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Civil Engineering Objective Questions { Soil Mechanics And Foundation Engineering }

267.  Consider the following statements regarding the assumptions in Terzaghi's Theory of One-Dimensional Consolidation.1. The soil is homogeneous 2. The soil is fully saturated 3. The solid particles are incompressible 4. The water particles are compressible Of these statements
A. 1 and 2 are correct
B. 2 and 3 are correct
C. 3 and 4 are correct
D. 1, 2 and 3 are correct.
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268.  Pick up the correct statement from the following:
A. The difference between liquid limit and plastic limit, is called the plasticity index of soil
B. A clean sand i a non-plastic material
C. Different states of soils at different water contents are called the Atterberg's limits
D. All the above.
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269.  The soil formed by wind erosion is
A. Loess
B. Talus
C. Residual
D. Marl.
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270.  Unifromity coefficient of well graded soil is
B. less than 2
D. greater than 2.
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271.  The water content of a soil at which the soil volume becomes constant, is called
A. plastic limit
B. liquid limit
C. shrinkage limit
D. solid limit.
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272.  Assuming specific gravity of soil solids as 2.5 and dry unit weight of soil 19.62 kN/m3, the shrinkage limit (ws) is
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273.  If the water content of a saturated soil, is 40%, and specific gravity of solids is 2.7 then void ratio is
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