Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

6. 

The correct formula for calculating superelevation for the hill roads, is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option B

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7. 

The inventor of road making as a building science, was

A. Sully
B. Tresguet
C. Telford
D. Macadam.

Answer: Option A

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8. 

An upgrade g1% is followed by a downgrade g2%. The equation of the parabolic curve of length L to be introduced, is given by

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option B

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9. 

Area of steel required per metre width of pavement for a length of 20 m for design wheel load 6300 kg and permissible stress in steel 1400 kg/cm2, is

A. 70 kg/sq cm
B. 80 kg/sq cm
C. 90 kg/sq cm
D. 100 kg/sq cm

Answer: Option C

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10. 

Design of horizontal curves on highways, is based on

A. design speed of vehicles
B. permissible friction on the road surface
C. permissible centrifugal ratio
D. permissible maximum super-elevation
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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