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BARC CE 2018 "Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engg." Nuclear Quiz 3

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Question 1

The total and effective stress (in kN/m2) at a depth of 8 m below the water surface level in a swimming pool are respectively given as

Question 2

A fine grained soil has liquid limit of 60 and plastic limit of 20. As per the plasticity chart, according is IS classification, the soil is represented by the letter symbols

Question 3

A footing is resting on fully saturated clayey strata. For checking the initial stability, shear parameters are used from which one of the following

Question 4

In a foundation engineering, two footings are constructed on the surface of purely cohessionless soil. One is circular and the otherone is square. The diameter and side of both are same.The ratio(circular to square) of ultimate bearing capacity is

Question 5

Find out the critical depth at which the vertical cut made in a saturated soil does not collapse. Take that C=15KN/m2, Φ=0˚and γ = 20KN/m3.
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