Railway Department Exam Paper - Set 02

RRB Practice Test: Question Set - 02


1. In railways, super elevation is provided to:
    (A) Facilitate drainage
    (B) Counteract the centrifugal push
    (C) Counteract the centripetal pull
    (D) Have all the effects mentioned above

2. Vertical curves are provided where algebraic difference between grades is equal to or
    (A) Less than 2 mm/m
    (B) More than 2 mm/m
    (C) Less than 4 mm/m
    (D) More than 4 mm/m

3. The tractive resistance of the route in railways as compared to roadways will be:
    (A) Same
    (B) More
    (C) Low
    (D) Not comparable

4. Switch angle is the angle between
    (A) The gauge face of the stock rail and tongue rail
    (B) The outer face of the stock rail and tongue rail
    (C) The gauge face of the stock rail and outer face of the tongue rail
    (D) The outer face of the stock rail and the gauge face of the tongue rail

5. The railway track from which a train is to be diverted is called:
    (A) Branch track
    (B) Points and crossing
    (C) Main or through track
    (D) All above

6. Lead of crossing is the distance from the
    (A) Heel of the switch to the toe of the switch
    (B) Heel of the switch to the theoretical nose of the crossing
    (C) Toe of the switch to the theoretical nose of crossing
    (D) Toe of the switch to the actual nose of crossing

7. Which of the following is not a part of rail engine?
    (A) Tender
    (B) Stream turbine
    (C) Boiler
    (D) Fire box

8. Which of the following mechanical devices is used to ensure that route cannot be changed while the train is on the point even after putting back the signal?
    (A) Detectors
    (B) Point lock
    (C) Lock bar
    (D) Stretcher bar

9. The members laid transversely under the rails for supporting and fixing them at the gauge distance apart is known as:
    (A) Fastenings
    (B) Sleepers
    (C) Ballast
    (D) Fish plate

10. In a shunting signal if the red band is inclined at 45° it indicates
    (A) Stop
    (B) Proceed
    (C) Proceed cautiously
    (D) None of the above

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