1000+ Tunnel Engineering Multiple Choice Questions and Answers - 1

Question: 1

Which one of the following is considered to be an advantage of the heading and benching method of tunnel construction?

(A) tunneling can be continuous and the work can be expedited

(B) in this method, it is easy to install timber support

(C) in case of excessive water, it is easy to take correct steps

(D) it is suitable for construction in unstable rocks

Ans: A

tunneling can be continuous and the work can be expedited

Question: 2

Which of the following is not a component of the shield?

(A) tail

(B) hood

(C) liner plate

(D) propelling jacks

Ans: C

liner plate

Question: 3

For mucking the method employed is

(A) using conveyers

(B) hauling on rails

(C) hauling on pneumatic tyres

(D) all of the above

Ans: D

all of the above

Question: 4

Which one of the following is not a drilling pattern adopted in tunnelling?

(A) cylinder cut

(B) vertical wedge cut

(C) fan cut

(D) v-cut

Ans: B

vertical wedge cut

Question: 5

Which one of the following is not a method of supporting roof and sides in multiple drift method of tunnelling?

(A) Austrian method

(B) Belgium method

(C) Japanese method

(D) German method

Ans: C

Japanese method

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