Test: Highway Transportation- 1


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QUESTION: 1

The length of National Highways as per 3rd 20 year (Lucknow) road plan is given by

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QUESTION: 2

In 1927, Jayakar committee was set up to examine and report on road development in India,abased on which certain institutions were subsequently set certain institutions were subsequently set up. Which of the following were the direct out come of Jayakar committee recommendations.

1. Indian Road Congress

2. Central Road fund

3. CRRI

4. National Highway Act

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QUESTION: 3

Consider

1. Creation of Central Road Fund

2. National Highway Act

3. Formation of Indian Road congress

4. Creation of Highway Research Board

The correct chronological order of these events is

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QUESTION: 4

The semiofficial body set up for controlling and standardization of roads and bridges in India is

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QUESTION: 5

Which type of roads can be utilized during monsoon?

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QUESTION: 6

Select the correct statement.

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QUESTION: 7

Minimum of 8 m width and 2 m wide shoulderson the following roads are recommended

where EH = Express highway
NH = National highway
SH = State highway
MDR = Major district road

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QUESTION: 8

Which of the following roads are congested during peak hours?

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The urban roads mostly in cities and towns are congested during morning and evening times due to the school, college and office timings.

QUESTION: 9

The road connecting a district headquarters of one state to the district headquarters of neighbouring state is called

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QUESTION: 10

Major district roads connect market and production areas within a district to

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The Nagpur Plan divided the District Roads into two classes and the District Roads were defined as roads traversing each district, serving areas of production and markets and connecting these with each other or with highways and railways.

The state highways are usually roads that link important cities, towns, district headquarters, tourist centres and minor ports within the state, and connect them with National Highways or highways of neighboring states. These highways provide connections to industries or places from key areas in the state, making them more accessible.

QUESTION: 11

The road connecting a city to highway is called

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QUESTION: 12

The city roads providing an access to residence, business and other buildings are called

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QUESTION: 13

The branch of engineering that deals with improvement of traffic performance, traffic studies and traffic network is called

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The branch of engineering that deals with improvement of traffic performance, traffic studies and traffic network is called as traffic engineering, it also includes geometric design and other specifications.

QUESTION: 14

Which of the following statement is correct? According to the principle of road alignment

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QUESTION: 15

The sequence of survey in a road project is

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QUESTION: 16

The main object of a preliminary survey

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QUESTION: 17

In the final survey the centre line stakes are driven at interval in plain terrain.

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QUESTION: 18

In the final survey the centre line stakes are driven at interval in hilly terrain.

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QUESTION: 19

In preliminary survey of a road project, in hilly region cross sections are taken generally at.

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Longitudinal & Cross-sectional Profile→

Plain Terrain:100-200m

Rolling Terrain:50m

Hilly Terrain:30m

QUESTION: 20

The final report on road project should include

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QUESTION: 21

Ascending order according to width is

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QUESTION: 22

The portion of the roadway between outer edges of carriageway and drains in case of cuttings is known as

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QUESTION: 23

The order in which a road is built is

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QUESTION: 24

Base course of a road is built with

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QUESTION: 25

The factor influencing camber is

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Road Camber height depends upon

  1. Rainfall intensity in the area.
  2. Type of the road surface whether it is flexible or rigid.
  3. In case of flexible pavement, the recommended height of camber is 2 %. of the total width of the pavement.
  4. For rigid pavement, the maximum recommended width is 1:72 .

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