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Indian Railway MCQs : This section focuses on the "Indian Railway". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Indian Railway skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

Consider the following initiative with Ministries associated to them:1)Project Swarna – Ministry of Railways2)Project CHAMAN – Ministry of Agriculture 3)Project DARPAN – Ministry of CommunicationsWhich of the above is/are correct?

A. Only 1 & 2
B. Only 2 & 3
C. Only 1 & 3
D. 1, 2 & 3

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Question 2

Which of the following is India’s first green railway corridor?

A. Barmer to Munawab
B. Manamadurai to Rameswaram
C. Chennai to Manamadurai
D. Puri to Visakhapatnam

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Question 3

Which is the shortest station name in Indian Railways?

A. Pune
B. Bc
C. Goa
D. Ib

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Question 4

The largest national enterprise of India is

A. Indian Railway
B. Indian Shipyard
C. Airways
D. Waterways

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Question 5

Which of the following will become the first central paramilitary force to opt for e - ticketing instead of Railway warrant?

A. Assam Rifles
B. National Security Guard
C. Central Reserve Police Force
D. Sashastra Seema Bal

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Question 6

Where did Chapman form the committee?

A. Glassgo
B. London
C. Edimbara
D. Lords

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Question 7

Which of the following is / are eligible to receive Ways and Means Advances from RBI to handle their temporary mismatch in the cash flow?1)State Governments2)Central Government3)Public Sector Companies4)Indian RailwaysSelect the correct option from the codes given below:

A. Only 1
B. Only 1 & 2
C. Only 1 & 3
D. Only 1, 3 & 4

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Question 8

How many members did the railway board had?

A. 3
B. 5
C. 4
D. 8

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Question 9

How much distance was travelled by first train of India?

A. 33 km
B. 36 km
C. 34 km
D. 46 km

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Question 10

Consider the following railway zones with their headquarters:West Central Railway→ Jabalpur East Coast Railway → Bhubaneswar Western Railway→ MumbaiWhich of the above is / are correct?

A. 1 & 2 Only
B. 2 & 3 Only
C. 1, 2 & 3
D. None

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Question 11

The world’s highest railway bridge will come up over which Indian River?

A. Narmada
B. Godavari
C. Ganga
D. Chenab

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Question 12

Which train in India has the longest route length?

A. Howrah - Jammu Tawi Himgiri Express
B. Kanyakumari - Jammu Tawi Himsagar Express
C. Kanyakumari - Dibrugarh Vivek Express
D. Guwahati - Tiruvananthapuram Express

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Question 13

Consider the following:Road and Railways Schools Sanitary Facilities HospitalsWhich among the above are considered to be the Economic Overheads?

A. Only 1
B. 1 & 2
C. 1, 2 & 3
D. 1, 2 , 3 & 4

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Question 14

Who is the current director general of Railway Protection Force (RPF)?

A. Brij Mohanty
B. S H Prakash
C. Dharmendra Kumar
D. Arun Kumar

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Question 15

Introduced ________ in Konkan Railway to help old and disabled passengers.

A. Sahayak Express
B. Viklang Seva Express
C. Divyang Express
D. Sarathi Seva

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Question 16

A separate Railway Budget, which is different from the General Budget, was first introduced in 1924 on the basis of recommendations of the 10 - member:

A. Acworth Committee
B. Srinivas Shastri Committee
C. Rail Budget Committee
D. Sultan Committee

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Question 17

At what time the first train in Indian (and in Asia) flagged off?

A. Saturday, 8:50 AM
B. Sunday, 10:00 AM
C. Saturday, 03:35 PM
D. Sunday, 02:30 PM

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Question 18

The Maitree Express connects India with which of the following countries?

A. Myanmar
B. Pakistan
C. Bangladesh
D. Nepal

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Question 19

The Mughalsarai junction has recently renamed as Deen Dayal Upadhyaya railway station. It is located in which state?

A. Bihar
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Uttarakhand
D. Delhi

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Question 20

TCAS full form is:

A. Train Collision Advance System
B. Train Complement Accident Software
C. Train Collision Avoidance Software
D. Traffic Collision Avoidance System

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Question 21

Which is the India's first double Decker train?

A. Ahmedabad - Mumbai Central Double Decker Express
B. Samjhauta Express
C. Guwahati Thiruvananthapuram Express
D. Howrah – Dhanbad Double Decker Express

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Question 22

Which is the fastest train in India?

A. Rajdhani Express
B. Shatabdi Express
C. Duronto Express
D. Tejas Express

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Question 23

India’s first Antyodaya Express has been launched by the Minister of Railways. The express will run between which stations?

A. Ernakulam and Howrah
B. Sriganganagar and Tiruchirapalli
C. New Delhi and Kanyakumari
D. Nizamuddin and Palakkad

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Question 24

Who of the following was the first Railway Minister of independent India?

