Railway Engineering Set 17

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This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Railway Engineering Set 17

Q1 | Stock rails are fitted
Q2 | For broad gauge track, in Indian railways, the standard length of the rail is
Q3 | Superelevation on curves is provided by means of
Q4 | In case the block system fails, then the system used is
Q5 | The mass of a rail chair is about
Q6 | The size of ballast used on Indian railways for wooden sleepers is
Q7 | Sleepers which satisfy all of the requirements and are only suitable for track circuiting are
Q8 | The size of ballast used on Indian railways for steel sleepers is
Q9 | Steel sleepers consist of steel troughs made out of about 6 mm thick steel sheets, with
Q10 | The maximum limit of superelevation prescribed by Indian railways on narrow gauge is
Q11 | For fixing the rail on steel sleepers
Q12 | Due to the coning of wheels, the pressure of wheels is always near the
Q13 | When a train passes on curves which have no superelevation, it will give thrust on the
Q14 | The chief function of providing ballast in the railway track is
Q15 | In case of level crossing, the railway track and road cross each other at the
Q16 | The size of ballast used on Indian railways under points and crossings is 25 mm.
Q17 | The coning of wheels is made to prevent the
Q18 | The railway system of India is the biggest in Asia.
Q19 | The screw spikes take
Q20 | The fish plates fit the web of the rail section.
Q21 | The life of wooden sleepers depends upon
Q22 | The rails are laid without bending, at flat curves, where the degree of curve is
Q23 | The best wood for sleepes is
Q24 | When the rails get out of their original position due to insufficient expansion joint gap, the phenomenon is known as buckling.