Geotechnical Engineering II MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Geotechnical Engineering MCQ - Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

Our 1000+ multiple choice questions and answers (MCQs) on "Geotechnical Engineering - II (Foundation Engineering)" (along with 1000+ MCQs on "Geotechnical Engineering - I (Soil Mechanics)") focus on all areas of Geotechnical Engineering covering 200+ topics. One can read MCQs on Geotechnical Engineering - I (Soil Mechanics) here. These topics are chosen from a collection of the most authoritative and best reference books on Geotechnical Engineering. One should spend 1 hour daily practicing these MCQs for 2-3 months to learn and assimilate Geotechnical Engineering subject comprehensively. This way of systematic learning will prepare anyone easily for Geotechnical Engineering - II (Foundation Engineering) exams, contests, online tests, quizzes, MCQ-tests, viva-voce, interviews, and certifications.

Geotechnical Engineering - II Multiple Choice Questions Highlights

- 1000+ Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) in Geotechnical Engineering - II with a detailed explanation of every question.
- These MCQs cover theoretical concepts, true-false(T/F) statements, fill-in-the-blanks and match the following style statements.
- These MCQs also cover numericals as well as diagram oriented MCQs.
- These MCQs are organized chapterwise and each Chapter is futher organized topicwise.
- Every MCQ set focuses on a specific topic of a given Chapter in Geotechnical Engineering - II Subject.

Who should Practice Geotechnical Engineering - II MCQs?

– Students who are preparing for college tests and exams such as mid-term tests and semester tests on Geotechnical Engineering - II.
- Students who are preparing for Online/Offline Tests/Contests in Geotechnical Engineering - II.
– Students who wish to sharpen their knowledge of Geotechnical Engineering Subject.
- Anyone preparing for Aptitude test in Geotechnical Engineering.
- Anyone preparing for interviews (campus/off-campus interviews, walk-in interview and company interviews).
- Anyone preparing for entrance examinations and other competitive examinations.
- All - Experienced, Freshers and College / School Students.

Geotechnical Engineering - II Chapters

Here's the list of chapters on the "Geotechnical Engineering - II" subject covering 100+ topics. You can practice the MCQs chapter by chapter starting from the 1st chapter or you can jump to any chapter of your choice.

1. Failure Envelopes & Earth Pressure

The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on mohr-colomb failure envelope, earth pressure basics and problems, active and passive states, rankines theory, cohesive soils earth pressure, coulombs wedge theory and culmanns graphical method.

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  • The Mohr – Colomb Failure Envelope
  • Earth Pressure Introduction-1
  • Earth Pressure Introduction-2
  • Active and Passive States
  • Earth Pressure at Rest
  • Active Earth Pressure: Rankines Theory-1
  • Active Earth Pressure: Rankine’s Theory-2
  • Active Earth Pressure of Cohesive Soils
  • Passive Earth Pressure: Rankine’s Theory
  • Earth Pressure Problems
  • Coulombs Wedge Theory
  • Culmanns Graphical Method for Active Pressure
  • 2. Shafts, Tunnels and Conduits

    The section contains questions and answers on positive and negative projecting conduits, conduits classes and stress distribution in vicinity.

  • Load on Positive and Negative Projecting Conduits
  • Stress Distribution in the Vicinity of Shafts
  • Classes of Underground Conduits
  • 3. Stability of Slopes

    The section contains MCQs on stability analysis with infinite slopes as well as finite slopes, swedish slip circle method, friction circle method and taylors stability curves.

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  • Stability Analysis of Infinite Slopes
  • Stability Analysis of Finite Slopes
  • The Swedish Slip Circle Method
  • Friction Circle Method
  • Taylors Stability Number and Curves
  • 4. Bearing Capacity

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on types of bearing capacities and its failures, terzaghi’s as well as brinch hansens analysis, plate load test, rankines analysis, standard penetration test and i.s. codes.

  • Rankines Analysis
  • Types of Bearing Capacity Failures
  • Terzaghis Analysis
  • Brinch Hansens Analysis
  • Effect of Water Table on Bearing Capacity
  • I.S. Code Method for Computing Bearing Capacity
  • Plate Load Test
  • Standard Penetration Test
  • Permissible Total and Differential Settlements
  • 5. Shallow Foundations

    The section contains questions and answers on types of foundations and footings like combined footing, strap footing and, mat or raft footing.

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  • Types of Foundation
  • Settlement of Footings
  • Combined Footing and Strap Footing
  • Mat or Raft Footing
  • I.S. Code of Practice for Design of Raft Foundations
  • 7. Well Foundations

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on shapes and analysis of well foundation, well curbs, cutting edges, well sinking and pneumatic caissons.

  • Shapes of Wells and Component Parts
  • Analysis of Well Foundation
  • Well Curb, Cutting Edge, Steining and Bottom Plug
  • Well Sinking
  • Pneumatic Caissons
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    8. Machine Foundations

    The section contains questions and answers on mass spring system, barkens method and dynamic analysis of block foundations.

  • The Mass Spring System
  • Barkens Method
  • Dynamic Analysis of Block Foundations
  • 9. Design of Flexible & Rigid Pavement

    The section contains MCQs on pavement types, flexible pavements design and stresses, equivalent wheel, axle load and rigid pavements design.

  • Types of Pavement
  • Design of Flexible Pavements – 1
  • Design of Flexible Pavements – 2
  • Stresses in Flexible Pavements
  • Equivalent Wheel and Axle Load
  • Design of Rigid Pavements
  • 10. Stabilisation of Soils, Site Investigation and Sub – Soil Exploration

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on mechanical stabilisation, site exploration and its methods, soil samples and geophysical methods.

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  • Mechanical Stabilisation
  • Site Exploration
  • Method of Site Exploration
  • Soil Samples and Samplers-1
  • Soil Samples and Samplers-2
  • Geophysical Methods-1
  • Geophysical Methods-2
  • 11. Reinforced Earth and Geotextiles

    The section contains questions and answers on reinforced earth and geotextiles.

  • Reinforced Earth
  • Geotextiles
  • If you would like to learn "Geotechnical Engineering - II" thoroughly, you should attempt to work on the complete set of 1000+ MCQs - multiple choice questions and answers mentioned above. It will immensely help anyone trying to crack an exam or an interview.

    Wish you the best in your endeavor to learn and master Geotechnical Engineering - II!

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