Highway Engineering MCQ

Civil engineering MCQ and highway engineering MCQ for competitive exam.

Q. 1 In case of cement concrete pavements, pick up the incorrect statement

A. Visibility at day is high

B. Initial cost of construction is high

C. Initial cost of construction is low

D. Visibility during nights is high

D. Visibility during nights is high

Q. 2 If D is the degree of a curve, the percentage reduction of gradient, is

A. 0.01 D

B. 0.04 D

C. 0.03 D

D.0.05 D

B. 0.04 D

Q. 3 Pick up the incorrect statement from the following:

A. Highways may be provided vertical curves

B. Highways may be provided both horizontal and vertical

C. Highways are always constructed in straight line

D. Highways may be provided horizontal curves

C. Highways are always constructed in straight line

Q. 4 Pick up the correct statement from the following:

A. Curve length should be at least 150 metres for a deflection angle of 5 degree

B. For every degree decrease in the deflection angle, 30 metre length of curve to be increased

C. Long tangent sections exceeding 3 km in length should be avoided

D. All the above

D. All the above

Q. 5 Minimum number of 50 kg cement bags per cubic metre of concrete for a mix corresponding to crushing strength 280 kg/cm2 at 28 days, are

A. 6.5

B. 7.0

C. 7.5

D. 5.0

A. 6.5

Q. 6 For Indian conditions, the water bound macadam roads, are suitable if daily traffic does not exceed

A. 3000 tonnes

B. 2000 tonnes

C. 2500 tonnes

D. 3500 tonnes

B. 2000 tonnes

Q. 7 Indian Road Congress (I.R.C.) was founded and constituted with its head quarters at New Delhi, in

A. 1934              

B. 1924

C. 1927

D. 1930

A. 1934 

Q. 8 The steepest gradient permitted on roads which, in ordinary conditions, does not exceed, is known

A. Exceptional gradient

B. Floating gradient

C. Ruling gradient

D. Maximum gradient

D. Maximum gradient

Q. 9 When each particle of aggregates is thinly coated with cement paste, a heterogeneous solid is formed, which is known as

A. Concrete

B. Hydration

C. Gel

D. None of these

B. Fat lime

Q. 10 Width of the shoulders of carriage way is generally kept

A. 100 cm

B. 250 cm

C. 125 cm

D. 150 cm

B. 250 cm

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