Thursday, December 2, 2010



In which one of the following States Lake has India’s largest private sector sea port been

Commissioned recently?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Karnataka

(c) Kerala

(d) Tamil Nadu

In India, the ports are categorized as major and non-major ports. Which one of the following is a non-major port?

(a) Kochi (Cochin)

(b) Dahej

(c) Paradip

(d) New Mangalore


Which one the following National Highway passes through Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and


(a) NH 4

(b) NH 5

(c) NH 6

(d) NH 7


Consider the following statements concerning the Indian Railways?

1. The Head Quarters of the North Western Railway are located at Jodhpur.

2.’ Indrail pass’ a travel as you please ticket has been created especially for freedom fighters and sportspersons who have represented India in any game/sport.

3. Fairy queen is a train using world’s oldest working engine and the Indian Railways conduct a journey of wildlife and heritage sites on it.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 1 and 2

(d) Non


Which among the following National Highway routes is the longest?

(a) Agra – Mumbai

(b) Chennai – Thane

(c) Kolkata – Hajira

(d) Pune – Machilipatnam


With reference to Indian transport systems, consider the following statements:

1. Indian railway system is the largest in the world.

2. National Highways cater to 45 percent of the total road transport demand.

3. Among the states, Kerala has the highest density of surface road.

4. National Highway No. 7 is the longest in the country.

Which of these statements are correct?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 2 and 4


Consider the following statements:

1. Tides are of great help in navigation and fishing.

2. High tide enables big ships to enter or leave the harbor safely.

3. Tide prevents siltation in the harbours.

4. Kandla & Diamond Harbor are tidal ports.

Which of these statements are correct?

(a) 1 and 4

(b) 2, 3 and 4

(c) 1, 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4


Which one of the following statements is not true of the Konkan Railway?

(a) The total length is about 760 km

(b) It runs through the states of Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and Kerala

(c) It is the only rail route that cuts across the Western Ghats

(d) The Konkan Railway Construction Company which came into being raised money through Public issues.


What is the correct sequence of the following Indian states in descending order of their

length of surface roads per 100 km2 of their area?

1. Haryana 2. Maharashtra

3. Punjab 4. Tamil Nadu

(a) 4, 3, 2, 1 (b) 4, 3, 1, 2

(c) 3, 4, 1, 2 (d) 3, 4, 2, 1

Which one of the following sets of states stands to benefit the most from the Konkan


(a) Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala

(b) M.P., Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Kerala

(c) Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Goa, Maharashtra

(d) Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Tamil Nadu


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