Q Which mode of transportation reduces transshipment losses and delays?

  • (a) Railways
  • (b) Roadways
  • (c) Pipelines
  • (d) Waterways

Ans (c) Pipelines

Q Which one of the following states is not connected with the H.V. J. pipeline?

  • (a) Madhya Pradesh
  • (b) Maharashtra
  • (c) Gujarat
  • (d) Uttar Pradesh

Ans (b) Maharashtra

Q Find out places linked by the National Highway 2 and National Highway 3.

Ans National Highway 2 runs from Delhi to Kolkata. Some of the places linked by this highway are : Faridabad in Haryana; Mathura, Agra, Etawah, Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi and Mughalsarai in Uttar Pradesh; Mohania, Sasaram, Dehri on Sone and Aurangabad in Bihar; Barhi and Dhanbad in Jharkhand and Asansol, Durgapur, Bardhaman and Kolkata in West Bengal.

National Highway 3 runs from Agra to Mumbai. Some of the places linked by this highway are Dholpur in Rajasthan, Morena, Gwalior, Shivpuri, Guna, Indore and Mhow in Madhya Pradesh, and Dhule, Malegaon, Nasik, Igatpuri, Shahpur, Bhiwandi, Thane and Mumbai in Maharashtra.

Q Find out the current Railway zones and their headquarters. Also locate the headquarters of Railway zones on the map of India.

Ans The current Railway zones and their headquarters are given below.

ZONES AND DIVISIONS
1. Central Railway CR 1951 3905 Mumbai Mumbai, Bhusawal, Pune, Solapur, Nagpur
2. East Central Railway ECR 2001 3628 Hajipur Danapur, Dhanbad, Mughalsarai, Samastipur, Sonpur
3. East Coast Railway ECOR 2001 2572 Bhubaneswar Khurda Road, Sambalpur, Visakhapatnam
4. Eastern Railway ER 1952 2414 Kolkata Howrah, Sealdah, Asansol, Malda
5. North Central Railway NCR 2003 3151 Allahabad Allahabad, Agra, Jhansi
6. North Eastern Railway NER 1952 3667 Gorakhpur Izzatnagar, Lucknow, Varanasi
7. North Western Railway NWR 2002 5459 Jaipur Jaipur, Ajmer, Bikaner, Jodhpur
8. Northeast Frontier Railway NFR 1958 3907 Guwahati Alipurduar, Katihar, Rangia, Lumding, Tinsukia
9. Northern Railway NR 1952 6968 Delhi Delhi, Ambala, Firozpur, Lucknow, Moradabad
10. South Central Railway SCR 1966 5803 Secunderabad Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Guntakal, Guntur, Nanded, Vijayawada
11. South East Central Railway SECR 2003 2447 Bilaspur Bilaspur, Raipur, Nagpur
12. South Eastern Railway SER 1955 2631 Kolkata Adra, Chakradharpur, Kharagpur, Ranchi
13.. South Western Railway SWR 2003 3177 Hubli Hubli, Bengaluru, Mysore
14. Southern Railway SR 1951 5098 Chennai Chennai, Trichy, Madurai, Palakkad, Salem, Thiruvananthapuram
15. West Central Railway WCR 2003 2965 Jabalpur Jabalpur, Bhopal, Kota
16. Western Railway WR 1951 6182 Mumbai Mumbai Central, Ratlam, Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Bhavnagar, Vadodara
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Q Start your search vertically, horizontally or diagonally and reach various destinations across the country.

In the given crossword, Find the various destinations across the country. Start your search vertically, horizontally or diagonally.

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  • 1. Srinagar
  • 2. Sher Shah Suri Marg
  • 3. Chennai
  • 4. Broad Gauge
  • 5. Kanyakumari
  • 6. Kolkata
  • 7. Mugal Sarai.