Highway Engineering MCQ Questions Answers Civil Engineering

Highway Engineering Questions Answers – Civil Engineering MCQ

1) The length of National Highways as per 3rd 20 year (Lucknow) road plan is given by

a) area of the country/75

b) area of the country/50

c) area of the country/40

d) area of the country/25

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Option – b)

2) In a national highway the minimum width of road and shoulder on each side are ______respectively.

(a) 10 m and 2.0 m

(b) 8 m and 2 m

(c) 10 m and 1.5 m

(d) 8 m to 1.5 m

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Option – b)

3)  Coefficient of friction is less when the pavement surface is

a) rough

b) dry

c) smooth and dry

d) smooth and wet

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Option – d

4) When a vehicle traces a horizontal curve, it is subjected to centrifugal force in ______direction.

(a) inward

(b) outward

(c) forward

(d) backward

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Option – b)

5) The ideal form of curve for the summit curve is

a) spiral

b) parabola

c) circle

d) lemniscates

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Option – c)

6) For a single-lane road there is need to provide extra width to pavements if radius of curve is

(a) 300 m

(b) 200 m

(c) 100 m

(d) 60 m

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Option – d)

7) Width of carriage way for a single lane is recommended to be

a) 7.5 m

b) 7.0 m

c) 3.75 m

d) 5.5 m

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Option – c)

8) In steep terrain ruling gradient is limited to

(a) 1 in 25

(b) 1 in 20

(c) 1 in 17

(d) 1 in 12.5

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Option – c)

9) The maximum width of a vehicle as recommended by IRC  is

a) 1.85 m

b) 2.44 m

c) 3.81 m

d) 4.72 m

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Option – b)

10) The main object of a preliminary survey

(a) to collect the necessary physical information and details of topography, drainage and soil


(b) to estimate cost of alternative alignment.

(c) to finalise the best alignment.

(d) all the above.

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Option – d)

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