Curves on Road - Curves MCQ - Objective Question Answer - Set 01 - ObjectiveBooks

# Practice Test: Question Set - 01

1. What is the main purpose of providing camber?
(B) To prevent entry of moisture into sub-grade
(C) To maintain equilibrium

2. Which is the linear method of setting out a simple circular curve?
(A) Successive bisection of arcs
(B) Two theodolite method
(C) Tachometric method
(D) Rankin’s method

3. Which drain is suitable for small streets of less discharge?
(A) V shaped
(B) Semi circular
(C) Rectangular
(D) U shaped

4. What is the minimum shoulder width recommended by IRC?
(A) 1.30 m
(B) 1.85 m
(C) 2 m
(D) 2.5 m

5. What is the minimum shoulder width recommended by IRC?
(A) 1.30 m
(B) 1.85 m
(C) 2 m
(D) 2.5 m

6. Which shape of the surface drain is most preferred for heavy discharge in road?
(A) Rectangular
(B) U shaped
(C) Semicircular
(D) V shaped

7. Which culvert is used if the water opening is less than 15m2 and road crosses the water way on a relatively high embankment?
(A) Pipe
(B) Arch
(C) Box
(D) Slab

8. Which transition curve is recommended by the IRC in the horizontal alignment of highway?
(A) Spiral
(B) Lemniscate
(C) Cubic parabola
(D) Summit

9. Which is the linear method of setting out a simple circular curve?
(A) Successive bisection of arcs
(B) Two theodolite method
(C) Tachometric method
(D) Rankin's method

10. Which circular curve consists of a single arc of uniform radius?
(A) Compound
(B) Simple
(C) Reverse
(D) Transition

11. How much extra width of pavement on horizontal curves is given for a radius of 21 to 40m for two lanes?
(A) 1.5 m
(B) 1.2 m
(C) 0.9 m
(D) 0.6 m

12. What is the main purpose of providing camber?
(B) To prevent entry of moisture into sub grade
(C) To maintain equilibrium

13. Which drain is suitable for small streets of less discharge?
(A) V shaped
(B) Semi circular
(C) Rectangular
(D) U shaped

14. How much extra width of pavement on horizontal curves is given for a radius of 21 to 40m for two lanes?
(A) 1.5 m
(B) 1.2 m
(C) 0.9 m
(D) 0.6 m

15. Which shape of the surface drain is most preferred for heavy discharge in road?
(A) Rectangular
(B) U shaped
(C) Semicircular
(D) V shaped

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