Soil Mechanics and Foundation MCQ Test

  1. The lateral earth pressure on a retaining wall is proportional to
  2. The quantity of seepage of water through soils is proportional to
  3. Which of the following soil has the finest grains?
  4. Minimum size of the particles of silt soil, is
  5. The water content of soil is defined as the ratio of
  6. Accurate determination of water content, is made by
  7. Water formed transported soil is
  8. Talus soil is transported by ............
  9. Chemical weathering of soil is caused due to ..........
  10. Hydrometer readings are corrected for:
  11. Under reamed piles are generally used for ..............
  12. Factor of safety against sliding of a slope is the ratio of ..........
  13. The method of the slices is applicable to
  14. Pile foundations are generally preferred to for ..........
Soil Mechanics and Foundation MCQ

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  • The depth of the soil
  • The soil retained
  • The internal friction of the soil
  • The square of the depth of the soil
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  • Total head loss through the soil
  • Coefficient of permeability of soil
  • Both A & B
  • None of the above
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  • Volume of water to volume of given soil
  • Volume of water to volume of given soil
  • Weight of water to weight of solids of given mass of soil
  • None of the above
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  • Alcohol method
  • Sand bath method
  • Oven-drying method
  • Calcium carbide method
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  • Loess
  • Marine
  • Alluvial
  • Lacustrine
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  • Wind
  • Water
  • Glacier
  • Gravitational force
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  • Leaching
  • Hydration
  • Oxidation
  • All of the above
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  • Meniscus correction
  • Dispersing agent correction
  • Meniscus and dispersing agent corrections
  • Temperature, meniscus and dispersing agent corrections
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  • Bored piles
  • Driven piles
  • Precast piles
  • None of the above
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  • Shear strength to shear stress along the surface
  • Actual cohesion to that required to maintain stability of slope
  • Both A & B
  • None of the above
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  • Saturated soils
  • stratified soils
  • Homogenous soils
  • None of the above
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  • Runways
  • Bridge foundations
  • Residential buildings
  • Sky scrapper buildings
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  • Silty soils
  • Clay soils
  • Sandy soils
  • Gravel soils
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  • Illites
  • Kaolinites
  • Vermiculite
  • All the above.
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  • Liquid state
  • Semi solid state
  • Plastic state
  • All of these
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  • Round-grained dense sand
  • Round-grained loose sand
  • Angular-grained dense sand
  • None of the above
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