Railway Engineering MCQ Questions Answers Civil Engineering

Railway Engineering MCQ Questions Answers – Civil Engineering

1) Rails is fixed to steel sleeper by

a) welding

b) blots and nuts

c) riveting

d) using keys between lugs or loose joints

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Option – d)

2) The first train in India was run in the year

(a) 1825

(b) 1833

(c) 1843

(d) 1853

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Option – d)

3) Largest dimension of a rail is its

a) height

b) foot width

c) head width

d) any of the above

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Option – a)

4) Narrow gauge is adopted where

(a) terrain is hilly

(b) number of river crossings are more

(c) expected revenue earning is low

(d) acquisition of land is difficult

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Option – c)

5) Maximum value of ‘throw of switch’ for Broad Gauge track is

a) 89 mm

b) 95 mm

c) 100 mm

d) 115 mm

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Option – d)

6) Welded rails up to ______ have been used.

(a) 30 m

(b) 100 m

(c) 800 m

(d) 1300 m

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Option – d)

7) Wear of rail is maximum in

a) tangent track

b) sharp curve

c) tunnels

d) coastal area

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Option – b)

8) In India a minimum sleeper density is

(a) M

(b) M + 2

(c) M + 4

(d) M + 5

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Option – c)

9) 52 kg rails are mostly used in

a) Broad Gauge

b) Metre Gauge

c) Narrow Gauge

d) Both a and b

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Option – a)

10) Ends of steel sleepers are

(a) bulb shaped

(b) flat and rectangular

(c) convex shaped

(d) concave shaped

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Option – a)

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