# Point & Crossing – MCQ || Railway Engineering ||

## Point & Crossing – MCQ

1. The tapered movable rail which is attached at or near one end of a running rail is called

a) Tongue rail
c) Stock rail
d) Point rail

a) Tongue rail

2. The bent portion of rail used in front of nose of crossing which guides the train wheel in their proper route is called.

a) Point rail
b) Check rail
c) Wing rail
d) Splice rail

c) Wing rail

3. Obtuse angle crossing is also called

a) Diamond crossing
b) Square crossing
c) V – crossing
d) None of these

a) Diamond crossing

4. Frog is a

a) Obtuse angle crossing
b) Acute angle crossing
c) Square crossing
d) Diamond crossing

b) Acute angle crossing

5. The arrangement of track where a double line track is narrowed over a short distance is called

a) Triangle track
c) Gauntlet track
d) None of these

c) Gauntlet track

6. When the number of lines are branched off from a main line in continuation of turnout, it is called

a) Gauntlet track
b) Scissors crossover
c) Triangle track

7. A switch consists of a tongue rail and a

a) Splice rail
c) Stock rail
d) Point rail

c) Stock rail

8. The untapered end of switch rail is called

a) Toe of switch
b) Throw of switch
c) Heel of switch
d) None of the above.

c) Heel of switch

9. The tapered end of tongue rail is called

a) Toe of switch
b) Heel of switch
c) Throw of switch
d) None of the above.

a) Toe of switch

10. The switch in which no tongue rail is provided is called

a) Stub switch
b) Split switch
c) Cross switch
d) None

a) Stub switch

11. ____ switch provides more lateral rigidity to the turnout.

a) Stub
b) Split

b) Split

12. The distance between check rail and adjacent face of stock rail is known as

Flangeway clearance.

13. A complete set of points and crossings is known as