Groundworks Wet Soil Mixing Knowledge Quiz

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Groundworks Wet Soil Mixing Knowledge Quiz

Welcome to the GroundWORKS quiz for April 2012. This short quiz is intended to help you learn more about ground improvement and special foundations. All of the answers can be easily found on our website. You may direct your browser to www. HaywardBaker. Com or click below. https://www. Haywardbaker. Com/WhatWeDo/Techniques/GroundImprovement/WetS oilMixing/default. Aspx This month's quiz is on WET SOIL MIXING. Every quiz returned with all answers correct will be entered for the monthly drawing of a Kindle FIRE tablet. If you do not score 100%, please review the correct answers at the end of the quiz and try again.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
                              Wet soil mixing is only effective in soils with high water content.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
                                                                  Wet soil mixing creates columns of pure grout with compressive strengths greater than concrete.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
                        Wet soil mixing has been used to:
    • A. 

      Increase bearing capacity

    • B. 

      Decrease settlement

    • C. 

      Increase global stability

    • D. 

      Mitigate liquefaction potential

    • E. 

      Support excavation

    • F. 

      Stabilize ground for tunnel construction

    • G. 

      All the above

  • 4. 
    The cost of wet soil mixing is generally _______ jet grouting.
    • A. 

      More than

    • B. 

      Less than

    • C. 

      The same as

  • 5. 
    What treatment geometries can wet soil mixing provide?
    • A. 

      Single circular columns

    • B. 

      Multiple column groups

    • C. 

      Deep,long,linear homogeneous profile walls

    • D. 

      Large shallow blocks

    • E. 

      All the above