1. The degree of saturation in soils can be defined as the ratio of

- water by weight to the dry soil weight
- volume of water to the gross volume of soil
- volume of water to volume of voids in soil
- weight of water to weight of soil

2. An earthen embankment is compacted at water content of 17% to a bulk density of 1.90 gm/cc. If the void ratio (e) is 0.63 and the specific gravity of soil is 2.65, then degree of saturation of the compacted embankment will be

- 0.72
- 0.64
- 0.82
- 0.68

3. The water content of a saturated soil is 50%. If the specific gravity is 2.4, what is its void ratio?

- 0.6
- 2.4
- 1.2
- 1.8

4. If the degree of saturation of a partial saturated soil is 60%, what would be the air content of the soil?

- 10%
- 20%
- 40%
- 30%

5. A soil of specific gravity 2.5 has a moisture content of 25% and is at voids ratio of 0.75. What is the degree of saturation (%) for this soil?

- 66.5%
- 72.3%
- 250.0%
- 83.3%

6. The degree of saturation for fully saturated soil is

- 0.50
- 0.25
- 1.00
- 0.75

7. A moist soil sample of volume 60 cubic cm, weighs 108 grams and its dried weight is 86.4 grams. If its absolute density is 2.52, the degree of saturation is

- 64%
- 54%
- 84%
- 74%

8. A compacted soil sample using 10% moisture content has a weight of 200 g and mass unit weight of 2.0 g/cm^{3}. If the specific gravity of soil particles and water are 2.7 and 1.0, the degree of saturation of the soil is

- 0.556
- 0.1111
- 0.56666
- None of the other three options

9. A moist soil mass weights 3.52 N and after oven drying the weight is 2.9 N. Specific gravity of solids and mass-specific gravity are 2.65 and 1.85 respectively. The degree of saturation is

- 0.4253
- 0.2138
- 0.74
- 0.7656

10. The ratio of volume of water present in a given soil mass to the total volume of its voids is known as

- Porosity
- Voids ratio
- Percentage voids
- Degree of saturation

11. For a given soil mass with a water content of 15%, the void ratio is 0.55 and specific gravity of soil particles is 2.6. The degree of saturation of soil is

- 45.60
- 55.80
- 90.20
- 70.90

12. A sand sample has a porosity of 30% and specific gravity of solids as 2.6. What is its degree of saturation at moisture content of 4.94%?

- 35%
- 40%
- 25%
- 30%

13. A soil yielded a maximum dry unit weight of 18 kN/m^{3} at a moisture content of 16% during a Standard Proctor Test. What is the degree of saturation of the soil if its specific gravity is 2.65?

- 98.42%
- 95.50%
- 84.32%
- 75.71%

14. The void ratio and specific gravity of a soil are 0.65 and 2.72 respectively. The degree of saturation (in percent) corresponding to water content of 20% is

- 65.3
- 20.9
- 83.7
- 54.4

15. If the soil sample has water content = 20% specific gravity = 2.70; and void ratio = 0.75 then degree of saturation of the given sample is

- 68%
- 13.8%
- 54%
- None of these

16. A soil deposit having water content 15%, specific gravity 2.5 and voids ratio 0.5, calculate degree of saturation.

- 70%
- 50%
- 90%
- 75%

17. For fully saturated soil, the degree of saturation is

- 0.67
- 0.8
- 1.0
- 0.5