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Test: Highway Alignment - Question 1

The changes in gradient and vertical curve are covered under which type of alignment?

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The changes in gradient and vertical curve are covered under the vertical alignment, whereas the remaining three are covered under horizontal alignment.

Test: Highway Alignment - Question 2

 The improper alignment of road will not result in

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The increase of population does not depend on the alignment of the road, whereas improper construction and maintenance lead to accidents.

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 The basic requirement of alignment should be

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The alignment of the road should be short, safe, easy and economical for users and engineers

Test: Highway Alignment - Question 4

 The economical option during the construction of a road around a hill is

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 The most economical option is to provide a road around the hill. In this alternative approach is not advisable as it has to pass either through the hill or nearby the hill.

Test: Highway Alignment - Question 5

Obligatory points through which the alignment should not pass are

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 The obligatory points through which alignment should not pas include religious structures and costly structures because destroying them would require a lot of compensation.

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The desire lines are prepared for the study of

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The desire lines are lines which study the traffic flow from origin and destination.

Test: Highway Alignment - Question 7

Which of the following types of roads are most preferred for highways?

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The most preferred type of road is bituminous roads. They are cheap for initial construction when compared to other type of surfaced roads.

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 The stability of slopes is considered while designing

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The slope stability is important during design of hill roads ,because it may have a danger of landslides.

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 The coefficient of lateral friction as recommended by IRC is

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The coefficient of lateral friction recommended by IRC is 0.15 and it lies between 0.3-0.4 for longitudinal friction.

Test: Highway Alignment - Question 10

The resisting length should be kept

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The resisting length should be kept as low as possible for gradient purposes, if it is maximum then there will be a problem with the gradient.

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