MCQs on Transportation for Class 10
1. A well developed Transportation system benefits the country in the following ways :
i) It aids the process of industrialization
ii)It helps in minimizing the effects of natural disasters
iii)It brings in homogeneity and national integration
iv)All of the above
2. One of the following is an advantage of road ways :
i)It is the fastest mode of transport
ii)Poor road surfaces and potholes cause problems while travelling
iii)Roads offer door to door service
iv)The traffic on Indian roads is very high
3. Roadways have the following disadvantage:
i) Roads are cheap and easy to construct and maintain
ii)It is less time consuming than water transport
iii)Heavy commodities cannot be transported easily by roads
iv)roads are good for quick transportation of perishable goods
4.An efficient transport system makes the following possible:
i) Makes goods and services accessible for users to get resources at cheaper price
ii)Makes military exercises more difficult
iii)Makes it difficult to access disaster struck areas
iv)Makes it easy for trade to stagnate
5.The shortest arm of the Golden Quadrilateral is the route from:
i) Delhi to Mumbai
ii)Kolkata to Delhi
ii)Mumbai to Chennai
iv)Chennai to Kolkata
6.Which of the following statements is true?
i)Railways act as feeders to roadways
ii)Road transport is more flexible than rail transport
iii)The narrow gauge rail tracks are the most common rails laid all over India
iv)Railways are good for transporting perishable goods
7.Which physical region of India is most suitable for the development of railways?
i)The Himalayan region
ii)The Northern Plains
iii)The Deccan Plateau
iv)None of the above
8.Which area has a dense network of railways ?
i)The forests of Madhya Pradesh
ii) The Thar Desert
iii) The Rann Of Kachchh
iv) The Northern Plains
9.Which of the following is the oldest and cheapest mode of transport?
10.The following factor is a problem to water transport in Peninsular India :
i) Presence of large perennial rivers
ii)Presence of cataracts and waterfalls in the course of seasonal rivers
iii)A very large demand which is not easy to cater
iv)Floods in the Monsoon season
11.Which two of the following extreme locations are connected by the East-West corridor?
i)Mumbai and Kolkata
ii)Silchar and Porbandar
iii)Nagpur and Siligudi
iv)Jodhpur and Howrah
12.The N.W.1 connects the following cities :
i) Prayagraj to Haldia
ii)Kollam to Kottapuram
iii)Sadiya to Dhubri
iv)Mumbai to Panaji
13.The Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is located in :
14.Which of the following statements is a characteristic of Air transport?
i) It is cheap and affordable by all people
ii) It can easily cross Mountain barriers, thick forests, sandy deserts and large expanses of water
iii)It can transport heavy and bulky goods
iv)Through this , every village and hamlet can be reached.
15.This mode of transport is eco-friendly and cost effective:
i) Road transport
iii) Rail transport
iv) Air transport
1. Which mode of transport can be constructed in hilly areas as they can negotiate steep slopes and sharp bends ?
2.When was the first train of the Indian railways run?
3.What is the distance between the rails in Meter Gauge?
4.Name the oldest artificial Harbour on the east coast of India.
5.Which mode of transport is relatively free of physical barriers such as mountain ranges?
6.Which mode of transport ensures door to door service?
7.National Waterway 3 is located in
8.Where is chhatrapati shivaji Maharaj International Airport located ?
9.Name the port which was earlier known as Nhava Sheva.
a)Jawaharlal Nehru port
10.When was the Prime Minister’s Rural Road Scheme launched?
11. The Agra – Lucknow Expressway passes through which of the following state?
12.Which port is located in the Gulf of Mannar?
d)New Mangalore port
13.Mention the slowest mode of transportation.
14.Which stations are joined by North-South corridor?
a)Delhi to Kochi
b)Srinagar to Kanyakumari
c)Agra to Chennai
d)None of the above
15. …………… Port is India’s largest port by size and shipping traffic.