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Question 1

Which sleepers are commonly 254mm wide by 127mm thick in cross section by 2600 mm long?

A. Steel Sleepers
B. Wooden Sleepers
C. Cast Iron Railway Sleepers
D. Concrete Railway Sleepers

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Question 2

Which of the following is not an Advantages of Wooden Sleepers?

A. They are cheap and easy to manufacture
B. They are easy to handle without damage
C. Scrap value is negligible
D. Good resilience

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Question 3

Which of the following is true about Steel Sleepers?

A. Steel ties are used where wood or concrete is not favorable
B. They are also used in heavy curvature prone to gage widening
C. This type of steel ties can cause problem to signals control system
D. All of the above

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Question 4

Which of the following is Disadvantages of Steel Sleepers?

A. It is liable to corrosion
B. It is more durable. Its life is about 35 years
C. It is not susceptible to vermin attack
D. It is not susceptible to fire

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Question 5

Cast Iron Railway Sleepers divided into _______ categories.

A. 1
B. 2
C. 3
D. 4

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Question 6

The weight of concrete sleepers is about ________ the wooden sleepers.

A. 0.5x
B. same
C. 3x
D. 10x

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Question 7

Why is it necessary for the sleepers to act as an elastic structure?

A. To absorb the vibrations of moving loads
B. To make it cheap
C. It is the material’s limitation
D. To keep them intact

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Question 8

The number of sleepers per rail length is called as _____

A. sleeper spacing
B. sleeper gravity
C. sleeper gradient
D. sleeper density

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Question 9

Which of the following types of sleepers have the maximum service life?

A. Wooden
B. Steel
C. Cast Iron
D. Concrete

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Question 10

What is governed by the length and width of the sleeper?

A. The bearing area
B. Cant value
C. Drainage properties
D. Stiffness

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