MCQ Highway Engineering ( Part 2)- RRB, IES AND GATE EXAMS MCQ

MCQ Highway Engineering Questions ( Part 2)

Question No. 1
In soils having same values of plasticity index, if liquid limit is increased, then

(A) Compressibility and permeability decrease and dry strength increases
(B) Compressibility, permeability and dry strength decrease
(C) Compressibility, permeability and dry strength increase
(D) Compressibility and permeability increase and dry strength decreases

Question No. 2
The maximum limit of water absorption for aggregate suitable for road construction is
(A) 0.4 %
(B) 0.6 %
(C) 0.8 %
(D) 1.0 %

Question No. 3
The critical combination of stresses for corner region in cement concrete roads is
(A) Load stress + warping stress frictional stress
(B) Load stress + warping stress + frictional stress
(C) Load stress + warping stress
(D) Load stress + frictional stress

Question No. 4
In highway construction, rolling starts from
(A) Sides and proceed to center
(B) Center and proceed to sides
(C) One side and proceed to other side
(D) Any of the above

Question No. 5
The most economical lighting layout which is suitable for narrow roads is
(A) Single side lighting
(B) Staggered system
(C) Central lighting system
(D) None of the above

Question No. 6
The ideal shape of a transition curve, is
(A) Clothoid
(B) Cubic spiral
(C) Cubic parabola
(D) Lamniscate

Question No. 7
The full width of land acquired before finalising a highway, alignment is known
(A) Width of formation
(B) Right of way
(C) Carriage way
(D) Roadway

Question No. 8
Tyre pressure influences the
(A) Total depth of pavement
(B) Quality of surface course
(C) Both the above
(D) None of the above

Question No. 9
Any gradient on a road is said to be an exceptional gradient, if it is
(A) More than ruling gradient
(B) Less than average gradient
(C) More than floating gradient
(D) Less than minimum gradient or more than maximum gradient

Question No. 10
During last phase of the reconnaissance, details of the grade line is recorded on 2 metre poles to indicate
(A) Direction of the proposed alignment
(B) Distance between the previous and forward pegs
(C) Relative elevations of pegs
(D) All the above


MCQ Highway Engineering Answers( Part 2)

Question No. 1: D

Question No. 2: B

Question No. 3: C

Question No. 4: A

Question No. 5: A

Question No. 6: A

Question No. 7: B

Question No. 8: B

Question No. 9: D

Question No. 10: D

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