A. John Mathai
B. Lal Bahadur Shastri
C. Jawaharlal Nehru
D. Shanmugham Shetty

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Question 25

How many training institutions of Railways are in India?

A. Three
B. Four
C. Five
D. Six

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Question 26

Which year is declared as "Year of Rail Users" by the Indian Railways?

A. 2000
B. 1995
C. 1996
D. 1997

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Question 27

When was Petrol Rail car started on Kalka - Shimla Rail route?

A. 1911
B. 1913
C. 1918
D. 1917

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Question 28

When was the construction work for the first Railway line Started?

A. 1821
B. 1828
C. 1823
D. 1830

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Question 29

Who invented the railway engine?

A. Charles Babbage
B. Isaac Newton
C. James Watt
D. George Stephenson

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Question 30

When was the Jammu City appeared on the map of Indian Railway?

A. 1956
B. 1963
C. 1967
D. 1965

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Question 31

Consider the following statements about Operating Ratio in Indian Railways:1)The higher the operating ratio of Indian Railways the better is the condition of Indian Railways. 2)Operating ratio of Indian Railways is high on account of social service obligation imposed in Budget.Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 Only
B. 2 Only
C. Both 1 & 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

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Question 32

Which of the following faunal species found in India are invasive species?1)Railway Creeper2)Lantana3)Black wattleSelect the correct option from the codes given below:

A. Only 1
B. Only 1 & 2
C. Only 2 & 3
D. 1, 2 & 3

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Question 33

Indian railways has installed Asia’s largest Solid State Interlocking (SSI) system in which state?

A. Tamil Nadu
B. West Bengal
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Punjab

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Question 34

India’s first solar - powered 1600 HP DEMU train has launched from which railway station?

A. Farukhnagar railway station
B. Safdarjung railway station
C. Habibganj railway station
D. Mumbai Central railway station

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Question 35

Where was the B.B.C.I locomotive started?

A. Jamalpur
B. Parel
C. Boriville
D. Hyderabad

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Question 36

Seikan Tunnel which is a Railway tunnel with less than half length under seabed is located in which country?

A. Japan
B. South Korea
C. North Korea
D. China

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Question 37

What was the main source of earning of Railway?

A. Goods fair
B. Passenger fair
C. Catering
D. None of thses

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Question 38

Who will be called Sahayak?

A. New Superfast Train
B. Upcoming Event made for Disabled Persons
C. Coolies
D. Railway Magazine (including Railway's upcoming ventures)

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Question 39

When was the first underground railway (Metro Railway) started?

A. 1982
B. 1989
C. 1984
D. 1992

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Question 40

What is the position of the Indian Railway in the world according to the length of rail lines?

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. Fourth

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Question 41

Headquarters of which one among the following Railway Zones in India is situated at the highest elevation from the mean sea level?

A. East Central Railway
B. South Eastern Railway
C. South Western Railway
D. West Central Railway

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Question 42

What is the position of the Indian Railway under one management are also credited with having a multi gauge and multi traction system?

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. Fourth

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Question 43

Rajasthan is under which of the following railway zones?

A. Northern region
B. Western region
C. North - Western region
D. Central Region

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Question 44

What is the name of the first train of Indian Railways handed over to private players for operation?

A. Tejas Express
B. Shatabdi Express
C. Karnataka Express
D. Duronto Express

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Question 45

The passenger bogies of the Indian Railways are manufactured at which of the following places?

A. Kapurthala
B. Chittranjan
C. Perambur
D. Bangalore

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Question 46

Consider the following statements about the Railwire Saathi project:1)It is an initiative by the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Limited (IRSDC)2)It aims to provide railway stations in India with high - speed public Wi - Fi serviceWhich of the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 Only
B. 2 Only
C. Both 1 & 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

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Question 47

Where is the wheel and axle plant of Indian Railways situated?

A. Chittranjan
B. Kapurthala
C. Bangalore
D. Perambur

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Question 48

________ percent sub - quota for women under all reserved categories

A. 30
B. 35
C. 33
D. 40

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Question 49

Which of the following two countries have largest electrified railway network in the world?

A. Russia & US
B. US & China
C. Russia & China
D. India & US

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Question 50

With which country did India sign the Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) to strengthen the cooperation on strategic projects in the field of Railways?

A. Sweden
B. Russia
C. Germany
D. Italy

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Question 51

In recent times, the “dynamic brake system” is becoming popular in modern railways. The dynamic brake system coverts Kinetic energy to________:

A. Potential energy
B. Electricity
C. Sound energy
D. Magnetic energy

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Question 52

The Speaker of Lok Sabha also works as the ex - officio Chairperson of which of the following committees?1)Railway Convention Committee2)Business Advisory Committee3)Public Account CommitteeSelect the correct option from the codes given below:

A. 1 & 2 Only
B. 2 Only
C. 1 & 3 Only
D. 1, 2 & 3

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Question 53

Which is the longest station name in Indian Railways?

