# Track Geometry – MCQ || Railway Engineering ||

## Track Geometry – MCQ

1. Track geometry includes

a) Cross-sectional elements
c) Curves
d) All of these

d) All of these

2. Usually, the width of right of way of a track is

a) 3 m
b) 4 m
c) 5.5 m
d) 10 m

c) 5.5 m

3. The top width of a track embankment is known as

a) Formation width
c) Right of Way
d) None of the above

a) Formation width

4. Minimum formation width in embankment as recommended by Indian Railway Board in single track is

a) 5.5 m
b) 6.1 m
c) 10.1 m
d) 10.7 m

b) 6.1 m

5. The recommended side slope for track embankment is

a) 2 : 1
b) 1.5 : 1
c) 1 : 1
d) None of these.

a) 2 : 1

6. Grade compensation recommended for B.G on Indian railway is

a) 0.01
b) 0.02
c) 0.03
d) 0.04

d) 0.04

7. The gradient which requires one or more locomotives for pulling the train up the track is called

8. Maximum permissible value of superelevation on Indian railways for B.G is

a) 76.2 mm
b) 100 mm
c) 140 mm
d) 167.6 mm

d) 167.6 mm

9. Permissible value of cant deficiency for Broad Gauge for speed up to 100 km/h is

a) 76 mm
b) 71 mm
c) 38 mm
d) 10 mm

a) 76 mm

10. The limiting value of cant deficiency for broad gauge in Indian railways is

a) 38 mm
b) 51 mm
c) 76 mm
d) 100 mm