Civil Engineering Questions And Answers :: Highway Engineering: part1

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Following Civil Engineering Multiple choice objective type questions and answers will help you in BSNL JTO, GATE 2014 and IES 2014 examinations :

1.If the stopping distance is 60 meters, then the minimum stopping sight distance for two lane, two way traffic is

30m
60m
120m
180m

2.The shoulder provided along the road edge should be

rougher than the traffic lanes
smoother than the traffic lanes
of same colour as that of the pavement
of very low load bearing capacity

3.If b is the wheel track of a vehicle and h is the height of centre of gravity above road surface, then to avoid overturning and lateral skidding on a horizontal curve, the centrifugal ratio should always be

less than b/2h and greater than co-efficient of lateral friction
less than b/2h and also less than co-efficient of lateral friction
greater than b/2h and less than co-efficient of lateral friction
greater than b/2h and also greater than coefficient of lateral friction

4.Select the correct statement.

Nagpur road plan formula take into account the towns with very large population.
Nagpur road plan has a target road length of 32 km per 100 square km.
Second 20-year plan has provided 1600 km of expressways out of the proposed National highway.
Second 20-year plan allowed deduction of length of railway track in the area while calculating the length of roads.

5.On a single lane road with two way traffic, the minimum stopping sight distance is equal to

stopping distance
two times the stopping distance
half the stopping distance
three times the stopping distance

More Highway Engineering QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS available in next pages

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