Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

6. 

Before providing super-elevation on roads, the portion of the carriageway between the crown and the outer edge is made

A. to have a reduced fall
B. horizontal
C. to have slope of the camber on the other half of the carriageway
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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7. 

Customers prefer parking of their vehicles at

A. 90° to aisles
B. 85° to aisles
C. 80° to aisles
D. 75° to aisles
E. 60° to aisles

Answer: Option D

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8. 

Reduction of load capacity in a ruling gradient of

A. 1 in 10, is 10%
B. 1 in 15, is 15%
C. 1 in 20, is 10%
D. 1 in 25, is 25%
E. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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9. 

Over taking time required for a vehicle with design speed 50 km ph and overtaking acceleration 1.25 m/sec2 to overtake a vehicle moving at a speed 30 km ph, is

A. 5.0 secs
B. 6.12 secs
C. 225.48 secs
D. 30 secs

Answer: Option B

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10. 

The maximum comfortable retardation applied to moving vehicles, is

A. 3.42 m/sec2
B. 4.42 m/sec2
C. 5.56 m/sec2
D. 7.80 m/sec2
E. 10 m/sec2

Answer: Option A

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