Test: Soil Mechanics & FM- 2


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QUESTION: 1

A deposit of fine sand has a porosity 'n' and specific gravity of soil solids is G. The hydraulic gradient of the deposit to develop boiling condition of sand is given by–

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QUESTION: 2

The porosity of a certain soil sample was found to be 80% and its specific gravity was 2.7 Thecritical hydraulic gradient will be estimated as –

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QUESTION: 3

The strength of soil is usually identified by

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QUESTION: 4

The coefficient of active earth pressure is given by –

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QUESTION: 5

The bearing capacity of a soil depends on -

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QUESTION: 6

Maximum bearing capacity can be expected from –

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QUESTION: 7

Quick sand –

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QUESTION: 8

Taylor's stability number is equal to –

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QUESTION: 9

For a base failure, the depth factor Df is –

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QUESTION: 10

Which of the following earth pressrue theories is diretly applicable to bulk heads –

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QUESTION: 11

A/C to Terzaghi's Theory. The ultimate bearing capacity at ground surface capacity at ground surface for a purely cohesive soil and for a smooth base of a strip footing is –

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According to Terzaghi's theory, the ultimate bearing capacity at ground surface for a purely cohesive soil and for a smooth base of a strip footing is 5.14.C where, C = unit cohesion of soil.

QUESTION: 12

Rise of water table in cohesionless soils upto ground surface reduces the net ultimate bearing capacity approximately by –

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QUESTION: 13

Flow net is used for the determination of

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A flow net is a graphical representation of two-dimensional steady-state groundwater flow through aquifers. Construction of a flow net is often used for solving groundwater flow problems where the geometry makes analytical solutions impractical.

QUESTION: 14

According to skempton's formula for a surface footing of square shape , the net ultimate bearing capacity on a purely cohesive soil of cohesion c is

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QUESTION: 15

Undisturbed soil samples are required for conducting

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QUESTION: 16

Compression index on a soil helps to determine

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QUESTION: 17

When the degree of consolidation is 50%, the time factor is about

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QUESTION: 18

According to Bousinesq's theory, the vertical stress at a point in a semi-infinite soil mass depends upon

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QUESTION: 19

The process by which a mass of saturated soil is caused by external forces to suddenly lose its shear strength and to behave as a fluid is called

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QUESTION: 20

By using sieve analysis, the particle size distribution curve has been plotted for a particular soil. The coefficient of curvature Cc is given by

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QUESTION: 21

Given below are methods of compaction:

1. Vibration technique

2. Flooding the soil

3. Sheep-foot roller

4. Tandam roller

5. Heavy weights dropped from a height

The method suitable for cohesionless soils include

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QUESTION: 22

Th lime stabilization is very effective in treating :

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QUESTION: 23

Which one of the following has least bearing capacity ?

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QUESTION: 24

Black cotton soil is not suitable for foundatio because of its:

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QUESTION: 25

The depth of foundation is usually calculated from ?

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