MCQ on Highway Engineering pdf - Set 13 - ObjectiveBooks

MCQ on Highway Engineering pdf - Set 13

Practice Test: Question Set - 13


1. The minimum super-elevation in rolling terrain in plains, is limited to
    (A) 4 %
    (B) 5 %
    (C) 6 %
    (D) 7 %


2. In ideal pavement is constructed with
    (A) Bricks
    (B) Hard soil
    (C) Portland cement concrete
    (D) Tar


3. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following. If water cement ratio is
    (A) Increased, strength of concrete increases
    (B) Decreased, strength of concrete increases
    (C) Increased, strength of concrete is not affected
    (D) None of these


4. Design of horizontal and vertical alignments, super-elevation, sight distance and grades, is worst affected by
    (A) Width of the vehicle
    (B) Length of the vehicle
    (C) Height of the vehicle
    (D) Speed of the vehicle


5. For a comfortable travel on Highways, the centrifugal ratio should not exceed
    (A) 0.10
    (B) 0.15
    (C) 0.20
    (D) 0.25


6. Border Roads Organization for hilly regions, was formed in
    (A) 1947
    (B) 1954
    (C) 1958
    (D) 1960


7. For a poorly graded sub-grade soil, thickness of sub-base, is
    (A) 10 cm
    (B) 15 cm
    (C) 20 cm
    (D) 30 cm


8. The usual width of parapet walls along Highways in hilly region, is
    (A) 50 cm
    (B) 60 cm
    (C) 70 cm
    (D) 80 cm


9. In scanty rainfall regions, the camber provided will be
    (A) Nil
    (B) Flatter
    (C) Steeper
    (D) None of these


10. In water bound macadam roads, binding material, is
    (A) Sand
    (B) Stone dust
    (C) Cement
    (D) Brick dust


11. Design of flexible pavement, involves
    (A) Wheel loads
    (B) Intensity of traffic
    (C) Climate of the region
    (D) Sub-grade conditions


12. Increase in traffic volume, due to increase in transport vehicles, is known as
    (A) Development traffic
    (B) Normal traffic growth
    (C) Generated traffic growth
    (D) Current traffic


13. Width of a rotary round should be equal to
    (A) Twice the width of narrowest radial road
    (B) Width of the widest road
    (C) Width of the widest road plus the width of one lane
    (D) Width of the widest road plus 2 meters


14. Volume of traffic which would immediately use a new road or an improved one when opened to traffic, is known
    (A) Development traffic
    (B) Current traffic
    (C) General traffic
    (D) Normal traffic growth


15. Volume of traffic which is due to improvement carried out in adjacent area, is known as
    (A) Development traffic
    (B) Generated traffic growth
    (C) Normal traffic growth
    (D) Current traffic


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