# Practice Test: Question Set - 01

**1. Which method of improving B.C of soil is useful for bearing stratum is met at greater depth?**

- (A) Grouting
method

- (B) Compacting
soil method

- (C) Increasing
the (Depth) of foundation method

- (D) Drainage of
soil method

**2. What is the weight range of brick in Kg/m**

^{3}?- (A) 1400 - 1440

- (B) 1440 - 1550

- (C) 1600 - 1920

- (D) 2000 - 2100

**3. What is the weight of steel in Kg/m**

^{3}?- (A) 7250

- (B) 7500

- (C) 7850

- (D) 8000

**4. Which pile anchor down the structure subjected to uplift due to hydrostatic pressure / overturning moment?**

- (A) Friction
pile

- (B) End bearing
pile

- (C) Tension pile

- (D) Compaction
pile

**5. Which foundation is suitable, if no firm bearing strata exists at reasonable depth and the loading is uneven?**

- (A) Raft
foundation

- (B) Grillage
foundation

- (C) Combined
footing foundation

- (D) Pile
foundation

**6. What is the shore having the distance between the parallel walls is 9 m to 12 m?**

- (A) Raking
shores

- (B) Single
flying shores

- (C) Double
flying shore

- (D) Dead or
vertical shore

**7. What is the depth of trench while box sheeting carried out in timbering in loose soil?**

- (A) 4 m

- (B) 5 m

- (C) 5.5 m

- (D) 6 m

**8. What is the approximate depth of vertical sheeting adopted in timbering in soft ground?**

- (A) 10 m

- (B) 12 m

- (C) 15 m

- (D) 17 m

**9. What is the dead load?**

- (A) Roof

- (B) Snow

- (C) Wind
pressure

- (D) Men and
animals

**10. Which type of foundation is recommended for black cotton soil?**

- (A) Raft
foundation

- (B) Strap
foundation

- (C) Spread
footing foundation

- (D) Stepped
footing foundation

**11. Which method of soil exploration is suitable to find the depth of bed rock or stratum?**

- (A) Sub surface
sounding method

- (B) Geophysical
method

- (C) Wash boring
method

- (D) Auger boring
method

**12. Which method of Soil exploration is suitable for testing cohesion less soil?**

- (A) Auger boring
method

- (B) Sub surface
sounding method

- (C) Deep boring
method

- (D) Wash boring
method

**13. What is the weight range of dry earth in Kg/m**

^{3}?- (A) 1000 - 1200

- (B) 1200 - 1300

- (C) 1300 - 1400

- (D) 1410 - 1840

**14. What is the recommended super imposed load in Kg/m**

^{2}for heavy Workshop and factories?- (A) 500

- (B) 550

- (C) 650

- (D) 750

**15. What is the name of the piles that are driven at an inclination to resist large horizontal or inclined forces?**

- (A) Batter piles

- (B) Sheet piles

- (C) Anchor piles

- (D) Fender piles

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