Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

36. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. During reconnaissance, the general route of the alignment is selected
B. After reconnaissance, a trace is cut for the alignment
C. Last stage is the detailed surveys for desired geometries'of the highway
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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37. 

Deviation of the alignment of a trace cut may be permitted in areas involving

A. land slides
B. sand dunes
C. dens
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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38. 

If cross slope of a country is 10% to 25%, the terrain is classified as

A. rolling
B. mountainous
C. steep
D. plain.

Answer: Option A

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39. 

Shoulders for high traffic volume roads, should

A. be stable throughout the year to be used by vehicles in the case of emergency
B. support and protect the ends of carriage ways
C. not allow entrance of water to sub-grade
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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40. 

According to the recommendations of Nagpur Conference, the width formation of an ideal National Highway in hard rock cutting, is

A. 8.9 m
B. 7.9 m
C. 6.9 m
D. 6.5 m
E. 7.5 m

Answer: Option B

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