Civil Engineering - Railways

Exercise :: Railways - Section 1

11. 

Boxing of ballast is done

A. under rails
B. at the rails
C. in between two rails
D. in between two sleepers.

Answer: Option B

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12. 

Best ballast contains stones varying in size from

A. 1.5 cm to 3 cm
B. 2.0 cm to 4 cm
C. 2.0 cm to 5 cm
D. 2.5 cm to 6 cm

Answer: Option C

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13. 

For holding a rail in position, no chairs are used for

A. flat footed rails
B. bull headed rails
C. double headed rails
D. both (a) and (b)

Answer: Option A

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14. 

Distance between the inner rail and check rail provided on sharp curve, is

A. 40 mm
B. 42 mm
C. 44 mm
D. 46 mm
E. 50 mm

Answer: Option C

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15. 

Coal ash (or cinder) is used in initial stages of a new construction of railway for

A. wooden sleepers
B. steel sleepers
C. cast iron sleepers
D. none of these.

Answer: Option A

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