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The meniscus formation in capillary tubes always be ___________

(a) Convex

(b) Concave

(c) Equilibrium

(d) None of the mentioned

This question was addressed to me in an interview for internship.

I'm obligated to ask this question of Capillary Water in division Soil Water Effective and Neutral Stresses of Geotechnical Engineering I

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Correct option is (b) Concave

To elaborate: Since the soil pores always carry adsorbed water, the meniscus formation in capillary tube will always be concave.

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