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The soil deposits may be divided into _________ classes according to consolidation theory.

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A : a. 1

B : b. 2

C : c. 3

D : d. 4

A clay is not said to be ___________ if it has been subjected to a pressure in excess of its present overburden pressure.

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A : a. normally consolidated

B : b. pre-consolidated

C : c. over- consolidated

D : d. pre- compressed

Pre-consolidated pressure is the pressure subjected in ________

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A : a. past

B : b. present but not future

C : c. future but not present

D : d. present but not past

The temporary over burden pressure to which a soil has been subjected and under which it got consolidated is known as ________

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A : a. normally consolidation pressure

B : b. pre- consolidation pressure

C : c. under- consolidation pressure

D : d. pre- compression pressure

The example of pre-consolidation pressure is _____________

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A : a. ice sheet or glacier

B : b. desert soil

C : c. sea soil

D : d. marine soil

A soil that is not fully consolidated is called ___________

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A : a. normally consolidated

B : b. pre-consolidated

C : c. over- consolidated

D : d. under-consolidated

___________ soil has never been subjected to an effective pressure greater than existing over-burden pressure and has completely consolidated.

Options

A : a. normally consolidated

B : b. pre-consolidated

C : c. under- consolidated

D : d. pre- compressed

In case of normally consolidated and pre-consolidated soils, it is not fully consolidated under existing over-burden pressure.

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A : a. True

B : b. False

C : c. May be True or False

D : d. Can't say

To find pre-consolidation pressure, __________ sample is used.

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A : a. undisturbed clay

B : b. disturbed clay

C : c. gravel

D : d. sand gravel

To find pre-consolidation pressure, __________ relationship in graph is plotted.

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A : a. voids ratio and effective pressure

B : b. effective pressure and total pressure

C : c. effective pressure and pore pressure

D : d. total pressure and total pressure

To find pre-consolidation pressure, __________ graph is used.

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A : a. hexagonal paper

B : b. semi-log graph

C : c. log-log graph

D : d. normal probability paper

In finding pre-consolidation pressure, the lower portion of the curve is ________________

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A : a. parabolic curve

B : b. swelling curve

C : c. expansion curve

D : d. straight line

Who founded the method of determination of pre-consolidation pressure?

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A : a. Casagrande

B : b. Appuswamy

C : c. Falcon India

D : d. Darcy

In determination of pre-consolidation pressure, ___________ point of virgin curve is selected.

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A : a. maximum curvature

B : b. maximum radius

C : c. minimum curvature

D : d. initial point

For successful dewatering in fine, non-cohesive soils, _________ method is used.

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A : a. ditches and sumps

B : b. electro-osmosis method

C : c. well point system

D : d. vacuum method

For the use of vacuum method, the D?? should be __________

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A : a. 1mm

B : b. more than 1mm

C : c. more than 0.5mm

D : d. less than 0.05mm

For the use of vacuum method, the coefficient of permeability should be __________

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A : a. greater than 10¯³cm/s

B : b. in the range 10¯³ to 10¯?cm/s

C : c. less than 10¯?cm/s

D : d. independent

The suction head ____________ capillary head in vacuum method of dewatering.

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A : a. should be greater than

B : b. should be less than

C : c. should be equal to

D : d. does not depend on

In vacuum method, the top of bore hole is sealed by __________

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A : a. soil cement

B : b. bentonite

C : c. clay

D : d. soil cement, bentonite and clay

In vacuum method, the ground surface is subjected to unbalanced atmospheric pressure.

Options

A : a. True

B : b. False

C : c. May be True or False

D : d. Can't say

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