Test: Life Lines Of National Economy - 4


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QUESTION: 1

The means for the movement of goods and services from their supply locations to demand locations can be termed as which of the following?

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QUESTION: 2

India has one of the largest networks of which of the following modes of transport?

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QUESTION: 3

Which of the following modes of transport would you find in higher areas of mountainous regions like the Himalayas?

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The correct option is B.
Trails and footpaths were the only means of communication in the Himalayas. Although those continue to be important, especially in the more remote locations, road transport now has made the Himalayas accessible from both north and south.

QUESTION: 4

Which of the following are the primary road systems of our country?

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QUESTION: 5

The National Highway No.1 is also known by which of the following names?

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QUESTION: 6

Which of the following National Highways is the longest in the country?

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The longest highway in India is NH7 which stretches from Varansi in Uttar Pradesh to Kanyakumari in the southern most point of Indian mainland. 

QUESTION: 7

Which of the following types of roads received special impetus under them Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojana?

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QUESTION: 8

The national average for density of roads is 75 km in India. Which of the following states has a much higher road density of 375 km? (Length of road per 100 sq km area = density of roads)

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QUESTION: 9

When and between which two stations did the first train of India steam off?

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QUESTION: 10

Which of the following is the busiest railway junction in Northern India?

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QUESTION: 11

Which of the following is the headquarter for the South-Eastern Railway and Eastern Railway Zones?

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The correct answer is A as kolkata  is the headquarter for the South-Eastern Railway and Eastern Railway Zones.

QUESTION: 12

Which of the following means of transportation is used to transportmcrude oil, petroleum products and natural gas?

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QUESTION: 13

Which of the following networks of pipeline bring mineral oil to the refinery of Barauni and petrochemical complex of Haldia?

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The correct answer is A as  There are three important networks of pipeline transportation in the country.  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 Maurigram and Guwahati to Siliguri.

QUESTION: 14

Which of the following modes of transport is fuel efficient and environment friendly?

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QUESTION: 15

Which of the following is the cheapest mode of transport?

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Waterways are the cheapest mode of transport. Neither construction cost, nor maintenance cost is required for the waterways as they use the rivers, lakes, seas and oceans as highways. They are suited for the transport of bulky and heavy raw materials.

QUESTION: 16

95 percent of India’s trade volume (68 percent in terms of value) is carried on through which of the following transportation routes?

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QUESTION: 17

Which of the following was the first port to be developed soon after Independence?

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QUESTION: 18

Which of the following is the oldest artificial port and the second most important port of the country?

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QUESTION: 19

Which one of the following types of communication service in India is the largest in the world?

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QUESTION: 20

Which one of the following is a means of personal communication?

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