Traffic Engineering Mcqs

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Rough crossing angle and sharp angle crossing are the causes of which type of accident?

A) Collision at railroad crossing B) Sideswipe
C) Run-off-road D) Fixed object
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Collision at railroad crossing

Explanation: Rough crossing angle and sharp angle crossing cause collision at railroad crossing. This type of accident can be avoided by improving the crossing surface and rebuilding crossing with proper angle.

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Inadequate road design or maintenance leads to which type of accident?

A) Sideswipe B) Run-off-road
C) Fixed object D) Right-angle
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sideswipe

Explanation: Inadequate road design or maintenance leads to Sideswipe or head-on accidents. This type of accident can be avoided by providing wider lanes, providing passing lanes and providing roadside delineators.

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Poor delineation and poor visibility lead to which type of accidents?

A) Run-off-road B) Fixed object
C) Right-angle D) Rear-end
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Run-off-road

Explanation: Poor delineation and poor visibility lead Run-off-road accident. This accident can be avoided by installing road delineators, installing warning signs, improving road lighting and installing pavement markings.

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Which of the following is the possible cause of pedestrian/bicycle accidents?

A) Limited sight distance B) Inadequate barrier system
C) Inadequate channelisation D) Large total intersection volume
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Limited sight distance

Explanation: Limited sight distance is the possible cause of pedestrian/bicycle accidents. Inadequate signals and protection are some of the causes of pedestrian/bicycle accidents. By removing sight obstruction this kind of accidents can be avoided.

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Inadequate barrier systems in bridges can lead to an accident. It can be avoided by which of the following safety measure?

A) Remove hazardous curb B) Resurface decks
C) Installing signals D) Installing reflectorized pavement lines
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Remove hazardous curb

Explanation: Accident due to Inadequate barrier system in bridges can be avoided by removing hazardous curb. Upgrading bridge rail, upgrading approach rails and improving delineation are some of the safety measures that can also be followed.

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Accidents due to inadequate channelisation can be fixed by _______

A) providing turning bays B) restricting parking near corners
C) installing reflectorized pavement lines D) installing stop signs
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) providing turning bays

Explanation: Accidents due to inadequate channelisation can be fixed by providing turning bays. It can be corrected by providing turning bays, improving channelisation and installing acceleration and deceleration lanes.

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Which of the following is the possible cause of rear end collision at unsignalised intersections?

A) Pedestrian crossing B) High approach speed
C) Restricted sight distance D) Poor visibility
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Pedestrian crossing

Explanation: The possible cause of rear-end collision at unsignalised intersections is pedestrian crossing. It can be avoided by installing warning signs and signing or marking of pedestrians crosswalks.

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Accidents due to high approach speed can be fixed by _______

A) installing rumble strips B) restricting parking near corners
C) installing reflectorized pavement lines D) installing stop signs
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) installing rumble strips

Explanation: Accidents due to high approach speed can be fixed by installing rumble strips. High approach speed also leads to Right-angle collisions at unsignalized intersections.

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