Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

11. 

Border Roads Organisation for hilly regions, was formed in

A. 1947
B. 1954
C. 1958
D. 1960
E. 1962

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The Border Roads Organization (BRO) was conceived and raised in the year 1960 by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the great visionary and the first Prime Ministry of India. This was done with the aim of coordinating the speedy development of network of roads in the North and the North Eastern border regions of the country. BRO is regarded as a symbol of nation-building, national integration and an inseparable component in maintaining the security and integrity of the country.

12. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following. The super-elevation on roads is

A. directly proportional to width of pavement
B. directly proportional to velocity of vehicles
C. inversely proportional to acceleration due to gravity
D. inversely proportional to the radius of curvature.

Answer: Option B

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13. 

The weaving length of a roadway is the distance

A. between the channelising islands
B. equal to half circumference
C. equal to total width of adjoining radial roads
D. equal to diameter of rotary.

Answer: Option A

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14. 

Road makers along roads from the edge of a kerb should not be less than

A. 40 cm
B. 45 cm
C. 50 cm
D. 55 cm
E. 60 cm

Answer: Option E

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15. 

Traffic surveys are carried out

A. to know the type of traffic
B. to determine the facilities to traffic regulations
C. to design proper drainage system
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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