Railway Engineering Set 14

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This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Railway Engineering Set 14

Q1 | For main cities and routes of maximum intensities, the type of gauge adopted is
Q2 | The trailing points in a track are those points at which the train
Q3 | For hilly areas and thinly populated areas, narrow gauge is adopted.
Q4 | The heel divergency recommended for broad gauge tracks by the India railways is
Q5 | The standard width of ballast for metre gauge track on Indian railways, is
Q6 | When the main line is on a curve and has a turn out of contrary flexure leading to a branch line, then the branch line curve has a
Q7 | In hogging
Q8 | The first train in India was run between
Q9 | The type of turn-out in which both the turn out rails are movable is known as
Q10 | The flat - footed rail is mostly used in Indian railways because of its lateral rigidity.
Q11 | Packing of ballast is done near the ends of sleeper.
Q12 | The bull - headed and double headed rails do not require bearing plates for flixing.
Q13 | No sleeper is placed just below the rail joint, as it will cause
Q14 | Adzing is done in the sleepers to give a slope of
Q15 | The technical term used to denote the pulling back of the tracks is known as
Q16 | The main disadvantage of cast iron sleeper is
Q17 | On Indian railways, minimum formation width in embankment for a single line of broad gauge, is
Q18 | The total effective area of the pot sleepers is
Q19 | On Indian railways, the grade compensation provided on broad gauge curves is
Q20 | The railway system of of India is the
Q21 | In the cross - sections of railway tracks, side slope in embankments is kept as
Q22 | The length of platform for broad gauge should not be less than
Q23 | Which of the following statement is correct?
Q24 | The largest dimension of a rail section is
Q25 | The station where lines from three or more directions meet is called a