Large volume changes in clayey soils results in ____________
(a) Increase in capillary pressure
(b) Structural damage
(c) Decrease in surface area
(d) Breaking of bonds
The question was asked in an interview for internship.
This intriguing question originated from Shrinkage and Swelling of Soil topic in chapter Soil Water Effective and Neutral Stresses of Geotechnical Engineering I