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Civil Railway Engineering Test Series - Set 17

Practice Test: Question Set - 17


1. Cast iron sleeper, is
    (A) Pot sleeper
    (B) Box sleeper
    (C) Duplex sleeper
    (D) All the above

2. Gauge is the distance between
    (A) Center to center of rails
    (B) Running faces of rails
    (C) Outer faces of rails
    (D) None of the above

3. Pick up the correct statement from the following:
    (A) Rails are directly laid over hard wooden sleepers and fixed with spikes
    (B) Adzing is done on hard wooden sleepers
    (C) Bearing plates are used on soft wooden sleepers
    (D) All the above

4. Rail section is generally designated by its
    (A) Total weight
    (B) Total length
    (C) Weight per metre length
    (D) Area of its cross-section

5. At points and crossings, the total number of sleepers for 1 in 12 turnouts in Broad Gauge is
    (A) 51
    (B) 62
    (C) 70
    (D) 78

6. The quantity of stone ballast required per metre tangent length, is
    (A) 1.15 m3
    (B) 1.14 m3
    (C) 1.13 m3
    (D) 1.11 m3

7. Weight and cross section of the rails are decided on
    (A) Gauge of tracks
    (B) Speed of trains
    (C) Spacing of sleepers
    (D) All the above

8. Number of switches provided on a Gaunt-letted track is
    (A) 1
    (B) 2
    (C) 3
    (D) None of the above

9. If S is cant deficiency in centimetres and V is maximum permissible speed in kmph, the maximum length of transition curves, is
    (A) SV/13.6
    (B) SV/19.8
    (C) SV/127
    (D) SV/16.8

10. A train is hauled by 4-8-2 locomotive. The number of driving wheels in this locomotive is
    (A) 4
    (B) 8
    (C) 12
    (D) 14

11. Maximum cant deficiency prescribed on Indian Board Gauge Railways, is
    (A) 40 mm
    (B) 50 mm
    (C) 75 mm
    (D) 100 mm

12. 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

13. A scissors cross over consists of one diamond and
    (A) One turn out
    (B) Two turn outs
    (C) Three turn outs
    (D) Four turn outs

14. The slipping of driving wheels of locomotives on the rail surface causes
    (A) Wheel burns
    (B) Hogging of rails
    (C) Scabbing of rails
    (D) Corrugation of rails

15. Wooden sleepers used on the girders of bridges, are generally made of
    (A) Sal
    (B) Chir
    (C) Teak
    (D) Deodar

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