Traffic Engineering (Ten) Test Questions & Answers

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Traffic Engineering (Ten) Test Questions & Answers

Traffic engineering illustrates the engineering techniques that helps achieve and maintain people safety on road. Check out our online quiz and learn interesting trivia along the way.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. A district road with a bituminous pavement has a horizontal curve of 1000 m for a design speed of 75 km ph. The super-elevation is
    • A. 

      1 in 40

    • B. 

      1 in 50

    • C. 

      1 in 60

    • D. 

      1 in 70

  • 2. 
    2. The minimum value of camber provided for thin bituminous surface hill roads, is
    • A. 

      2.2%

    • B. 

      2.5%

    • C. 

      3.0%

    • D. 

      3.5%

  • 3. 
    3. Design of horizontal and vertical alignments, super-elevation, sight distance and grades, is worst affected by
    • A. 

      Width of the vehicle

    • B. 

      Length of the vehicle

    • C. 

      Height of the vehicle

    • D. 

      Speed of the vehicle

  • 4. 
    Thickness of a pavement may be reduced considerably by
    • A. 

      Compaction of soil

    • B. 

      Stabilisation of soil

    • C. 

      Drainage of soil

    • D. 

      Combination of all the above.

  • 5. 
    5. Traffic engineering only includes
    • A. 

      Planning of regulatory measures

    • B. 

      Design and application of control devices

    • C. 

      Analysis of traffic characteristics

    • D. 

      Traffic opeation

    • E. 

      All the above.

  • 6. 
    6. As per recommendations of I.R.C., traffic volume study is carried out for rural roads for 7 days continuously during
    • A. 

      Harvesing

    • B. 

      Lean season

    • C. 

      Harvesting and lean season

    • D. 

      None of these.

  • 7. 
    7. The minimum ratio of the radii of two circular curves of a compound curve, is kept
    • A. 

      1.25

    • B. 

      1.5

    • C. 

      1.75

    • D. 

      2.0

  • 8. 
    8.  Border Roads Organisation for hilly regions, was formed in
    • A. 

      1947

    • B. 

      1954

    • C. 

      1958

    • D. 

      1960

    • E. 

      1962

  • 9. 
    9. Pick up the incorrect statement from the following. The super-elevation on roads is
    • A. 

      Directly proportional to width of pavement

    • B. 

      Directly proportional to velocity of vehicles

    • C. 

      Inversely proportional to acceleration due to gravity

    • D. 

      Inversely proportional to the radius of curvature.

  • 10. 
    10. The weaving length of a roadway is the distance
    • A. 

      Between the channelising islands

    • B. 

      Equal to half circumference

    • C. 

      Equal to total width of adjoining radial roads

    • D. 

      Equal to diameter of rotary.

  • 11. 
    11. Road makers along roads from the edge of a kerb should not be less than
    • A. 

      40 cm

    • B. 

      45 cm

    • C. 

      50 cm

    • D. 

      55 cm

    • E. 

      60 cm

  • 12. 
    12. Traffic surveys are carried out
    • A. 

      To know the type of traffic

    • B. 

      To determine the facilities to traffic regulations

    • C. 

      To design proper drainage system

    • D. 

      All the above.

  • 13. 
    13. The usual width of parapet walls along Highways in hilly region, is
    • A. 

      50 cm

    • B. 

      60 cm

    • C. 

      70 cm

    • D. 

      80 cm

    • E. 

      100 cm

  • 14. 
    14. Width of vehicles affects the width of
    • A. 

      Lanes

    • B. 

      Shoulders

    • C. 

      Parking spaces

    • D. 

      All the above.

  • 15. 
    15. First operation during the detailed survey of a hill road, is
    • A. 

      Hydrological and soil surveys

    • B. 

      Adjustment of alignment along with curves

    • C. 

      Derivation of longitudinal and cross-sections

    • D. 

      Fixation of Bench Marks

    • E. 

      Staking the ground.

    • F. 

      Staking the ground.

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