Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

11. 

The width of pavement in addition to a gravelled berm 1 m on either side for a two directional traffic recommended by Nagpur Conference of Chief Engineers, is

A. 4.7 m
B. 5.7 m
C. 6.7 m
D. 7.7 m
E. 8.7 m

Answer: Option C

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12. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. The corss fall of the shoulder should be at least 0.5% steeper than camber
B. On superelevated sections, the shoulders should be provided a cross fall equal to camber
C. Earthern roads in general are provided steepest crossfall
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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13. 

The camber on pavements, is provided by

A. straight line method
B. parabolic method
C. straight line and parabolic at crown
D. elliptical method
E. circular method.

Answer: Option C

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14. 

The standard equation of a cubic parabolic transition curve provided on roads, is

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

Answer: Option A

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15. 

The maximum radial distance of a Lemniscate curve, having maximum polar angle a, is

A. 3 R sin α
B. 3 R sin2α
C. 3 R sin 2α
D. 3 R sin α/2
E. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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