indian transportation & ports system section 1 Practice Questions Answers Test with Solutions & More Shortcuts

Question : 1 [SSC CML 2001]

Which one of the following ports is located on eastern coast of India?

a) Kandla

b) Kochi

c) Paradeep

d) Mormugao

Answer: (c)

Paradeep, is a major seaport town and a designated notified area in Jagatsinghpur district of Odisha. The Port of Paradeep is the primary port in Orissa, and one of the largest on India's east coast. The port handled over 57 million tonnes of cargo in 2009-2010. Thermal coal and iron ore are major commodities that transit the port.

Question : 2 [SSC CML 1999]

Which is the city linked by the highest number of Railway Zones?

a) Delhi

b) Mumbai

c) Chennai

d) Calcutta

Answer: (b)

Mumbai is the destination where maximum number of trains in India head for. It is the headquarters of two railway zones: Western and Central Zones. Delhi: Northern Zone; Kolkata: Eastern; and Chennai: Southern Zone.

Question : 3 [UPPCS (Mains) 2014]

The share of Road Transport in total transport of India is

a) 100%

b) 80%

c) 40%

d) 60%

Answer: (b)

Question : 4 [SSC CPO 2016]

The cleanest Indian Railway station is :

a) Mumbai

b) Chennai

c) Surat

d) Bengaluru

Answer: (c)

According to a survey released by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu in March 2016, Surat, Rajkot and Vadodara - all in Gujarat – were among the 10 cleanest railway stations in India. Surat and Rajkot came out first and second respectively among the category AI railway stations, i.e. those that have Rs 60 crore annual earnings.

Question : 5 [IAS (Pre) 2017]

If you travel by road from Kohima to Kottayam, what is the minimum number of States within India through which you can travel, including the origin and the destination?

a) 6

b) 7

c) 9

d) 8

Answer: (b)

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