A. Kanyakumari
B. Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta
C. Kharagpur
D. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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Question 54

In diesel engine, ignition is caused by

A. Spark
B. Automatic starter
C. Compression
D. Friction

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Question 55

Which of the following is / are Union Subjects as per seventh schedule of the Constitution of India?1)Armed Forces2)Paramilitary Forces3)Railway Police4)Cantonment AreasSelect the correct option from the codes given below:

A. Only 1 & 2
B. Only 1, 2 & 3
C. Only 1, 2 & 4
D. 1, 2, 3 & 4

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Question 56

Indian Railways has launched an integrated mobile app “Rail Saarthi” for railway passengers. What does “Saarthi” stands for?

A. Synergised Advanced Application Rail Travel Help and Information
B. Synchronic Advanced Application Rail Travel Help and Information
C. Synchronous Advanced Application Rail Travel Help and Information
D. Synergic Advanced Application Rail Travel Help and Information

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Question 57

Metro Railway is functioning in which of the following Indian States?

A. Gujarat
B. Maharashtra
C. West Bengal
D. Tamil Nadu

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Question 58

At which of the following places Diesel Component Works is established?

A. Jamshedpur
B. Patiala
C. Perambur
D. Varanasi

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Question 59

The main objective of British developing Indian Railway system was to facilitate the traffic between?

A. Source of raw material and export centers
B. Source of raw material and ports
C. Source of raw material and production centers
D. Source of raw material and markets

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Question 60

Where is the Railway Staff College located?

A. Pune
B. Delhi
C. Vadodara
D. Allahabad

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Question 61

Which is the longest station name in Indian Railways?

A. Kanyakumari
B. Venkatanarasimharajuvariapeta
C. Kharagpur
D. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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Question 62

The headquarters of South - Central Railways is situated at

A. Mumbai (CST)
B. Chennai
C. Secunderabad
D. Mumbai (Central)

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Question 63

Where is the Research, Design and Standard Organisation situated?

A. Lucknow
B. Bangalore
C. Pune
D. New Delhi

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Question 64

Indian Railway will be provided a device to their Gang Men which would be wireless enabled and will intimate them about approaching trains. The Device will be called:

A. Surakhsha
B. Rail Rakshak
C. Shaktimaan
D. Rakshak

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Question 65

Kandaghat, a heritage railway station made entirely of wood and built by the British in 1903 was destroyed in the fire. In which state this Railway Station was located ?

A. Gujarat
B. Maharastra
C. Himachal Pradesh
D. Jammu & Kashmir

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Question 66

When was the North - Eastern frontier Railway (NEFR) established?

A. 15th Jan, 1958
B. 15th Jan, 1955
C. 2nd Jan, 1956
D. 14th April, 1952

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Question 67

The headquarters of North - East Frontier Railway (NFR) is

A. Kolkata
B. Maligaon (Guwahati)
C. Chennai
D. Gorakhpur

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Question 68

Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Railway Board?

A. V K Yadav
B. A K Mittal
C. P S Thakur
D. Neelmani Reddy

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Question 69

Who of the following is known for having designed the first railway timetables?

A. George Bradman
B. George Bernard Shaw
C. George Bradshaw
D. George Brummel

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Question 70

Mission PACE deals with

A. Protection of nature
B. Help Customers
C. Fast Ticketing System
D. Quality of Goods and Services

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Question 71

The Ministry of Railways has signed MoU with which Union Ministry to augment services in Railway hospitals?

A. Ministry of Women and Child Development
B. Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation
C. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
D. Ministry of AYUSH

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Question 72

Where is the extreme north of India a railway station?

A. Jammu Tawi
B. Baramulla
C. Pathankot
D. Guwahati

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Question 73

Which of the gauges is used in the hilly areas?

A. Broad gauge
B. Meter gauge
C. Narrow gauge
D. Special gauge

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Question 74

Where is the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering institute situated?

A. Nasik
B. Baroda
C. Jamalpur
D. Pune

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Question 75

Cancellation facility through ________ helpline number will be provided using 'One Time Password' sent on registered phone number.

A. 144
B. 123
C. 139
D. 119

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Question 76

In which city is the Wheel and Axle Plant of the Indian Railways located?

A. Kapurthala
B. Varanasi
C. Bangalore
D. Rae Barelly

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Question 77

Indian Railway will publish new Magazine in all regional language. The name of that Magazine is:

A. Rail Line
B. Big Thing, Big Way
C. Rail Prakashan
D. Rail Bandhu

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Question 78

Consider the following sectors:1)Plantation Sector2)Mining and Exploration of Metal 3)Railway InfrastructureIn which of the above, government has permitted 100% FDI through automatic route?

