Highway Engineering Objective Type Questions pdf - Set 04 - ObjectiveBooks

Highway Engineering Objective Type Questions pdf - Set 04

Practice Test: Question Set - 04

1. In case of a multi-lane road, overtaking is generally permitted
    (A) From right
    (B) From left
    (C) From both sides right and left
    (D) Not at all

2. If degree of a road curve is defined by assuming the standard length of an arc as 30 meters, the radius of 1° curve is equal
    (A) 1719 m
    (B) 1146 m
    (C) 1046 m
    (D) 1619 m

3. The walls which are necessary on the hill side of roadway where earth has to be retained from slipping is known as
    (A) Retaining wall
    (B) Breast wall
    (C) Parapet wall
    (D) None of the above

4. If cross slope of a country is greater than 60%, the terrain is classified as
    (A) Rolling
    (B) Mountainous
    (C) Steep
    (D) Plain

5. The length of a transition curve, is governed by
    (A) Rate of change of radial acceleration
    (B) Rate of change of super-elevation
    (C) Both (a) and (b)
    (D) Neither (a) nor (b)

6. When a number of roads are meeting at a point and only one of the roads is important, then the suitable shape of rotary is
    (A) Circular
    (B) Tangent
    (C) Elliptical
    (D) Turbine

7. A gradient along which the vehicle does not require any tractive effort to maintain a specified speed, is known as
    (A) Ruling gradient
    (B) Pushing gradient
    (C) Floating gradient
    (D) Minimum gradient

8. In welded wire mesh, the longitudinal wire is placed at
    (A) 10 cm centers
    (B) 15 cm centers
    (C) 20 cm centers
    (D) 25 cm centers

9. Percentage of free carbon in bitumen is
    (A) More than that in tar
    (B) Less than that in tar
    (C) Equal to that in tar
    (D) None of the above

10. Pavement is said to be flexible if it contains
    (A) Water bound macadam surface
    (B) Stabilized soil base constructed of lime cement or tar
    (C) Bitumen-bound stone layer of varying aggregates
    (D) All the above

11. Hill roads are
    (A) Provided camber along spur curves
    (B) Provided camber along valley curves
    (C) Seldom provided a camber
    (D) None of these

12. The method of design of flexible pavement as recommended by IRC is
    (A) Group index method
    (B) CBR method
    (C) Westergaard method
    (D) Benkelman beam method

13. A district road with a bituminous pavement has a horizontal curve of 1000 m for a design speed of 75 km ph. The super-elevation is
    (A) 1 in 40
    (B) 1 in 50
    (C) 1 in 60
    (D) 1 in 70

14. The head of public works department of any Indian state, is
    (A) Transport Minister
    (B) Chief Engineer
    (C) Superintending Engineer
    (D) Executive Engineer

15. Tie bars in cement concrete pavements are at
    (A) Expansion joints
    (B) Contraction joints
    (C) Warping joints
    (D) Longitudinal joints

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