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A cylindrical specimen of saturated soil failed under an axial vertical stress of 100kN/m2 when it was laterally unconfmed. The failure plane was inclined to the horizontal plane at an angle of 45°. The values of cohesion and angle of internal friction for the soil are respectively______________________?

A. 0.5 N/mm2 and 30°

B. 0.05 N/mm2 and 0°

C. 0.2 N/mm2 and 0°

D. 0.05 N/mm2 and 45°

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