A. 1 & 2 Only
B. 3 Only
C. 2 & 3 Only
D. 1, 2 & 3

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Question 79

Besides Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa, which of the following is the fourth State for Konakan Railway Project?

A. Kerala
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Gujarat
D. Andhra Pradesh

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Question 80

Which Zone is the largest railway zone in India?

A. Central Railway
B. Northern Railway
C. Eastern Railway
D. Western Railway

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Question 81

What is the position of the Indian Railway under the zonal system?

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. Forth

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Question 82

Which app has been launched by the Ministry of Railways to expedite & streamline passenger grievance redressal?

A. Rail Sathi
B. Rail Dost
C. Rail Madad
D. Rail Neer

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Question 83

In which year Research, Design and Standard organization was established?

A. 1954
B. 1957
C. 1959
D. 1967

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Question 84

Which of the following stations was formerly known as Victoria Terminus?

A. Churchgate Railway Station
B. Mumbai Central
C. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus
D. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

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Question 85

The Indian Railways has launched which virtual server to optimise server usage and faster connectivity?

A. RailSagar
B. RailCloud
C. RailSilver
D. RailBharat

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Question 86

Which of the following zones administers the Matheran Hill Railway?

A. Konkan Railways
B. Western Railways
C. Central Railways
D. Southern Railways

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Question 87

Which of the following is the easternmost division of the Indian Railways?

A. Tinsukia
B. Lumding
C. Rangiya
D. Katihar

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Question 88

Which of the following ran the first train from Bori Bunder to Thane in 1853?

A. Bombay Baroda Railway
B. The Scindia Railway
C. Central India Railway
D. Great Indian Peninsula Railway

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Question 89

Consider the following statements with respect to the Railway Convention Committee:1)The committee consists of members only from Lok Sabha2)Railway Minister is the ex - officio chairman of Railway Convention CommitteeWhich of the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 Only
B. 2 Only
C. Both 1 & 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

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Question 90

Matheran Hill Railway is a narrow gauge heritage railway located in which state?

A. Tamil Nadu
B. Himachal Pradesh
C. Maharashtra
D. Meghalaya

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Question 91

Which train in India has the longest route length?

A. Vivek Express
B. Indrani Express
C. Kanyakumari Express
D. Bangalore Guwahati Express

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Question 92

Which of the following is the largest zone in terms of route kilometers?

A. Western Railways
B. Eastern Railways
C. Northern Railways
D. Southern Railways

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Question 93

Consider the following statements: 1. Anti - collision device (ACD) Network is patented by Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd. 2. Anti - collision device (ACD) uses Global Positioning System for its work Which among the above statements is / are correct?

A. Only 1 is true
B. Only 2 is true
C. Both are true
D. Neither is true

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Question 94

Launched World's first Bio Toilet Train. Named as:

A. Deen Dayalu Express
B. Himsagar janshatabdi Express
C. Dirubharg Rajdhani Express
D. Shatabdi Express

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Question 95

The railway station situated in the extreme south is

A. Chennai
B. Cochin
C. Kanyakumari
D. Trivandrum

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Question 96

Which of the following has become the India’s first railway station to have sanitary napkin vending machine?

A. Thane railway station
B. Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station
C. Kolkata railway station
D. Bhopal railway station

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Question 97

Consider the following statements about the proposed Rail Development Authority:1)It will act within the parameters of the Railway Act, 19892)The authority will consist of four members3)It will regulate the sector opened to the private sector for investmentWhich of the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 & 2 Only
B. 3 Only
C. 2 & 3 Only
D. 1, 2 & 3

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Question 98

Consider the following statements about the Bio Toilet Project in Indian Railways:1)The bio - toilets are joint initiative of Indian Railways and DRDO2)The human excreta in the bio - toilets is treated through anaerobic digestion process3)The bio toilet reduces the solid human waste to biogas and pure waterWhich of the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 & 3 Only
B. 2 Only
C. 2 & 3 Only
D. 1, 2 & 3

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Question 99

After Uttar Pradesh, which among the following states has the maximum share in the total Route Kilometers of Indian Railways?

A. Rajasthan
B. Maharastra
C. Andhra Pradesh
D. Gujarat

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Question 100

India's first rail auto hub will be located in:

A. Kolkata
B. Chennai
C. Delhi
D. New Delhi

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Question 101

Where is the Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering Institute situated?

A. Pune
B. Chennai
C. Nasik
D. Secunderabad

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Question 102

Which state to have India’s first privately - run railway station?

A. Tripura
B. Odisha
C. Kerala
D. Madhya Pradesh

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Question 103

In context with the Indian railways what is TPWS?

