• ( 1 ) Weight of a vehicle affects

    • 1) passing sight distance
    • 2) extra widening
    • 3) pavement thickness
    • 4) width of lanes
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) pavement thickness
      Solution : Weight of a vehicle affects pavement thickness.








      discussion


      Answer : 3) pavement thickness

    • ( 2 ) When a number of roads are meeting at a point and only one of the roads is important, then the suitable shape of rotary is

    • 1) circular
    • 2) tangent
    • 3) elliptical
    • 4) turbine
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) tangent
      Solution : When a number of roads are meeting at a point and only one of the roads is important, then the suitable shape of rotary is tangent.








      discussion


      Answer : 2) tangent

    • ( 3 ) The method of design of flexible pavement as recommended by IRC is

    • 1) group index method
    • 2) CBR method
    • 3) Westergaard method
    • 4) Benkelman beam method
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) CBR method
      Solution : The method of design of flexible pavement as recommended by IRC is CBR method.








      discussion


      Answer : 2) CBR method

    • ( 4 ) Maximum number of passenger cars that can pass a given point on a road during one hour under the most ideal road way and traffic conditions, is known as

    • 1) traffic density
    • 2) basic capacity of traffic lane
    • 3) possible capacity of traffic lane
    • 4) all the above.
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) basic capacity of traffic lane
      Solution : Maximum number of passenger cars that can pass a given point on a road during one hour under the most ideal road way and traffic conditions, is known as basic capacity of traffic lane.








      discussion


      Answer : 2) basic capacity of traffic lane

    • ( 5 ) Normal formation width of a hill road for one-way traffic, is

    • 1) 3.6 m
    • 2) 4.8 m
    • 3) 6.6 m
    • 4) 7.2 m
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 2) 4.8 m
      Solution : Normal formation width of a hill road for one-way traffic, is 4.8 m.








      discussion


      Answer : 2) 4.8 m

    • ( 6 ) The number of vehicles moving in a specified direction on a roadway that pass a given point during specified unit of time, is called

    • 1) traffic volume
    • 2) traffic density
    • 3) basic capacity
    • 4) traffic capacity.
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 1) traffic volume
      Solution : The number of vehicles moving in a specified direction on a roadway that pass a given point during specified unit of time, is called traffic volume.








      discussion


      Answer : 1) traffic volume

    • ( 7 ) The roads connecting capital cities of states is called

    • 1) national highway
    • 2) express way
    • 3) state highway
    • 4) capital highway
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) state highway
      Solution : The roads connecting capital cities of states is called state highway.








      discussion


      Answer : 3) state highway

    • ( 8 ) The shape of a vertical curve, is

    • 1) elliptical
    • 2) circular
    • 3) spiral
    • 4) parabolic
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 4) parabolic
      Solution : The shape of a vertical curve, is parabolic








      discussion


      Answer : 4) parabolic

    • ( 9 ) On the recommendations of the Indian Roads Congress, the National Highways should have two-lane traffic at least

    • 1) 4 m
    • 2) 6 m
    • 3) 8 m
    • 4) 10 m
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 3) 8 m
      Solution : On the recommendations of the Indian Roads Congress, the National Highways should have two-lane traffic at least 8m








      discussion


      Answer : 3) 8 m

    • ( 10 ) Super-elevation is expressed as

    • 1) the difference of heights of two edges of the carriage-way to the width of the carriage-way
    • 2) the difference of radii of curves
    • 3) the difference of the road gradients
    • 4) none of these.
    • Discussion in forum
      Answer : 1) the difference of heights of two edges of the carriage-way to the width of the carriage-way
      Solution : Super-elevation is expressed as the difference of heights of two edges of the carriage-way to the width of the carriage-way








      discussion


      Answer : 1) the difference of heights of two edges of the carriage-way to the width of the carriage-way





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