Railway Engineering MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

11. At Sonepur in North-East Railways, length of platform is

  1. 460 m
  2. 520 m
  3. 666 m
  4. 736 m

12. At the end of platform, ramp should be provided with a slope of

  1. 1 in 4
  2. 1 in 6
  3. 1 in 8
  4. 1 in 10

13. Ballast material generally used in India consists of

  1. broken stone
  2. gravel
  3. murram
  4. all of these

14. Beyond the dead end siding.................provided to prevent the movement of vehicles

  1. buffer stop
  2. sand hump
  3. traverse
  4. any one of the above

15. Boxing of ballast is to prevent.................of sleepers.

  1. lateral movement
  2. longitudinal movement
  3. both lateral and longitudinal movement
  4. none of the above

16. Breaking length of rails is approximately equal to the length between.................sleepers.

  1. 40
  2. 60
  3. 80
  4. 100

17. Broad gauge is...................wide.

  1. 1676 mm
  2. 1435 mm
  3. 1000 mm
  4. 762 mm

18. Chief function of sleeper is to

  1. keep the rails at correct gauge
  2. support the rails
  3. distribute the load coming from rails
  4. all the above

19. Compared to straight portion, on curves extra width of ballast required is

  1. nil
  2. 15 to 20 mm
  3. 40 to 50 mm
  4. 75 to 150 mm

20. Concrete sleeper is used in railways due to

  1. their ability to improve track modulus
  2. high resistance to fire
  3. long life
  4. all the above
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