Civil Engineering - GATE Exam Questions - Discussion


The soils most susceptible to liquefaction are :

[A]. saturated dense sands
[B]. saturated fine and medium sands of uniform particle size
[C]. saturated clays of uniform size
[D]. saturated gravels and cobbles

Answer: Option B


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Rajeev said: (May 31, 2020)  
In liquefaction soil loses its shear strengthen causes shear failure upon vibrations or earth tremors.

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