Category: PAVEMENT DESIGN – MCQ

# Analysis and Design of Rigid Pavement – MCQ

## Analysis and Design of Rigid Pavement – MCQ

1. What is the maximum spacing of contraction joints in the case of rigid pavement?

a) 5.5 m
b) 5 m
c) 4.5 m
d) 3.5 m

c) 4.5 m

2. In the case of rigid pavements, the role of an expansion joint is to

a) Reduce the warping stresses.
b) Reduce shrinkage stress.
c) Maintain stress due to expansion.
d) None of these.

a) Reduce the warping stresses

3. When do we expect the Critical combination of stress at edge = Load stress + Warping stress – Frictional stress.

a) During summer mid-day.
b) During summer midnight.
c) During winter mid-day.
d) During winter midnight.

a) During summer mid-day.

4. What is the critical combination of stresses at edge during winter mid-day

a) Load stress + Warping stress + Friction stress.
b) Load stress + Warping stress.
c) Load stress – Warping stress.
d) Load stress + Warping stress – Friction stress.

a) Load stress + Warping stress + Friction stress

5. Dowel bar in concrete pavement is placed in which direction

a) Along the direction of the traffic.
b) Along the perpendicular direction of the traffic.
c) Along 45 to the direction of traffic.
d) None of these.

a) Along the direction of the traffic

6. What are the purposes of providing dowel bar in CC pavement

a) To transfer the load from one slab to another.
b) To keep the two slab in same height.
c) Both (a) and (b).

c) Both (a) and (b).

7. The joints which are parallel to the center-line of the road, are known as

a) Expansion joints.
b) Transverse joints.
c) Longitudinal joints.
d) None of the above.

c) Longitudinal joints

8. Falling weight deflectometer(FWD) is an equipment are used to measure

a) Surface roughness of a pavement.
b) Structural capacity of the pavement.
c) Curvature of a horizontal curve.
d) Impact value of road aggregate.

b) Structural capacity of the pavement

9. If a slab cools uniformly then the crank due to temperature stress will develop at

a) Center
b) Near Edge
c) Corners
d) Near edges and corners

d) Near edges and corners

10. The gap width for the expansion joint is in between

a) 10 mm to 15 mm.
b) 20 mm to 25 mm.
c) 30 mm to 35 mm.
d) 40 mm to 45 mm.

b) 20 mm to 25 mm

Flexible Pavement – MCQ

Principle of Pavement Design – MCQ

# Traffic Consideration in Pavement Design – MCQ

## Traffic Consideration in Pavement Design – MCQ

1. Contact pressure will be equal to tyre pressure when tyre pressure is

a) 10 Kg/cm2
b) 9 Kg/cm2
c) 8 Kg/cm2
d) 7 Kg/cm2

2. The lane distribution factor for dual three-lane carriageway is

a) 40% or 0.40
b) 45% or 0.45
c) 50% or 0.50
d) 60% or 0.60 ✅

(Note: For dual two-lane and four-lane carriageways, the lane distribution factor is 0.75 and 0.45 respectively. Read Also: Traffic Signs)

3. The lane distribution factor for Double lane is

a) 45% or 0.45
b) 75% or 0.75 ✅
c) 50% or 0.50
d) 60% or 0.60

4. The lane distribution factor for Single and Intermediate lane is

a) 0.45
b) 0.50
c) 0.60
d) 1.0 ✅

a) are the same as those of legal axle limits ✅
b) are less than those of legal axle limits
c) are more than those of legal axle limits
d) do not have any relation with those of legal axle limits

6. For traffic greater than 30 MSA, the bitumen grade recommended for BC plains in India is

a) VG20
b) VG30
c) VG40 ✅
d) VG60

a) 10 KN
b) 40 KN ✅
c) 70 KN
d) 80 KN

(Note: For two-wheel, the load will be (40+40) = 80 KN )

a) 10 KN
b) 40 KN
c) 60 KN
d) 80 KN ✅

(Note: A single axle carrying two wheels load)

