Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

31.
The Mohr's straight theory is based on the following fact :
Material fails essentially by shear
Ultimate strength of the material is determined by the stress in the plane of slip
Failure criterion is independent of the intermediate principal stress
All the above.
Answer: Option
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32.
Hydrometer readings are corrected for:
temperature correction
meniscus correction
dispersing agent correction
meniscus and dispersing agent corrections
temperature, meniscus and dispersing agent corrections.
Answer: Option
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33.
Tergazhi's theory of one dimensional consolidation assumes
soil is homogeneous and fully saturated
water and soil particles are incompressible
deformation of the soil, is entirely due to change in volume
Darcey's law for the velocity of flow of water through soil, is perfectly valid
all the above.
Answer: Option
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34.
An unsaturated 100 cm3 sample of soil weighs 190 g. If its dried weight is 160 g, water content of the soil, is
0.188
0.288
0.388
0.488
0.588
Answer: Option
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35.
If the natural moisture content, the liquid limit and plastic limit of a soil sample are stated as 30.5%, 42.5% and 22.5% respectively, the ratio of liquidity index and plastic index, is
2
Answer: Option
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