871. Specific weight of liquid
A. remains constant at every place
B. does not remain constant at every place
C. varies from place to place on the earth
D. does not vary on any other planet.

872. The specific weight of water is 1000 kg/m3
A. at normal pressure of 760 mm
B. at 4?C temperature
C. at mean sea level
D. all the above.

873. Specific weight of sea water is more than that of pure water because of
A. dissolved air
B. dissolved salts
C. suspended matter
D. all the above.

874. The inventor of the term soil mechanics, was
A. Kray
B. Dr. Karl Terzaghi
C. Leygue
D. Fellenius.

875. Geologic cycle for the formation of soil, is
A. Upheavel– >transportation -4 deposition -> weathering
B. Weathering ?> upheaval -4 transportation – > deposition
C. Transportation>upheaval ?> weathering –> deposition
D. Weathering –> transportation —> deposition –> upheaval

876. Chemical weathering of soil is caused due to
A. oxidation
B. carbonation
C. hydration
D. all the above.

877. Transporting and redepositing soils, is done by
A. water
B. glacier
C. gravity
D. all the above.

878. Water formed transported soil is
A. alluvial
B. marine
C.lacustrine
D. loess.

879. ‘Talus’ is the soil transported by
A. wind
B. water
C. glacier
D. gravitational force.

880. If the volume of a liquid weighing 3000 kg is 4 cubic metres, 0.75 is its
A. specific weight
B. specific mass
C. specific gravity
D. none of these.

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