Railway Engineering MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions)

Railway Engineering MCQ - Multiple Choice Questions and Answers

Our 1000+ Railway Engineering MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions and Answers) focus on all areas of Railway Engineering covering 100+ topics. These topics are chosen from a collection of the most authoritative and best reference books on Railway Engineering. One should spend 1 hour daily practicing these MCQs for 2-3 months to learn and assimilate Railway Engineering subject comprehensively. This way of systematic learning will prepare anyone easily for Railway Engineering exams, contests, online tests, quizzes, MCQ-tests, viva-voce, interviews, and certifications.

Railway Engineering Multiple Choice Questions Highlights

- 1000+ Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) in Railway Engineering with a detailed explanation of every question.
- These MCQs cover theoretical concepts, true-false(T/F) statements, fill-in-the-blanks and match the following style statements.
- These MCQs also cover numericals as well as diagram oriented MCQs.
- These MCQs are organized chapterwise and each Chapter is futher organized topicwise.
- Every MCQ set focuses on a specific topic of a given Chapter in Railway Engineering Subject.

Who should Practice Railway Engineering MCQs?

– Students who are preparing for college tests and exams such as mid-term tests and semester tests on Railway Engineering.
- Students who are preparing for Online/Offline Tests/Contests in Railway Engineering.
– Students who wish to sharpen their knowledge of Railway Engineering Subject.
- Anyone preparing for Aptitude test in Railway Engineering.
- Anyone preparing for interviews (campus/off-campus interviews, walk-in interview and company interviews).
- Anyone preparing for entrance examinations and other competitive examinations.
- All - Experienced, Freshers and College / School Students.

Railway Engineering Chapters

Here's the list of chapters on the "Railway Engineering" subject covering 100+ topics. You can practice the MCQs chapter by chapter starting from the 1st chapter or you can jump to any chapter of your choice.

1. Railway Track Gauge

The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on world railways gauges, indian railways gauges, gauge choice, indian railways unigauge policy, loading and construction gauges.

  • Gauges on World Railways
  • Different Gauges on Indian Railways
  • Choice of Gauge
  • Problems Caused by Change of Gauge
  • Unigauge Policy of Indian Railways
  • Loading Gauge
  • Construction Gauge
  • 2. Alignment of Railway Lines

    The section contains questions and answers on good alignment importance and selection, ideal alignment basic requirements, mountain and rack railways.

  • Importance of Good Alignment
  • Basic Requirements of an Ideal Alignment
  • Selection of a Good Alignment
  • Mountain Railways
  • Rack Railways
  • 3. Engineering Surveys and Construction of New Lines

    The section contains MCQs on new railway line construction, preliminary investigations for a new railway line, traffic survey, reconnaissance and preliminary survey, final location survey and terrain modern surveying techniques.

  • Need for Construction of a New Railway Line
  • Preliminary Investigations for a New Railway Line and Types of Surveys
  • Traffic Survey
  • Reconnaissance Survey
  • Preliminary Survey
  • Final Location Survey
  • Modern Surveying Techniques for Difficult Terrain
  • Construction of New Lines-1
  • Construction of New Lines-2
  • Preliminary Engineering cum Traffic Survey
  • 4. Track and Track Stresses

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on good track requirements, permanent way maintenance, elastic structure track, track forces, wheels coning and rails tilting.

  • Requirements of a Good Track
  • Maintenance of Permanent Way
  • Track as an Elastic Structure
  • Forces Acting on the Track
  • Coning of Wheels
  • Tilting of Rails
  • 5. Rails

    The section contains questions and answers on rails function and types, ideal rail section requirements, rail manufacture, rail wear, rails defects, rail failure and rail flaw detection.

  • Function and Types of Rails
  • Requirements for an Ideal Rail Section
  • Rail Manufacture
  • Rail Wear
  • Other Defects in Rails
  • Rail Failure
  • Rail Flaw Detection
  • 6. Sleepers

    The section contains MCQs on sleepers functions and requirements, sleepers density and spacing, sleepers types, wooden sleepers, steel channel and trough sleepers, cast iron and concrete sleepers.

