Tunnel Engineering MCQ

Tunnel Engineering MCQ

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Tunnel Engineering MCQ Questions

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Practice here the best Tunnel Engineering MCQ Questions that checks your basic knowledge of Tunnel Engineering. This Tunnel Engineering MCQ Test contains 20+ Multiple Choice Questions. You have to select the right answer to the question. apart from this, you can also download Tunnel Engineering MCQ PDF, completely free.

Tunnel Engineering MCQ Test

1) .......... is a component of a shield for tunneling?

  • A. Stiffener
  • B.Trench jack
  • C.Liner plate
  • D.Cutting edge

2) The circular section of tunnels is not suitable for ...........

  • A. Carrying water
  • B.Non-cohesive soils
  • C.Placement of concrete lining
  • D.Tunnels driven by shield method

3) Which of the following methods are utilized for permanent drainage of tunnels?

  • A. Concrete lining
  • B.Continuous open drains
  • C.Provision of longitudinal drains
  • D.All of the above

4) Which lining material is useful for shield driven tunnels in sub aqueous regions?

  • A. Timber
  • B.Cast iron
  • C.Stone masonry
  • D.Cement concrete

5) Which of the following statements is incorrect for the heading and benching method of tunneling?

  • A. Removal of muck from the heading is very easy
  • B.Drilling and mucking can be done simultaneously
  • C.Benching provides a plateform for working on heading
  • D.All of the above
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6) The method of flowing in tunnels is commonly known as ............

  • A. Dewatering
  • B.Foredrainage
  • C.Permanent drainage
  • D.All of the above

7) Which methods of tunneling do not require the use of time bearing?

  • A. Shield method
  • B.Linear plate method
  • C.Compressed air method
  • D.All of the above

8) The tunnels & the artificial underground passages are constructed for which purpose?

  • A. Highways
  • B.Railways
  • C.Sewerage
  • D.All of the above

9) Which of the following explosive is used for tunneling in soft rocks?

  • A. Special gelatine
  • B.Blasting gelatine
  • C.Semi-gelatine.
  • D.Ammonia dynamite

10) ........... is not a component of shield.

  • A. Tail
  • B.Hood
  • C.Liner Plate
  • D.Propelling Jacks

11) Which methods of tunneling is used for long tunnels at great depths?

  • A. Army Method
  • B.English Method
  • C.Austrian Method
  • D.Needle Beam Method

12) What is the most suitable soil for compressed air tunneling?

  • A. Silt
  • B.Clay
  • C.Sand
  • D.Gravel

13) Which of the following tunnelling method is used for laying under ground sewers?

  • A. Army Method
  • B.Italian Method
  • C.German Method
  • D.None of the above

14) Is american method of tunneling is suitable for large sized tunnels

  • A. Yes
  • B.No

15) The Drift method of tunnelling is used to construct tunnels in .......

  • A. Rocks
  • B.Broken grounds
  • C.Soft grounds
  • D.None of the above

16) Construction of roof arch is completed before side walls and invert are built in Belgium method of tunnelling.

  • A. True
  • B.False

17) The first operation relates to ................ in the "full face" method of constructing tunnels.

  • A. Removal of top portion
  • B.Removal of bottom portion
  • C.Excavation of one drift in the centre
  • D.Excavation being done along the periphery

18) The section of the tunnel must have a width ................. for B.G. single track.

  • A. 4.5 m to 4.8 m
  • B.4,9 m to 5.5 m
  • C.5.5 m to 5.8 m.
  • D.None of the above

19) Railway tunnels are generally .............

  • A. Circular
  • B.Parabolic
  • C.Polycentric
  • D.Rectangular

20) We use ............. to attain the required shape of the 'tunnel section.

  • A. Chisels
  • B.Easers
  • C.Trimmers
  • D.Cut holes

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