1011001 – Basic Sampling And Field Testing Of Material.

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  • 1. 
    At what location should samples be taken when sampling aggregate from a stockpile? 
    • A. 

      From the very top

    • B. 

      Near the bottom

    • C. 

      From the top, middle, and bottom

    • D. 

      Take all portions of the sample on the same side of the pile

    • E. 

      From previously exposed material

  • 2. 
    In soil testing, the test used to determine the ratio of the weight of a given volume of material to the weight of an equal volume of water is known as ? 
    • A. 

      California bearing ratio

    • B. 

      Specific gravity

    • C. 

      Field density

    • D. 

      Plastic limit

    • E. 

      Soil compaction

  • 3. 
    The amount of slump of fresh concrete after its removal from a mold is an accepted index ofthe              of the concrete.
    • A. 

      Plasticity

    • B. 

      Yield

    • C. 

      Rodding

    • D. 

      Curing

    • E. 

      Consistency

  • 4. 
    The correct way to sample fine aggregate with a sampling tube is to? 
    • A. 

      Take samples on a random basis throughout the stockpile or load

    • B. 

      Insert the sampling tube on a 45º or flatter angle

    • C. 

      Take the sample after removing the surface material

    • D. 

      A and c

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following standard tests determines the relative hardness or consistency of asphalt cement? 
    • A. 

      Extraction

    • B. 

      Flash point

    • C. 

      Penetration

    • D. 

      Specific gravity

    • E. 

      Swell

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