TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING MCQs - 4 | GATE EXAM | CIVIL ENGINEERING

 

16.  The speed and delay studies on a defined section of highway are conducted by __.

A. radar gun

B. enoscope

C. traffic counters

D. moving car method

 

Answer: D   moving car method

 

Explanation:

 

The origin and destination study provides the basic data for determining the desired directions of flow. On the basis of these studies, desire lines are drawn.

 

17.  The road geometrics in India are designed for the ___.

A. 30th highest hourly traffic volume

B. 50th highest hourly traffic volume

C. 85th highest hourly traffic volume

D. 98th highest hourly traffic volume

 

Answer: A  30th highest hourly traffic volume

 

18. The shape of the STOP sign according to IRC: 67-2001 is ___.

A. circular

B. octagonal

C. rectangular

D. triangular

 

Answer: D   octagonal

 

Explanation:

 

Stop sign is a regulatory or mandatory sign.

The stop sign is intended to stop the vehicle on a road way. It is octagonal in shape and red in colour with a white border.

 

19. As per IRC: 67-2001, a traffic sign indicating the Speed Limit on a road should be of ___.

A. triangular shape with red background and white border

B. circular shape with red background and white border

C. triangular shape with white background and red border

D. circular shape with white background and red border

 

Answer: D   circular shape with white background and red border

 

20.  The capacity of One-way 2-lane urban road (PCU per hour, with no frontage access, no standing vehicles and very little cross traffic) is ____.

A. 1200

B. 1500

C. 1800

D. 2400

 

Answer: D    2400

Explanation:

 

One way two lane road with no frontage access, no standing vehicles and very little cross traffic

2400 PCU per hour

One way two lane road with frontage access, but no standing vehicle and high capacity intersections

1500 PCU per hour

One way two lane road with free frontage access, parked vehicles and heavy cross traffic

1200 PCU per hour

 

 

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