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Question 1: Which of these is not a means of communication?
(a) train
(b) radio
(c) television
(d) newspaper

Correct Answer is Option A
Train is not a means of communication, it is a means of transportation.

Question 2: Which of these is used to rescue people during a natural disaster?
(a) aeroplane
(b) train
(c) bus
(d) helicopter

Correct Answer is Option D
helicopter is used to rescue people during a natural disaster

Question 3: What is the postal service of our country called?
(a) India Dost
(b) India Most
(c) India Post
(d) India Coast

Correct Answer is Option C
India Post, previously known as Department of Post, is a government-operated postal system in India, which is under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Communications. Generally called "the Post Office" in India, it is the most widely distributed postal system in the world.

Question 4: What do tanker ships carry?
(a) coal
(b) oil
(c) rice
(d) marble

Correct Answer is Option B
Most tankers carry either crude oil from oil fields to refineries or petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil, or petrochemical feedstock from refineries to distribution centres.


True & False

Question 5:

  • The Deendayal Port is a minor port in India. False
  • Letters sent through Speed Post reach in seconds. False
  • Rajdhani Express and Shatabdi Express are luxury buses. False

Edurev Tips:

  • Kandla, also known as the Deendayal Port Trust is a seaport 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.
  • Letters sent through ordinary post or through a faster service called Speed post.
  • Rajdhani Express and Shatabdi Express are Trains.


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Question 6: List five means of communication.

Means of communication include face-to-face conversations, telephone calls, text messages, email, the Internet (including social media such as Facebook and Twitter), radio and TV, written letters, brochures and reports. Choosing an appropriate communication channel is vital for effective communication.

Question 7: What are metalled roads made of?

Metalled roads are those that are made up of cement, concrete or coal tar. These are all weathered rocks.

Question 8: What do people buy from a post office?

Five things we can buy from the post office are:
Stamps, postcards, letters, money orders, passports etc. We can mail postcards, large envelopes, and packages from one country to another country through international mail service.

Question 9: How are railways the lifeline of India?

Indian Railways is often called the lifeline of the nation. It not only transports passengers and goods, but it also connects the entire nation into a common thread.

Question 10: What is the difference between a cargo ship and a passenger ship?

A passenger ship is a merchant ship whose primary function is to carry passengers on the sea. The category does not include cargo vessels which have accommodations for limited numbers of passengers.

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