Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

6. 

On concrete roads, the camber generally provided, is

A. 1 in 20 to 1 in 24
B. 1 in 30 to 1 in 48
C. 1 in 36 to 1 in 48
D. 1 in 48 to 1 in 60
E. 1 in 60 to 1 in 72

Answer: Option E

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7. 

While calculating the sight distances, the driver's eye above road surface, is assumed

A. 90 cm
B. 100 cm
C. 110 cm
D. 120 cm
E. 150 cm

Answer: Option D

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8. 

If the number of lanes on the carriageway of a road is more than two, the total width of lane ways is equal to 3.0 m

A. + 0.60 m
B. + 0.70 m
C. + 0.80 xn
D. + 0.90 m
E. + 1.50 m

Answer: Option B

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9. 

Minimum thickness of a layer of fine sand required to cut off capillary rise of water completely, should be

A. 40 cm
B. 52 cm
C. 64 cm
D. 76 cm
E. 80 cm

Answer: Option D

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10. 

If W is the weight of a vehicle negotiating an upgrade 1 : S along a track having co-efficient of resistance μ, the tractive force T is given by

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option D

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