1
GATE CE 2014 Set 2
Numerical
+1
-0
A certain soil has the following properties: Gs = 2.71, n = 40% and w = 20%. The degree of saturation of the soil (rounded off to the nearest percent) is _________
2
GATE CE 2013
+1
-0.3
In its natural condition, a soil sample has a mass of 1.980 kg and a volume of 0.001 m3. 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/m3. The degree of saturation of soil is
A
0.65
B
0.70
C
0.54
D
0.61
3
GATE CE 2004
+1
-0.3
The ratio of saturated unit weight to dry unit weight of a soil is 1.25. If the specific gravity of solids (Gs) is 2.65, the void ratio of the soil is
A
0.625
B
0.663
C
0.944
D
1.325
4
GATE CE 2000
+1
-0.3
A soil sample has a void ratio of 0.5 and its porosity will be closed to
A
50%
B
66%
C
100%
D
33%
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