Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

6. 

On earth roads, the camber should preferably be

A. 1 in 20 to 1 in 24
B. 1 in 30 to 1 in 48
C. 1 in 15 to 1 in 20
D. 1 in 10 to 1 in 15
E. 1 in 10 to 1 in 12

Answer: Option A

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7. 

The convexity provided to the carriageway between the crown and edge of the pavement, is known as

A. super-elevation
B. camber
C. height of the pavement
D. None of these.

Answer: Option B

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8. 

Alignment of highways in hilly regions, is decided on

A. long stretch of very hard cutting
B. number of river crossings
C. natural unstable areas
D. saddles or passes
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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9. 

The standard equation of a cubical spiral transition curve provided on roads, is

A.
B.
C.
D.
E. none of these.

Answer: Option B

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10. 

If At is the area of steel cross-section, t is working stress, L is width of road and W is weight of slab per square metre, the spacing of the tie bars for a longitudinal joint, is

A.
B.
C.
D.

Answer: Option D

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