Terzaghi’s Theory Soil MCQs

By: Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil

Terzaghi’s Theory Soil MCQs
Which of the following is the change in thickness of a layer during consolidation in Terzaghi’s Theory of one-dimensional consolidation?
(A). significant
(B). insignificant
(C). large
(D). very large
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: b
In which of the following deformation occurs in Terzaghi’s Theory of one-dimensional consolidation?
(A). one direction only
(B). two directions only
(C). three directions only
(D). none of the direction
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: a
Which of the following is the time lag in consolidation in Terzaghi’s Theory of one-dimensional consolidation?
(A). soil and viscosity of water or fluid, due to permeability
(B). to seepage pressure of water, due entirely
(C). to the permeability of the soil, due entirely
(D). to the viscosity of water or fluid, due entirely
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: c
Soil is restrained against lateral deformation in Terzaghi’s Theory of one-dimensional consolidation.
(A). True
(B). False
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: a
In which of the following the excess pore water drains out in Terzaghi’s Theory of one-dimensional consolidation?
(A). horizontal direction only
(B). tangential direction only
(C). vertical direction only
(D). both horizontal and vertical direction
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: c
Which of the following is applied in load n Terzaghi’s Theory of one-dimensional consolidation.
(A). one direction only
(B). two directions only
(C). three directions only
(D). none of the direction
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: a
Which of the following is the secondary consolidation in one-dimensional consolidation?
(A). considered at the start of the test
(B). considered at the middle of the test
(C). considered at the end of the test
(D). disregarded
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: d
In which of the following the boundary is considered to be in Terzaghi’s Theory of one-dimensional consolidation?
(A). to flow of water, free surface offering resistance
(B). to flow of water, free surface offering no resistance
(C). to flow of water, fixed surface offering resistance
(D). to flow of water, curved surface offering resistance
(E). None of these
Multiple Choice Question Answer: b

Prof. Fazal Rehman Shamil