District Roads are maintained by the:

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District roads are maintained by the Zilla Parishad concerned.

Which one of the following is the most important mode of transport in India?

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Though roadways are widely used, the most important is railways, since a majority of the population still depends on railways to travel over long distances.

Which place is not connected by NH 3?

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NH 3 connects Agra, Gwalior, Indore, Nashik, Thane and Mumbai.

Which of the following is the headquarters of South-Central Railway?

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The headquarters of South-Central Railway in India is Secunderabad.

____ provides door-to-door service.

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Roadways provide door-to-door service, thus reducing the cost of loading and unloading.

The length of inland waterways in India is ____ kilometres.

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The length of inland waterways in India is 14,500 kilometres, out of which 3,700 kilometres are navigable by mechanised boats.

The national average road density in India in 1996-97 was:

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The density of roads varies, but the national average in 1996-97 was 75 kilometres.

Which of the two following extreme locations are connected by the East-West Corridor?

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The East-West Corridor connects Silcher and Porbandar.

Border Roads Organisation established in 1960 for the development of the roads of strategic importance in the northern and north eastern borders.

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Border Roads Organisation established in 1960 for the development of the roads of strategic importance in the northern and north eastern borders.

____ is/are the lifeline/s of our nation.

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Transport and communication serve are the lifelines of our nation.

The length of the longest National Waterway in India is ____ kilometres.

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The Ganga river between Haldia and Allahabad is National Waterway No. 1, and is 1,620 kilometres long.

There is a dense network of railways in India in the:

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There is a dense network of railways in the Northern Plains, since the terrain is suitable and the population is dense.

The northern terminal of the North-South Corridor is ____.

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The North-South Corridor extends from Srinagar to Kanyakumari.

Earlier, pipelines were used to transport only:

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The main use of pipelines in the past was to transport water to cities and industries.

What mode of transport reduces trans-shipment losses and delays?

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Trans-shipment losses and delays are reduced by pipelines, since water, crude oil, slurry and petroleum products can be transported without any halts or wastage.

Roads that link a state capital with different district headquarters are called:

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Roads that link a state capital with different district headquarters are called State Highways.

How many lanes are there in super highways?

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There are six lanes in super highways.

Which place is not connected by National Highway No. 2?

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The places linked by National Highway No. 2 are Delhi, Mathura, Agra, Allahabad Vaanasi, Barhi and Kolkata.

Sher Shah Suri Marg is called National Highway ____.

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Sher Shah Suri Marg is called NH No.1, extending from Delhi to Amritsar.

Which one of the following places is the headquarters of a railway zone?

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Maligaon in Guwahati is the headquarters of North-East Frontier Railway.

The headquarters of Southern Railway is at:

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Chennai is the headquarters of Southern Railway.

The entire country depends on the network of ____ for the movement of all goods and services.

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A good network of transport and communication are the life and lifelines of a nation, as the entire country depends on them for the movement of all goods and services.

Which one of the following states is not connected by the HVJ pipeline?

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The HVJ pipeline connects Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.

The first train in India steamed off from Mumbai to ____.

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The first train in India steamed off from Mumbai to Thane in 1853. It covered a distance of 34 kilometres.

____ per cent of India's trade volume with foreign countries is carried out from ports.

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As much as 95 per cent of India's trade volume with foreign countries is carried from ports and is moved by sea.

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