# Railway Engineering - Railway Engineering objective questions and answers

11.  The check rails are placed opposite the crossing so that

A. It is symmetrically placed opposite nose of crossing

B. Its one third length is ahead of the nose of crossing

C. Its two third length is ahead of the nose crossing

D. Its three fourth length is ahead of the nose of crossing

C. Its two third length is ahead of the nose crossing

12.  A triangle of railway consists of

A. Three turnouts

B. One turnout and two diamonds

C. Two turnouts and one split

D. One turnout, one split and one diamond

C. Two turnouts and one split

13.  Rail tops of a track are placed

A. At an inward slope of 1 in 20

B. At an outward slope of 1 in 20

C. At an inward slope of 1 in 30

D. At an outward slope of 1 in 30

A. At an inward slope of 1 in 20

14.  Arrangement made to divert the trains from one track to another is known as

A. Railway point

B. Railway crossing

C. Turnout

D. Railway Junction

C. Turnout

15.  The force which resists the forward movement and speed of train is called

A. Friction

B. Tractive resistance

C. Hauling resistance

D. Track modulus