Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

16. 

Undrained strength of a clay soil can be obtained by conducting which of the following tests ?
1. UC test
2. Vane sheer test
3. Cyclic triaxial test
4. Slow direct sheer test
Select the correct answer using the code given below :

[A]. 1 and 2 only
[B]. 2 only
[C]. 1 and 4
[D]. 1, 2 and 3

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Subha Annadurai said: (Mar 22, 2018)  
The direct shear test is only for cohesionless soil ie. Sand. So, definitely Option D will not be A answer. I think option A is correct.

Basavaraj said: (Aug 29, 2018)  
According to Me, UC test Doesn not exist, The test CD, CU, UU exist so May be option A may be Wrong.

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