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Test: Geometric Design of Highways - Question 1

The design of horizontal and vertical alignments, super elevation, gradient is worst affected by

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All the geometric design features are worst affected by velocity of the vehicle only.

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The most raised portion of the pavement is called

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The most elevated or the highest portion of a pavement is called as a crown, whereas camber is the portion that is raised for drainage purposes.

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The extra width of pavement is provided on

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Extra width of pavement is provided on horizontal curve to avoid the skidding, if the vehicle negotiates the curve then the centrifugal force will act towards outside and there is a chance of skidding, to avoid this extra width is provided.

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Transition curve is introduced in

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A transition curve is introduced between horizontal curve and circular curve, the transition curve slowly introduces the centrifugal acceleration to avoid the danger of skidding.

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The most important factor that is required for road geometrics is

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The road user characteristics, traffic and vehicular characteristics mostly influence the road geometric design but the most important factor is speed of vehicle.

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The design speed of NH on a cross slope of up to 10% is

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The ruling speed up to a cross slope of 10% is 100kmph; it decreases with increase in increase of cross slope.

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 A part of pavement raised with respect to one side keeping the other side constant is called

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The super elevation is a portion of pavement raised on outer edge with respect to inner edge or both edges raised with respect to centre.

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 The main purpose of providing camber is

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 During rainy season the roads are usually flooded with water so to keep the pavement dry they have to be drained off so the road is provided with a camber.

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The legal axle load of the design vehicle used in India is

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The legal axle load used for design of pavements is 8.2 tonnes; usually they are expressed in MSA (million standard axles).

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In India the type of traffic assumed to design pavements is

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 In India generally there is always a mixed traffic flow except during midnight hours and early morning hours, so the designer has to assume mixed traffic flow only.

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