in Others edited by
0 votes
0 votes

Read the following statements:

  1. While designing a shallow footing in sandy soil, monsoon season is considered for critical design in terms of bearing capacity.
  2. For slope stability of an earthen dam, sudden drawdown is never a critical condition.
  3. In a sandy sea beach, quicksand condition can arise only if the critical hydraulic gradient exceeds the existing hydraulic gradient.
  4. The active earth thrust on a rigid retaining wall supporting homogeneous cohesionless backfill will reduce with the lowering of water table in the backfill.

Which one of the following combinations is correct?

  1. $\text{(P)-True, (Q)-False, (R)-False, (S)-False}$
  2. $\text{(P)-False, (Q)-True, (R)-True, (S)-True}$
  3. $\text{(P)-True, (Q)-False, (R)-True, (S)-True}$
  4. $\text{(P)-False, (Q)-True, (R)-False, (S)-False}$
in Others edited by
11.6k points

Please log in or register to answer this question.

Welcome to GATE Civil Q&A, where you can ask questions and receive answers from other members of the community.
Top Users Oct 2022