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Question: 1

On Indian Railways, number of a crossing is defined as

(A) tangent of angle of crossing

(B) contangent of angle of crossing

(C) consine of angle of crossing

(D) sine of angle of crossing

Ans: B

contangent of angle of crossing

Question: 2

Two important constituents in the composition of steel used for rail are

(A) carbon and sulphur

(B) carbon and manganese

(C) carbon and silicon

(D) manganese and phosphorous

Ans: B

carbon and manganese

Question: 3

Heel divergence is

(A) always greater than flangeway clearance

(B) sometimes greater than flangeway clearance

(C) equal to flangeway clearance

(D) always less than flangeway clearance

Ans: A

always greater than flangeway clearance

Question: 4

The sleeper that needs the least maintenance is

(A) concrete sleeper

(B) cast iron sleeper

(C) steel sleeper

(D) wooden sleeper

Ans: A

concrete sleeper

Question: 5

Which one of the following rails is called Vignole rail?

(A) bull headed

(B) flat footed

(C) double headed

(D) none of these

Ans: B

flat footed

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