211. Pick up the correct statement from the following;

A. The property of a soil that enables it to become stiff in a relatively short time on standing is called thixotropy

B. The ratio of shear strength in natural state to the remoulded shear strength under undrained conditions, is called degree of sensitivity.

C. The difference between the undisturbed shear strength and remoulded shear strength is known remoulding loss

D. The tendency of dense sand to expand on application of shearing load, is known as dilatancy

212. If water content of a soil is 40%, G is 2.270 and void ratio is 1.35, the degree of saturation is

A.70%

B.75%

C.80%

D.85%

213. A moist soil sample of volume 60 cc. weighs 108 g and its dried weight is 86.4g. If its absolute density is 2.52, the degree of saturation is

A.54%

B.64%

C.74%

D. 84%.

214. A moist soil sample weighing 108 g has a volume of 60 cc. If water content is 25% and value of G = 2.52, the void ratio is

A.0.55

B.0.65

C.0.75

D. 0.80.

215. The degree of saturation of the soil sample stated in, A moist soil sample weighing 108 g has a volume of 60 cc. If water content is 25% and value of G = 2.52, is

A.54%

B.64%

C.74%

D. 84%.

216. The bulk density of the soil sample stated A moist soil sample weighing 108 g has a volume of 60 cc. If water content is 25% and value of G = 2.52,, is

A. 1.4 g/cc

B. 1.6 g/cc

C. 1.8 g/cc

D. 2.0 g/cc.

217. When a cohesionless looses soil attaiiks?quick condition, it

A. shear strength

B. bearing capacity

C. both A and B

D. neither (a) nor (b).

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