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In general, the reinforced earth structures are ________

(a) flexible

(b) stiff

(c) rigid

(d) firm

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The question is from Reinforced Earth in portion Reinforced Earth and Geotextiles of Geotechnical Engineering II

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Correct choice is (a) flexible

The best I can explain: In general, the reinforced earth structures are quite flexible. Being flexible, they can withstand foundation deformations or the foundation settlements. They can also withstand earthquake force more efficiently.

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