# Test: Sleepers & Ballast

## 10 Questions MCQ Test GATE Civil Engineering (CE) 2023 Mock Test Series | Test: Sleepers & Ballast

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QUESTION: 1

### For taking the consideration of creep of rails the sleepers that need no anchoring arrangement

Solution:

Concrete sleepers are heavy in weight due to their self weight and thus, the need no anchoring.

QUESTION: 2

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QUESTION: 3

### Metal sleepers are superior to wooden sleepers with respect to

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QUESTION: 4

The ballast below the sleeper is called

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QUESTION: 5

Which of the following types of sleepers is preferred on joints?

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QUESTION: 6

Minimum depth of ballast cushion for a Board Gauge wooden sleeper of size 275 x 25 x 13 cm with 75 cm sleeper spacing is

Solution:

Minimum depth of ballast cushion D in terms of sleeper spacing S and width of sleeper W is given by the equation,

QUESTION: 7

Sleeper density in India is normally kept as
Where M is the rail length in metres.

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QUESTION: 8

For a Broad Gauge route with M+7 sleeper density, number of sleepers per rail length is

Solution:

Length of one rail in broad gauge is equal to 13 m
Therefore, M+7 means that 13+7=20 sleepers will be used per rail on that route.

QUESTION: 9

Standard size of wooden sleeper for Broad gauge track is

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QUESTION: 10

Composite sleeper index is the index of

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