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Sunday, July 28, 2013

RRC GROUP-D EXAM (NOTIFICATION NO. E.NO.1/2008) SOLVED PAPER (SET E1)

 1. Which of the following is a major tea producing state ?
(A) Assam (B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Uttar Pradesh (D) Punjab
2. Which of the following states is a major producer of wheat ?
(A) Nagaland (B) Mizoram
(C) Arunachal Pradesh (D) Punjab

3. Which of the following states is an important producer of sugarcane ?
(A) Maharashtra (B) Jammu and Kashmir
(C) Tripura (D) Sikkim
4. The Earth rotates 360 degree in about
(A) 12 hours (B) 24 hours
(C) 36 hours (D) 48 hours
5. A leap year has
(A) 365 days (B) 366 days
(C) 367 days (D) 368 days
6. The occurrence of days and nights is the result of
(A) revolution of the earth around the sun (B) rotation of the earth about its axis
(C) movement of the moon around the earth (D) Newton’s laws of motion
7. The duration of day and night becomes equal at all place on
(A) 21st March and 23rd September (B) 21st March and 21st June
(C) 21st June and 22nd December (D) does not happen
8. Solar eclipse occurs when
(A) the moon comes in between the sun and the earth
(B) the earth comes in between the sun and the moon
(C) the sun comes in between the moon and the earth
(D) None of the above
9. The crust of the earth is divided into two parts – the hydrosphere and the land mass. The land
mass occupies
(A) 50 % of the earth’s surface area
(B) about 29.2 % of the earth’s surface area
(C) 80 % of the earth’s surface area
(D) it keeps on varying
10. The Manas National Park is situated in the state of
(A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Assam
(C) Himachal Pradesh (D) Jammu and Kahsmir
11. Mausynram receives the highest rainfall in the world. It is located in the state of
(A) Tripura (B) Nagaland
(C) Arunachal Pradesh (D) Meghalaya
12. Green Revolution in India led to a substantial increase in the production of
(A) food grains (B) milk
(C) steel (D) automobiles
13. ‘White Revolution’ in India is related to the development of
(A) dairy industry (B) paper industry
(C) silk industry (D) sugar industry
14. What is a tsunami ?
(A) Name of a flower
(B) Name of a mountain
(C) a series of water waves caused by the displacement of a large volume of a body of
water
(D) Name of a virus
15. Which country was hit by an earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 resulting in loss of lives
and property ?
(A) Argentina (B) Mexico
(C) Japan (D) Egypt
16. The zonal head quarter of Northeast Frontier Railway is at
(A) New Jalpaiguri (B) Shillong
(C) Guwahati (D) Katihar
17. The railway track in the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) is
(A) Narrow gauge (B) Metre gauge
(C) Broad gauge (D) None of these
18. The Palk Strait lies between the countries
(A) Sri Lanka and Maldives (B) India and Sri Lanka
(C) India and Maldives (D) Bangladesh and Myanmar
19. Richter scale measures the magnitude of
(A) volcanoes (B) earthquakes
(C) floods (D) rainfall
20 ‘Jhum’ practiced in the northeastern states of India is a method of
(A) learning (B) agriculture
(C) dancing (D) cooking
21. The Kaziranga National Park is famous for its
(A) Asiatic lion (B) Bengal Tiger
(C) One horned rhinoceros (D) Eagle
22. Which is the largest continent ?
(A) Africa (B) Asia
(C) Australia (D) North America
23. ‘One light year’ is a unit of
(A) time (B) speed
(C) distance (D) sound
24. Which of the following is not a renewable resource ?
(A) forest (B) bio-energy
(C) solar energy (D) petroleum
25. Which is the third nearest planet to the sun ?
(A) Venus (B) Earth
(C) Mercury (D) Mars

RRC GROUP-D EXAM (NOTIFICATION NO. E.NO.1/2008) SOLVED PAPER (SET E2)

