Railway Engineering MCQ

Railway Engineering MCQ

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  • 29th Aug, 2022

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Railway Engineering MCQ Test

1) What is the standard dimensions of a wooden sleeper for a B.G. railway track?

  • A. 1.52 m × 15 cm × 10 cm
  • B.1.83 m × 20 cm × 11 cm
  • C.2.74 m × 25 cm × 13 cm
  • D.1.75 cm × 20 cm × 12 cm

2) How Indian Railway detects the rail flow?

  • A. Soni Rail flow detector
  • B.Audi-gauge Rail flow detector
  • C.Kraut Kramer Rail flow detector
  • D.Mitsubishi Rail flow detector

3) Rails are fixed on steel sleepers by ..............

  • A. Dog spikes
  • B.Bearing plates
  • C.Keys in lugs or jaws
  • D.None of the above

4) The composite sleeper index is the index of which of the following?

  • A. Hardness and strength
  • B.Strength and toughness
  • C.Wear resistance and hardness
  • D.Toughness and wear resistance

5) What is the main function of a fish plate?

  • A. Join rails with the sleeper
  • B.Join the two rails together
  • C.Allow rail to expand and contract freely
  • D.None of the above
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6) What is the purpose of providing fillet in a rail section?

  • A. Increase the vertical stiffness
  • B.Increase the lateral strength
  • C.Avoid the stress concentration
  • D.None of the above

7) ........... types of sleepers is preferred on joints?

  • A. CST-9 sleeper
  • B.Wooden sleeper
  • C.Concrete sleeper
  • D.Steel trough sleeper

8) Pandrol clips are not used with CST-9 sleepers.

  • A. True
  • B.False

9) What is the minimum composite sleeper index for wooden sleepers used in cross-overs?

  • A. 1152
  • B.1352
  • C.1252
  • D.1452

10) What is the main advantage of a cement concrete sleeper?

  • A. Its capacity to maintain gauge
  • B.Its suitability for track circuiting
  • C.Its heavy weight which improves the track modulus
  • D.All of the above

11) The sleepers resting directly on the girder are fastened to the top flange of the girder by ...........

  • A. Dog spikes
  • B.Hook bolts
  • C.Fang bolts
  • D.Rail screws

12) The Indian railway system has been divided into ............ for an effective administration.

  • A. Six railway zones
  • B.Four railway zones
  • C.Seven railway zones
  • D.Nine railway zones

13) Where is the research design and standard Organisation situated?

  • A. New Delhi
  • B.Lucknow
  • C.Banglore
  • D.Mumbai

14) What is the name of the organization which is the research and development wing of Indian Railways?

  • A. CRIS
  • B.RSDO
  • C.RDSO

15) How many types the mountain alignment can be classified?

  • A. 2
  • B.3
  • C.4
  • D.5

16) What are the types of railway sections?

  • A. 2
  • B.3
  • C.4
  • D.5

17) Whether the track modulus is affected by the gauge?

  • A. Yes
  • B.No

18) Rails are manufactured by .................. in india?

  • A. Duplex process
  • B.Open hearth process
  • C.Both A & B
  • D.None of the above

19) What is the best wood for wooden sleepers?

  • A. Sal
  • B.Teak
  • C.Shesham
  • D.Cheed

20) Which of the following type of switch is generally used for B.G. and M.G. tracks?

  • A. Articulated
  • B.Undercut
  • C.Over riding
  • D.Straight cut

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