Tunnel Engineering MCQ

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  • 1. Which of the following methods of tunneling is used for long tunnels at great depths?

    • Army method
    • Needle beam method
    • Austrian method
    • English method
  • 2. The correct sequence of drilling equipment for increasing size of holes in tunnels is

    • Wagon drill, churn drill, shot drill
    • Wagon drill, shot drill, churn drill
    • Shot drill, churn drill, wagon drill
    • Churn drill, wagon drill, shot drill
  • 3. Which one of the following is a component of a shield for tunneling?

    • Liner plate
    • Trench jack
    • Stiffener
    • Cutting edge
  • 4. Railway tunnels are generally

    • Polycentric
    • Rectangular
    • Parabolic
    • Circular
  • 5. Drift method of tunneling is used to construct tunnels in

    • Soft grounds
    • Rock
    • Self supporting grounds
    • Broken grounds
  • 6. The most suitable soil for compressed air tunnelling is

    • Silt
    • Sand
    • Clay
    • Gravel
  • 7. A tunnel is found more advantageous as compared to the alternate routes because it:

    • Remains free from snow
    • Reduces the cost by reducing the route distance
    • Reduces the maintenance cost
    • All the above
  • 8. Which one of the following is considered to be an advantage of the heading and benching method of tunnel construction?

    • It is suitable for construction in unstable rocks
    • In this method, it is easy to install timber support
    • Tunneling can be continuous and the work can be expedited
    • In case of excessive water, it is easy to take correct steps
  • 9. Concrete lining is provided concurrently with the driving operation in case of

    • Rock terrain
    • Soft rock
    • Running soil
    • None of these
  • 10. In Belgium method of tunnelling

    • Construction of side walls is completed before invert and roof arch are built
    • Construction of roof arch is completed before side walls and inverts are built
    • Construction of invert is completed before side walls and roof arch are built
    • Construction of invert and side walls is completed before roof arch is built
  • 11. Which of the following lining material is useful for shield driven tunnels in sub aqueous regions?

    • Stone masonry
    • Timber
    • Cast iron
    • Cement concrete