# Highway Engineering MCQ

## Q. 11 Reduction of load capacity in a ruling gradient of

A. 1 in 25, is 25%

B. 1 in 10, is 10%

C. 1 in 15, is 15%

D. 1 in 20, is 10%

D. 1 in 20, is 10%

## Q. 12 The width of road pavements, depends upon

A. Width of median strip

B. Width of traffic lane

C.

C. Number of traffic

D. All the above

D. All the above

A. 100 cm

B. 120 cm

C. 50 cm

D. 75 cm

B. 120 cm

A. 15 cm

B. 20 cm

C. 10 cm

D. 25 cm

C. 10 cm

## Q. 15 Widening of the roads on curves in hilly region, is done

A. Less on outer side and more on inner

B. On the outer side

C. On the inner side

D. On the outer and inner sides equally

C. On the inner side

## Q. 16 Side drains on both sides of a hill road, are essential when the road is

A. In cutting

B. Along the spur curves

C. Along the re-entrant curves

D. None of these

A. In cutting

## Q. 17The wall constructed for the stability of a back filling portion of a road on the downhill side, is known as

A. Breast wall

B. Parapet wall

C. Retaining wall

D. All the above

C. Retaining wall

A. WVÂ²/gr

B. WV/gr

C. WÂ²V/gr

D. WV/grÂ²

A. WVÂ²/gr

A. 30Â°

B. 20Â°

C. 10Â°

D. 15Â°

D. 15Â°

## Q. 20 If V is the design speed in km/hour and R is the radius of the curve of a hill road, the super- elevation

A. ) e = V / 225 R

B. e = V / 127 R

C. e = VÂ² / 127 R

D. e = V Â²/ 225 R

D. e = V Â²/ 225 R