Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

26. 

On a pavement with parabolic camber, the angle of inclination of the vehicles will be

A. more at the crown
B. less at the edges
C. more at the edges
D. same at the edges as well as at the crown
E. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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27. 

The difference in gradients after full super-elevation and the initial alignment of a road, is known as

A. ruling gradient
B. rising gradient
C. compensated gradient
D. differential gradient
E. none of these.

Answer: Option D

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28. 

If the radius of a main curve is 300 m and length of the transition curve is 100 m, the angle with tangent to locate the junction point, is

A. 1° 11'
B. 2° 11'
C. 3° 11'
D. 4° 11'

Answer: Option C

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29. 

Minimum radius of a simple circular curve deflecting through 5°, is

A. 1618.9 m
B. 1816.9 m
C. 1718.9 m
D. 1817.9 m

Answer: Option C

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30. 

When a number of hair pin bends are introduced, a minimum intervening distance in between is kept

A. 20 m
B. 40 m
C. 60 m
D. 100 m

Answer: Option C

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