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

Options

A : a. oven drying

B : b. alcohol

C : c. calcium carbide

D : d. pipette

Options

A : a. 1

B : b. 2

C : c. 24

D : d. 48

Options

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.

Options

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.

Options

A : a. True

B : b. False

C : c. May be True or False

D : d. Can't say

Options

A : a. 40.456

B : b. 46.504

C : c. 23.236

D : d. 6.423

### In calcium carbide method, the gas produced is______

Options

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.

Options

B : b. pycnometer

C : c. calcium carbide

D : d. oven – dry

### Sieve analysis is meant for______

Options

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_____

Options

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

Options

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________

Options

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.

Options

A : a. True

B : b. False

C : c. May be True or False

D : d. Can't say

Options

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 ______

Options

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.

Options

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.

Options

A : a. distilled water

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

C : c. 10% of brine solution

D : d. kerosene

Options

A : a. 75

B : b. 83

C : c. 57

D : d. 70

### The sedimentation analysis is done with the help of________

Options

A : a. Hydrometer and Pipette

B : b. Sieve

C : c. All of the mentioned

D : d. None of the mentioned

Options

A : a. 25.8 s

B : b. 42 m 59 s

C : c. 3 m 52 s

D : d. 42.8 s