1. Balloons are filled with
(A) oxygen (B) nitrogen
(C) helium (D) argon

2. What is the scientific name for common salt ?
(A) sodium carbonate (B) sodium chloride
(C) sodium bicarbonate (D) calcium chloride


3. Ecology deals with
(A) Birds
(B) Cell formation
(C) Tissues
(D) Relation between organisms and their environment

4. Houseflies, dragonflies, beetles and ants are all insects. An insect has
(A) six legs (B) eight legs
(C) four legs (D) five legs

5. Which of the following is an important source of Vitamin C ?
(A) Potato (B) Butter
(C) Orange (D) Fish

6. Which of the following is necessary for burning ?
(A) Carbon dioxide (B) Hydrogen
(C) Oxygen (D) Neon

7. AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) is caused by one type of
(A) Virus (B) Bacteria
(C) Protozoa (D) Fungus

8. Which of the following is a reptile ?
(A) Elephant (B) Bats
(C) Snake (D) Ostrich

9. Plants make their own food by a process called
(A) Breathing (B) Transpiration
(C) Photosynthesis (D) Pollination

10. Electricity is supplied to consumers at
(A) 420 kilovolts (B) 33 kilovolts
(C) 220 volts (D) 132 kilovolts

11. The number of chambers in the human heart is
(A) six (B) four
(C) two (D) eight

12. Acids contain at least one atom of
(A) Hydrogen (B) Oxygen
(C) Nitrogen (D) Carbon

13. India’s first mission to moon is called
(A) Prithvi (B) Aryabhatta
(C) Ashoka (D) Chandrayaan-1

14. If a piece of stone weighs 6 kilogram on earth’s surface, what will be the weight of the same
piece of stone on the surface of the moon ?
(A) 6 kilogram (B) 3 kilogram
(C) 1 kilogram (D) 12 kilogram

15. The purity of gold ornaments is measured in ‘carats’. Pure gold is
(A) 20 carats (B) 22 carats
(C) 23 carats (D) 24 carats

16. Diamond is a form of
(A) gold (B) silver
(C) carbon (D) iron

17. Which of the following was first learnt by primitive man ?
(A) agriculture (B) manufacture of wheel
(C) making fire (D) taming animals

18. Who started the Saka era ?
(A) Alexander (B) Kanishka
(C) Ashoka (D) Samudragupta

19. The word India is derived from the river
(A) Indus (B) Ganga
(C) Yamuna (D) Mahanadi

20. The ‘Anga’ is the main scripture of the Jains. It is written in
(A) Pali (B) Prakrit
(C) Sanskrit (D) Hindi

21. Who established the Maurya dynasty ?
(A) Ashoka (B) Chandragupta Maurya
(C) Bindusara (D) Kanishka

22. Buddhism was founded by
(A) Siddhartha (also known as Gautama) (B) Mahavira
(C) Fa-Hien (D) Alexander

23. Gautama Buddha attained enlightenment at Bodh Gaya. It is situated in the present day
(A) Uttar Pradesh (B) West Bengal
(C) Bihar (D) Madhya Pradesh

24. The first railway line was opened to traffic in 1853. It ran from Bombay to
(A) Delhi (B) Madras
(C) Calcutta (D) Thane

25. The partition of Bengal took place in the year
(A) 1902 (B) 1903
(C) 1904 (D) 1905

RRC GROUP-D EXAM (NOTIFICATION NO. E.NO.1/2008) SOLVED PAPER (SET E3)

1. The highest civilian award in the country which is given by the President of India on January
26 is
(A) Padma Vibhushan (B) Ashok Chakra
(C) Bharat Ratna (D) Padma Shri

2. Loktak lake is situated in the state of
(A) Assam (B) Nagaland
(C) Manipur (D) Tripura


3. India became an independent country on
(A) 15th August, 1947 (B) 15th August, 1948
(C) 15th August, 1949 (D) 15th August, 1950

4. Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was a renowned
(A) classical dancer (B) classical vocalist
(C) poet (D) novelist

5. Dada Saheb Phalke Award is given for outstanding contribution to the cause of Indian
(A) sports (B) literature
(C) cinema (D) handicraft

6. Arjuna Award is given to outstanding
(A) sports person (B) musician
(C) film director (D) sports coach

7. Our national animal is the
(A) Lion (B) Elephant
(C) Tiger (D) Bear

8. Name the capital of Arunachal Pradesh
(A) Itanagar (B) Agartala
(C) Aizawl (D) Imphal

9. The Supreme Court of India is located in
(A) Kolkata (B) New Delhi
(C) Chandigarh (D) Mumbai

10. In India, the first commercially viable oil well was drilled at
(A) Digboi (B) Numaligarh
(C) Barauni (D) Namdapha

11. The Ashoka Chakra depicted centrally on the white stripe of the National Flag has
(A) 12 spokes (B) 22 spokes
(C) 24 spokes (D) 20 spokes

12. Which state is associated with the development of dance form ‘Kuchipudi’ ?
(A) Kerala (B) Maharashtra
(C) Andhra Pradesh (D) Tamil Nadu

13. When a bar magnet is freely suspended, it points roughly in a
(A) east – west direction (B) east – north direction
(C) north – south direction (D) north – west direction

14. An electric motor converts
(A) mechanical energy into electrical energy
(B) electrical energy into mechanical energy
(C) mechanical energy into sound energy
(D) electrical energy into sound energy

15. Electrical fuses installed in the house are connected in the
(A) live wire (B) neutral wire
(C) earth connection (D) none of these

16. Dry ice is basically
(A) frozen water (B) solidified carbon dioxide
(C) solidified nitrogen (D) solidified hydrogen

17. A person climbing a hill bends forward in order to
(A) avoid slipping (B) increase speed
(C) reduce fatigue (D) increase stability

18. We get energy directly from
(A) the sun (B) ocean
(C) space (D) mountains

19. Sound travels at maximum speed in
(A) vacuum (B) air
(C) water (D) steel

20. Echoes are produced when the sound is
(A) reflected (B) diffracted
(C) polarized (D) refracted

21. Air is a mixture of gases. About 78 % of this gaseous mixture is
(A) Nitrogen (B) Oxygen
(C) Carbon-dioxide (D) Hydrogen

22. The universal law of gravitation was propounded by
(A) Kepler (B) Galileo
(C) Newton (D) Copernicus

23. The hardest substance available on earth is
(A) Platinum (B) Coal
(C) Gold (D) Diamond

24. Galvanised iron sheets have a coating of
(A) zinc (B) lead
(C) chromium (D) tin

25. What is laughing gas ?
(A) Sulphur dioxide (B) Carbon monoxide
(C) Nitrous oxide (D) Hydrogen peroxide

RRC GROUP-D EXAM (NOTIFICATION NO. E.NO.1/2008) SOLVED PAPER (SET E4)

1. The term ‘Satyagraha’ is associated with
(A) Mahatma Gandhi (B) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai (D) G.K.Gokhale

2. The first popular revolt against the British (also called the Sepoy Mutiny) happened in the
year
(A) 1857 (B) 1867
(C) 1877 (D) 1897



3. “Do or Die” was one of the most powerful slogans of India’s freedom struggle. Who gave it ?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi (B) Jawaharlal Nehru
(C) B. G. Tilak (D) Subhash Chandra Bose

4. ‘Thanas’ was established during the British period by
(A) Cornwallis (B) Warren Hastings
(C) William Bentinck (D) Wellesley

5. Which of the British rulers was associated with the ‘abolition of sati’ ?
(A) William Bentinck (B) Warren Hastings
(C) Robert Clive (D) Dalhousie

