Civil Engineering - Railways

Exercise :: Railways - Section 1

16. 

Pot sleepers are in the form of

A. a number of bowls connected together with a tie bar
B. two bowls placed under each rail and connected together with a tie bar
C. two bowls placed under two rails and the one between the rails
D. none of these.

Answer: Option B

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17. 

In railways a triangle is mainly provided for

A. diverting trains from the main line to branch line
B. crossing over between parallel tracks
C. changing direction of engines through 180°
D. shunting wagons in yards.

Answer: Option C

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18. 

A kink is made in stock rails, ahead of the toe of switch at a distance of

A. 10 cm
B. 15 cm
C. 20 cm
D. 30 cm

Answer: Option B

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19. 

If L is length of a rail and R is the radius of a curve, the versine h for the curve, is

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option C

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20. 

Rails are bent to correct curvature if the degree of curve, is more than

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option D

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