Soil Lab Reviewer-quiz For Finals

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the title of Exp. 1?
  • 2. 
    What is the title of Exp. 2?
  • 3. 
    What is the title of Exp. 3?
  • 4. 
    What is the title of Exp. 4?
  • 5. 
    What is the title of Exp. 5?
  • 6. 
    What is the title of Exp. 6?
  • 7. 
    What is the title of Exp. 7?
  • 8. 
    What is the title of Exp. 8?
  • 9. 
    What is the title of Exp. 9?
  • 10. 
    What is the title of Exp. 10?
  • 11. 
    It is the ratio, expressed as a percentage, of the mass of "pore" or "free" water in a given mass of soil to the mass of the dry soil solids.
  • 12. 
    How many moisture cans were used in Exp. 1?
  • 13. 
    What is the formula of Moisture Content?
    • A. 

      Ws/Ww

    • B. 

      Ww/Ws

    • C. 

      Vs/Vw

    • D. 

      Vw/Vs

  • 14. 
    Exp. 2 (Consistency Limits) is performed using what soil?
    • A. 

      Fine-grained soil

    • B. 

      Coarse-grained soil

  • 15. 
    Give one of the 2 important soil classification properties in a soil specimen which were also tested in Exp. 2.
  • 16. 
    In Exp. 2, the specimen used was a soil passing sieve No. ___.
  • 17. 
    The apparatus used for liquid limit test in Exp. 2.
  • 18. 
    In Exp. 2, the point on the cup that comes in contact with the base should rise to a height of __ mm.
  • 19. 
    In Exp. 2, practice using the cup and determine the correct rate to rotate the crank so that the cup drops approximately ___ times per second. 
  • 20. 
    The tool used to cut a clean straight groove down the center of the cup in Exp. 2.
  • 21. 
    In Exp. 2, count the number of drops, N, it takes to make the two halves of the soil pat come into contact at the bottom of the groove along a distance of __ mm (1/2in.)
  • 22. 
    In Exp. 2, if the number of drops exceeds ___, then go directly to step eight and do not record the number of drops, otherwise, record the number of drops on the data sheet.
  • 23. 
    In _______ test, you form the soil into an ellipsoidal mass. You roll the mass between the palm or the fingers and the glass plate.
  • 24. 
    In Exp. 2 Plastic Limit Test, use sufficient pressure to roll the mass into a thread of uniform diameter by using about ___ strokes per minute.
  • 25. 
    In Exp. 2 Plastic Limit Test, the thread shall be deformed so that its diameter reaches ___ mm (1/8in.), taking no more than two minutes.
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