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Hygroscopic water is affected by which of the following factor?

(a) Gravity

(b) Capillary forces

(c) All of the mentioned

(d) None of the mentioned

I had been asked this question in final exam.

My question is taken from Modes of Occurrences of Water in Soil in chapter Soil Water Effective and Neutral Stresses of Geotechnical Engineering I

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The correct option is (d) None of the mentioned

Best explanation: Since hygroscopic water has greater density and viscosity than ordinary water. It is neither affected by gravity or capillary forces or by any other force.

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