Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

21. 

Formation width of a hill road is the distance between

A. outer end of side drain to outer end of parapet wall
B. outer end of side drain to inner end of parapet wall
C. inner end of side drain to outer end of parapet wall
D. inner end of side drain to inner end of parapet wall
E. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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22. 

California Bearing Ratio method of designing flexible pavements is more accurate as it involves

A. characteristics of soils
B. traffic intensities
C. character of the road making materials
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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23. 

Longitudinal pavement lines marked broken in white paint

A. are for the guidance of the drivers
B. are not to be crossed over
C. may be crossed over at the discretion of the driver
D. all the above.

Answer: Option C

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24. 

Design of flexible pavement, involves

A. wheel loads
B. intensity of traffic
C. climate of the region
D. sub-grade conditions
E. all the above.

Answer: Option C

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25. 

Design of highways is based on

A. axle loads
B. axle spacings
C. wheel bases
D. over all length
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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