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Which one of the following statements is. $\textbf{NOT}$ correct?

  1. A clay deposit with a liquidity index greater than unity is in a state of plastic consistency.
  2. The cohesion of normally consolidated clay is zero when triaxial test is conducted under consolidated undrained condition.
  3. The ultimate bearing capacity of a strip foundation supported on the surface of sandy soil increases in direct proportion to the width of footing.
  4. In case of a point load, Boussinesq’s equation predicts higher value of vertical stress at a point directly beneath the load as compared to Westergaards’s equation.
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