6. Whose reign is considered as the golden age of Mughal architecture ?
(A) Shah Jahan (B) Jahangir
(C) Aurangzeb (D) Akbar

7. Fort William in Bengal was constructed by the
(A) British (B) Portuguese
(C) Dutch (D) French

8. Who founded the Ahom kingdom of Assam ?
(A) Sukapha (B) Bamunikonwar
(C) Dihingia Raja (D) Khora Raja

9. Who established the ‘satras’ in Assam ?
(A) Nathmuni (B) Srimanta Sankaradeva
(C) Ramananda (D) Kabir

10. To promote trade and commerce, Sher Shah constructed many roads. The most famous of
them was the Grand Trunk Road. It ran from
(A) Gujarat to Delhi (B) Bengal to Punjab
(C) Delhi to Lahore (D) Delhi to Kashmir

11. In the battle of Saraighat in 1671 A.D.
(A) Mir Jumla defeated the Ahom king Jayadhwaj Singha
(B) The Ahom king Jayadhwaj Singha defeated Mir Jumla
(C) The Ahom general Bir Lachit defeated the Mughal general Ram Singh
(D) The Mughal general Ram Singh defeated the Ahom general Bir Lachit

12. A very special tank, which archaeologists call the Great Bath was found in the ancient city of
(A) Mohenjodaro (B) Lothal
(C) Harappa (D) Kalibangan

13. Ashoka the Great belonged to the
(A) Mughal dynasty (B) Maurya dynasty
(C) Slave dynasty (D) British Empire

14. ‘Abhijnanam Sakuntalam’ was written by
(A) Kalidas (B) Kautilya
(C) Harshavardhana (D) Banabhatta

15. First Indo – Pak war was started in the year
(A) 1945 (B) 1947
(C) 1949 (D) 1950

16. What is 20% of 200 ?
(A) 20 (B) 40
(C) 60 (D) 80

17. Choose the greatest from the following ?
(A) 9.90 (B) 9.99
(C) 9.09 (D) 0.99

18. How many months have 30 days ?
(A) 4 (B) 5
(C) 6 (D) 7

19. Fill in the blank in the series with an appropriate letter.
A C E G I K __ O
(A) M (B) N
(C) L (D) P

20. Choose the odd one out.
(A) Rose (B) Lotus
(C) Jasmine (D) Cauliflower

21. Find one angle of an equilateral triangle.
(A) 60 degree (B) 90 degree
(C) 45 degree (D) 30 degree

22. If the mean (average) of 5 numbers is 5.4 what is the total sum of these numbers ?
(A) 20 (B) 24
(C) 26 (D) 27

23. If x = 5, y = 3, z = 9 find the value of 4x – 3y + 7z.
(A) 64 (B) 74
(C) 84 (D) 94

24. At what rate of simple interest will Rs. 525/- amount to Rs. 588/- at the end of 3 years.
(A) 4% (B) 6%
(C) 8% (D) 10%

25. Find the square root of 15876
(A) 156 (B) 146
(C) 126 (D) 116

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

RRB Gorakhpur ESM-II Exam 2009 Question Paper

     

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

RRB Allahabad ASM Exam 2009 Solved Paper

     

Sunday, September 2, 2012

RRB JUNIOR ENGINEERS (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING) PREVIOUS EXAMS QUESTIONS

1. A feeler gauge is used to check
a. Radius
b. Screw pitch
c. Surface roughness
d. Unsymmetrical shape
e. Thickness of clearance
Ans :: e
 
2. The possibility of negative slip in reciprocating pump is when
(a) delivery pipe is short
(b) suction pipe is long
(c) pump is running at high speed
(d) all of the above
Ans:- D

3. A single acting reciprocating pump, running at 60 r.p.m, delivers 0.01 m2/sec of water. The area of the piston is 0.05m2 and stroke length is 40 cm. Then theoretical discharge of the pump will be
(a) 0.015 m3/sec
(b) 0.02 m3/sec
(c) 0.025 m3/sec
(d) 0.03 m3/sec
Ans:- B 
 
