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Question 1

Which of the following is measure of distance between the railroad rails?

A. MM
B. CM
C. Gauge
D. All of the above

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Question 2

Standard gauge probably in many countries of the world is ______ mm?

A. 752
B. 1054
C. 1358
D. 1435

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Question 3

Gauge measurement was developed by?

A. James Clerk Maxwell
B. George Stephenson
C. William Kennedy Dickson
D. Romans

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Question 4

In the United States, gauge can vary slightly between 4 feet, 8.5 inches to 4 feet, 9.5 inches (1,460 mm)

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 5

Which gauge type is 3 ft 6 inches or 1.069 meter, mostly used in Japan, South Africa and New Zealand?

A. Narrow Gauge
B. Broad Gauge
C. Meter Gauge
D. Simple Gauge

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Question 6

Which of the following are types of gauges present in Indian railways?

A. Metre gauge, narrow gauge and 2 broad gauges
B. Standard gauge, metre gauge and narrow gauge
C. Broad gauge, standard gauge and metre gauge
D. Broad gauge, metre gauge and 2 narrow gauges

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Question 7

Given below is the type of gauges used in India along with their size. Which one of the following is incorrectly matched?

A. Metre gauge – 1000 mm
B. Broad gauge – 1435 mm
C. Narrow gauge – 762 mm
D. Narrow gauge – 610 mm

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Question 8

Narrow-gauge railways are cheaper to build and better adapted to mountainous terrain.

A. TRUE
B. FALSE
C. Can be true or false
D. Can not say

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Question 9

Out of the following countries, which country has adopted the standard gauge?

A. India
B. Australia
C. Russia
D. England

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Question 10

The unit of rail gauge is expressed in terms of ______

A. Time
B. Velocity
C. Length
D. No unit

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