Bridge and Culvert – MCQ

Bridge and Culvert – MCQ

17th September 2020 1 By Malay Sautya

Bridge and Culvert – MCQ

1. Slab culverts are suitable for maximum span of

a) 3 m
b) 6 m
c) 9 m
d) 12 m

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a) 3 m

Slab culverts are suitable for maximum span of 3 m

2. Which of the following statements is not correct

a) In slab culvert, a R.C.C slab is simply supported over abutments.
b) A box culvert is constructed of R.C.C with one or more box casted monolithically.
c) In a box culvert, a pipe is fitted to drain off water.
d) Arch culverts are culverts having its superstructure consisting of one or two arches.

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c) In a box culvert, a pipe is fitted to drain off water.

3. Which of the following is not the component of substructure of a bridge?

a) Pier
b) Abutment
c) Wing-walls
d) Roadway

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d) Roadway.

The roadway is not the component of substructure, it is a component of superstructure of a bridge.

4. A pier is an intermediate supporting structure of a bridge which transfers the load directly to

a) Foundation
b) Abutment
c) Soil
d) Wing-walls

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a) Foundation.

A pier of a bridge which transfers the load directly to the foundation

5. When the wing-walls are constructed at right angles to the abutment then it is called

a) Return wing-walls
b) Straight wing-walls
c) Curved wing-walls
d) Splayed wing-walls

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a) Return wing-walls. When the wing-walls are constructed at right angles to the abutment then it is called return wing-walls.

6. Spread foundation is a type of

a) Shallow foundation
b) Raft foundation
c) Deep foundation
d) Pile foundation

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a) Shallow foundation

7. Pneumatic caisson is a type of

a) Well foundation
b) Pile foundation
c) Raft foundation
d) Open caisson

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a) Well foundation.

Pneumatic caisson is a type of well foundation.

8. Box culvert is having ____ construction.

a) P.C.C
b) R.C.C
c) R.P.C
d) None

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b) R.C.C. Box culvert is having R.C.C construction

9. A pier is an ____ supporting structure of bridge.

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Intermediate. A pier is an Intermediate supporting structure of bridge.

10. A end supports of the superstructure of a bridge are called __

a) Wing-walls
b) Abutment
c) None of these.

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b) Abutment.

A end supports of the superstructure of a bridge are called abutment.

11. Wing-walls constructed at an acute angle is called ___ wing-walls.

a) Straight
b) Curved
c) Return
d) Splayed

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d) Splayed

12. As per I.R.C. approaches should be straight for a minimum length of __ on either side of a bridge.

a) 5 m
b) 10 m
c) 15 m
d) 20 m

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c) 15 m

13. The side of the pier may be given a batter varying from ___ to 1 in 12.

a) 1 in 2
b) 1 in 4
c) 1 in 6
d) 1 in 8

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c) 1 in 6

14. An aboutment serves both as a pier and ___

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Retaining Wall

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