Railway and Bridge Engineering
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1. The entire railway track system along with its components is termed as ________. *
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2. The dimension of broad gauge is ________ meter. *
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3. The dimension of narrow gauge is ________ meter. *
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4. The longitudinal movement of rails is termed as ________ of rails. *
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5. Longitudinal movement of rail is due to ________. *
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6. Longitudinal movement of rail can be prevented by ________. *
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7. Effects of longitudinal movement of rail are ________. *
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8. ________ transmit the moving load to sub grade through sleepers. *
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9. Types of rails are are named as ________. *
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10. ________ provide support to sleeper, prevent growth of weed and provide good drainage for the track. *
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11. The component of a railway track perpendicular to the set of rails provided at an equal interval throughout the length of rails is termed as ________. *
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12. Guard rail, Switch rail, Stock rail and Frog rail are ________. *
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13. Due to action of centrifugal force on a curve, wheels tend to move out. To avoid this, circumference of tread of outer wheel is made more than inner wheel. Which concept is explained here? *
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14. To reduce wear on rails and tread of wheels, the rails are tilted inwards at an angle of ________. *
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15. The special arrangement provided on railway track to facilitate diversion from one track to another is termed as ________. *
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16. The difference between equilibrium cant necessary for maximum permissible speed on curved track and the actual cant provided is known as ________. *
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17. A situation on curve where the outer rail is below the inner rail is called as ________. *
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18. The center line of railway track that provides direction to it on the ground is called as its ________. *
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19. A system of tracks made for receiving, storing, making up new trains, dispatch of vehicles and for other purposes over which movements are not authorised by a time table is known as ________. *
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20. The rate of Rise or Fall provided to the Railway track along its alignment is called as ________. *
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21. The rising of outer rail as compared to inner rail on a curve is termed as ________. *
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22. The rise in water level (above normal) on the upstream side of a bridge or obstruction caused when the effective flow area at the obstruction is less than the natural width of the stream is termed as ________. *
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23. The removal of sediment such as sand and gravel from around the bridge abutments or piers is called as ________. *
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24. If the alignment of the bridge is perpendicular to the flow of river then, it is termed as ________. *
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25. If the alignment of the bridge is not perpendicular to the flow of river then, it is termed as ________. *
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26. An example of composite bridge is ________ bridge. *
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27. A bridge having span less than 6 meters is termed as ________. *
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28. ________ is a bridge with several spans that carries road or rail traffic over a valley. *
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29. A ________ bridge is used to convey passenger traffic from one side of a road / railway track to the other. *
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30. ________ is a type of bridge in which the deck of the bridge lies on two parallel load-bearing cables that are anchored at either end. *
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31. A ________ is composed of a number of short spans supported by closely spaced frames. *
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32. The first and last vertical supports of a bridge are called ________ whereas the intermediate ones are referred as ________. *
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33. ________ is a structure constructed at the ends of a bridge for not allowing the falling of adjoining soil. *
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34. The transition component between roadway and the bridge at the start and end of a bridge is known as ________. *
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35. The clearance between lower level of bridge superstructure and the surface of water body beneath is called as ________. *
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36. Types of deep foundations for a bridge are ________ foundations. *
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37. The function of ________ is to provide a resting surface between bridge piers and the bridge deck. *
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38. A long span bridge is one which has length more than ________ meters. *
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39. A _________ bridge is a type of movable bridge that lowers the bridge deck below the water level to permit waterborne traffic to use the waterway. *
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40. The basic principle of ________ bridge is its curved design which does not push forces straight down, but instead they are conveyed along a curved member to the supports on each end. *
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41. One of the disadvantages of a tunnel is that, it needs ________ both during and after construction. *
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42. Based on purpose, the tunnels are classified as ________. *
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43. Railway, Highway, Navigation, Pedestrian are examples of ________ tunnels. *
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44. Water supply, Hydropower, Sewage, Public utilities are examples of ________ tunnels. *
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45. A ________ is a vertical bore on the center line of the tunnel sunk from ground surface to the invert of the tunnel. *
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46. Full face heading method, Heading and benching method, Drift method are the techniques used for tunneling in ________. *
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47. Fore poling method, Needle beam method, Linear plate method are the techniques used for tunneling in ________. *
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48. A ________ is used for making the alignment of tunnels. *
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49. A locomotive is used during the construction of tunnel for ________ the muck. *
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50. ________ of tunnels is provided to give final shape to the tunnel cross section and to give strength to the sides and roof so as to prevent them from collapsing. *
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