Road Drainage – MCQ || Highway Engineering ||

Road Drainage - MCQ || Highway Engineering ||

Road Drainage – MCQ

1. The system of condition and disposal of surface water within right of way of a road is called

a) Surface drainage
b) Cross drainage
c) Sub-surface drainage
d) None of these

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a) Surface drainage

2. Which of the following is not the method of sub-surface drainage adopted under different situation

a) Control of capillary rise
b) Control of seepage flow
c) Lowering the water table
d) Providing an impervious type of road surfacing

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d) Providing an impervious type of road surfacing

3. The system of disposing the water collected in side drains across a road is known as

a) Cross drainage
b) Surface drainage
c) Sub-surface drainage
d) None of these

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a) Cross drainage

4. Causeways are the type of

a) Cross drainage structure
b) Side drains
c) Jelly drains
d) Sub-surface drainage structure

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a) Cross drainage structure

5. Scuppers are the type of

a) Sub-surface drainage structure
b) Surface drainage structure
c) Cross drainage structure
d) None of these

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c) Cross drainage structure

6. Jelly drains are provided in a rural area when the road is subjected to _ traffic

a) Heavy
b) Low
c) Very Low
d) None

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a) Heavy

7. Jelly drains are the ___ drains filled with filter material.

a) Open
b) Closed

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b) Closed

8. The distance of side drains should not be less than ___ m from the toe of the embankment

a) 0.5
b) 1
c) 1.55
d) 1.85

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d) 1.85

9. In a good road drainage system, the pavement surface should be ____.

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Impervious

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