Railway Engineering Set 19

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This set of Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Railway Engineering Set 19

Q1 | In order to counteract the increased lateral thrust on curves, an extra shoulder provided on the outside of curves is
Q2 | The track from which train diverts is known as
Q3 | The gradient where extra engine is required to puch the train is known as
Q4 | R.C.C. sleepers are used in railways due to their
Q5 | The The screw spikes used for fixing the rails to wooden sleepers
Q6 | In India, the ruling gradient provided in hilly tracks for one locomotive train is 1 in 100 to 1 in 150.
Q7 | The switch angle depends upon
Q8 | A mono-block sleeper has a square cross - section.
Q9 | To reduce the wearing of rails, the rails are placed at an
Q10 | To provide maximum stability to the track, graded stones from
Q11 | The gauge is widened on curves of
Q12 | For metre gauge track, in Indian railways, the standard length of the rail is
Q13 | In Indian railways, themaximum wheel base distance on broad gauge is 4.058 m.
Q14 | In India, the crossing number for passenger turnouts is taken as
Q15 | The impact of the rail wheel ahead of the joint gives rise to the creep of the rail. This statement is according to
Q16 | The heel clearance is always measured
Q17 | The minimum composite sleeper index for wooden sleepers used over cross-overs, is
Q18 | The main device used for interlocking is
Q19 | A warner signal, which is first seen by the driver is known as
Q20 | Which of the following statement is correct?
Q21 | The ballast thrown around the sleepers and loosely filled on slopes is called boxing of ballast.
Q22 | In a shunting signal, if the red band is horizontal, it indicates
Q23 | The 254 mm side of a plate sleeper is
Q24 | The quantity of stone ballast required per metre tangent length for metre gauge is
Q25 | Which of the following statement is correct?