Civil Engineering - UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Discussion

Discussion Forum : UPSC Civil Service Exam Questions - Section 10 (Q.No. 50)
In highway geometric design, once the cumulative speed distribution is drawn, the design adequacy is checked at which percentile ?
85th percentile
95th percentile
98th percentile
99th percentile
Answer: Option
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Phani said:   6 years ago
It think Option A is correct.

Sadashiva said:   6 years ago
Answer: C.

In India mostly the road geometrics are designed for 98th percentile speed, the upper limit for speed is 85th percentile and lower limit is 15th percentile.

Rakesh Kumar Chhalotre said:   5 years ago
Option A is correct.

Highway geometrics designed for 98th percentile speed and checked for 85th percentile speed.

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