Bridges and Culverts Engineering Draughtsman Questions - Set 03 - ObjectiveBooks

Bridges and Culverts Engineering Draughtsman Questions - Set 03

Practice Test: Question Set - 03


1. What is the minimum distance between the specified positions on a bridge?
    (A) Bearings
    (B) Clearance
    (C) Afflux
    (D) Water way

2. What is the maximum span of culvert?
    (A) 2 m
    (B) 3 m
    (C) 5 m
    (D) 6 m

3. Which foundation is adopted when the loose soil extends to a great depth?
    (A) Spread
    (B) Raft
    (C) Caisson
    (D) Pile 

4. What is the rise in level of the river water due to obstruction of bridge?
    (A) Highest flood level
    (B) Run off
    (C) Afflux
    (D) Free board

5. Which is most common type of coffer dam?
    (A) Wells
    (B) Dike
    (C) Pneumatic
    (D) Box

6. Which is the main characteristic for an ideal site for a bridge?
    (A) Stream should be broad
    (B) Built up areas
    (C) Reach of stream should be straight
    (D) Whirls and cross currents

7. Which is most common type of coffer dam?
    (A) Wells
    (B) Dike
    (C) Pneumatic
    (D) Box 

8. Which is provided for the superstructure in the alignment on curve in hilly areas?
    (A) RCC girders
    (B) Box culverts
    (C) Dumb bell pier
    (D) Column bents 

9. What is the name of the wing wall if the angle of splay 90°?
    (A) Splayed
    (B) Return
    (C) Straight
    (D) Tee abutment 

10. Which is the temporary pier made in the river bed?
    (A) Kerb
    (B) Scuppers
    (C) Afflux
    (D) Cribs

11. When did spread foundation is adopted for bridges?
    (A) Good soil is available at shallow depth
    (B) Depth of water is more
    (C) Good soil is not available at shallow depth
    (D) Tension developed is more 

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