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Question 1

A caisson foundation also called as ?

A. pile foundations
B. deep excavations
C. pier foundation
D. None of the above

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Question 2

It is a prefabricated ________ sunk into the ground to some desired depth and then filled with concrete thus forming a foundation

A. circular
B. cylinder
C. rectangular
D. triangular

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Question 3

Caissons are drilled either to bedrock called?

A. sheeted caissons
B. excavated caissons
C. belled
D. rock caissons

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Question 4

Which caissons are also known as floating docks and are prefabricated boxes that have cylindrical cavities?

A. Box
B. Excavated
C. Floating
D. Open

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Question 5

Which of the following are Advantages of Caissons?

A. Minimizes pile cap needs
B. Slightly less noise and reduced vibrations
C. Easily adaptable to varying site conditions
D. All of the above

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Question 6

Lack of construction expertise disadvantages of caissons?

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 7

A _________ is an embankment of some material.

A. Wall
B. Dike
C. Intrusion
D. Rock-fill

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Question 8

________ type of cofferdam is economical at places where rock is available in plenty.

A. Rock-fill cofferdam
B. Sand-bags dikes
C. Earth dikes
D. Single wall cofferdam

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Question 9

The _________ is suitable for caissons of Open Well type

A. Steel
B. Timber
C. Reinforced cement concrete
D. Cast-iron

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Question 10

An open _______ is a convenient form of foundation for Bridge piers.

A. Monoliths
B. Multiple wells
C. Cylinder
D. Cofferdam

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