Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

41. 

Indian Road Congress (I.R.C.) was founded and constituted with its head quarters at New Delhi, in

A. 1924
B. 1927
C. 1930
D. 1934
E. 1942

Answer: Option D

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42. 

Extra widening required at a horizontal curve on a single lane hill road of radius 80 m for a design speed of 50 km ph and for a vehicle with wheel base 6.0 m is

A. 0.225 m
B. 0.589 m
C. 1.250 m
D. none of these

Answer: Option B

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43. 

The normal road land width for a National or State highway, in open areas should be

A. 45 m
B. 30 m
C. 24 m
D. 20 m

Answer: Option A

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44. 

Excessive camber on pavements may cause

A. deterioration of central portion
B. slip of the speedy vehicles towards the edges
C. erosion of the berms
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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45. 

The type of curves generally provided on highways, is

A. critical curve
B. transition curve
C. vertical curve
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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