Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Online Test – Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

1. The maximum load carried by a pile, when it continues to sink without further increase of load, is known as

 
 
 
 

2. Water formed transported soil is

 
 
 
 

3. The vane shear test is used for the in-situ determination of the undrained strength of the intact fully saturated

 
 
 
 

4. The compressibility of clays, is caused due to:

 
 
 
 

5. A phreatic line is defined as the line within a dam section below which there are

 
 
 
 

6. The specific gravity of quartz, is

 
 
 
 

7. Number of piles required to support a column, is

 
 
 
 

8. A decrease in water content results in a reduction of the volume of a soil in

 
 
 
 

9. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

 
 
 
 

10. Determination of water content of a soil sample suspected to contain gypsum is made by drying the sample for longer period at a temperature not more than

 
 
 
 

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