2nd Class Computers Usage of Computers in Our World Using Computers in Railways and Airlines

Using Computers in Railways and Airlines

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*         Using Computers in Railways and Airlines  


Computers are widely used in railways and airlines.  

*   Computers are used to control the traffic and for the following purposes:

  • Computers are also used to make reservations, maintaining- timetables, crew schedules, etc.
  • Computers play a very important role to control the movements of trains in underground railways and activities of aero planes in the airways.  







 Given below are the statements. Which one of the following options is correct for the following statements? In railway you use computer for controlling traffic and preparing time tables

1. In airlines computers are used for reserving the tickets

2. Airlines does not use computer for preparing time tables

3. Rail tickets are not booked by the computer.

(A) 1 and 2 are correct                                  

(B) 3 and 4 are correct

(C) 2 and 3 are correct                                   

(D) All of these are correct  


Answer: (A)


Correct Option:

(A) In railways and airlines computer are used for doing most of the works.

Incorrect Options:

(B) Statements 3 and 4 are incorrect.

(C) Statement 2 is correct but statement 3 is incorrect.

(D) All the statements are not correct.    



 Match the following agency with their respective users.         

             A                                    B

1. Railways                          i.   IATA

2. Airlines                           ii.  IRCTC                                                

                                            iii. Flight Raja

(A) 1, iii; 2, ii, i                                                    

(B) i, ii; 2, i, iii

(C) 1,i;2,ii, iii                                                        

(D) 1, i, ii; 2, iii  


Answer: (B)


Correct Option:

(B) IATA (International Air Transport Association) and flight raja are used by Airlines. Railways use IRCTC which stands for Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation.

Incorrect Options:

(A) Option (A) is matched incorrectly.

(C) Option (C) is matched incorrectly.

(D) Option (D) is matched incorrectly.  

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