Highway Traffic Engineering Objective Questions Answers - Set 23 - ObjectiveBooks

# Practice Test: Question Set - 23

1. The pavement width of a road depends upon
(A) Terrain
(B) Type of traffic
(C) Number of lanes
(D) All the above

2. At a road junction, 16 cross conflict points are severe, if
(A) Both are one-way roads
(B) Both are two-way roads
(C) One is two-way road and other is one-way road
(D) None of these

3. Road makers along roads from the edge of a kerb should not be less than
(A) 40 cm
(B) 45 cm
(C) 50 cm
(D) 60 cm

4. In India the modes of transportation, in the order of their importance, are
(A) Air transport, shipping, roads, railways
(B) Shipping, roads, railways, air transport
(C) Roads, railways, air transport, shipping
(D) Railways, roads, shipping, air transport

5. The absolute minimum sight distance required for stopping a vehicle moving with a speed of 80 kmph, is
(A) 120 m
(B) 200 m
(C) 640 m
(D) None of these

6. The usual width of side drains along Highways in hilly region, is
(A) 50 cm
(B) 60 cm
(C) 70 cm
(D) 100 cm

7. Design of highways is based on
(A) Axle loads
(B) Axle spacings
(C) Wheel bases
(D) All the above

8. The width of the right of way in urban area, is kept between 24 m to 60 m for
(A) National Highways
(B) State Highways
(C) Both (a) and (b)
(D) None of these

9. Thickness of broken centre line markings for a four lane road, is generally kept
(A) 10 cm
(B) 12 cm
(C) 15 cm
(D) 18 cm

10. On the recommendations of Nagpur Conference, the minimum width of a village road may be
(A) 2.45 m
(B) 2.75 m
(C) 3.66 m
(D) 4.90 m

11. If N is deviation angle the length L of a parabolic vertical curve for overtaking sight distance  S, is
(A) NS2/9.6 if L > S
(B) NS2/9.6 if L < S
(C) 2S - 9.6/N if L < S
(D) Both (A) and (C)

12. Maximum super-elevation on hill roads should not exceed
(A) 5 %
(B) 7 %
(C) 8 %
(D) 10 %

13. If R is the radius of a main curve and L is the length of the transition curve, the shift of the curve, is
(A) L/24 R
(B) L2/24 R
(C) L3/24 R
(D) L4/24 R

14. The length of the side of warning sign boards of roads is
(A) 30 cm
(B) 40 cm
(C) 45 cm
(D) 50 cm

15. Minimum permissible speed on high speed roads, is decided on the basis of
(A) 15 percentile cumulative frequency
(B) 20 percentile cumulative frequency
(C) 30 percentile cumulative frequency
(D) 40 percentile cumulative frequency

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