CIVIL ENGINEERING RAILWAY ENGINEERING MCQ’s

For main cities and routes of maximum intensities, the type of gauge adopted is

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The gauge representing the maximum width and height up to which a railway vehicle may be built, is known as

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For undeveloped areas, the type of gauge adopted is

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The resistance of the train is due to

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The largest dimension of a rail section is

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The rail gauge is the distance between

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A welded rail joint is generally

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The coning of wheels is made to prevent the

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The distance between two adjoining axles fixed in a rigid frame is known as

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The sleepers in the form of two bowls placed under each rail and connected together by a tiebar, are known as

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The main disadvantage of steel sleepers is

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A CST - 9 sleeper consists of

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The number of sleepers used per rail length on the track is known as

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To keep the railway yard dry, the ballast used is

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To hold the adjoining ends of rails in correct horizontal and vertical planes, the rail fastenings used are

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The rail chairs are generally made of

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A track is laid over

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The gradient where extra engine is required to punch the train is known as

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Superelevation on curves is provided by means of

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The station where lines from three or more directions meet is called a

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The station having two lines is called a

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Rails are bent to correct curvature if the degree of curve, is more than

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To prevent percolation of water into formation, moorum is used as a blanket for

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The rail section which is not used on Indian meter gauge tracks, is

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The overall length of a turn out is the distance between the end of stock rail and

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Type of switch rails generally adopted for modern track, is

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A mono-block sleeper has

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A triangle used for turning the face of locomotives, consists of

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Stock rails are

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The angle between the gauge faces of the stock rail and tongue rail, is called

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Degree of a railway curve is defined as number of degrees subtended at the centre of a curve by an arc of

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The track from which train diverts is known as

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The minimum value of flangeway clearance is

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When one track is superimposed on the other track, it is known as

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Advantage of automatic signaling, is

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Rail section is generally designated by its

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The main device used for interlocking is

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An advance starter signal is used for

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Rails are fixed on steel sleepers

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Bending of rail ends due to loose packing under a joint and loose fish Bolts, is known

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