# 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 2021 and IES 2021 examinations :

 1.60 R rails are mostly used in Broad Gauge Metre Gauge Narrow Gauge none of the above ANSWER : : Metre Gauge Explanation :
 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 ANSWER : : 13 m and 12 m Explanation :
 3.The cross-sectional area of 52 kg flat footed rail is 6155 mm2 6615 mm2 7235 mm2 7825 mm2 ANSWER : : 6615 mm2 Explanation :
 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) ANSWER : : (i), (ii) and (iii) Explanation :
 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 ANSWER : : avoid the stress concentration Explanation :

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