## HIGHWAY ENGINEERING PART 1

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Q1. For design, that length of transition curve should be taken which is

A. based on allowable rate of change of centrifugal acceleration

B. based on rate of change of super elevation

C. higher of (a) and (b)

D. smaller of (a) and (b)

Answer : C

Q2. The maximum design gradient for vertical profile of a road is

A. ruling gradient

B. limiting gradient

C. exceptional gradient

D. minimum gradient

Answer : A

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Q3. The percentage compensation in gradient for ruling gradient of 4% and horizontal curve of radius 760 m is

A. 0.1 %

B. 1 %

C. 10%

D. no compensation

Answer : D

Q4. If ruling gradient is I in 20 and there is also a horizontal curve of radius 76 m, then the compensated grade should be

A. 3 %

B. 4%

C. 5 %

D. 6%

Answer : B

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Q5. The camber of road should be approximately equal to

A. longitudinal gradient

B. two times the longitudinal gradient

C. three times the longitudinal gradient

D. half the longitudinal gradient

Answer : D

Q6. Which of the following shapes is preferred in a valley curve ?

A. simple parabola

B. cubic parabola

C. spiral

D. lemniscate

Answer : B

Q7. The value of ruling gradient in plains as per IRC recommendation is

A. 1 in 12

B. 1 m 15

C. 1 in 20

D. 1 in 30

Answer : D

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Q8. In case of summit curves, the deviation angle will be maximum when

A. an ascending gradient meets with another ascending gradient

B. an ascending gradient meets with a descending gradient

C. a descending gradient meets with another descending gradient

D. an ascending gradient meets with a level surface

Answer : B

Q9. If the design speed is V kmph and deviation angle is N radians, then the total length of a valley curve in meters is given by the expression

A. 0.38 N V3/2

B. 0.38 (NV3)”2

C. 3.8 NV”2

D. 3.8 (NV3)”2

Answer : B

Q10. If an ascending gradient of 1 in 50 meets a descending gradient of 1 in 50, the length of summit curve for a stopping sight distance of 80 m will be

A. zero

B. 64m

C. 80m

D. 60m

Answer : D

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Q11. The Indian Road Congress came into existence in

A. 1927

B. 1934

C. 1943

D. 1947

Answer : B

Q12. Highway facilities are designed for

A. annual average hourly volume

B. annual average daily traffic

C. thirtieth highest hourly volume

D. peak hourly volume of the year

Answer : C

Q13. The rate of rise or fall of a road along its alignment is known as

A. Gradient

B. Camber

C. Side slope

D. Super elevation

Answer : A

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Q14. Enoscope is used to find

A. average speed

B. spot speed

C. space-mean speed

D. time-mean speed

Answer : B

Q15. The maximum allowable super elevation is

A. 1 in 12

B. 1 in 18

C. 1 in 15

D. 1 in 30

Answer : B