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Design of Horizontal Alignment - Highway Engineering MCQs

Design of Horizontal Alignment MCQs : Here you will find MCQ Questions related to "Design of Horizontal Alignment" in Highway Engineering. These Design of Horizontal Alignment MCQ Questions Will help you to improve your Highway Engineering knowledge and will prepare you for various Examinations like Competitive Exams, Placements, Interviews and other Entrance Exmaniations.




Question 1

The design speed is normally ______ for terrains with steep slopes

A. increased
B. reduced
C. same
D. Can not say

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Question 2

Centrifugal force depends on ___________ of the horizontal curve.

A. speed
B. radius
C. Both A and B
D. None of the above

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Question 3

___________ is the transverse slope provided at horizontal curve to counteract the centrifugal force.

A. Super-elevation
B. cant
C. banking
D. All of the above

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Question 4

The degree if curve is central angle subtended by an arc of length is?

A. 30 m
B. 35 m
C. 40 m
D. 45 m

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Question 5

Does design speed does not depends on the type of the road?

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 6

The ratio between centrifugal force and weight of the vehicle is called ___________

A. Impact ratio
B. Centrifugal factor
C. Impact factor
D. Centrifugal impulse

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Question 7

If the radius of a horizontal curve is 120m, then calculate the safe allowable speed.

A. 30kmph
B. 40kmph
C. 50kmph
D. 60kmph

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Question 8

The length of wheel base usually considered in India is?

A. 6.1 m
B. 6.2 m
C. 6.3 m
D. 6.4 m

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Question 9

The extra width required on two lane pavement for a radius of curve 100m as recommended by IRC is ___________

A. 0.6m
B. 0.7m
C. 0.8m
D. 0.9m

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Question 10

The most preferred type of transition curve by IRC for highway is ___________

A. Spiral
B. Cubic parabola
C. Parabola
D. Lemniscate

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