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In the seismic refraction method, the waves sent along the ground surface is picked by _________

(a) Geo satellite instrument

(b) Geophone

(c) Wave detector

(d) All of the mentioned

I got this question by my college director while I was bunking the class.

This intriguing question originated from Method of Site Exploration in section Stabilisation of Soils, Site Investigation and Sub – Soil Exploration of Geotechnical Engineering II

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Right option is (b) Geophone

The best explanation: The radiating shock waves created in to the soil at the ground level are picked up by the vibration detector known as a geophone.

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