Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

36. 

The desirable camber for straight roads with thin bituminous surfacing, is

A. 1 in 33 to 1 in 25
B. 1 in 40 to 1 in 33
C. 1 in 150 to 1 in 140
D. 1 in 160 to 1 in 140
E. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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37. 

Minimum stopping distance for moving vehicles on road with a design speed of 80 km/hour, is

A. 80 m
B. 100 m
C. 120 m
D. 150 m
E. 200 m

Answer: Option C

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38. 

If the radii of a compound curve and a reverse curve are respectively the same, the length of common tangent

A. of compound curve will be more
B. of reverse curve will be more
C. of both curves will be equal
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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39. 

If cross slope of a country is greater than 60%, the terrain is classified as

A. rolling
B. mountainous
C. steep
D. plain.

Answer: Option C

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40. 

Side drains on both sides of a hill road, are essential when the road is

A. along the spur curves
B. along the re-entrant curves
C. in cutting
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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