Highway Engineering MCQ Test Questions Online - Set 18 - ObjectiveBooks

# Practice Test: Question Set - 18

1. If A is the projected area of a vehicle in square meters, V is speed of the vehicles in kilometers per hour and C is a constant, then the wind resistance R to the moving vehicles, is given by
(A) R = CAV
(B) R = CAV2
(C) R = CAV3
(D) R = C2AV

2. If the radius of curvature of a hill road is 50 m, the percentage grade compensation should be
(A) 60/R
(B) 70/R
(C) 75/R
(D) 80/R

3. The efficiency of the brakes of a vehicle depends upon
(B) Condition of the tyres
(C) Presence of the show moisture
(D) All the above

4. On a pavement with parabolic camber, the angle of inclination of the vehicles will be
(A) More at the crown
(B) Less at the edges
(C) More at the edges
(D) Same at the edges as well as at the crown

5. Deviation of the alignment of a trace cut may be permitted in areas involving
(A) Land slides
(B) Sand dunes
(C) Dens
(D) None of these

6. For a 6.6 m wide two lane pavement, berms are provided on either side having a width of
(A) 1.00 m
(B) 1.25 m
(C) 1.50 m
(D) 1.75 m

7. The wall constructed for the stability of an excavated portion of a road on the hill side, is known as
(A) Retaining wall
(B) Breast wall
(C) Parapet wall
(D) All the above

8. Which one of the following transportation systems is not used for the conveyance of passengers in India?
(A) Railways
(C) Shipping
(D) Pipe lines

9. If W is the weight of a vehicle negotiating an upgrade 1 : S along a track having co-efficient of resistance Î¼, the tractive force T is given by
(A) T = p/(Î¼ + S)
(B) p = T/(Î¼ + S)
(C) S = p/(Î¼ + T)
(D) Î¼ = p/(T + S)

10. The normal road land width for a major district road in open area, is
(A) 45 m
(B) 25 m
(C) 15 m
(D) 12 m

11. Driving vehicles on wet surfaced roads, is dangerous because it may
(A) Skid
(B) Slip
(C) Overturn
(D) All the above

12. If the rate of change of the super-elevation along a curved portion of a 7 metre wide road is 1 in 150 and the maximum super-elevation allowed is 1 in 15, the maximum length of the transition curve to be provided at either end, is
(A) 65 m
(B) 70 m
(C) 75 m
(D) 80 m

13. Transverse joints are provided at distances varying from
(A) 10 m to 15 m
(B) 12 m to 18 m
(C) 16 m to 24 m
(D) 17 m to 27 m

14. Concrete pavement is provided if daily traffic per lane exceeds
(A) 500 tonnes
(B) 750 tonnes
(C) 1000 tonnes
(D) 1250 tonnes

15. While designing hair pin bends on highways, the minimum
(A) Designed speed is 20 km/hour
(B) Gradient is 1 in 40
(C) Gradient is 1 in 200
(D) All the above