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# Sieve Analysis - Geotechnical Engineering MCQs

Sieve Analysis MCQs : Here you will find MCQ Questions related to "Sieve Analysis" in Geotechnical Engineering. These Sieve Analysis 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

__________ is first stage of particle size analysis which is meant for coarse-grained soils only

A. Sieve analysis
B. sedimentation analysis
C. coarse analysis
D. None of the above

Question 2

The second stage is the ____________ which is performed for fine-grained soils.

A. coarse analysis
B. grained analysis
C. sedimentation analysis
D. None of the above

Question 3

In Indian Standard (IS : 460-11962) the sieve sizes are given by_____

A. number of openings
B. number of openings per inch
C. size of aperture in mm
D. size of aperture in cm

Question 4

The portion passing through ________ sieve is subjected to fine sieve analysis.

A. 4.50mm
B. 4.75mm
C. 4.25mm
D. 4.35mm

Question 5

The receiver at the bottom of the assembly in sieve shaking machine is________

A. 4.75mm sieve
B. 425micron
C. 75micron
D. pan

Question 6

The amount of shaking for soil with small particles depends upon theĀ ?

A. shape
B. number of particles
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

Question 7

Sieving is performed by arranging the various sieves one over the other in the order of their mech openings

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

Question 8

It is advisable to wash the soil portion passing through 4.75 mm sieve so that silt and cay particles sticking to the sand particles may be dislodged.

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

Question 9

The percentage of soil retained on each sieve is calculated on the basis of ______

A. total weight
B. total mass
C. volume of sample
D. density of soil

Question 10

______ is used for washing the soil portion passing through 4.75 mm sieve.

A. distilled water
B. 2g of sodium hexametaphosphate per litre of water
C. 10% of brine solution
D. kerosene