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

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


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


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


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


5. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:


6. The specific gravity of quartz, is


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


8. Water formed transported soil is


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


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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