correct statement from the following:
Q2 | Voids ratio of a soil mass can
Q3 | If the cohesive force (c), is 1.5 t/m2, the density ) of the soil is 2.0 t/m3, factor of safety (F) is 1.5and stability factor (Sn) is 0.05, the safe height of a slope is
Q4 | If the plasticity index of a soil mass is zero, the soil is
Q5 | Coulomb's wedge theory assumes that
Q6 | Due to a rise in temperature, the viscosity and the unit weight of the percolating fluid are reduced to 60% and 90% respectively. If other things remain constant, the coefficient of permeability
Q7 | Transporting and re-depositing soils, is done by
Q8 | For a loose sand sample and a dense sand sample consolidated to the same effective stress
Q9 | The void ratio of a soil sample decreases from 1.50 to 1.25 when the pressure is increased from 25 tonnes/m2 to 50 tonnes/m2, the coefficient of compressibility is
Q10 | The coefficient of active earth pressure for a loose sand having an angle of internal friction of 30° is
Q11 | If the degree of saturation of a partially saturated soil is 60%, then air content of the soil is
Q12 | Which one of the following statements is true?
Q13 | According to IS classification, the range of silt size particles is
Q14 | Pick up the clay soil group which does not swell when wet from the following:
Q15 | Coefficient of consolidation of a soil is affected by
Q16 | Pick up the correct statement from the following:
Q17 | Select the incorrect statement. Effective angle of shearing resistance
Q18 | The relationship between void ratio (e) and porosity ratio (n) is:
Q19 | Relative density of a compacted dense sand is approximately equal to
Q20 | Pick up the correct statement from the following:
Q21 | Inorganic soils with low compressibility are represented by
Q22 | 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
Q23 | The specific gravity of quartz, is
Q24 | In hydrometer analysis for a soil mass
Q25 | The capillary rise of water