Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

6. 

The width formation of a road means the width of

A. carriageway
B. pavement and shoulders
C. embankment at ground level
D. embankment at the top level.

Answer: Option D

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7. 

If P is the number of vehicles per day at last census, r is the increase in traffic and n is the number of years passed after last census, number of vehicles A per day for design, is

A. P (1 + r)n
B. P (1 - r)n
C. P (1 + r)-n+5
D. P (1 + r)5n

Answer: Option A

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8. 

Hill roads are

A. provided camber along spur curves
B. provided camber along valley curves
C. seldom provided a camber
D. None of these.

Answer: Option C

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9. 

For a poorly graded sub-grade soil, thickness of sub-base, is

A. 10 cm
B. 15 cm
C. 20 cm
D. 25 cm
E. 30 cm

Answer: Option E

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10. 

For clear distinct vision, images of obstructions should fall on the retina with a cone of

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option D

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