MCQs LESSON-10 TRANSPORT & COMMUNICATION
Q2. Twenty year road plan was introduced in which year?
Q3. The apex body to improve National Highways in India is:
A. Public Works Department
B. Highway Improvement Authority
C. National Highway Authority of India
D. Road Auhtority of India
Q4. Border Road Organisation was setup in which year?
Q5. Who built the Shahi road (Grand trunk road)?
B. Shah Jahan
C. Sher Shah Suri
*In Sher Shah’s rule it was called Shahi road , connected Indus to Sonar Valley
*In British rule it was renamed as Grand trunk road , connected Calcutta & Peshawar
*Today it is divided into NH-1 (Delhi –Amritsar)& NH-2 (Delhi – Kolkata)
Q6. Bharatmala is a proposed scheme covering which of the following aspects?
A. Backward areas religious , tourist places connectivity
B. Setubhartma Pariyojana
C. Development of state roads along coastal borders
D. All of the above
Q7. Indian railways is divided into how many zones?
Q8. Name the headquarters of northern railway zone of India
C. New Delhi
Q9. How many categories of gauges are in India?
Q10. Konkan railway line was completed in which year?
Q11. Which of the following contributes only 1% in country’s total
A. Cable Cars
C. Inland Waterways
Q12. The government body responsible for development & regulation
of inland waterways is:
A. National Waterways Authority
B. Inland Waterways Authority
C. Indian Inland Waterways Company
D. None of the above
Q13. Length of India’s coastline is:
A. 7,517 km
B. 7,823 km
C. 3,789 km
D. 4,223 km
Q14. Name the helicopter service in hilly areas & widely used in N-E states
A. Air Friend
D. Pawan Hans
Q15. Air transport in India was started in which year?
With distance of 10 km between Allahabad & Naini
Q16. Which of the following is responsible for providing efficient safe air traffic in India?
A. Highway Authority of India
B. National Airports Authority
C. Airport Authority of India
D. Indian Airports Management
Q17. Air Transport was nationalized in which year?
Q18. OIL was founded in which year?
Q19. Asia’s first criss cross pipeline connects
C. Naharakatiya- Barauni
Q20. Complete the following table by writing appropriate answer
Q21.In which of the following year , the first radio program was
Q22. Television services were started in India in which year?
Q23. Indian National Satellite System was established in which year?
Q24. Which Indian satellite is helpful in management of resources?
Q25. National Remote Sensing Centre is headquartered at ?
A. New Delhi
Q26. On which river & between which two places does the National Waterway 1 lie?
A. Brahmaputra, Sadiya-Dhubri
B. Ganga, Haldia- Allahabad
C. West Coast Canal , Kottapuram- Kollam
Q27. The world’s highest motorable road is
A. Nathu La
B. Khardung La
C. Bomdi La
D. Shipki La