Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


Which one of the following tests can be carried out at the construction site to determine the dynamic elastic properties of soil ?

[A]. Block vibration test
[B]. Dutch cone penetration test
[C]. Standard penetration test
[D]. Vane shear test

Answer: Option D


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Chhaya said: (May 16, 2017)  
Vane share test is reliable only in cohesive soil.

Prem said: (Mar 11, 2018)  
Vane shear test is used to measure the shear strength of clay.

Answer D is wrong, answer A is correct.

Vikas Yadav said: (May 27, 2018)  
Penetration test use for concrete grade and vane shear test for shear strength of cohesive soil so first option correct.

Thomas said: (Jun 28, 2018)  
The correct answer is A. Block Vibration test.

Minnie Mariya James said: (Feb 22, 2020)  
The answer is Block Vibration Test.

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