Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

31. 

If the velocity of moving vehicles on a road is 24 km/per hour, stopping distance is 19 metres and average length of vehicles is 6 metres, the basic capacity of lane, is

A. 500 vehicles per hour
B. 700 vehicles per hour
C. 1000 vehicles per hour
D. 1250 vehicles per hour

Answer: Option C

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32. 

If the rate of change of grade permitted along a vertical curve is r and total change of grade is g%, the length L of the curve to be provided, is

A.
B.
C.
D.
E. none of these.

Answer: Option B

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33. 

In case of a multi-lane road, overtaking is generally permitted

A. from right
B. from left
C. from both sides right and left
D. not at all.

Answer: Option C

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34. 

The pavement width of a road depends upon

A. terrain
B. type of traffic
C. number of lanes
D. all the above.

Answer: Option C

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35. 

For a vehicle moving with a speed of 80 km per hour, the brake reaction time, in ordinary cases, is

A. 1 sec
B. 1.5 sec
C. 2.0 sec
D. 2.5 sec
E. 3.0 sec

Answer: Option D

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