Civil Engineering - Railways

Exercise :: Railways - Section 3

21. 

Track construction involves preparation of

A. subgrade
B. plate laying
C. ballasting
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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22. 

In permanent way, ballast

A. transfers load from sleepers to the formation
B. provides an elastic bed to the track
C. provides a drainage of track
D. all the above.

Answer: Option D

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23. 

The lengths of the standard crossings in India for Broad gauge and Metre gauge tracks is same for

A. 1 in B.G. and, in 12 M.G.
B. 1 in 12 B.G. and, 1 in 16 M.G.
C. 1 in 12 B.G. and 1 in M.G.
D. 1 in 16 B.G. and 1 in 12 M.G.

Answer: Option A

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24. 

If w is width of sleepers, s is sleeper spacing and d is depth of ballast then

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option A

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25. 

On either side of the centre line of rails, a cant of 1 in 20 in the sleeper is provided for a distance of

A. 150 mm
B. 165 mm
C. 175 mm
D. 185 mm

Answer: Option C

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