MCQ Questions for Class 12 Geography Chapter 10 Transport and Communication with Answers

Question 1.
Which is the longest National Highway in India?
(A) NH-1
(B) NH-7
(C) NH-5
(D) NH-3


Answer: (B) NH-7

Question 2.
Which stations are joined by the North-South corridor?
(A) Srinagar – Kanniyakumari
(B) Delhi – Chennai
(C) Jaipur – Salem
(D) Patna – Kochi


Answer: (A) Srinagar – Kanniyakumari

Question 3.
When was the first Railway run in India?
(A) 1833
(B) 1843
(C) 1853
(D) 1863


Answer: (C) 1853

Question 4.
What is the length of inland waterways in India?
(A) 14,000 km
(B) 14,200 km
(C) 14,300 km
(D) 14,500 km


Answer: (D) 14,500 km

Question 5.
Which element is not sent through communication?
(A) Views
(B) Ideas
(C) Messages
(D) Passengers


Answer: (D) Passengers

Question 6.
Which tours are joined by NH-1?
(A) Delhi – Amritsar
(B) Delhi – Kolkata
(C) Delhi – Mumbai
(D) Delhi – Chennai


Answer: (A) Delhi – Amritsar

Question 7.
What is the share of National Highways inroads of India?
(A) 1%
(B) 2%
(C) 3%
(D) 4%


Answer: (D) 4%

Question 8.
What is the length of the Golden Quadrilateral highway?
(A) 3,846 km
(B) 4,846 km
(C) 5,846 km
(D) 6,846 km


Answer: (C) 5,846 km

Question 9.
Which state has the highest road density in India?
(A) Punjab
(B) Kerala
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Karnataka


Answer: (B) Kerala

Question 10.
How many Rail zones are there in India?
(A) 9
(B) 12
(C) 14
(D) 17


Answer: (D) 17

Question 11.
What is the length of the broad gauge railway?
(A) 1.5 metres
(B) 1.6 metres
(C) 1.7 metres
(D) 1.8 metres


Answer: (B) 1.6 metres

Question 12.
When was the first pipeline constructed in India?
(A) 1957
(B) 1958
(C) 1959
(D) 1960


Answer: (C) 1959

Question 13.
In how many zones has the Indian Railways system been divided?
(A) 9
(B) 12
(C) 16
(D) 14


Answer: (C) 16

Question 14.
On which river and between which two places does the National Water Way No. 1 lie?
(A) The Brahmaputra, Sadiya-Dhubri
(B) The Ganga, Haldia-Allahabad
(C) West Coast Canal, Kottapuram to Kollam


Answer: (B) The Ganga, Haldia-Allahabad

Question 15.
In which of the following year, the first radio programme was broadcast?
(A) 1911
(B) 1936
(C) 1927
(D) 1923


Answer: (D) 1923


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