Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

1. 

Intermediate catch water drains are provided only, if

A. catchment area of the watershed above road is large
B. intensity of rainfall is heavy
C. single catch water drain is inadequate
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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2. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Minimum desirable width of medians on rural highways is 5 metres
B. Minimum width of medians should be 3 metres
C. On long bridges and viaducts, the width of medians should be 1.5 m
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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3. 

Floating gradients are generally provided

A. along maximum gradients
B. along minimum gradients
C. at summit curves
D. at valley curves
E. every where.

Answer: Option C

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4. 

Raising of outer edge of a road with respect to inner edge, is known

A. super elevation
B. cant
C. banking
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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5. 

Width of the shoulders of carriage way is generally kept

A. 100 cm
B. 125 cm
C. 150 cm
D. 200 cm
E. 250 cm

Answer: Option E

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