# Highway Engineering Objective Questions Test – Set 01

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## Q1. Group index method of design of flexible pavement is

(A) A theoretical method
(B) An empirical method based on physical properties of sub-grade soil
(C) An empirical method based on strength characteristics of sub-grade soil
(D) A semi empirical method

Answer: (B) An empirical method based on physical properties of sub-grade soil

## Q2. The ideal shape of a transition curve, is

(A) Clothoid
(B) Cubic spiral
(C) Cubic parabola
(D) Lamniscate

## Q3. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

(A) Minimum desirable width of medians on rural highways is 5 meters
(B) Minimum width of medians should be 3 meters
(C) On long bridges and viaducts, the width of medians should be 1.5 m
(D) All the above

## Q4. Which of the following is considered to be the highest quality construction in the group of black top pavements?

(A) Mastic asphalt
(B) Sheet asphalt
(C) Bituminous carpet
(D) Bituminous concrete

## Q5. The full width of land acquired before finalizing a highway, alignment is known

(A) Width of formation
(B) Right of way
(C) Carriage way

## Q6. Pick up the correct statement from the following:

(A) The cross fall of the shoulder should be at least 0.5% steeper than camber
(B) On super-elevated sections, the shoulders should be provided a cross fall equal to camber
(C) Earthen roads in general are provided steepest cross-fall
(D) All the above

## Q7. Los Angeles testing machine is used to conduct

(A) Abrasion test
(B) Impact test
(C) Attrition test
(D) Crushing strength test

## Q8. Tyre pressure influences the

(A) Total depth of pavement
(B) Quality of surface course
(C) Both the above
(D) None of the above

Answer: (B) Quality of surface course

## Q9. If aggregate impact value is 20 to 30 percent, then it is classified as

(A) Exceptionally strong
(B) Strong

## Q10. When the width of car parking space and width of street are limited, generally preferred parking system is

(A) Parallel parking
(B) 45° angle parking
(C) 65° angle parking
(D) 90° angle parking

## Q12. Design of horizontal curves on highways, is based on

(A) Design speed of vehicles
(B) Permissible friction on the road surface
(C) Permissible centrifugal ratio
(D) All the above

## Q13. When the bituminous surfacing is done on already existing black top road or over existing cement concrete road, the type of treatment given is

(A) Seal coat
(B) Tack coat
(C) Prime coat
(D) Spray of emulsion

## Q14. During last phase of the reconnaissance, details of the grade line is recorded on 2 metre poles to indicate

(A) Direction of the proposed alignment
(B) Distance between the previous and forward pegs
(C) Relative elevations of pegs
(D) All the above

## Q15. Set-back distance is the distance between

(A) Road land boundary and building line
(B) Road land boundary and control line
(C) Building line and control line
(D) Road land boundary and control line