Geotechnical Engineering Quiz Part 5 – Foundation

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Geotechnical Engineering Quiz Part 5

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1. Which of the following tests are suitable for soil for multi-storey high rise buildings
2. For performing a plate load test on soils , size of plate used for clays is generally
3. In situ test not performed in case of pile foundations
4. Resonant column testing is used for
5. In case of pile foundations, negative skin friction is encountered on sites with
6. The Approximate depth of pile foundatio of the current world's tallest building (828 meters high) below the base of the raft is around
7. Consider the following statements regarding CNS test1) CNS stands for "Constant Normal Stiffness"
2) It is used reliably to measure ultimate shaft friction
3) It is generally used for raft foundations
8. Tolerable settlements for tall structures can be in excess as compared to conventional designed structures (50-65 mm)
9. Bi - directional cell test used for pile loading was originally developed by
10. Identify the INCORRECT statement regarding resonant column testing

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