A. Train Passenger Warning System
B. Train Protection Warning System
C. Train Protection Warning Stopper
D. Transmission Protection warning Stopper

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Question 104

Which research arm of Indian Railways has launched “New Online Vendor Registration System”?

A. Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunication
B. Research Designs and Standards Organisation
C. National Academy of Indian Railways
D. Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers

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Question 105

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) certified ________ as India's first Eat Right Station.

A. Chennai Central railway station
B. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj railway station
C. Mumbai Central railway station
D. Bengaluru Central railway station

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Question 106

In which year Indian Railway was nationalized?

A. 1947
B. 1951
C. 1952
D. 1955

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Question 107

In which Governor - General's reign railway lines in India were established?

A. Lord William Bentick
B. Lord Cornwallis
C. Lord Kenning
D. Lord Dalhousie

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Question 108

Who has been appointed as the new Union Minister of Railways?

A. Piyush Goyal
B. Nirmala Sitharaman
C. Ashwini Vaishnaw
D. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

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Question 109

Which of the following zonal headquarters - city combination is incorrect?

A. South East Central - Bilaspur
B. North Western - Jodhpur
C. East Central - Hajipur
D. West Central - Jabalpur

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Question 110

India’s first - ever railways disaster management centre will come up in which city?

A. Kolkata
B. Bengaluru
C. Lucknow
D. Pune

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Question 111

Indian Railways which is the largest of the Public Sector Enterprises, is divided in how many regions?

A. 7
B. 9
C. 8
D. 10

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Question 112

New Humsafar Express, 3 - tier AC train was flagged off between which two locations on 2 June 2018?

A. Ajmer and Rameshwaram
B. Gorakhpur and Anand Vihar
C. Agartala and Bengaluru
D. Jodhpur and Bandra

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Question 113

Which of the following stations has all the three gauges viz. broad, metre and narrow?

A. Lucknow
B. Chandigarh
C. Shimla
D. Siliguri

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Question 114

When was the Central Railway established?

A. 5th Nov 1951
B. 14th Nov 1951
C. 14th April 1951
D. 16th August, 1951

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Question 115

Mountain Railways of India refer to the railway lines built in the mountains of India in the nineteenth and early twentieth century, during the British Raj, even being run today by the Indian Railways. How many railway lines refer to the Mountain Railways of India ?

A. 3
B. 4
C. 5
D. 6

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Question 116

2 states of North East India will be connected through Broad Gauge. They are:

A. Manipur and Meghalaya
B. Mizoram and Manipur
C. Meghalaya and Assam
D. Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh

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Question 117

In which of the following cities is the National Rail Museum located ?

A. Mumbai
B. New Delhi
C. Hyderabad
D. Chennai

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Question 118

Who has been appointed the new Financial Commissioner (FC) of Indian Railways?

A. A K Prasad
B. S K Bhagat
C. Anand Mathur
D. Akhil Agrawal

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Question 119

Which railway station entered Limca Book of Records 2018 for having all - women staff?

A. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station
B. Matunga railway station
C. Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station
D. Kolkata railway station

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Question 120

On which of the following is the longest railway bridge in India located?

A. River Ganges
B. Vembanad Lake
C. River Brahmaputra
D. Chilka Lake

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Question 121

In which year the practice of presenting the railway budget separate from the general budget (or vice versa in true sense) started in India?

A. 1920
B. 1924
C. 1925
D. 1930

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Question 122

Through which of the following group of states does the Konkan Railways run?

A. Maharashtra - Karnataka - Andhra Pradesh - Kerala
B. Maharashtra - Karnataka - Goa
C. Maharashtra - Karnataka - Kerala - Tamil Nadu
D. Karnataka - Goa - Kerala - Tamil Nadu

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Question 123

What is the length of North - Eastern Frontier Railway (NEFR)?

A. 4300 Km
B. 3700 Km
C. 4290 km
D. 5298 km

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Question 124

Diesel Locomotive Works is situated at

A. Perambur
B. Varanasi
C. Kapurthala
D. Bangalore

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Question 125

Where is the wheel and axle plant of Indian Railways situated ?

A. Chennai
B. Bangalore
C. Mysore
D. Chitradurga

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Question 126

In which of the following cities, the first subway train was started?

A. Mumbai
B. Delhi
C. Kolkata
D. Chennai

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Question 127

New freight corridors announced at ________

A. Delhi - Chennai
B. Kharagpur - Mumbai
C. Kharagpur - Vijayawada
D. Gujarat - Agra

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Question 128

The monies in the National Investment Fund can be used for ________:1. Recapitalization of public sector banks2. Purchasing the shares of CPSEs3. Towards operating expenses of Indian Railways4. Social Overheads such as building schools, toilets etc.Select the correct option from the codes given below:

A. Only 1, 2 & 3
B. Only 2, 3 & 4
C. Only 1, 2 & 4
D. Only 1 & 2

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Question 129

Which road suburban railway station in Mumbai has been rechristened as Prabhadevi station?

