Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

16. 

An exceptional grade may be provided upto 1 in 12 along hill roads, if the length does not exceed

A. 45 m per km
B. 60 m per km
C. 75 m per km
D. 90 m per km
E. 100 m per km

Answer: Option B

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17. 

The head of public works department of any Indian state, is

A. Transport Minister
B. Chief Engineer
C. Superintending Engineer
D. Executive Engineer.

Answer: Option B

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18. 

If a Lemniscate curve having an angle of deflection Δ, is transitional throughout, the maximum polar angle is

A. Δ/2
B. Δ/3
C. Δ/4
D. Δ/5
E. Δ/6

Answer: Option E

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19. 

On most smooth hard surfaced roads, rolling resistance to moving vehicles, ranges from

A. 5 kg to 7 kg/tonne
B. 7 kg to 9 kg/tonne
C. 9 kg to 11 kg/tonne
D. 11 kg to 13 kg/tonne
E. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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20. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following. The width of the right-of-way is decided so as to accommodate

A. formation width
B. side slopes
C. horizontal curve
D. vertical curve
E. provision of future widening.

Answer: Option D

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