Civil Engineering – Highway Engineering Mock test – 2 Welcome to your Highway Engineering Mock test - 2 Take an exciting test in Highway Engineering You have only 20 mins to complete the test (25 Questions) Wish you all the best!!! Name Email 1. The absolute minimum sight distance required for stopping a vehicle moving with a speed of 80 km ph, is A. 120 m B. 200 m C. 640 m D. none of these.2. The ideal shape of a transition curve, is A. clothoid B. cubic spiral C. cubic parabola D. lamniscate3. If D is the degree of a curve, the percentage reduction of gradient, is A. 0.01 D B. 0.02 D C. 0.03 D D. 0.04 D4. While calculating the sight distances, the driver's eye above road surface, is assumed A. 90 cm B. 100 cm C. 110 cm D. 120 cm5. On concrete roads, the camber generally provided, is A. 1 in 20 to 1 in 24 B. 1 in 30 to 1 in 48 C. 1 in 36 to 1 in 48 D. 1 in 48 to 1 in 60 E. 1 in 60 to 1 in 726. Road width 8.8 m of two lane National highways or State highways in mountainous terrain A. excludes the width of parapet (0.6 m) B. excludes the width of side drain (0.6 m) C. excludes the width of parapet and side drain D. includes the width of parapet and side drain7. Minimum thickness of a layer of fine sand required to cut off capillary rise of water completely, should be A. 40 cm B. 52 cm C. 64 cm D. 76 cm8. Any gradient on a road is said to be an exceptional gradient, if it is A. more than ruling gradient B. less than average gradient C. more than floating gradient D. less than minimum gradient or more than maximum gradient.9. Transverse joints are provided at distances varying from A. 10 m to 15 m B. 12 m to 18 m C. 16 m to 24 m D. 17 m to 27 m10. For Indian conditions, the water bound macadam roads, are suitable if daily traffic does not exceed A. 2000 tonnes B. 2500 tonnes C. 3000 tonnes D. 3500 tonnes11. To indicate proper control of consistency of a freshly mixed concrete for pavement construction, the slump should be between A. 3 to 5 cm B. 4 to 6 cm C. 5 to 7 cm D. 7 to 10 cm12. For the administration of road transport, a Motor Vehicle Act was enacted in A. 1927 B. 1934 C. 1939 D. 194713. Pick up the correct statement from the following: A. Long tangent sections exceeding 3 km in length should be avoided B. Curve length should be at least 150 metres for a deflection angle of 5 degress C. For every degree decrease in the deflection angle, 30 metre length of curve to be increased D. If the deflection angle is less than 1°, no curve is designed E. All the above.14. The width of different roads as recommended in Nagpur plan by the Indian Road Conference for hilly region, is A. same for National Highways B. different for National Highways C. same for State Highways D. same for Major District roads.15. Reinforcement in cement concrete slab of road pavements, is placed A. longitudinally B. transversely C. longitudinally and transversely D. in the form of welded wire mesh16. At a road junction, 7 cross conflict points are severe if A. both are one-way roads B. both are two-way roads C. one is two-way road and other is one-way road D. none of these.17. The desirable camber for straight cement concrete roads, is A. 1 in 33 to 1 in 25 B. 1 in 40 to 1 in 33 C. 1 in 150 to 1 in 140 D. 1 in 160 to 1 in 14018. Driving vehicles on wet surfaced roads, is dangerous because it may A. skid B. slip C. overturn D. all the above.19. According to IRC : 52-1973, for a single lane National Highway in hilly region, A. width of the carriageway must be 3.75 m B. shoulders on either side must be 1.25 m C. total width of the road-way must be 6.25 m D. total of the above.20. Length of vehicles does not affect A. extra widening B. minimum radius of turning C. passing sight distance D. width of shoulders21. Minimum permissible speed on high speed roads, is decided on the basis of A. 15 percentile cumulative frequency B. 20 percentile cumulative frequency C. 30 percentile cumulative frequency D. 40 percentile cumulative frequency.22. If x% is the gradient of an alignment and y% is the gradient after proper superelevation along a curved portion of a highway, the differential grade along the curve, is A. (x + y)% B. (x - y)% C. (y - x)% D. (x x y)%23. To prevent movement of moisture from subgrade to road pavement at the same level as that of water-table, thickness of a cut off layer of coarse sand, is A. 15 cm B. 20 cm C. 30 cm D. 45 cm E. none of these.24. In an ideal transition curve, the radius of curvature A. is constant B. at any point is directly proportional to its distance from the point of commencement C. is inversely proportional to the radius of main curve D. is directly proportional to the radius of main curve25. Along high ways confirmatory route markers are generally fixed A. before the crossing on the left side B. after the crossing on the left side C. before the crossing on the right side D. after the crossing on the right side.