Highway Engineering Mcqs

Practice Quiz On Highway Engineering Mcqs

30 Marks

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When a number of hair pin bends are introduced, a minimum intervening distance in between is kept

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Minimum thickness of the base of a flexible pavement, is

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The minimum vertical clearance of overhanging cliffs or any other structure above the surface of a hill road, should be

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Customers prefer parking of their vehicles at

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For the administration of road transport, a Motor Vehicle Act was enacted in

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Reduction of load capacity in a ruling gradient of

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The minimum ratio of the radii of two circular curves of a compound curve, is kept

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For a comfortable travel on Highways, the centrifugal ratio should not exceed

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In a right angle bend of a road provided with a transition throughout, the maximum polar angle will be

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Depth of reinforcement below the surface of a concrete pavement, is generally kept

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From the point of tangency before an intersection, the route markers are fixed at a distance of

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Thickness of broken centre line markings for a four lane road, is generally kept

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The usual width of side drains along Highways in hilly region, is

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Roadway width for a National highways and State highways (two-lanes) is

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For a poorly graded sub-grade soil, thickness of sub-base, is

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Gradient resistance of moving vehicles along down slopes, is

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In retaining and breast walls, weep holes are provided at

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Normal formation width of a hill road for one-way traffic, is

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Minimum radius of curvature of National Highways or State highways in hill region free from snow, is kept

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If D is the degree of a curve, the percentage reduction of gradient, is

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For clear distinct vision, images of obstructions should fall on the retina with a cone of

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The maximum comfortable retardation applied to moving vehicles, is

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Width of the shoulders of carriage way is generally kept

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The top height of a route marker above crown level is

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The minimum cross fall of shoulders is kept

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The ratio of maximum deviation angle and maximum polar deflection angle of a Lemniscate curve, is

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For Indian conditions, the water bound macadam roads, are suitable if daily traffic does not exceed

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Ruling gradient on hill roads 300 m above M.S.L. is kept

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To ensure that bullock carts may not overturn on curves, the maximum value of super-elevation, recommended by I.R.C., is

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On the recommendations of Nagpur Conference, the minimum width of a village road may be

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The minimum cross fall of shoulders is kept

A) 1.0%

B) 1.5%

C) 2.5%

D) 3%

D) 3%


On the recommendations of Nagpur Conference, the minimum width of a village road may be

A) 2.45 m

B) 2.75 m

C) 3.66 m

D) 4.90 m

A) 2.45 m


To ensure that bullock carts may not overturn on curves, the maximum value of super-elevation, recommended by I.R.C., is

A) 1 in 10

B) 1 in 12

C) 1 in 15

D) 1 in 20

C) 1 in 15


The top height of a route marker above crown level is

A) 1.50 m

B) 1.75 m

C) 2.00 m

D) 2.25 m

D) 2.25 m


Reduction of load capacity in a ruling gradient of

A) 1 in 10, is 10%

B) 1 in 15, is 15%

C) 1 in 20, is 10%

D) 1 in 25, is 25%

C) 1 in 20, is 10%


Gradient resistance of moving vehicles along down slopes, is

A) + 7 kg/tonne

B) + 9 kg/tonne

C) – 9 kg/tonne

D) – 7 kg/tonne

C) – 9 kg/tonne


In retaining and breast walls, weep holes are provided at

A) 50 cm vertical height and 50 cm centre to centre horizontally

B) 100 cm vertical height and 100 cm centre to centre horizontally

C) 100 cm vertical height and 120 cm centre to centre horizontally

D) 120 cm vertical height and 100 cm centre to centre horizontally

C) 100 cm vertical height and 120 cm centre to centre horizontally


The maximum comfortable retardation applied to moving vehicles, is

A) 3.42 m/sec2

B) 4.42 m/sec2

C) 5.56 m/sec2

D) 7.80 m/sec2

A) 3.42 m/sec2


Thickness of broken centre line markings for a four lane road, is generally kept

A) 10 cm

B) 12 cm

C) 15 cm

D) 18 cm

C) 15 cm


Customers prefer parking of their vehicles at

A) 90° to aisles

B) 85° to aisles

C) 80° to aisles

D) 75° to aisles

D) 75° to aisles


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