# Practice Test: Question Set - 02

**1. What is known as the spread footing for a single column?**

- (A) Stepped
footing

- (B) Single
footing

- (C) Slopped
footing

- (D) Pad
footing

**2. Which method of Soil exploration is essential to test soil for the construction of Dam/Engineering structures?**

- (A) Sub surface
sounding method

- (B) Geophysical
method

- (C) Deep boring
method

- (D) Wash boring
method

**3. What is the maximum safe bearing capacity of hard rock without defect (say in T/m**

^{2})?- (A) 250

- (B) 270

- (C) 300

- (D) 330

**4. What is the weight of plain cement concrete in Kg/m**

^{3}?- (A) 2300

- (B) 2500

- (C) 2700

- (D) 2800

**5. Which type of foundation used in olden days for the construction of bridges and tanks?**

- (A) Combined
footing foundation

- (B) Continuous
foundation

- (C) Spread
footing foundation

- (D) Inverted
arch foundation

**6. What is the name of the foundation that is due to heavy inflow seepage and not possible to excavate the trenches and keep them dry?**

- (A) Pile
foundation

- (B) Raft
foundation

- (C) Spread
foundation

- (D) Shallow
foundation

**7. What is the weight range of sand (dry) in Kg/m**

^{3}?- (A) 1000 to 1500

- (B) 1540 to 1600

- (C) 1600 to 1700

- (D) 1700 to 1800

**8. Which method of site exploration is suitable for a depth of 6 to 8 m range?**

- (A) Test pit

- (B) Probing

- (C) Auger boring

- (D) Wash boring

**9. What is the general value of factor of safety range to find B C of soil?**

- (A) 0.25 - 0.40

- (B) 0.40 - 0.80

- (C) 0.80 - 1.00

- (D) 2 - 3

**10. What is the name of foundation, if the foundation s depth is less than (or) equal to its width?**

- (A) Deep
foundation

- (B) Will
foundation

- (C) Pier
foundation

- (D) Shallow
foundation

**11. Which is the group of Raymond piles?**

- (A) Cased cast
in situation concrete pile

- (B) Uncased cast
in site pile

- (C) Precast
concrete pile

- (D) Non load
bearing pile

**12. Which piles are driven at angle to resist the large horizontal / inclined forces?**

- (A) Batter pile

- (B) Anchor pile

- (C) Uplift pile

- (D) Compaction
pile

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