4.  In question (A), the co-efficient of discharge would be
(a) 0.9
(b) 0.8
(c) 0.6
(d) 0.5
Ans:- D
 
5. In question (A), the slip of the pump would be
(a) 0.02 m3/sec
(b) 0.01 m3/sec
(c) 0.005 m3/sec
(d) 0.003 m3/sec
Ans:- B
  
6. The impact strength of an material is an index of its
a. Toughness
b. Tensile strength
c. Capability of being cold worked
d. Hardness
e. Fatigue strength
Ans :: a
 
7. The slip in the reciprocating pump will be negative if
(a) Qth > Qact
(b) Qth < Qact
(c) Qth = Qact
(d) none of the above
Ans:- B

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

RRC NORTH ZONE GROUP-D EXAM 2012 SOLVED PAPER

                                                            

Friday, May 11, 2012

RRB 2010 SOLVED PAPER

1. Which of the following diffuses most quickly ?
(A) Solid
(B) Gas
(C) Liquid
(D) None of these
Ans : (B)

2. Where was the capital of Pandya dynasty situated ? 
(A) Mysore
(B) Kanchipuram
(C) Madurai
(D) Delhi
Ans : (C)

3. Which of the following Constitutional Amendments has included fundamental duties into the Constitution ?
 (A) 42nd
(B) 43rd
(C) 44th
(D) 39th
Ans : (A)

4. Which of the following gases is used for ripening the fruits ? 
(A) Methane
(B) Ethane
(C) Ethylene
(D) Acetylene
Ans : (C)

5. Solid Carbon dioxide is termed as— 
(A) Soft ice
(B) Dry ice
(C) White ice
(D) None of these
Ans : (B)

6. Whether all the universities in the country should start online admission at all levels with immediate effect ?
(i) No, since all the students may not have access to the internet easily.
(ii) Yes, it may liberate the students and their parents from the long-standing problems of knocking at the doors of different colleges and standing in queue. 
(A) Only argument (i) is correct
(B) Only argument (ii) is correct
(C) Neither argument (i) nor argument (ii) is correct
(D) Both the arguments, (i) and (ii), are correct
Ans : (D)

7. In case the President of India decides to resign, he will address his letter of resignation to— 
(A) Prime Minister
(B) Chief Justice
(C) Speaker of Lok Sabha
(D) Vice-President
Ans : (D)

8. Which Indian state was ranked as the No. 2 tourist destination in the world by LONELY PLANET?
(A) Himachal Pradesh
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Kerala
(D) Uttarakhand
Ans : (C)

9. The two civilizations which helped in the formation of Gandhara School of Art are— 
(A) Indian and Roman
(B) Indian and Egyptian
(C) Greek and Roman
(D) Indian and Greek
Ans : (D)

10. The wire of flash bulb is made of— 
(A) Copper
(B) Barium
(C) Magnesium
(D) Silver
Ans : (C)

11. The curves showing the volume pressure behaviour of gases plotted at different fixed temperatures are called— 
(A) Isochors
(B) Isothermals
(C) V.T.P. Curves
(D) Isocurves
Ans : (B)

12. The first summit of SAARC was held at— 
(A) Kathmandu
(B) Colombo
(C) New Delhi
(D) Dhaka
Ans : (D)

13. The capital of Pallavas was— 
(A) Arcot
(B) Kanchi
(C) Malkhed
(D) Banavasi
Ans : (B)

14. Light-year measures which of the following ? 
(A) Intensity of light
(B) Mass
(C) Time
(D) Distance
Ans : (D)

15. Where is the Central Food Technology Research Institute situated ? 
(A) Delhi
(B) Anand
(C) Ahmedabad
(D) Mysore
Ans : (D)

