Transportation Engineering Solved Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) | Part 1
1.Which of the following are the criteria associated with design of sag vertical curve?
1. Provision of minimum stopping distance during day time
2. Adequate drainage
3. Comfortable operation
4. Pleasant appearance
A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 2 and 3
C. 2 ,3 and 4
D. 1 and 3
2.Which one of the following is relevant for the determination of superelevation to be provided in horizontal curves of radius R in m in hill roads, given that the design traffic velocity is V kmph?
A. V^2 /127R
B. V^2 /17.5R
C. V^2 /225R
D. (V+8)^2 /127R
3.Which one of the following expression gives intermediate sight distance as per IRC standards?
A. 2 SSD
D. P2 OSD
4.Which one of the following dictates the minimum required sight distance in valley curves?
A. Design speed
B. Height of obstacle
C. Height of drivers eye
D. Night time driving condition
5.Consider the following factors which are taken into account for computing braking distance.
1. Reaction time
3. Coefficient of longitudinal friction
A. 1 and 3
B. 1, 2 and 4
C. 2, 3 and 4
D. 2 and 3
6.A transition curve is provided on a circular curve on a highway to provide
1. Gradual introduction of centrifugal force
2. Minimum stopping sight distance
3. Gradual introduction of superelevation
4. Comfort and security to passenger
A. 1, 2 and 3
B. 1, 3 and 4
C. 2,3 and 4
D. 1, 2 and 4
7.What happens when the path travelled along the road surface is more than the centrifugal movement of the wheels due to rotation?
8.If a road surface is adequately superelevated on horizontal curve, which one of the following is the proper distribution of pressure on the vehicles wheels?
A. Pressure on both outer and inner wheels is equal
B. Pressure on inner wheels is less than the outer wheels
C. Pressure on inner wheels is more than the outer wheels
D. Pressure on front wheel is thrice the pressure on rear wheels
9.If super-elevation is not provided on a horizontal curve of highway, then on which portion of the road, are pot holes likely to develop?
A. Outer edge of road
B. Inner edge of road
C. Centre of road
D. Shoulder of road
10.Full amount of super-elevation on a horizontal curve is provided at the
A. beginning of the transition curve
B. centre of the circular curve
C. end of the transition curve
D. centre of the transition curve
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