Online Civil Engineering Test - Railways Test

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Total number of questions
20
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Number of unanswered questions
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1.
For holding a rail in position, no chairs are used for
flat footed rails
bull headed rails
double headed rails
both (a) and (b)
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2.
The tread of wheels is provided an outward slope of
1 in 10
1 in 15
1 in 20
1 in 25
1 in 30
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3.
Distance between inner faces of the flanges, is kept
equal to the gauge distance
slightly less than the gauge distance
slightly more than the gauge distance
none of these.
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4.
Coning of wheels
prevent lateral movement of wheels
provide smooth running of trains
avoid excessive wear of inner faces of rail
all the above.
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5.
Pick up the correct statement from the following :
Rails are directly laid over hard wooden sleepers and fixed with spikes
Adzing is done on hard wooden sleepers
Bearing plates are used on soft wooden sleepers
Chairs are used for bull headed rails
All the above.
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6.
To prevent percolation of water into formation, moorum is used as a blanket for
black cotton soil
sandy soil
clayey soil
all the above.
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7.
In India the rails are manufactured by
open hearth process
duplex process
both (a) and (b)
neither (a) nor (b)
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8.
On Indian Railways standard length of rails for B.G. track, is
33 ft (10.06 m)
36 ft (10.97 m)
39 ft (11.89 m)
42 ft (12.8 m)
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9.
Regional Indian railways use different types of sleepers according to their
availability
economy
suitability
design
all the above.
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10.
Minimum packing space provided between two sleepers, is between
20 to 25 cm
25 to 30 cm
30 to 35 cm
35 to 40 cm
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11.
Monnier, the inventor of R.C.C., suggested the introduction of reinforced cement concert sleepers for the railways in
1857
1867
1877
1887
1897
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12.
Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:
Ends of adjoining rails should be in true alignment
Rail joints should be as strong as the rail section itself
Rail joints should be elastic laterally as well as vertically
Ends of adjoining rails butt against to give a continuity
All the above.
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13.
Cast iron sleeper, is
pot sleeper
box sleeper
Duplex sleeper
plate sleeper
All the above.
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14.
Sand may be used as ballast for
wooden sleepers
steel sleepers
cast iron sleepers
all the above.
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15.
On Indian Railways, number of a crossing is defined as
sine of angle of crossing
consine of angle of crossing
tangent of angle of crossing
contangent of angle of crossing.
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16.
In a railway track, permissible gauge with tolerance under loaded condition, is
G + 0.1 mm
G + 1.5 mm
G - l.O mm
G - 1.5mm
G - 20 mm
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17.
Smitch diamond is provided if the angle of diamond is less than
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18.
Advantage of automatic signalling, is:
increased safety
reduction in delays
increase in track capacity
all the above.
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19.
Minimum composite sleeper index for wooden sleepers used over bridge girders, is
1455
1355
1255
1155
none of these.
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20.
If D is the distance between parallel tracks G is the gauge and α is angle of crossings, the distance between theoretical noses of two crossings measured parallel to tracks, is
(D - G - G sec α) cot α
(D - G + G sec α) cot α
(D - G - G sec α) tan α
(D + G + G sec α) cot α
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