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Question 1

The sampling depth denoted by?

A. k
B. j
C. h
D. n

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Question 2

In hydrometer method, the sampling depth h is kept at a constant of __________

A. 9 cm
B. 10 cm
C. 11 cm
D. 12 cm

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Question 3

The reducing reading is designated as RH, which is used for calibration of?

A. hydrometer
B. pipette
C. sieve
D. None of the above

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Question 4

The dispersing agent correction in hydrometer reading is always__________

A. postive
B. equal
C. negative
D. All of the above

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Question 5

In sedimentation analysis the hydrometer method differs from the pipette method in the method of ?

A. Principle of test
B. Taking the observation
C. Method of procedure
D. None of the above

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Question 6

Which are applied to a hydrometer reading?

A. meniscus
B. dispersing agent correction
C. Magnitude correction
D. Both A and B

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Question 7

The meniscus correction in hydrometer reading is ___________

A. Always positive
B. Always negative
C. Negative sometime
D. zero

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Question 8

The quantity of dry soil and dispersing agent is taken as double of pipette which is?

A. 500 ml
B. 600 ml
C. 700ml
D. 800 ml

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Question 9

The hydrometer are generally calibrated at?

A. 24°c
B. 25°c
C. 26°c
D. 27°c

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Question 10

The density of the soil suspension is high, the visibility will be opaque.

C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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