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For the following statements:

P – The lateral stress in the soil while being tested in an oedometer is always at-rest.

Q – For a perfectly rigid strip footing at deeper depths in a sand deposit, the vertical normal contact stress at the footing edge is greater than that at its centre.

R – The corrections for overburden pressure and dilatancy are not applied to measured SPT-N values in case of clay deposits.

The correct combination of the statement is

  1. P – TRUE;    Q – TRUE;    R – TRUE
  2. P – FALSE;    Q – FALSE;    R – TRUE
  3. P – TRUE;    Q – TRUE;    R – FALSE
  4. P – FALSE;    Q – FALSE;    R – FALSE
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