Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

1. 

Gradient resistance of moving vehicles along down slopes, is

A. + 7 kg/tonne
B. + 9 kg/tonne
C. - 9 kg/tonne
D. - 7 kg/tonne

Answer: Option C

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2. 

Thickness of broken centre line markings for a four lane road, is generally kept

A. 10 cm
B. 12 cm
C. 15 cm
D. 18 cm
E. 20 cm

Answer: Option C

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3. 

Maximum number of vehicles that can pass a given point on a lane during one hour without creating unreasonable delay, is known as

A. traffic density of lane
B. basic capacity of lane
C. probable capacity of lane
D. practical capacity of lane.

Answer: Option D

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4. 

The desirable camber for straight roads with water bound macadam or gravel surface, is

A. 1 in 33 to 1 in 25
B. 1 in 40 to 1 in 33
C. 1 in 150 to 1 in 140
D. 1 in 160 to 1 in 140
E. none of these.

Answer: Option B

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5. 

In case of a hair pin bend of a highway,

A. minimum radius of inner curve is 14 m
B. minimum radius of transition is 15 m
C. circular compound curve may be provided
D. minimum road way width at apex for single lane highway, is 9 m
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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