A. Boisar
B. Andheri
C. Churchgate
D. Elphinstone

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Question 130

When was the new Harbour rail line inaugurated?

A. 1925
B. 1928
C. 1931
D. 1933

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Question 131

Which of the following has been adjudged as the cleanest railway station in category A1, as per recently released report by the Ministry of Railways?

A. Vishakhapatnam
B. Jammu Tawi
C. Secunderabad
D. Anand ViharTerminal

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Question 132

Elphinstone Road suburban railway station which was recently renamed as Prabhadevi is situated in?

A. Mumbai
B. Bengaluru
C. Tamil Nadu
D. New Delhi

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Question 133

In which of the following cities are located 3 zonal headquarters of Indian Railways?

A. Guwahati
B. Mumbai
C. New Delhi
D. Kolkata

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Question 134

First Train started in India?

A. 1851
B. 1852
C. 1853
D. 1854

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Question 135

Is general manager responsible for?

A. Railway Board
B. Railway Ministry
C. Both railway Board and Railway Ministry
D. None of these

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Question 136

General Manger is responsible for

A. Railway Board
B. Railway Ministry
C. Both railway Board and Railway Ministry
D. None of these

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Question 137

The shuttle train service between Lahore and ________ railway station resumed its operation on 15 December after a gap of 22 years.

A. Wagah
B. Islamabad
C. Amritsar
D. Faridkot

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Question 138

Matheran Hill Railway is located in which state of India?

A. Himachal Pradesh
B. Maharashtra
C. Odisha
D. Meghalaya

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Question 139

How many stations to be redeveloped through PPP?

A. 100
B. 200
C. 350
D. 600

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Question 140

Consider the following statements about the Railway Convention Committee:1)It consists of members from Lok Sabha only2)Chairman of Railway Convention Committee is appointed by Lok Sabha speakerWhich among the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 Only
B. 2 Only
C. Both 1 & 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

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Question 141

Which of the following is the largest marshalling yard in India (also the longest in Asia)?

A. Mughalsarai
B. Mathura
C. Itarsi
D. Guntakal

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Question 142

Which railway station has become the India’s first station to run by all women staff?

A. Matunga railway station
B. Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station
C. Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station
D. Kolkata railway station

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Question 143

A station where the rail lines end, is called

A. Junction station
B. Way-side station
C. Block station
D. Terminal station

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Question 144

When did the first ignition engine develop?

A. 1890
B. 1892
C. 1900
D. 1904

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Question 145

How many institutions do give suggestions for railways technology?

A. One
B. Two
C. Three
D. Four

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Question 146

Which of the following sectors are included as part of multi - modal logistics hubs in India?1)Aviation2)National Highways3) Ports4)Inland waterways5)RailwaysSelect the correct option from codes given below:

A. Only 2, 3 & 4
B. Only 2, 3, 4, 5
C. 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
D. Only 2, 3 & 5

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Question 147

General Manager is responsible for

A. Railway Board
B. Railway Ministry
C. Both railway Board and Railway Ministry
D. Finance Ministry

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Question 148

Which state government has recently signed MoU with Indian Railways to expand green cover?

A. Kerala
B. Uttar Pradesh
C. Maharashtra
D. Rajasthan

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Question 149

Indian Railways has recently signed pact with which company for use of Natural Gas in railway workshops?

A. ONGC
B. GAIL India
C. NTPC
D. IOCL

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Question 150

Which state has the longest route (in kilometers) of railway line in India?

A. Maharashtra
B. Andhra Pradesh
C. Rajasthan
D. Uttar Pradesh

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Question 151

Which of the following is the largest railway junction in India?

A. Delhi
B. Bhatinda
C. Mathura
D. Allahabad

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Question 152

What is the width of broad gauge railway line in India?

A. 5 feet 3 inches
B. 5 feet 6 inches
C. 4 feet 11 inches
D. 5 feet 4 inches

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Question 153

The Rangpo - Sivok Railway line, connects which among the following two states of India?

A. Arunachal Pradesh ↔ Tripura
B. Sikkim ↔ West Bengal
C. West Bengal ↔ Tripura
D. Arunachal Pradesh ↔ Assam

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Question 154

A station where the rail lines end, is called

A. Junction station
B. Way - side station
C. Block station
D. Terminal station

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Question 155

Which of the following committee gave recommendations on separation of Policy - making, Regulation & Operations in Indian Railways and setting up of a Railway Regulatory Authority of India (RRAI)?

