Highway Engineering MCQ

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  • 1. Enoscope is used to find

    • average speed
    • spot speed
    • space-mean speed
    • time-mean speed
  • 2. The maximum limit of water absorption for aggregate suitable for road construction is

    • 0.4 %
    • 0.6 %
    • 0.8 %
    • 1.0 %
  • 3. The maximum design gradient for vertical profile of a road is

    • ruling gradient
    • limiting gradient
    • exceptional gradient
    • minimum gradient
  • 4. The ductility value of bitumen for suitability in road construction should not be less than

    • 30 cm
    • 40 cm
    • 50 cm
    • 60 cm
  • 5. The camber of shoulders in water bound macadam roads is

    • equal to the cross slope of pavement
    • less than the cross slope of pavement
    • greater than the cross slope of pavement
    • zero
  • 6. The critical combination of stresses for corner region in cement concrete roads is

    • Load stress + warping stress frictional stress
    • Load stress + warping stress + frictional stress
    • Load stress + warping stress
    • Load stress + frictional stress
  • 7. Desire lines are plotted in

    • traffic volume studies
    • speed studies
    • accident studies
    • origin and destination studies
  • 8. The fundamental factor in the selection of pavement type is

    • climatic condition
    • type and intensity of traffic
    • subgrade soil and drainage conditions
    • availability of funds for the construction project
  • 9. Percentage of free carbon in bitumen is

    • more than that in tar
    • less than that in tar
    • equal to that in tar
    • none of the above
  • 10. The thickness of bituminous carpet varies from

    • 20 to 25 mm
    • 50 to 75 mm
    • 75 to 100 mm
    • 100 to 120 mm
  • 11. The absolute minimum radius of curve for safe operation for a speed of 110 kmph is

    • 110 m
    • 220 m
    • 440 m
    • 577 m
  • 12. “Dead Slow” is a

    • regulatory sign
    • warning sign
    • informatory sign
    • none of the above
  • 13. The provision of traffic signals at intersections

    • reduces right angled and rear end collisions
    • increases right angled and rear end collisions
    • reduces right angled collisions but may increase rear end collisions
    • reduces rear end collisions but may increase right angled collisions
  • 14. Highway facilities are designed for

    • annual average hourly volume
    • annual average daily traffic
    • thirtieth highest hourly volume
    • peak hourly volume of the year