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    MCQ Study Materials on Tunnel Engineering - Set 02

    Practice Test: Question Set - 02


    1. Forepoling method is generally adopted for tunnelling in:
      (A) Soft ground
      (B) Firm ground
      (C) Running ground
      (D) None of these

    2. In Belgium method of tunnelling
      (A) Construction of side walls is completed before invert and roof arch are built
      (B) Construction of roof arch is completed before side walls and inverts are built
      (C) Construction of invert is completed before side walls and roof arch are built
      (D) Construction of invert and side walls is completed before roof arch is built

    3. For full face method, the excavation to be done is generally divided into
      (A) Two sections
      (B) Three sections
      (C) Four sections
      (D) Five sections

    4. In the given figure drill holes, heading, mucking and benching are numbered as 1, 2, 3, 4; The correct sequence is:
    Practice Set 02 Question no. 4
      (A) 4, 1, 2, 3
      (B) 1, 2, 3, 4
      (C) 4, 1, 3, 2
      (D) 3, 4, 1, 3

    5. In “full face” method of constructing tunnels, the first operation relates to
      (A) Removal of bottom portion
      (B) Excavation of one drift in the centre
      (C) Removal of top portion
      (D) Excavation being done along the periphery

    6. American method of tunnelling
         (i) Is suitable for large sized tunnels
         (ii) Is not suitable for railway or highway tunnels
         (iii) Requires heavy timbers
         Of these statements
      (A) Only (i) is correct
      (B) (i) and (iii) are correct
      (C) (ii) and (iii) are correct
      (D) (i) and (ii) are correct

    7. For hauling muck from the tunnel, the following type of muck-car is used:
      (A) Muck box
      (B) Side dump car
      (C) U-bottom
      (D) All of these

    8. Which one of the following statements is not correct with regard to heading and henching method of tunnelling?
      (A) Driving of tunnel is done in two portions of its section
      (B) Driving the top portion is done in advance of the bottom portion
      (C) The holes in head and bench are loaded together with explosive for blasting
      (D) Firing of head holes is done just before the bench holes are fired

    9. Which one of the following methods of tunnelling does not require the use of time bearing?
      (A) Linear plate method
      (B) Shield method
      (C) Compressed air method
      (D) All of these

    10. Which one of the following linings is suitable for shield driven tunnels particularly in the sub-aqueous regions?
      (A) Brick lining
      (B) Stone lining
      (C) Timber line
      (D) Cast iron lining

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