Civil Engineering - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering

41.
A soil mass is said to be in plastic equilibrium if
it is stressed to maximum
it is on the verge of failure
it is in plastic stage
it starts flowing.
Answer: Option
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42.
Pick up the correct statement from the following:
The permeability of the coarse-grained soils may be reduced by grouting.
The process of injecting fluids (i.e. grouts) into the pores space of the soil, is called grouting.
The grouting increases the soil strength.
All the above.
Answer: Option
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43.
A soil sample of mass specific gravity 1.92, has a moisture content 30%. If the specific gravity of solids is 2.75, the void ratio, is
0.858
0.860
0.862
0.864
Answer: Option
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44.
The ratio of the weight of water to the weight of solids in a given mass of soil, is known
porosity
specific gravity
void ratio
water content.
Answer: Option
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45.
During seepage through a soil, direction of seepage is always
parallel to equipotential lines
perpendicular to stream lines
perpendicular to equipotential lines
none of these.
Answer: Option
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