# Airport and Railways Engineering Universities Past Paper

## Airport and Railways Engineering Universities Past Paper

Q.1: A) Select the suitable answer.

1. i) A large shade at an airport that is used to house and repair of aircraft is termed as _______________.
2. a) Aeroplane shade Â Â Â Â Â  b)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  HangerÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  c)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Garage
3. ii) All marking on runway are recommended in this color__________________.
4. Pink b) YellowÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  c)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  White

iii)Â  Suitable direction of landing or taking off an aircraft with respect to wind direction is___________.

1. Opposite direction b)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Parallel in same directionÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â  c)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  at 60 degree angle
2. iv) The most expansive material in the track is_______________________.
3. Ballast b) Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  SleeperÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  c) Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Rail
4. v) A _____________ sleeper has no scrap value.
5. a) Wooden sleepers b)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Concrete sleepersÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â  c) Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Steel sleepers
6. vi) Gauge is defined as the ______________ distance between two rails.
7. Minimum b)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  MaximumÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  c)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  Longitudinal

vii)Â  Creep is defined as the _______________ movement of the rail with respect to the sleepers.

1. Angular b)Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  LongitudinalÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â  c) Horizontal

Q.2) Â Â Â  What are the main component of the airport. Briefly explain any five important component of an airport.

Q.3)Â Â Â Â  Explain the site selection criteria for an airport.

Q.4)Â Â Â Â  Define the importance of the orientation and explains the different configuration of the runway.

Q.5)Â Â Â Â  What is railway transportation. Explain rail and its types.

Q.6)Â Â Â Â  Define wear and explains its types.

Q.7)Â Â Â Â  Briefly explain the selection of a site for the railway station.

Q.8)Â Â Â Â  Write a short note on the following

1. Ballast
2. Aerodrome
3. ICAO