Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

21. 

Any gradient on a road is said to be an exceptional gradient, if it is

A. more than ruling gradient
B. less than average gradient
C. more than floating gradient
D. less than minimum gradient or more than maximum gradient.

Answer: Option D

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22. 

For the administration of road transport, a Motor Vehicle Act was enacted in

A. 1927
B. 1934
C. 1939
D. 1947
E. 1950

Answer: Option C

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23. 

The absolute minimum sight distance required for stopping a vehicle moving with a speed of 80 km ph, is

A. 120 m
B. 200 m
C. 640 m
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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24. 

Along high ways confirmatory route markers are generally fixed

A. before the crossing on the left side
B. after the crossing on the left side
C. before the crossing on the right side
D. after the crossing on the right side.

Answer: Option B

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25. 

Length of vehicles does not affect

A. extra widening
B. minimum radius of turning
C. passing sight distance
D. width of shoulders
E. none of these.

Answer: Option D

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