Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Civil Engineering (CE) MCQ

# Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Civil Engineering (CE) MCQ

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Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 1

### A basic type of failure at a finite slope may occur due to ___________

Detailed Solution for Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 1

The two basic types of failure of a finite slope may occur: (i) slope failure (ii) base failure.

Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 2

### The types of slip surface or failure surfaces are ____________

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The types of failure surface are: i) Planar failure surface ii) circular failure surface iii) Non-circular failure surface.

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Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 3

### The depth factor Df for toe failure is ___________

Detailed Solution for Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 3

For toe failure, Df = 1; for base failure, Df > 1.

Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 4

The stability of a finite slope can be investigated by which of the following method?

Detailed Solution for Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 4

The stability of a finite slope can be investigated by the following methods:
i) Culmann’s method of planar failure surface
ii) The Swedish circle method
iii) Friction circle method
iv) Bishop’s method.

Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 5

The rupture mass sliding down a surface in a definite pattern resembles __________

Detailed Solution for Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 5

Collin observed that the rupture mass slide down a sliding surface, in a definite pattern resembling that of a cycloid.

Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 6

If the failure occurs along a surface of sliding that intersect the slope at its toe, the slide is known as ___________

Detailed Solution for Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 6

If the failure occurs along a sliding that intersects the slopes at or above its toe, the slide is known as slope failure.

Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 7

The ratio of total depth to depth H is called _________

Detailed Solution for Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 7

The ratio of the total depth (H + D) to depth H is called the depth factor Df.

Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 8

Planar surface commonly occur in __________

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Planar failure surface may commonly occur in a soil deposit or embankment with a specific plane of weakness.

Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 9

According to Bennet, non-circular slip surface may arise in ___________

Detailed Solution for Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 9

According to Bennet (1951), non-circular or composite slip surface may arise in homogeneous dam have foundation of infinite depth, rigid boundary planes of maximum and presence of stronger or weaker layer.

Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 10

In stability computation, the curve representing the real surface of sliding is usually replaced by ___________

Detailed Solution for Test: Analysis of Finite Slopes - Question 10

Failure of finite slopes occurs along a curved surface. In stability computation, the curve is represented by an arc of a circle or logarithmic scale.

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