Geotechnical Engineering Set 13

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This set of Geotechnical Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Geotechnical Engineering Set 13

Q1 | The weight of a pycnometer containing 400 g sand and water full to the top is 2150 g. The weight of pycnometer full of clean water is 1950 g. If specific gravity of the soil is 2.5, the water content is
Q2 | A phreatic line is defined as the line within a dam section below which there are
Q3 | The coefficient of curvature is defined
Q4 | Accurate determination of water content, is made by
Q5 | The clay soil mainly consists of
Q6 | The maximum shear stress occurs on the filament which makes an angle with the horizontal planeequal to
Q7 | Water content of a soil sample is the difference of the weight of the given sample at the given temperature and the weight determined after drying it for 24 hours at temperature ranging from
Q8 | The equation = C + is given by
Q9 | Determination of water content of a soil sample suspected to contain gypsum is made by drying the sample for longer period at a temperature not more than
Q10 | Pick up the correct statement from the following:
Q11 | A soil sample has passing 0.075 mm sieve = 60% liquid limit = 65% and plastic limit = 40%. The group index of the soil, is
Q12 | The plasticity index is the numerical difference between
Q13 | The specific gravity of sands, is approximately