Soil Mechanics

1) Generally, soil refers to

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particulate medium

2) An agent responsible for the transportation of soil is

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all the above

3) To what category do the gravel and sand belong?

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cohesionless soils

4) Which is the correct definition of soil from a geotechnical engineer’s point of view?

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Soil is the unconsolidated material consisting particles produced by disintegration of rock which may or may not contain organic matter

5) Physical weathering occurs due to

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all the above

6) Chemical weathering occurs because of

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all the above

7) Pick up the correct sequence of the geological cycle of formation of soil

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weathering—transportation—deposition—upheaval

8) For a cohesive soil, the modulus of elasticity

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is constant with depth

9) For a cohesionless soil, the modulus of elasticity

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varies linearly with depth

10) Which of the following is glacial soil?

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None of the above

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