Railway Engineering Set 15

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This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Railway Engineering Set 15

Q1 | A good ballast, when laid on formation, should have sufficient voids.
Q2 | Generally, the rail section is designed by assuming that it can bear a load equal to
Q3 | The standard size of wooden sleepers on broad gauge railway track is
Q4 | A track is laid over
Q5 | The number of dog spikes normally used per rail seat on curved track is
Q6 | The rail chairs are generally made of
Q7 | The switch angle is the angle subtended between the gauge faces of the
Q8 | The level of both the rails on straight lengths should be different.
Q9 | The minimum value of flangeway clearance is
Q10 | Anchors are also known as anti - creepers.
Q11 | Rail chairs are used to fix
Q12 | Charles Vignole invented
Q13 | The main purpose of using bering plates is to
Q14 | The speed of a locomotive, in India, on metre gauge is restricted up to
Q15 | The ballast material generally used on Indian railways consist of
Q16 | The chief function of sleepers is to
Q17 | A three-throw requires
Q18 | On Indian railways, the number of fish bolts used to connect one pair of fish plates to the rails are
Q19 | Which of the following statement is wrong?
Q20 | If ? is the switch angle and R is the radius of the turn out, the length of tongue rail will be
Q21 | For new embankments in black cotton soil, the material used as blanket is
Q22 | In India, the ruling gradient provided in plains for one locomotive train, is
Q23 | The holding power of screw spikes is less than dog spikes.
Q24 | When one track is superimposed on the other track, it is known as
Q25 | The flow of rail metal due to abnormally heavy loads is called