A. Bibek Deberoy committee
B. Rangarajan committee
C. Rajinder Sachar Committee
D. Mihir Shah Committee

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Question 156

Which of the following is the headquarters of the newly established railway zone 'East Coast Railways'?

A. Visakhapatnam
B. Kolkata
C. Hyderabad
D. Bhubaneswar

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Question 157

The zone with the minimum length is

A. North - Eastern Railway
B. North - Eastern Frontier Railway
C. South - East Railway
D. South - Central Railway

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Question 158

Diesel locomotives are built in?

A. Banglore
B. Varanasi
C. Perambur
D. Hubli

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Question 159

The headquarters of Northern Railway is at

A. New Delhi
B. Guwahati
C. Gorakhpur
D. Mumbai (CST)

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Question 160

Consider the following steps in Budget Procedure in India:1)The demands for grants of various ministries and departments including railways are considered by the concerned standing committees2)Broad contours of the budget and the principles and policies underlying it are discussed. 3)A cut motion is moved in the Lok Sabha 4)Budget is presented in the House.Which among the following is the correct sequence of the above steps?

A. 1 2 3 4
B. 1 2 4 3
C. 4 2 1 3
D. 3 1 4 2

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Question 161

The headquarters of the South Central Railway zone is located in?

A. Kolkata
B. Secunderabad
C. Hyderabad
D. Gorakhpur

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Question 162

Consider the following statements with respect to Railway Freight corridor projects in India:1)The Eastern freight corridor extends from Dankuni in Bengal to Ludhiana in Punjab and it is funded by World Bank2)The Western freight corridor extends from Jawaharlal Nehru port in Mumbai to Dadri near Delhi and it is funded by Japan International Cooperation AgencyWhich of the above is/are correct?

A. 1 Only
B. 2 Only
C. Both 1 & 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

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Question 163

Indian Railway’s Jamalpur Workshop is located at?

A. West Bengal
B. Orissa
C. Bihar
D. Uttar Pradesh

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Question 164

Which city is hosting the International Conference on Green Initiatives & Railway Electrification?

A. Kochi
B. Chennai
C. Guwahati
D. New Delhi

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Question 165

The headquarters of South-Central Railways is situated at

A. Mumbai (CST)
B. Chennai
C. Secundrabad
D. Mumbai (Central)

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Question 166

Launched three Trains to improve Quality of Travel (for reserved passengers), these are:

A. Humsafar, Tejas and Uday
B. Tejas, Antyodaya and Gatiman
C. Dirubhargh, Sahayak and Humsafar
D. Sahayak,Antyodaya and Gatiman

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Question 167

The first - ever Indian Railways Human Resources Round Table Conference has started in which city?

A. New Delhi
B. Chennai
C. Pune
D. Kochi

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Question 168

In which year palace on wheels train inaugurated?

A. 1988
B. 1978
C. 1982
D. 1965

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Question 169

Kacheguda railway station has declared the India’s first Energy - Efficient ‘A1 Category’ Railway Station. It is situated in which city?

A. Hyderabad
B. Chennai
C. Kochi
D. Kolkata

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Question 170

Between which of the destinations the first Indian train was started?

A. From Kolkata to Delhi
B. From Mumbai to Thane
C. From Mumbai to Surat
D. From Mumbai to Madras

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Question 171

The manufacturing of steam engine in Chittranjan Locomotive Works was stopped in

A. 1974
B. 1961
C. 1972
D. 1973

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Question 172

As per the recent survey conducted by the Quality Council of India, which railway stations have been named as the cleanest and dirtiest railway stations in India?

A. Darbhanga and Allahabad
B. Allahabad and Indore
C. Indore and Visakhapatnam
D. Visakhapatnam and Darbhanga

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Question 173

Fairy Queen, the world's oldest steam locomotive in regular operation, plies between New Delhi and ________

A. Shimla
B. Alwar
C. Kalka
D. Gwalior

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Question 174

How much distance was travelled by first train of India?

A. 33 Km
B. 34 Km
C. 35 Km
D. 36 Km

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Question 175

The first Shatabdi express was introduced between which of the following locations?

A. Bombay and Thane
B. Bombay and Kolkata
C. New Delhi and Jhansi
D. New Delhi and Chennai

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Question 176

With reference to headquarters of the various Railway zones, consider the following matches:North Eastern → Guwahati Central → Bhopal Western → MumbaiWhich of the above is / are correct matches:

A. Only 1
B. Only 1 & 2
C. Only 2 & 3
D. Only 3

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Question 177

Consider the following statements about Railway Convention Committee:1)The Chairman of the Committee is appointed by the Speaker from amongst the members of the Committee2) The Committee reviews the rate of dividend which is payable by the Railway Undertaking to the General RevenuesWhich of the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 Only
B. 2 Only
C. Both 1 & 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

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Question 178

Consider the following statements with regard to ‘Ad Hoc’ Committees of the parliament:1)They are temporary in nature and appointed for a specific purpose2)Railway Convention Committee is an ad hoc committeeWhich among the above statements is / are correct?

