Civil Engineering Questions And Answers :: Railway 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 :

1.60 R rails are mostly used in

Broad Gauge
Metre Gauge
Narrow Gauge
none of the above

2.The standard length of rail for Broad Gauge and Meter Gauge are respectively

12 m and 12 m
12 m and 13 m
13 m and 12 m
13 m and 13 m

3.The cross-sectional area of 52 kg flat footed rail is

6155 mm2
6615 mm2
7235 mm2
7825 mm2

4.Which of the following factors govern the choice of the gauge ? i) volume and nature of traffic ii) speed of train iii) physical features of the country The correct answer is

only (i)
both (i) and (ii)
both (ii) and (iii)
(i), (ii) and (iii)

5.The purpose of providing fillet in a rail section is to

increase the lateral strength
increase the vertical stiffness
avoid the stress concentration
reduce the wear

More Railway Engineering QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS available in next pages

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