  • Functions and Requirements of Sleepers
  • Sleeper Density and Spacing of Sleepers
  • Sleepers Types
  • Wooden Sleepers -1
  • Wooden Sleepers -2
  • Steel Channel Sleepers
  • Steel Trough Sleeper
  • Cast Iron Sleepers
  • Concrete Sleepers
  • 7. Ballast

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on ballast functions and sizes, ballast types, good ballast requirements, ballast section design, track ballast collection, transportation and specifications, measurement methods and laboratory tests for ballast properties.

  • Functions and sizes of Ballast
  • Ballast Types
  • Requirements of a Good Ballast and Design of Ballast Section
  • Collection, Transportation and Specifications for Track Ballast
  • Methods of Measurement
  • Laboratory Tests for Physical Properties of Ballast
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    8. Subgrade and Formation

    The section contains questions and answers on formation slopes, earthwork execution in embankments and cuttings, blanket and blanketing material, railway embankment failures and site investigations.

  • Slopes of Formation
  • Execution of Earthwork in Embankments and Cuttings
  • Blanket and Blanketing Material
  • Failure of Railway Embankment
  • Site Investigations
  • 9. Rack Fittings and Fastenings

    The section contains MCQs on rail-rail fastenings, wooden sleepers fittings, steel trough and ci sleepers fittings, elastic fastenings, fastenings testing, other fittings and fastenings.

  • Rail-to-Rail Fastenings
  • Fittings for Wooden Sleepers
  • Fittings of Steel Trough and CI Sleepers
  • Elastic Fastenings
  • Other Fittings and Fastenings
  • Testing of Fastenings
  • 10. Creep of Rails & Geometric Design of Track

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on creep development and causes, creep effects and measurements, creep adjuster, creep reduction measures, curves gradients and grade compensation.

  • Theories for the Development and Causes of Creep
  • Effects and Measurement of Creep
  • Adjustment of Creep and Creep Adjuster
  • Measures to Reduce Creep
  • Gradients and Grade Compensation on Curves
  • 11. Curves and Superelevation

    The section contains questions and answers on circular curves, superelevation, curves safe speed, transition curves, compound and reverse curves, extra clearance curves, vertical curves, curves realignment, curves cutting and gauge widening.

  • Circular Curves
  • Superelevation
  • Safe Speed on Curves and Transition Curves
  • Compound Curve and Reverse Curve
  • Extra Clearance on Curves
  • Vertical Curves and Realignment of Curves
  • Cutting and Check Rails on Curves
  • Widening of Gauge on Curves
  • 12. Points and Crossings

    The section contains MCQs on points and crossings important terms, tongue rails switches and design, crossing, worn out crossings, indian railways turnouts and trends, turnout layout, points and crossings inspection and maintenance.

  • Important Terms
  • Switches and Design of Tongue Rails
  • Crossing
  • Number, Angle of Crossing and Reconditioning of Worn Out Crossings
  • Turnouts and Trends in Turnout Design on Indian Railways
  • Inspection and Maintenance of Points and Crossings
  • Turnout with Curved Switches
  • Layout of Turnout
  • 13. Rail Joint

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on rail joint ill effect, ideal rail joint requirements, rail joint types and welding.

  • Ill Effect of Rail Joint and Requirement of Ideal Rail Joint
  • Types of Rail Joint
  • Welding of Rail Joint
  • 14. Track Maintenance & Drainage

    The section contains questions and answers on track maintenance advantages and essentials, rail surface and track maintenance, drainage needs and requirements.

  • Advantage & Essentials of Track Maintenance
  • Maintenance of Rail Surface
  • Maintenance of Track in Track Length
  • Need of Drainage
  • Requirement of Good Track Drainage
  • 15. Railway Accident & Disaster Management

    The section contains MCQs on train accidents, railway accident classification, flood cause way and safety measures.

  • Train Accidents
  • Classification of Railway Accident
  • Flood Cause Way
  • Safety Measure
  • 16. Railway Station and Yard

    The section contains multiple choice questions and answers on railway yards classification, railway station site selection and facilities.

  • Site Selection for Railway Station
  • Facilities at Railway Station
  • Classification of Railway Yards
  • If you would like to learn "Railway Engineering" thoroughly, you should attempt to work on the complete set of 1000+ MCQs - multiple choice questions and answers mentioned above. It will immensely help anyone trying to crack an exam or an interview.

    Wish you the best in your endeavor to learn and master Railway Engineering!

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