Railways Recruitment Board Malda-TC Solved 2008

1. Which of the following keys of personal computer is not available in the key board of traditional typewriters? 
(A) Tab
(B) Spacebar
(C) Enter
(D) Backspace
Ans : (C)

2. Find the root value of 36.1 / 102.4— 
(A) 61 / 34
(B) 19 / 31
(C) 19 / 32
(D) 19 / 33
Ans : (C)

3. The headquarters of the United Nations Union is located at— 
(A) Geneva
(B) New York
(C) Rome
(D) Washington
Ans : (B)

4. Who is the chairman of senior selection committee in BCCI? 
(A) Sunil Gavaskar
(B) Dilip Vengasarkar
(C) Kapil Dev
(D) Chetan Chauhan
Ans : (B)

5. Bismillah Khan is related to— 
(A) Tabla
(B) Sarod
(C) Flute
(D) Shehnai
Ans : (D)

6. Oscar prize is related to— 
(A) Literature
(B) Films
(C) Science
(D) Music
Ans : (B)

6. Which of the following is true in regard to Indian railway?
 (A) It is the cheapest means of transportation
(B) The chief source of income is transportation of goods
(C) It is the only largest employer
(D) All of the above
Ans : (D)

7. The Headquarters of North Western Railway is at— 
(A) Abu Road
(B) Jodhpur
(C) Ajmer
(D) Jaipur
Ans : (D)

8. Which amongst the following is the train introduced by Indian Railways bringing travel by AC class withing the reach of a common man? 
(A) August Kranti
(B) Jan Shatabdi
(C) Garib Rath
(D) Sampark Kranti
Ans : (C)

9. Persons with which blood group are called universal donors— 
(A) AB
(B) A
(C) O
(D) B
Ans : (C)

10. AIDS stands for— 
(A) Acquired Immune Disease Syndrome
(B) Acquired Immunity Deficient Syndrome
(C) Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
(D) Acquired Infection Deficiency Syndrome
Ans : (C)

11. Which of these is not a mosquito borne disease? 
(A) Dengue fever
(B) Malaria
(C) Filariasis
(D) Goitre
Ans : (D)

12. The injection of anti-toxin is given to prevent— 
(A) Tetanus
(B) Tuberculosis
(C) Typhoid
(D) Filariasis
Ans : (A)

13. In banking ATM stands for—
 (A) Automated Tallying Machine
(B) Automatic Teller Machine
(C) Automated Totalling Machine
(D) Automated Transaction of Money
Ans : (B)

