# TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING MCQs – 4 | GATE EXAM | CIVIL ENGINEERING

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Sep 2, 2022

 16.  The speed and delay studies on a defined section of highway are conducted by __. A. radar gun B. enoscope C. traffic counters D. moving car method

 Answer: D   moving car method   Explanation:   The origin and destination study provides the basic data for determining the desired directions of flow. On the basis of these studies, desire lines are drawn.

 17.  The road geometrics in India are designed for the ___. A. 30th highest hourly traffic volume B. 50th highest hourly traffic volume C. 85th highest hourly traffic volume D. 98th highest hourly traffic volume

 Answer: A  30th highest hourly traffic volume

 18. The shape of the STOP sign according to IRC: 67-2001 is ___. A. circular B. octagonal C. rectangular D. triangular

 Answer: D   octagonal   Explanation:   Stop sign is a regulatory or mandatory sign. The stop sign is intended to stop the vehicle on a road way. It is octagonal in shape and red in colour with a white border.

 19. As per IRC: 67-2001, a traffic sign indicating the Speed Limit on a road should be of ___. A. triangular shape with red background and white border B. circular shape with red background and white border C. triangular shape with white background and red border D. circular shape with white background and red border

 Answer: D   circular shape with white background and red border

 20.  The capacity of One-way 2-lane urban road (PCU per hour, with no frontage access, no standing vehicles and very little cross traffic) is ____. A. 1200 B. 1500 C. 1800 D. 2400

Answer: D    2400

Explanation:

 One way two lane road with no frontage access, no standing vehicles and very little cross traffic 2400 PCU per hour One way two lane road with frontage access, but no standing vehicle and high capacity intersections 1500 PCU per hour One way two lane road with free frontage access, parked vehicles and heavy cross traffic 1200 PCU per hour