Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

41. 

The absolute minimum radius of horizontal curve for a design speed 60 km ph is

A. 131 m
B. 210 m
C. 360 m
D. none of these.

Answer: Option D

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42. 

Volume of traffic which would immediately use a new road or an improved one when opened to traffic, is known

A. development traffic
B. current traffic
C. general traffic
D. normal traffic growth.

Answer: Option D

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43. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Safety fences are provided on either side of a roadway if embankments are in excess of 6 metres
B. Safety fences are provided on outside of the curves of radii less than 750 m if the embankments are between 3 metres and 6 metres
C. Guard stones are provided at 2.5 metres intervals if embankments are between 1.6 metres to 3 metres
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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44. 

In India the modes of transportation, in the order of their importance, are

A. air transport, shipping, roads, railways
B. shipping, roads, railways, air transport
C. roads, railways, air transport, shipping
D. railways, roads, shipping, air transport
E. shipping, railways, roads, air transport.

Answer: Option D

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45. 

On the recommendations of Indian Road Congress, the ruling gradient in plains, is

A. 1 in 15
B. 1 in 20
C. 1 in 30
D. 1 in 45
E. 1 in 100

Answer: Option C

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