14. Where did the dance form “Mohini Attam” develop? 
(A) Manipur
(B) Kerala
(C) Karnataka
(D) Tamil Nadu
Ans : (B)

15. Mahatma Gandhi was born in— 
(A) Wardha
(B) Porbander
(C) Sabarmati
(D) Ahmedabad
Ans : (B)

Sunday, March 4, 2012

RRB SOLVED PREVIOUS PAPER

1. A parabolic curve introduced between straight and a circular curve or between two branches of a compound curve for ease, comfort and safety of movement of trains on curve is called:
(a) Spur curve (b) Transition curve
(c) Summit curve (d) Valley curve
Ans : B
2. The staggered rails joints are usually provided on:
(a) Bridge (b) Curves (c) Branching (d) Tangents
Ans : B
3. The track capacity can be increased by:
(a) Faster movement of trains on the track
(b) By using more powerful engines
(c) All the above
(d) None of the above
Ans : C
4. The railway station at which a track line meets a main line is called:
(a) terminal station (b) flag station
(c) way side station (d) junction station
Ans : D
5. The limiting value of super elevation of board gauge in Indian Railways is:
(a) 16.50 cm (b) 30 cm (c) 15 cm (d) 10 cm
Ans : A
6. The chart used for recording the condition of track is known as:
(a) Rolling chart (b) Track chart
(c) Hallade chart (d) Vibro chart
Ans: C
7. The most common system of signaling in India is the …… system.
(a) automatic block (b) section clear system
(c) absolute block (d) pilot guard system
Ans : C
8. The feeder gauge …. is commonly used for feeding raw materials to big Government manufacturing concerns as well as to private factories such as steel plants, oil refineries, sugar factories etc.
(a) 0.6096 m (b) 0.792 m (c) 1m (d) 1.676 m
Ans : A
9. Which one of the following bolts is not used in rail track:
(a) Fang bolt (b) Eye bolt (c) Rag bolt (d) Fish bolt
Ans : B
10. The gradient which requires one or more additional locomotive for hauling the load over the gradient is called:
(a) Up-gradient (b) Pusher gradient
(c) Steep gradient (d) Momentum gradient
Ans : B
11. Points and crossings are provided for change of ….on permanent ways.
(a) gauge (b) direction and gradient
(c) direction (d) gradient
Ans : C
12. In locomotive ‘hunting’ is:
(a) Movement of locomotive in vertical plane perpendicular to its movement along the track
(b) Sinuous path taken by engine as against the alignment of the track
(c) Motion after brakes have been applied
(d) Combination of A and B above
Ans : D
13. The rails which get battered due to action of wheels over the end of the rails are called:
(a) Hogged rails (b) Roaring rails
(c) Creep rails (d) Bucking rails
Ans : A
14. In broad gauge, the clear horizontal distance between the inner faces of two parallel rails forming the track is:
(a) 1 m (b) 1.676 m (c) 0.6096 m (d) 0.792 m
Ans : B
15. As per Indian standard, the recommended width of ballast section at foot level of rails for broad gauge tracks should be:
(a) 4.38 m (b) 3.35 m (c) 1.83 m (d) 2.25 m
Ans : B
16. The minimum length of a passenger platform for broad gauge railway should not be less than:
(a) 305 m (b) 183 m (c) 495 m (d) 250 m
Ans : A
17. Generally the shape of fish plate is:
(a) elliptical (b) bone shaped (c) circular (d) rectangular
Ans : B
18. For wooden sleepers, size of the ballast should be:
(a) 2.54 cm (b) 10.16 cm (c) 3.8 cm (d) 5.1 cm
Ans : C
69. The length of track under the control of a Ganger is:
(a) 10 to 15 Km (b) 5 to 6 KM
(c) 3 to 5 KM (d) 1 to 2 KM
Ans : B
20. The maximum rising gradient which is provided keeping the power of locomotive in view, is called
(a) Momentum gradient (b) Pusher gradient
(c) Down gradient (d) Ruling gradient
Ans : D
21. The latest system of signaling introduced is:
(a) C.T.C. system (b) pilot guard system
(c) section clear system (d) automatic block system
Ans : A
22. Detonating signals are used:
(a) for noisy engines
(b) during foggy and cloudy weather
(c) for deaf drivers
(d) not now, were in use in nineteenth century only
Ans : B
23. The number of fish bolts used for joining the rails with the help of fish plates, is generally:
(a) 4 (b) 8 (c) 2 (d) 6
Ans : A
24. The Railways provided underground at a depth of about 18 m or more are called:
(a) Mono railway (b) Underground railway
(c) Railway (d) Tube railway
Ans : D
