Civil Engineering - Railways

Exercise :: Railways - Section 1

46. 

For flat bottom sleepers, maximum size of ballast, is

A. 50 mm
B. 40 mm
C. 33 mm
D. 25 mm
E. 20 mm

Answer: Option A

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47. 

Coning of wheels

A. prevent lateral movement of wheels
B. provide smooth running of trains
C. avoid excessive wear of inner faces of rail
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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48. 

The sleepers which satisfy the requirements of an ideal sleeper, are

A. cast iron sleepers
B. R.C.C. sleepers
C. steel sleepers
D. wooden sleepers.

Answer: Option D

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49. 

Arrangement made to divert the trains from one track to another, is known as

A. railway point
B. railway crossing
C. turnout
D. railway junction
E. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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50. 

At a rail joint, the ends of adjoining rails, are connected with a pair of fish plates and

A. 2 fish bolts
B. 4 fish bolts
C. 6 fish bolts
D. 8 fish bolts

Answer: Option B

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