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Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 1

Match the following items given in Column A with those in Column B

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(i) SherShah Suri Marg: Sher Shah Suri Marg stretches for a length of 0.63 Kms in the city Amritsar in subdistrict Amritsar Il of the district Amritsar. It connects ina colony, ram bagh, katra ahluwalia, putli ghar areas.

(ii) Tidal Port: Tidal port are the ports in which the water level within the port are subject to change with the ocean tides. It is also a place fro where the energy is extracted from the tidal waves which is known as tidal energy. These are mainly found in coastal regions. Kandla is a tidal port in India.

(iii) Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport: Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai, Maharashtra (formerly Sahar International Airport) is spread over an area of 7.6km².

(iv) Golden Quadrilateral: Golden Quadrilateral is a network of highways connecting India's four top metropolitan cities, namely Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, thereby, forming a quadrilateral. The largest highway project in India, the Golden Quadrilateral project was launched in 2001 as part of National Highways Development Project (NHDP).

Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 2

Match the following items given in Column A with those in Column B

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(i) New Mangalore: New Mangalore Port is a small water af, all-weather port at Panambur, Mangalore in Karnataka state in India, which is the deepest inner harbour on the west coast.

(ii) Deendayal Port: Deendayal Port Trust, located in town of Kandla, is a seaport and town in Kutch district of Gujarat state in Western India, near the city of Gandhidham. Located on the Gulf of Kutch, it is one of major ports on the west coast.

(iii) Marmagoa Port: Mormugao Port is a Major Port on the West Coast of India has completed 125 years of glorious service to the nation's maritime trade.

(iv) Tuticorin Port: The port of Tuticorin is a strong strategic place in India: it serves the State of Tamil Nadu, a very industrialized region of southern India.

Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 3

Analyze the information given below, considering one of the following correct options:

Since the ancient period, India was one of the seafaring countries. Its seamen sailed far and near, thus, carrying and spreading Indian commerce and culture. Waterways are the cheapest means of transport. They are most suitable for carrying heavy and bulky goods.

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A waterway is any navigable body of water. Broad distinctions are useful to avoid ambiguity, and disambiguation will be of varying importance depending on the nuance of the equivalent word in other languages. A first distinction is necessary between maritime shipping routes and waterways used by inland water craft.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 4

Analyze the information given below, considering one of the following correct options:

From oil field in upper Assam to Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), via Guwahati, Barauni and Allahabad. It has branches from Barauni to Haldia, via Rajbandh, Rajbandh to Mourigram and Guwahati to Siliguri.

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 4
Pipeline transport is the long-distance transportation of a liquid or gas through a system of pipes, a pipeline typically to a market area for consumption. The latest data from 2014 gives a total of slightly less than 2,175,000 miles of pipeline in 120 countries of the world.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 5

Assertion and Reason Type Questions:

In the questions given below, there are two statements marked as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Read the statements and choose the correct option:

Assertion (A) : Goods and services do not move from supply locales to demand locales on their own.

Reason (R) : For a long time, trade and transport were restricted to a limited space.

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 5
Goods and services do not move from supply locales to demand locales on their own. Thus, the pace of development of a country depends upon the production of goods and services as well as their movement over space. Therefore, efficient means of transport are prerequisites for fast development
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 6

Assertion and Reason Type Questions:

In the questions given below, there are two statements marked as Assertion (A) and Reason (R). Read the statements and choose the correct option:

Assertion (A) : Railways have been a great integrating force for more than 150 years.

Reason (R) : Railways in India bind to economic life of the country as well as accelerate the development of the industry and agriculture.

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 6
Apart from an important means of transport the Indian Railways have been a great integrating force for more than 150 years. Railways also make it possible to conduct multifarious activities like business, sightseeing, pilgrimage along with transportation of goods over longer distances.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 7

Find the incorrect option:

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Balance of trade (BOT) is the difference between the value of a country's exports and the value of a country's imports for a given period. The balance of trade is also referred to as the trade balance, the international trade balance, commercial balance, or the net exports.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 8

Find the incorrect option:

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 8
The National Highway 1 in India connects Delhi and Amritsar. This highway is named after the founder of the Suri Empire which ruled the northern parts of India.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 9

Direction: In the Following Questions, A Statement of Assertion Is Followed by A Statement of Reason. Mark The Correct Choice As:

Assertion : Road transportation in India faces a number of problems.

Reason : Roads are unmetalled, their network is adequate.

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 9
Density of all roads varies, keeping in view the volume of traffic and passengers, the road network is inadequate, they are unmetalled and unfit for use, posing a lot of problems for transportation.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 10

Direction: In the Following Questions, A Statement of Assertion Is Followed by A Statement of Reason. Mark The Correct Choice As:

Assertion : Waterways are the cheapest means of transport.

Reason : It is a fuel-efficient and environment friendly mode of transport.

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 10
The cheapest means of transport for a long distance is Waterways. The amount for loading and unloading goods is much cheaper if it has to travel a long distance. If one has to travel physically to a short distance then it is advisable to take a train. Railways are both cheaper and comfortable to travel.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 11

Direction: In the Following Questions, A Statement of Assertion Is Followed by A Statement of Reason. Mark The Correct Choice As:

Assertion : International trade has undergone a sea of changes in the last decades.

Reason: Exchange of commodities and goods have been superseded by the exchange of information and knowledge

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 11
India has emerged as a software giant at the international level and it is earning large foreign exchange through the export of information technology.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 12

Direction: In the Following Questions, A Statement of Assertion Is Followed by A Statement of Reason. Mark The Correct Choice As:

Assertion : Transport and communications are called lifelines of our economy.

Reason : Transport and communications do not help in easy movement of goods and materials between countries

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 12
Transport and communications are called lifelines of our economy as they reduces distances, brings people close to another by promoting interdependence among themselves and mainly helps in trade and commerce within the country. Thus the reason is false.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 13

Direction: In the Following Questions, A Statement of Assertion Is Followed by A Statement of Reason. Mark The Correct Choice As:

Assertion : Mass communication promotes national integration and provides entertainment.

Reason : It strengthens democracy in the country by providing news to the masses. They feel attached to the country and a feeling of Nationalism arises in them.

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 13
Mass communication provides entertainment and helps in creating awareness among people. The reason justifies the assertion.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 14

Direction: In the Following Questions, A Statement of Assertion Is Followed by A Statement of Reason. Mark The Correct Choice As:

Assertion : Tourism promotes national integration.

Reason : Millions of people are directly engaged in the tourism industry.

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 14
Tourism promotes national integration and helps in the development of understanding among various countries about our culture and heritage.
Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 15

Direction: In the Following Questions, A Statement of Assertion Is Followed by A Statement of Reason. Mark The Correct Choice As:

Assertion : Trade is considered as the economic barometer of the country.

Reason : Trading helps largely in developing countries like India. Advancement of trade is an index to its economic prosperity.

Detailed Solution for Assertion & Reason Test: Lifelines of National Economy - Question 15
'International trade is considered the economic barometer for a country'. When the value of export exceeds the value of imports, it is called a favourable balance of trade. On the contrary, if the value of imports exceeds the value of exports, it is termed as an unfavourable balance of trade.
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