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The measurement of resistance and penetration is done by __________

(a) dynamic and static loading

(b) dynamic loading only

(c) static loading only

(d) no loads

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This key question is from Geophysical Methods topic in division Stabilisation of Soils, Site Investigation and Sub – Soil Exploration of Geotechnical Engineering II

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The correct option is (a) dynamic and static loading

The explanation is: The penetration and sounding tests involve the measurement of resistance to penetration of a sampling spoon or other tools under dynamic or static loadings.

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