Civil Engineering - Railways

Exercise :: Railways - Section 3

36. 

Weight and cross section of the rails are decided on

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

Answer: Option E

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37. 

Main disadvantage of steel sleepers, is :

A. it gets rusted quickly
B. its lugs some times get broken
C. its lugs some times get split
D. all the aboye.

Answer: Option D

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38. 

An extra 7.5 cm ballast width is not provided on outer side on a curve, if its degree is

A.
B.
C.
D.
E.

Answer: Option D

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39. 

The factor for deciding the type of sleeper, is

A. easy fixing and removal of rails
B. provision of sufficient bearing area for rails
C. initial and maintenance costs
D. strength to act as a beam under loads
E. all the above.

Answer: Option E

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40. 

Spacing of sleepers

A. throughout the length of a rail is kept uniform
B. near rail joints, is kept closer
C. at the middle of rails, is kept closer
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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