Indian Railway Departmental Exams Practice Test - Set 01

RRB Practice Test: Question Set - 01

1. The horizontal distance from the material depot to the rail head is called:
    (A) Lift
    (B) Site distance
    (C) Rail-head
    (D) Lead

2. Which of the following devices is used to transfer the wagons or locomotives to and from parallel tracks without any necessity of shunting?
    (A) Triangle
    (B) Turntable
    (C) Traverser
    (D) Scotch block

3. Any movement of the locomotive in different planes, e.g., vertical, longitudinal, transversal etc., is known as:
    (A) Oscillating motion
    (B) Lurching motion
    (C) Shutting motion
    (D) Vibration

4. For the purpose of track maintenance, the numbers of turn out equivalent to one track km are
    (A) 1
    (B) 2
    (C) 5
    (D) 10

5. A parabolic curve introduced between straight and a circular curve or between two branches of a compound curve for ease, comfort and safety of movement of trains on curve is called:
    (A) Spur curve
    (B) Transition curve
    (C) Summit curve
    (D) Valley curve

6. Which of the following statements regarding ballast materials are correct?
    (A) Brick ballast has poor drainage characteristics.
    (B) Coal ash is not used as ballast with steel or cast iron sleepers.
    (C) Gravel ballast gives better performance on soft formation.
    (D) Sand ballast causes excessive wear on top of rail.

7. The limiting value of super elevation of board gauge in Indian Railways is:
    (A) 16.50 cm
    (B) 30 cm
    (C) 15 cm
    (D) 10 cm

8. Consider the following surveys.
    1. Reconnaissance survey
    2. Preliminary survey
    3. Traffic survey
    4. Location survey
The correct sequence in which these surveys are conducted before the alignment of a track is finalized is
    (A) 1, 3, 2, 4
    (B) 1, 3, 4, 2
    (C) 3, 1, 4, 2
    (D) 3, 1, 2, 4

9. The movable tapered end of the tongue rail is known as:
    (A) Heel of switch
    (B) Toe of switch
    (C) Stretcher bar
    (D) Throw of switch

10. If ‘θ’ is the angle formed by two gauge faces, the crossing number will be
    (A) Tanθ
    (B) Cotθ
    (C) Secθ
    (D) θ rad

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