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# Consolidation Process - Geotechnical Engineering MCQs

Consolidation Process MCQs : Here you will find MCQ Questions related to "Consolidation Process" in Geotechnical Engineering. These Consolidation Process MCQ Questions Will help you to improve your Geotechnical Engineering knowledge and will prepare you for various Examinations like Competitive Exams, Placements, Interviews and other Entrance Exmaniations.

Question 1

When a compressive load is applied to a soil mass, a _____________ in its volume takes place

A. increase
B. decrease
C. equal
D. Can not say

Question 2

The property of soil mass pertaining to its susceptibility to decrease in volume under pressure is ____________

A. compression
B. compressibility
C. tension
D. consolidation

Question 3

Every process involving a decrease in the water content of a saturated soil without replacement of water by air is the process of?

A. consolidation
B. compressibility
C. tension
D. compression

Question 4

The pressure that builds up in pore water due to load increment in the soil is termed as?

A. effective pressure
B. seepage pressure
C. excess pore pressure
D. total pressure

Question 5

The expansion index is also known as swelling index and is represented by ?

A. Ca
B. Cb
C. Cp
D. Cs

Question 6

Which of the following is false?

A. The expansion index is a curve on semi log plot.
B. The compression index is a dimensionless quantity
C. The virgin compression curve is the curve between voids ratio and effective pressure.
D. All of the above

Question 7

In a semi logarithmic plot, the virgin compression curve becomes

A. straight line
B. parabolic curve
C. hyperbolic curve
D. elliptical curve

Question 8

coefficient of compressibility denoted by?

A. Ax
B. Az
C. Ap
D. Av

Question 9

The coefficient of volume change mv is also known as ______________

A. coefficient of compressibility
B. compression index
C. coefficient of volume compressibility
D. expansion index