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GATE CE 2014 Set 2

Numerical

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A certain soil has the following properties: G

_{s}= 2.71, n = 40% and w = 20%. The degree of saturation of the soil (rounded off to the nearest percent) is _________Your input ____

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GATE CE 2013

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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In its natural condition, a soil sample has a mass of 1.980 kg and a volume of 0.001 m

^{3}. After being completely dried in an oven, the mass of the sample is 1.800 kg. Specific gravity G is 2.7. Unit weight of water is 10 kN/m^{3}. The degree of saturation of soil is3

GATE CE 2004

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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The ratio of saturated unit weight to dry unit weight of a soil is 1.25. If the specific gravity of solids (G

_{s}) is 2.65, the void ratio of the soil is4

GATE CE 2000

MCQ (Single Correct Answer)

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A soil sample has a void ratio of 0.5 and its porosity will be closed to

Questions Asked from Definitions and Properties of Soils (Marks 1)

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GATE CE Subjects

Engineering Mechanics

Strength of Materials Or Solid Mechanics

Structural Analysis

Construction Material and Management

Reinforced Cement Concrete

Steel Structures

Geotechnical Engineering

Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machines

Geomatics Engineering Or Surveying

Environmental Engineering

Transportation Engineering

Engineering Mathematics

General Aptitude