9. Factor that least affects the pavement is

b) Speed of vehicles ✅
d) Axle configuration

10. What are the climatic factors that have effects on road pavement?

a) Variation in moisture condition
b) Frost action
c) Variation in temperature
d) All of these ✅
e) None of these

Principles of Pavement Design – MCQ

Analysis and Design of Flexible Pavement – MCQ

# Analysis And Design of Flexible Pavement – MCQ

## Analysis And Design of Flexible Pavement – MCQ

1. The two-layer system for analyzing stresses in pavement developed by
a) Burmister ✅
b) Bousinessqs
c) Westergaard
d) Bardbur

2. The method of design of flexible pavement as recommended by IRC is
a) Group Index method
b) CBR method ✅
c) Water guard method
d) Benkelman Beam method

3. Flexible pavement distribute the wheel load.
b) Through a set of layers to the subgrade ✅
c) Through structural action
d) Through a set of layers to the subgrade

4. Excessive deformation in the foundation course of flexible pavement is known as
a) Base course failure ✅
b) Wearing course failure
d) Pavement failure

5. Reflecting cracking Is observed In
a) Flexible pavement ✅
b) Rigid pavement
c) Bituminous overlay over existing pavement
d) Semi-rigid pavement

6. The function of an expansion Joints rigid pavement is
a) Relieve warping stresses
b) Relieve shrinkage stresses
c) Resist stress due to expansion
d) Allow free expansion ✅

Traffic Consideration in Pavement Design – MCQ

PRINCIPLES OF PAVEMENT DESIGN – MCQ

# PRINCIPLES OF PAVEMENT DESIGN – MCQ

1. The surface dressing over an existing worn-out flexible pavement is known as

a) Prime Coat
b) Seal coat ✅
c) Tack coat
d) Grout coat

2. The present serviceability index is rated on a scale of

a) 0 to 5 ✅
b) 5 to 10
c) 0 to 10
d) 0 to 100

3. Cause for functional failure and structural failure

b) Climatic condition
c) The disintegration of pavement material
d) All of these ✅

4. The essential differences between the two types of pavements – flexible and rigid

a) Rigidity
b) Flexibility

5. Deformation in the sub-grade is transferred to the upper layers in

a) Flexible pavement ✅
b) Rigid pavement
c) Both of these
d) None of these

6. Sub-grade deformation is not transferred to the upper layer in

a) Flexible pavement
b) Rigid pavement ✅
c) Both of these
d) None of these

7. Compare to flexible pavements, Rigid pavements have

a) More life span ✅
b) Less life span
c) Equal life span
d) Double life span

8. The load is transferred by grain to grain to contact in

a) Flexible pavement ✅
b) Rigid pavement
b) Both of these
c) None of these

9. The surfacing can be directly laid on the sub-grade in case of which pavement

a) Flexible pavement
b) Rigid pavement ✅
c) Both of these
d) None of these

10. Which of the pavement have a high flexural strength

a) Flexible pavement
b) Rigid pavement ✅
c) Both of these
d) None of these

11. The expansion joint is needed in

a) Flexible pavement
b) Rigid pavement ✅
c) Both of these
d )None of these

12. Which pavement has the ability to contract and expand freely more

a) Flexible pavement ✅
b) Rigid pavement
c) Both of these
d) None of these

13. Force of friction is more in case of

a) Flexible pavement
b) Rigid pavement ✅
b) Both of these
d) None of these

14. Pavement failure due to the result of overload may be known as

a) Functional failure
b) Structural failure ✅
c) Surface failure
d) None of these

15. Maintenance measures for functional failure

a) Resurfacing ✅
b) Rebuilding
c) Both of these
d) None of these

16. Maintenance measures for structural failure

a) Resurfacing
b) Rebuilding ✅
c) Both of these
d) None of these