Railway Engineering Set 12

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This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Railway Engineering Set 12

Q1 | The resistance of the train is due to
Q2 | A curve is represented by the degree of the curvature subtended by a chord of
Q3 | The clear distance between inner faces of rails near their tops is known as
Q4 | Which of the following bolt is not used in rail tracks?
Q5 | The Indian railway has been divided into
Q6 | To prevent the flanges of wheels from rubbing the inside face of the rail, the distance between the inside edges of flanges is kept
Q7 | Two fish plates are fixed at each rail joint with eight fish bolts.
Q8 | Two cross-overs are laid between two tracks in the case of
Q9 | An extra width of ballast is not provided on the outer side of curve, if its degree is 3?.
Q10 | Creep is greater
Q11 | The choice of gauge depends upon
Q12 | The system of signalling used on single-line working, is
Q13 | A CST - 9 sleeper is
Q14 | Scotch blocks are used for preventing the movement of vehicles beyond the dead end sidings.
Q15 | Which of the following statement is wrong?
Q16 | When the degree of curve is more than 3?, the rails are bent to the correct curvature before fixing them on to the sleepers.
Q17 | The sleepers in the form of two bowls placed under each rail and connected together by a tie - bar, are known as
Q18 | A standard rail point should
Q19 | The distance between the centre line of the track, for narrow gauge, and the platform should bot be less than 1.219 m.
Q20 | A welded rail joint is generally
Q21 | The height of the platform above the rail surface for narrow gauge tracks should be
Q22 | The number of a crossing is defined as the cotangent of the crossing angle.
Q23 | The adjustment of rails is usually needed when creep exceeds
Q24 | The gauge representing the maximum width and height up to which a railway vehicle may be built, is known as
Q25 | The rail section, now-a-days, used in Indian railways is