Earthquake Engineering (2170612) MCQ

MCQs of 5. Special topics

MCQ No - 1

During an earthquake, soil and water can combine to form a semi-solid material in a process called __________.

(A)

Liquification

(B)

Liquefying

(C)

Liquefaction

(D)

Quick sanding


C
MCQ No - 2

Which is a good example of how the ground acts during liquefaction?

(A)

The ground acts like pure water.

(B)

The ground acts like sand.

(C)

The ground acts like molasses or honey. 

(D)

The ground acts like quicksand.


A
MCQ No - 3

Which combination will most likely lead to liquefaction during a high-magnitude earthquake?

(A)

ground made up of solid rock; little groundwater 

(B)

ground made up of sand; no groundwater

(C)

ground made up of multiple soil layers; little groundwater

(D)

ground made of multiple soil layers; a large amount of groundwater


D
MCQ No - 4

Which seismic code states the Indian standard guidelines for repairs and seismic strengthening of buildings?

(A)

IS : 1893-2016

(B)

IS : 1897-2000

(C)

IS : 1390-1998

(D)

IS : 13935-1999


D