Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

41. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Sandy clayloam contains highest percentage of sand
B. Silty clayloam contains highest percentage of silt
C. Stiff boulder clay offers maximum shear strength
D. Soft chalk carries least safe load
E. All the above.

Answer: Option B

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42. 

The clay soil mainly consists of

A. Kaolinites .
B. Montomorillonite
C. Illites
D. Vermiculite
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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43. 

The liquidity index is defined as a ratio expressed as percentage of

A. plastic limit minus the natural water content, to its plasticity index
B. natural water content minus its plastic limit to its plasticity index
C. natural water content plus its plastic limit to its plasticity index
D. liquid limit minus the natural water content to the plasticity index.

Answer: Option B

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44. 

The fluid generally used for grouting is

A. cement and water mix
B. clay suspension
C. sodium silicate
D. bitumen emulsion
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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45. 

A coarse-grained soil has a voids ratio 0.75, and specific gravity as 2.75. The critical gradient at which quick sand condition occurs, is

A. 0.25
B. 0.50
C. 0.75
D. 1.00

Answer: Option D

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