Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

36. 

In a braking test, a vehicle travelling at 36 km ph was stopped at a braking distance of 8.0 m. The average value of the vehicle's skid resistance (friction coefficient) is

A. 0.64
B. 6.25
C. 0.16
D. none of these

Answer: Option C

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37. 

If present A.D.T. is 5000 vehicles and annual increase is 10%, the average future flow after 5 years will be

A. 6050 vehicles
B. 7050 vehicles
C. 8050 vehicles
D. 9050 vehicles

Answer: Option C

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38. 

To prevent a head-on-collision of vehicles travelling in opposite directions along four-lane roads

A. markings on the road are provided
B. physical dividers are provided
C. area dividers are provided
D. medians of wide area are provided
E. none of these.

Answer: Option D

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39. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Detailed survey is carried out for a strip of land about 15 m on either side of the trace cut along straight portions
B. Detailed survey is carried out for a strip of land about 30 m at sharp curves
C. Levels are taken along the trace cut at an interval of 20 m
D. Contour interval is generally adopted at 2 metres vertical interval
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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40. 

The G.T. road from Lahore to Calcutta in undivided India, was constructed during

A. 3495-3500 BC
B. 265-270 BC
C. 1540-1545 AD
D. 1440-1450

Answer: Option C

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