Objective Exam Questions on Railways - Set 01 - ObjectiveBooks

Objective Exam Questions on Railways - Set 01

Practice Test: Question Set - 01


1. What is the defect of rail with its end or ends bent in vertical direction?
    (A) Wear of rails
    (B) Hogging of rails
    (C) Creep of rails
    (D) Bending of rails 

2. What is the name of the spike is in figure?
Railways - Draughtsman Civil

    (A) Round
    (B) Screw
    (C) Elastic
    (D) Dog 

3. What is the name of the steel placed end to end to provide a level surface for the movement of trains?
    (A) Ballast
    (B) Sleepers
    (C) Rails
    (D) Fish plates

4. Which is used for changing the direction of engine?
    (A) Rail joint
    (B) Turn table
    (C) Points and crossing
    (D) Terminal station

5. Which crossing the right hand rail of one track crosses the left hand rail of another track and vice versa?
    (A) Acute angle
    (B) Obtuse angle
    (C) Square
    (D) Rectangular

6. Which is used to reduce creeping of rail?
    (A) Bearing plates
    (B) Spikes
    (C) Anchors
    (D) Chairs

7. Who started the development of railways in India?
    (A) George Stephenson
    (B) Lord Dalhousie
    (C) Lord Curzon
    (D) Lord Ripon 

8. What is the process of tightly ramming the ballast under the sleepers to transmit the load?
    (A) Packing
    (B) Laying
    (C) Boxing
    (D) Fixing

9. What is the name of the defect in rail due to abnormality of heavy load?
    (A) Hogging
    (B) Wear
    (C) Creep
    (D) Kink

10. Who started the development of railways in India?
    (A) George Stephenson
    (B) Lord Dalhousie
    (C) Lord Curzon
    (D) Lord Ripon

11. What is the name of the defect in rail due to abnormality of heavy load?
    (A) Hogging
    (B) Wear
    (C) Creep
    (D) Kink

12. What is the standard size of ballast for wooden sleepers?
    (A) 25 mm
    (B) 40 mm
    (C) 50 mm
    (D) 60 mm 

13. What is the standard size of ballast for wooden sleepers?
    (A) 25 mm
    (B) 40 mm
    (C) 50 mm
    (D) 60 mm

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