1.
Sensitivity of a soil can be defined as

2.
At liquid limit, all soils possess

3.
Due to a rise in temperature, the viscosity and the unit weight of the percolating fluid are reduced to 60% and 90% respectively.
If other things remain constant, the coefficient of permeability

4.
The total and effective stresses at a depth of 5 m below the top level of water in a swimming pool are respectively

5.
A retaining wall 6m high supports a backfill with a surcharge angle of 10°. The back of the wall is inclined to the vertical at a positive batter angle of 5°. If the angle of wall friction is 7°, then the resultant active earth pressure will act at a distance of 2 m above the base and inclined to the horizontal at an angle of

6.
In a deposit of normally consolidated clay

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With the increase in the amount of compaction energy

8.
The most suitable method for drainage of fine grained cohesive soils is

9.
Rankine’s theory of earth pressure assumes that the back of the wall is

10.
Valid range for n, the percentage voids, is

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