Transportation Engineering MCQ | Part 7


Transportation Engineering Multiple Choice Questions MCQs | Part 7 | By Ashutosh Nautiyal

Transportation Engineering Multiple Choice Questions MCQs | Part 7 | By Ashutosh Nautiyal

    Q.1. As per IRC: 67-1977 Code of practice, traffic signs are broadly classified into

    • A. Four Categories
    • B. Three Categories
    • C. Two Categories
    • D. Five Categories

    B. Three Categories

    Q.2. The shape of the informatory sign is

    • A. Rectangular
    • B. Circular
    • C. Triangular
    • D. Diamond
    A. Rectangular

    Q.3. The warning signs should be located on the Expressways for plain and rolling terrain at a distance of

    • A. 220 m
    • B. 180 m
    • C. 150 m
    • D. 200 m

    D. 200 m

    Q.4. 'Speed limit' sign is meant

    • A. Limit the speed of pedestrians
    • B. Restrict some vehicles
    • C. Restrict the speed of all vehicles
    • D. None of these

    C. Restrict the speed of all vehicles

    Q.5. The shape of the stop sign is 

    • A. Triangular
    • B. Octagonal
    • C. Rectangular
    • D. None of these

    B. Octagonal

    Q.6. Which colour of the background is used for no parking sign?

    • A. Red
    • B. Yellow
    • C. Blue
    • D. None of these

    C. Blue

    Q.7. What is the colour of the stop sign?

    • A. Red
    • B. Green
    • C. Yellow
    • D. Blue

    A. Red

    Q.8. Which colour is used to paint the reverse side of all the sign plates?

    • A. Grey
    • B. Red
    • C. White
    • D. None of these

    A. Grey

    Q.9. Speed limit signs are

    • A. Triangular in shape, white background with a red border
    • B. Triangular in shape, red background with a white border
    • C. Circular in shape, white background with a red border
    • D. Circular in shape, white background with a red border

    C. Circular in shape, white background with a red border 

    Q.10. India, which have signed the 'United Nations Protocol' on a road sign in

    • A. 1945
    • B. 1947
    • C. 1949
    • D. 1934

    C. 1949

    Q.11. The distance of the road signs from the edge of  the carriageway is (for roads without kerbs) 

    • A. 2 to 3 m
    • B. 4 to 5 m
    • C. 1 to 2 m
    • D. 3 to 4 m

    A. 2 to 3 m

    Q.12. Traffic sign 'overtaking prohibited' is a 

    • A. Cautionary sign
    • B. Warning sign 
    • C. Mandatory sign
    • D. Informatory sign

    C. Mandatory sign

    Q.13. The purpose of providing informatory signs is 

    • A. To make the travel safe
    • B. To make travel easier
    • C. To make the travel pleasant
    • D. All of these

    D. All of these

    Q.14. A Re-assurance sign is a

    • A. Warning sign 
    • B. Cautionary sign 
    • C. Informatory sign 
    • D. Regulatory sign 

    C. Informatory sign

    Q.15. The colour of light used in road visibility during fog is 

    • A. Yellow
    • B. Red
    • C. Orange
    • D. Green 

    A. Yellow

    Q.16. Traffic sign 'narrow road' is a 

    • A. Warning sign
    • B. Informatory sign 
    • C. Mandatory sign 
    • D. None of these 

    A. Warning sign 

    Q.17. All traffic sign dimensions are expressed in terms of ______?


    Stroke-widths (S/W)

    Q.18. Which sign is an informatory sign

    • A. Rough road
    • B. Hairpin bend 
    • C. First aid post
    • D. No parking 

    C. First aid post

    Q.19. A hairpin bend curve comes under 

    • A. Regulatory sign 
    • B. Informative sign 
    • C. Warning sign 
    • D. Guiding sign 

    C. Warning sign 

    Q.20. Which sign is not a warning sign 

    • A. Gap in median
    • B. Barrier ahead
    • C. Guarded railway crossing 
    • D. Petrol pump

    D. Petrol pump

    Recommended Book (Click to Open):

    1. Khanna and Justo (Highway Engineering)

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    *Source- Internet, Books and Self-Analysis

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    About the Author

    Mr. Ashutosh Nautiyal is a student who is pursuing his post-graduation (MBA in Infrastructure Development and Management) from SCMHRD, Pune. He has done his B.Tech in Civil Engineering from BTKIT, Dwarahat and his schooling from Omkarananda Saraswat…

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