A. Only 1 is correct
B. Only 2 is correct
C. Both 1 & 2 are correct
D. Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

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Question 179

Gorakhpur which has the longest railway platform in the world is located in which of the following states?

A. Odisha
B. West Bengal
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. Chhattisgarh

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Question 180

Consider the following:1)Real Estate Investment Trust2)Railway operation3)Atomic EnergyAs of now, there is no FDI in India, in which of above sector(s)?

A. 1 Only
B. 1 & 2 Only
C. 1, 2 & 3
D. None

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Question 181

Shatabdi Express train was started in ________.

A. 1984
B. 1988
C. 1990
D. 1985

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Question 182

The headquarter of Central Railway situated at?

A. Mumbai (CST)
B. Mumbai (Church Gate)
C. Gwalior
D. Gorakhpur

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Question 183

On November 14, 2019, With which locomotive factory, Indian Railways & French multinational company Alstom have entered into procurement cum maintenance agreement to deliver the 10 locomotives in FY (fiscal year) 2019 - 20?

A. Modern Coach Factory
B. Integral Coach Factory
C. Rail Wheel Factory
D. Madhepura Electric Locomotive Pvt. Ltd. (MELPL)

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Question 184

Which railway zone has become the first Rail Zone in India with 100% LED Lighting at railway stations?

A. North Eastern Railway
B. South Central Railway
C. South Western Railway
D. North Central Railway

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Question 185

Over which of the following rivers is the world's highest railway bridge in Kashmir being constructed?

A. Chenab
B. Jhelum
C. Sutlej
D. Indus

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Question 186

The headquarters of North - Eastern railway is situated at

A. Mumbai (CST)
B. Guwahati
C. Gorakhpur
D. New Delhi

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Question 187

In which institution the training of electric work is being given?

A. Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
B. Indian Railways Institute of Electrical Engineering
C. Railway Staff College
D. Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering

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Question 188

In how many zones Indian Railway has been divided?

A. 14
B. 16
C. 17
D. 20

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Question 189

The headquarters of South Railways is situated at

A. Kolkata
B. Chennai
C. Delhi
D. Mumbai

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Question 190

A platform surrounded by rail lines from all the four sides, is called

A. Dock platform
B. Passenger platform
C. Island platform
D. Goods platform

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Question 191

Indian Railways is constructing the country’s longest railway tunnel and tallest bridge in which of the following states?

A. Manipur and Jammu & Kashmir
B. Jammu & Kashmir & Assam
C. Assam and Maharashtra
D. Maharashtra and Jammu & Kashmir

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Question 192

At which of the following places steam engines were originally manufactured by Indian Railway ?

A. Varanasi
B. Perambur
C. Chittranjan
D. Patiala

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Question 193

Read the Following Railway Headquarters and Identify which is False?

A. South - Central Railway - Secunderabad
B. Central railway - Bhopal
C. South Railway - Chennai
D. North Railway - New Delhi

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Question 194

Presentation of the first ever railway budget in India held in

A. 1853
B. 1888
C. 1925
D. 1905

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Question 195

Which among the following becomes the part of Consolidated Fund of India?1)Capitation Taxes2)Taxes on railway fares and freights3)Taxes on sale and purchase of newspapers and advertisements thereinSelect the correct option from the codes given below:

A. Only 1 & 2
B. Only 2 & 3
C. Only 3
D. None of them

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Question 196

The first locomotive which was manufactured in Chittaranjan on

A. Nov - 1950
B. Oct - 1950
C. Sep - 1949
D. Oct - 1954

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Question 197

With respect to ‘Operating ratio’ in Railways, which of the following statement is/are correct?1)The higher is the ‘Operating Ratio’; the better is the economic condition of railways.2) ‘Operating ratio’ of Indian Railways is high on account of social service obligation imposed in Budget.Select the correct option from the codes given below

A. Only 1
B. Only 2
C. Both 1 & 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

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Question 198

In which country was flange wheel invented?

A. Germany
B. Japan
C. Europe
D. Russia

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Question 199

The Ministry of Railways has recently launched which app for freight managers?

A. SFOORTI app
B. SKOORTI app
C. SNOORTI app
D. SMOORTI app

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Question 200

Railway Staff College is situated at

A. Bangalore
B. Secunderabad
C. Chennai
D. Vadodara

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Question 201

Which of the following has been declared the cleanest railway station in the A1 category, as per 2018 cleanliness survey for Indian Railways?

A. Jaipur
B. Tirupati
C. Jodhpur
D. Warangal

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