Soil Sieve Analysis MCQs

By: Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

Solved MCQs on Sieve Analysis in Soil Mechanics.

In the order of their mech openings by arranging the various sieves, sieving is performed one over the other.
(A). True
(B). False
(C). Partially True
Multiple Choice Question Answer: a


For further sieve analysis, the soil portion passing through 4.75 mm sieve is washed.
(A). True
(B). False
(C). Partially True
Multiple Choice Question Answer: a


On Which of the following the portion retained IS sieve is termed as gravel fraction?
(A). 4.75mm
(B). 2mm
(C). 425micron
(D). 75micron
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: a


Which of the following gives the sieve sizes in Indian Standard (IS : 460-11962)?
(A). number of openings
(B). number of openings per inch
(C). size of the aperture in mm
(D). size of the aperture in cm
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: c


Which of the following is the receiver at the bottom of the assembly in sieve shaking machine?
(A). 4.75mm sieve
(B). 425micron
(C). pan
(D). 75micron
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: c


Which of the following with small particles minutes of shaking is done for soil?
(A). 2
(B). 10
(C). 15
(D). 60
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: b


Which of the following is the meaning of sieve analysis?
(A). coarse-grained soils
(B). fine-grained soils
(C). coarse-grained gravel
(D). silt
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: a


Which of the following the percentage of soil retained on each sieve is calculated on the basis?
(A). total mass
(B). total weight
(C). volume of sample
(D). density of soil
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: a


Which of the following passing through 4.75 mm sieve is used for washing the soil portion.
(A). distilled water
(B). per litre of water 2g of sodium hexametaphosphate
(C). 10% of brine solution
(D). kerosene
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: b

Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil