Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion


While designing the superelevation of a highway, its maximum value is fixed considering the need to

[A]. avoid toppling of slow moving vehicles in mixed traffic flow
[B]. avoid transverse skidding
[C]. provide drainage
[D]. counteract centrifugal force due to 75% of design speed

Answer: Option D


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Manish said: (Jan 16, 2017)  
I think A is the correct answer.

Surat Rana said: (Apr 22, 2017)  
Yes, A is correct answer.

Chhaya said: (Jun 8, 2017)  
Yes, A is the correct answer.

Roy said: (Nov 28, 2017)  
I think A is the correct answer.

Shashiranjan Rai said: (May 23, 2018)  
I think A is the correct option.

Rubi said: (Aug 16, 2018)  
A is the right option.

Sadashiva said: (Aug 17, 2018)  
To avoid transverse skidding is correct.

Vijender Negi said: (Oct 17, 2018)  
Yes, I too agree. A is correct.

Deepu said: (Oct 6, 2019)  
Can any body tell me the whole explanation please?

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