25. The art of providing an outward slope of …. to the treads of wheels of rolling stock is known as coning of wheels.
(a) 1 in 30 (b) 1 in 10 (c) 1 in 4 (d) 1 in 20
Ans : D
26. The process of connecting a track length by an electric circuit is known as track circuiting and the sleepers which are suitable for it are:
(a) cast iron sleepers (b) steel sleepers
(c) wooden sleepers (d) all above are suitable
Ans : C
27. The movable tapered end of the tongue rail is known as:
(a) heel of switch (b) toe of switch
(c) stretcher bar (d) throw of switch
Ans : B
28. The yard where trains and other loads are received, sorted out, trains formed and dispatched onwards are known as:
(a) locomotive yard (b) goods yard
(c) marshalling yard (d) station yard
Ans : C
29. Wider gauge permits:
(a) sleeper gradients (b) low axle load
(c) higher operating speeds (d) sharp curves
Ans : C
30. Which one of the following is expected to have shorter life?
(a) Steam engine (b) Diesel engine
(c) Electric engine (d) Shunting engine
And : B
31. The movable end of the tapered rail, by means of which the flanged wheels of the train are diverted from one track to another is known as:
(a) Toe (b) Stud (c) Heel (d) Flare
Ans : A
32. The creep in rails is measured in:
(a) cm/kg (b) cm (c) Kg/cm (d) kg cm
Ans : B
33. When a rail loses its weight by 5%, it should be renewed and the old one can be used on unimportant tracks, but the rails which have lost their weight by more than …., should not be used on any track under any circumstances.
(a) 8% (b) 33.3% (c) 10% (d) 20%
Ans : C
34. In railways, super elevation is provided to:
(a) facilitate drainage
(b) counteract the centrifugal push
(c) counteract the centripetal pull
(d) have all the effects mentioned above
Ans : B
35. The additional track connected to main line at both of its ends is called:
(a) running line (b) loop line
(c) main line (d) none are correct
Ans : B
36. The rails which help in channelising the wheels in their proper routes are known as:
(a) Guard rails (b) Wing rails? (c) Check rails (d) Lead rails
Ans : B
37. The shape of wheels of rolling stock is:
(a) Tapered with flange on outside
(b) Parallel with flange on inside
(c) Tapered with flange on inside
(d) Parallel with flange on outside
Ans : C
38. The maximum gradient for broad gauge in station yards in Indian Railways is:
(a) 1 in 100 (b) 1 in 1000 (c) 1in 200 (d) 1 in 400
Ans : D
39. The force which resists the forward movement and speed of train is called:
(a) Track modulus (b) Hauling resistance
(c) friction (d) Tractive resistance
Ans : D
4. The tractive resistance of the route in railways as compared to roadways will be:
(a) same (b) more (c) low (d) not comparable
Ans : C
41. Sand is used as ballast incase of:
(a) steel sleepers
(b) wooden sleepers
(c) reinforced concrete sleepers
(d) cast iron sleepers
Ans : D
42. Arm type fixed signals, fitted on a vertical post fixed at the side of a track, are called:
(a) Warner signals (b) Starter signals
(c) Semaphore signals (d) Cab signals
Ans : C
43. The Railway provided just below the ground level are called:
(a) Tube railway (b) Underground railway
(c) Mono railway (d) Railway
Ans : B
44. When a railway line crosses a valley, a ridge like structure consisting of a series of piers, piles or trestles on which steel girders are placed and which is constructed usually for small spans is known as:
(a) Bridge (b) Tunnel (c) Viaduct (d) Aqueduct
Ans : C
45. Creeping of rails will be reduced by using:
(a) Bearing plates (b) Spikes (c) Chairs (d) Anchors
Ans : D
46. The railway track from which a train is to be diverted is called:
(a) branch track (b) points and crossing
(c) main or through track (d) all above
Ans : C
47. An expansion gap of …. is usually kept between the adjoining rail ends to allow for expansion of rail, due to variation in temperature.
(a) 1 to 3 mm (b) 10 to 15 mm
(c) 6 to 8 mm (d) 3 to 5 mm
Ans : C
48. Generally the weight/metre of the rails used in broad gauge is:
(a) 55 kg (b) 45 kg (c) 35 kg (d) 65 kg
Ans : A
49. A dynamometer car is used for:
(a) Tourists (b) Dinning facilities
(c) Inspection of administrative officers
(d) Recording the condition of track
Ans : D
50. Which of the following is not a part of rail engine?
(a) Tender (b) Stream turbine (c) Boiler (d) Fire box
Ans : B