शुक्रवार, 4 नवंबर 2016

Indian Railway GK Question and Answer

Indian Railway GK Question and Answer

1. When was the first train steamed off in India?
1848
1853
1875
1880
Answer (b).


2. Which of the following is the headquarters of the newly established railway zone ‘East Coast Railways’?
Vishakhapattnam
Kolkata
Hyderabad
Bhubaneswar
Answer (d).


3. Which train in India has the longest route length?
Howrah - Jammu Tawi Himgiri Express
Kanyakumari - Jammu Tawi Himsagar Express
Kanyakumari - Dibrugarh Vivek Express
Guwahati-Thiruvanthapuram Express
Answer (c).


4. Where is the Railway Staff College located?
Pune
Delhi
Vadodara
Allahabad
Answer (c).


5. On which of the following is the longest railway bridge in India located?
River Ganges
Vembanad Lake
River Brahmaputra
Chilka Lake
Answer (b).


6. In which of the following cities are located 3 zonal headquarters of Indian Railways?
Guwahati
Mumbai
New Delhi
Kolkata
Answer (d).


7. Who of the following is known for having designed the first railway timetables?
George Bradman
George Bernard Shaw
George Bradshaw
George Brummel
Answer (c).


8. Which of the following is the largest railway junction in India?
Delhi
Bhatinda
Mathura
Allahabad
Answer (c).


9. Which of the following is the eastern-most division of the Indian Railways?
Tinsukia
Lumding
Rangiya
Katihar
Answer (a).


10. Over which of the following rivers is the world's highest railway bridge in Kashmir being constructed?
Chenab
Jhelum
Sutlej
Indus
Answer (a).


11. Gorakhpur which has the longest railway platform in the world is located in which of the following states?
Odisha
West Bengal
Uttar Pradesh
Chhattisgarh
Answer (c).


12. Which of the following stations has all the three guages viz. broad, metre and narrow?
Lucknow
Chandigarh
Shimla
Siliguri
Answer (d).


13. What is the width of broad guage railway line in India?
5 feet 3 inches
5 feet 6 inches
4 feet 11 inches
5 feet 4 inches
Answer (b).


14. Match the manufacturing units with their locations
Manufacturing UnitState
A. Chittaranjan Locomotive Works 1. Tamilnadu
B. Integral Coach Factory 2. Punjab
C. Wheel and Axle Plant 3. West Bengal
D. Rail Coach Factory 4. Karnataka

A - 3; B - 4; C - 1; D - 2
A - 2; B - 1; C - 4; D - 3
A - 3; B - 1; C - 4; D - 2
A - 3; B - 1; C - 2; D - 4
Answer (c).


15. Which of the following stations was formerly known as Victoria Terminus?
Churchgate Railway Station
Mumbai Central
Lokmanya Tilak Terminus
Chhatrapathi Shivaji Terminus
Answer (d).


16. Fairy Queen, the world's oldest steam locomotive in regular operation, plies between New Delhi and -
Shimla
Alwar
Kalka
Gwalior
Answer (b).


17. Who of the following was the first Railway Minister of independent India?
John Mathai
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Jawaharlal Nehru
Shanmugham Shetty
Answer (a).


18. Shatabdi Express trains were introduced in 1989 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of which of the following personalities?
Swami Vivekanand
Mahatma Gandhi
Jawaharlal Nehru
Rabindranath Tagore
Answer (c).


19. Who was the Governor General of India when Railways were first introduced in India?
Lord Canning
Lord Dalhousie
Lord William Bentick
Lord Ripon
Answer (b).


20. In which city is the Wheel and Axle Plant of the Indian Railways located?
Kapurthala
Varanasi
Bangalore
Rae Barelly
Answer (c).



21. What is the rank of India in the world in terms of length of railroad network?
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Answer (d).


22. Which of the following ran the first train from Bori Bunder to Thane in 1853?
Bombay Baroda Railway
The Scindia Railway
Central India Railway
Great Indian Peninsula Railway
Answer (d).


23. The Maitree Express connects India with which of the following countries?
Myanmar
Pakistan
Bangladesh
Nepal
Answer (c).


24. Which of the following is the largest zone in terms of route kilometers?
Western Railways
Eastern Railways
Northern Railways
Southern Railways
Answer (c).


25. Which of the following is the largest marshalling yard in India (also the longest in Asia)?
Mughalsarai
Mathura
Itarasi
Guntakal
Answer (a).


26. Through which of the following group of states does the Konkan Railways run?
Maharashtra - Karnataka - Andhra Pradesh - Kerala
Maharashtra - Karnataka - Goa - Kerala
Maharashtra - Karnataka - Kerala - Tamil Nadu
Karnataka - Goa - Kerala - Tamil Nadu
Answer (b).


27. Which of the following zonal headquarters - city combination is incorrect?
South East Central - Bilaspur
North Western - Jodhpur
East Central - Hajipur
West Central - Jabalpur
Answer (b).


28. Which of the following zones administers the Matheran Hill Railway?
Konkan Railways
Western Railways
Central Railways
Southern Railways
Answer (c).


29. In which city is the Indian Railway Institute of Financial Management (IRIFM) being set up as announced in the Railway Budget 2013?
Secunderabad
Lucknow
Rae Barelly
Gurgaon
Answer (a).


30. In which of the following cities is the National Rail Museum located?
Mumbai
New Delhi
Hyderabad
Chennai
Answer (b).


31. The first Indian railway line was opened by the British :
From Delhi to Bombay
From Bombay to Thane
From Calcutta to Allahabad
From Bombay to Madras
Answer (b).


32. Into how many zones is the Indian Railways organized?
17
15
14
16
Answer (a).


33. Which state has the longest route kilometers of railway line in India?
Maharashtra
Andhra Pradesh
Rajasthan
Uttar Pradesh
Answer (d).


34. Headquarters of which one among the following Railway Zones in India is situated at the highest elevation from the mean sea level?
East Central Railway
South Eastern Railway
South Western Railway
West Central Railway
Answer (c). Hubli is at an elevation of 2073 feet, Jabalpur at 1669 ft, Kolkata at 42 ft and Hajipur at 150 ft.







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