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The water content of a soil sample cannot be determined by _____ method.


A : a. oven drying

B : b. alcohol

C : c. calcium carbide

D : d. pipette

In oven drying method, the soil sample is kept for about ______ hours in the oven.


A : a. 1

B : b. 2

C : c. 24

D : d. 48

An organic soil sample is kept in oven for its water content determination. The temperature preferred is ______


A : a. 60°

B : b. 80°

C : c. 105°

D : d. 110°

______ method is specially suited to a circumstance where water content is to be quickly determined for the purpose of proper field control.


A : a. Oven drying

B : b. Sand bath

C : c. Alcohol

D : d. Calcium carbide

In pycnometer method of water content determination, it is necessary to accurately know the specific gravity G of soil whose water content is to be determined.


A : a. True

B : b. False

C : c. May be True or False

D : d. Can't say

An oven – dried soil of mass 400g is placed in a pycnometer where empty weight is 573g. The mass of pycnometer with soil is 973g. The total mass of pycnometer with water and soil inside is 1605g. The pycnometer filled with water alone has mass of 1480. The specific gravity of solids is 2.65. Its water content is ______


A : a. 40.456

B : b. 46.504

C : c. 23.236

D : d. 6.423

In calcium carbide method, the gas produced is______


A : a. methane

B : b. carbon dioxide

C : c. acetylene

D : d. oxygen

The water content of soil deposit in the in-situ condition is determinate by ______ method.


A : a. radiation

B : b. pycnometer

C : c. calcium carbide

D : d. oven – dry

Sieve analysis is meant for______


A : a. coarse-grained soils

B : b. fine-grained soils

C : c. coarse-grained gravel

D : d. silt

In Indian Standard (IS : 460-11962) the sieve sizes are given by_____


A : a. number of openings

B : b. number of openings per inch

C : c. size of aperture in mm

D : d. size of aperture in cm

The portion retained on______ IS sieve is termed as gravel fraction.


A : a. 4.75mm

B : b. 2mm

C : c. 425micron

D : d. 75micron

The receiver at the bottom of the assembly in sieve shaking machine is________


A : a. 4.75mm sieve

B : b. 425micron

C : c. pan

D : d. 75micron

Sieving is performed by arranging the various sieves one over the other in the order of their mech openings.


A : a. True

B : b. False

C : c. May be True or False

D : d. Can't say

______ minutes of shaking is done for soil with small particles.


A : a. 2

B : b. 10

C : c. 15

D : d. 60

The percentage of soil retained on each sieve is calculated on the basis of ______


A : a. total mass

B : b. total weight

C : c. volume of sample

D : d. density of soil

The soil portion passing through 4.75 mm sieve is washed for further sieve analysis.


A : a. True

B : b. False

C : c. May be True or False

D : d. Can't say

______ is used for washing the soil portion passing through 4.75 mm sieve.


A : a. distilled water

B : b. 2g of sodium hexametaphosphate per litre of water

C : c. 10% of brine solution

D : d. kerosene

In sedimentation analysis, the soil fraction should be of what micron size, so as to be kept in a liquid medium (water).


A : a. 75

B : b. 83

C : c. 57

D : d. 70

The sedimentation analysis is done with the help of________


A : a. Hydrometer and Pipette

B : b. Sieve

C : c. All of the mentioned

D : d. None of the mentioned

The time for a particle to settle, of diameter 0.06 through a height of 10 cm is_________


A : a. 25.8 s

B : b. 42 m 59 s

C : c. 3 m 52 s

D : d. 42.8 s

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