# Highway Engineering Objective Type Questions – Set 09

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(A) 5.0 secs
(B) 6.12 secs
(C) 225.48 secs
(D) 30 secs

## Q2. The distance travelled by revolving the wheel of a vehicle more than its circumferential movement, is known as

(A) Slip
(B) Skid
(C) Neither (a) nor (b)
(D) Both (a) and (b)

(A) 50/R
(B) 75/R
(C) 100/R
(D) 125/R

(A) 0
(B) 3
(C) 5
(D) 7

## Q5. The suitable surfacing material for a bridge deck slab is

(A) Sheet asphalt
(B) Bituminous carpet
(C) Mastic asphalt
(D) Rolled asphalt

(A) 10 %
(B) 20 %
(C) 30 %
(D) 45 %

## Q7. For night travel, the length of a valley curve should be such that the head light beam distance is the same as

(A) Stopping sight distance
(B) Overtaking sight distance
(C) Sum of (a) and (b)
(D) Difference of (a) and (b)

## Q8. If the velocity of moving vehicles on a road is 24 km/per hour, stopping distance is 19 meters and average length of vehicles is 6 meters, the basic capacity of lane, is

(A) 500 vehicles per hour
(B) 700 vehicles per hour
(C) 1000 vehicles per hour
(D) 1250 vehicles per hour

Answer: (C) 1000 vehicles per hour

(A) 1.25
(B) 1.5
(C) 1.75
(D) 2.0

## Q10. According to Indian Road Congress, the width of carriageway, is

(A) 3.75 m for single lane
(B) 7.0 m for two lanes without raised kerbs
(C) 7.5 m for two lanes with raised kerbs
(D) All the above

## Q11. Traffic census is carried out for

(A) Speed and delay study
(C) Traffic volume study
(D) All the above

## Q12. The distance traveled by a moving vehicle during perception and brake reaction times, is known as

(A) Sight distance
(B) Stopping distance
(C) Lag distance
(D) None of these

## Q13. The binder normally used in flexible pavement construction is

(A) Cement
(B) Lime
(C) Bitumen
(D) None of the above

## Q14. In CBR test the value of CBR is calculated at

(A) 2.5 mm penetration only
(B) 5.0 mm penetration only
(C) 7.5 mm penetration only
(D) Both 2.5 mm and 5.0 mm penetrations

Answer: (D) Both 2.5 mm and 5.0 mm penetrations

## Q15. Rigidity factor for a tyre pressure greater than 7 kg/cmÂ² is

(A) Equal to 1
(B) Less than 1
(C) Greater than 1
(D) Zero