MCQ Highway Engineering ( Part 3)- IES, RRB and GATE EXAMS MCQ

MCQ Highway Engineering Questions ( Part 3)

Question No. 1
The most suitable equipment for compacting clayey soils is a
(A) Smooth wheeled roller
(B) Pneumatic tyred roller
(C) Sheep foot roller
(D) Vibrator
Question No. 2
Pick up the correct statement from the following:
(A) Seasonal cycle of traffic volume during April and November, is usually near the annual average

(B) Mid-winter seasonal cycle of traffic is least
(C) Mid-summer seasonal cycle of traffic is highest
(D) All the above
Question No. 3
Three points A, B and C 500 m apart on a straight road have 500 m, 505 m and 510 m as their reduced levels. The road is said to have
(A) No gradient between A and C
(B) A positive gradient between A and C
(C) A negative gradient between A and C
(D) A negative gradient between A and B
Question No. 4
Select the correct statement.
(A) Quantity of binder required for tack coat is less than that required for prime coat
(B) Prime coat treatment is given for plugging the voids in water bound macadam during
bituminous road construction
(C) Seal coat is the final coat over certain previous bituminous pavements
(D) A bitumen primer is a high viscosity cutback
Question No. 5
The minimum design speed of various types of highways in plain terrain is the same as the ruling design speed of
(A) Rolling terrain
(B) Mountainous terrain
(C) Steep terrain
(D) None of these
Question No. 6
Excessive camber on pavements may cause
(A) Deterioration of central portion
(B) Slip of the speedy vehicles towards the edges
(C) Erosion of the berms
(D) All the above
Question No. 7
In hill roads the side drains arc provided
(A) Only on the hill side of road
(B) Only on the opposite side of hill
(C) On both sides of road

(D) None of the above
Question No. 8
Selection of the routes, of highways depends upon
(A) Feasibility of attaining ruling gradient
(B) Avoidance of cutting hard rocks
(C) Minimum number of bridges
(D) All the above
Question No. 9
Maximum number of vehicles that can pass a given point on a lane during one hour without creating unreasonable delay, is known as
(A) Traffic density of lane
(B) Basic capacity of lane
(C) Probable capacity of lane
(D) Practical capacity of lane
Question No. 10
A traffic rotary is justified where
(A) Number of intersecting roads is between 4 and 7
(B) Space is limited and costly
(C) When traffic volume is less than 500 vehicles per hour
(D) When traffic volume is more than 5000 vehicles per hour
Answer: Option A

MCQ Highway Engineering Answers ( Part 3)

Question No. 1: C

Question No. 2: D

Question No. 3: D

Question No. 4: D

Question No. 5: A

Question No. 6: D

Question No. 7: A

Question No. 8: D

Question No. 9: D

Question No. 10: A

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