Transportation system of India Set - 1 Multiple Choice Questions

Transportation system of India Set - 1 MCQs

Question 1.

India is divided into how many pin code zones?

A.

 Six

B.

 Seven

C.

 Eight

D.

 Ten

Explanation :

There are 9 PIN regions in the country. The first 8 are geographical regions and the digit 9 is reserved for the Army Postal Service.

Question 2.

The National highways system is the responsibility of

A.

 State Governments

B.

 Central Government

C.

 A special Roads Authority

D.

 State and Central Government

Explanation :

The National highways system is the responsibility of Central Government. Under the National Highways Act, 1956, National Highways became the responsibility of the central government.

Question 3.

Which National Highway connects Delhi and Kolkata via Varanasi

A.

 NH4

B.

 NH10

C.

 NH2

D.

 NH6

Explanation :

National Highway (NH2) connects 6 states of North India i.e. Delhi, Haryana, U.P. Bihar, Jharkhand & West Bengal constituting a portion of Grand Trunk Road.

Question 4.

Which one of the following National Highways passes through Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Orissa?

A.

 NH 4

B.

 NH 5

C.

 NH 6

D.

 NH 7

Explanation :

NH 6 passes through Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh and Orissa. NH6 ran through Gujarat, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal state in India.

Question 5.

Which among the following National Highways of India is the longest?

A.

 NH 1

B.

 NH 2

C.

 NH 3

D.

 NH 4

Explanation :

NH 2 of India is the longest. National Highway 2 is a national highway in India that runs from Dibrugarh in Assam to Tuipang in Mizoram. Its length is 1,214 km (754 mi).