Civil Engineering - Railways

Exercise :: Railways - Section 1

6. 

The first Indian railway was laid in

A. 1775
B. 1804
C. 1825
D. 1853
E. 1876

Answer: Option D

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7. 

The weight of the rails depends upon

A. gauge of the tracks
B. speed of trains
C. spacing of sleepers
D. nature of traffic
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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8. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following :

A. Rails are directly laid over hard wooden sleepers and fixed with spikes
B. Adzing is done on hard wooden sleepers
C. Bearing plates are used on soft wooden sleepers
D. Chairs are used for bull headed rails
E. All the above.

Answer: Option E

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9. 

Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. Fish plates fit the underside of the rail head
B. Fish plates fit the top of the rail foot
C. Fish plates fit the web of the rail section
D. Cross sectional area of fish plates, is normally the same as that of the rail section.

Answer: Option C

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10. 

Minimum depth of ballast prescribed of B.G. trunk lines of Indian Railways, is

A. 20 cm
B. 15 cm
C. 25 cm
D. 30 cm
E. 35 cm

Answer: Option C

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