Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering

31. 

When load is applied on concrete pavement

A. away from edges, the maximum bending moment is negative
B. away from edges, the maximum bending moment cause compression
C. on the edges, the maximum stress is parallel to the edge of the slab
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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32. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following. On highways circular curves may be

A. simple curves
B. compound curves
C. reverse curves
D. vertical curves
E. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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33. 

An ideal vertical curve is

A. true spiral
B. cubic spiral
C. cubic parabala
D. lamniscate
E. none of these.

Answer: Option E

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34. 

At a road junction, 16 cross conflict points are severe, if

A. both are one-way roads
B. both are two-way roads
C. one is two-way road and other is one-way road
D. none of these.

Answer: Option B

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35. 

To ensure that bullock carts may not overturn on curves, the maximum value of super-elevation, recommended by I.R.C., is

A. 1 in 10
B. 1 in 12
C. 1 in 15
D. 1 in 20
E. 1 in 25

Answer: Option C

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