Description: Test - 1 | |

Number of Questions: 20 | |

Created by: Yashbeer Singh | |

Tags: Test - 1 Soil Mechanics |

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** **and R, are given in the adjoining figure. If the fineness modulus values of the three sands are given as FM_{P}, FM_{Q} and FM_{R}, it can be stated that

Likelihood of general shear failure for an isolated footing in sand decreases with

Quicksand condition occurs when

The e-log p curve shown in the figure is representative of

Deposit with flocculated structure is formed when

Dilatancy correction is required when a strata is

_{w} represents the unit weight of water and y_{d} represents the dry unit weight of the soil, the equation for zero air voids line is

Group symbols assigned to silty sand and clayey sand are respectively

When a retaining wall moves away from the back-fill, the pressure exerted on the wall is termed as

^{2}. What will be the pore water pressure at a deviator stress of 40 kN/m^{2}?

_{y}), specific retention (S_{r}) and porosity ($\eta$) of an aquifer is

Compaction by vibratory roller is the best method of compaction in case of

The number of blows observed in a Standard Penetration Test (SPT) for different penetration depths are given as follows:

Penetration of sampler |
Number of blows |

0-150 mm | 6 |

150-300 mm | 8 |

300-450 mm | 10 |

The observed N value is

^{$\sigma_h, \sigma_w, \sigma_n$ }and ^{$\sigma_w$} represent the total horizontal stress, total vertical stress, effective horizontal stress and effective vertical stress on a soil element respectively, the coefficient of earth pressure at rest is given by

^{$\phi$}, the failure plane will be inclined to the major principal plane by an angle equal to