1000+ Highway Engineering Objective Questions and Answers Pdf - 1

Question: 1

Traffic volume is

(A) number of vehicles passing through a section of road in either direction in unit time

(B) maximum number of vehicles passing a given road section in unit time in one direction

(C) number of vehicles per unit length of road

(D) none of the above

Ans: A

number of vehicles passing through a section of road in either direction in unit time

Question: 2

For designing highways, IRC recommends the coefficient of friction as

(A) 0.12

(B) 0.15

(C) 0.18

(D) 0.24

Ans: B

0.15

Question: 3

For earthen roads in heavy rainfall area common camber is

(A) 1 in 05

(B) 1 in 25

(C) 1 in 33

(D) 1 in 60

Ans: B

1 in 25

Question: 4

The sequence of survey in a road project is

(A) topographic, preliminary, reconnaissance and detailed

(B) preliminary, reconnaissance, topographic and detailed

(C) reconnaissance, topographic, preliminary and detailed

(D) topographic, reconnaissance, preliminary and detailed

Ans: D

topographic, reconnaissance, preliminary and detailed

Question: 5

Dowel bars are used in rigid pavements

(A) to prevent warping

(B) to take care of temperature stresses

(C) to distribute pressure on base

(D) all the above

Ans: A

to prevent warping

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