Civil Engineering - Railways

Exercise :: Railways - Section 3

41. 

Rail section is generally designated by its

A. total weight
B. total length
C. weight per metre length
D. area of its cross-section.

Answer: Option C

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42. 

Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Length of tongue rail should be greater than rigid wheel base of vehicle
B. Stock rail should be longer than tongue rail
C. Length of stock rail ahead of the toe should be a minimum of 1.65 m
D. All the above.

Answer: Option D

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43. 

Total effective bearing area of both the bowls of a pot sleeper, is

A. slightly more than that of a wooden sleeper
B. slightly less than that of a wooden sleeper
C. equal to that of a wooden sleeper
D. none of these.

Answer: Option C

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44. 

For metal sleepers with rounded edges, maximum size of ballast, is

A. 50 mm
B. 40 mm
C. 30 mm
D. 25 cm
E. 20 mm

Answer: Option B

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45. 

If G is gauge distance and a is crossing, the distance between the nose of acute crossing and nose of obtuse crossing of a rail diamond, measured along the rail not forming the diamond, is

A. G cot α
B. G tan α
C. G sin α
D. G cos α

Answer: Option A

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