**34)The assumption given by Boussinesq in the solutions is by,**

- a) The yield point
- b) The theory of elasticity
- c) The theory of plasticity
- d) The failure point

Komal Bhandakkar Answered question January 5, 2021

**Answer: b) The theory of elasticity**

Explanation:

- In 1885, Boussinesq studied & solved stress distribution problems in soils since a concentrated load acting at the ground surface with the assumption of a most suitable function.
- The above assumptions were totally made based on a theory of elasticity.

Komal Bhandakkar Edited answer January 5, 2021