Nc Gc Seminars - 3

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North Carolina Quizzes & Trivia

North Carolina Highway Practice Test

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What will cause short waves in asphalt paving?

An inconsistent mix in front of the paver

The paver speed

Trucks delivering slowly

Trucks bumping paver

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  • 1. 
    What will cause short waves in asphalt paving?
    • A. 

      An inconsistent mix in front of the paver

    • B. 

      The paver speed

    • C. 

      Trucks delivering slowly

    • D. 

      Trucks bumping paver

  • 2. 
    Prime coat shall be applied only when the atmospheric temperature in the shade away from artificial heat is __ºF or above for plant mix.
    • A. 

      35 degrees

    • B. 

      40 degrees

    • C. 

      50 degrees

    • D. 

      60 degrees

  • 3. 
    What type of leads is best suited for driving piles in marine applications?
    • A. 

      Hydraulic

    • B. 

      Swing

    • C. 

      Fixed

    • D. 

      Templates

  • 4. 
    What is the unit for measurement for placement of spiral reinforcing for precast-prestressed concrete piles?
    • A. 

      Turns per inch

    • B. 

      Diameter of spirals

    • C. 

      Radials per inch

    • D. 

      Number of spirals

  • 5. 
    Poor quality ground encountered while installing jacked tunnel sections can be improved by ___________ the soil.
    • A. 

      Blasting

    • B. 

      Freezing

    • C. 

      Shoring

    • D. 

      Over-excavating site

  • 6. 
    What type of construction refers to the installation of tunnels by pushing them into the ground while excavating from an open face?
    • A. 

      Tunnel jacking

    • B. 

      Open cut

    • C. 

      Fixed guide

    • D. 

      Trench shield

  • 7. 
    What type of bridge girders are typically used when clearance is not an issue?
    • A. 

      Truss plate

    • B. 

      Open web

    • C. 

      Deck plate

    • D. 

      Pony through plate

  • 8. 
    The type of joint used to accommodate the longitudinal expansion and contraction of the rail on long open-decked railway bridges is called the ______________ joint.
    • A. 

      Expansion

    • B. 

      Conley

    • C. 

      Compromise

    • D. 

      Arc welded

  • 9. 
    A natural body of water is considered navigable if you can ______in it.
    • A. 

      Swim

    • B. 

      Fish

    • C. 

      Float a canoe

    • D. 

      Hunt

  • 10. 
    Construction of a single-family home in a CAMA county may require _______ permit.
    • A. 

      A minor permit

    • B. 

      A general permit

    • C. 

      A major permit

    • D. 

      No CAMA permit is required