question_answer5) Multiple choice questions. (i) Which two of the following extreme locations are connected by the East-West corridor? (a) Mumbai and Nagpur (b) Silchar and Porbandai (c) Mumbai and Kolkata (d) Nagpur and Siligudi (ii) Which mode of transportation reduces trans-shipment losses and delays? (a) Railways (b) Roadways (c) Pipeline (d) Waterways (iii) Which one of the following states is not connected with the HVJ pipeline? (a) Madhya Pradesh (b) Maharashtra (c) Gujarat (d) Uttar Pradesh (iv) Which one of the following ports is the deepest land-locked and well-protected port along the East coast? (a) Chennai (b) Paradwip (c) Tuticorin (d) Vishakhapatnam (v) Which one of the following is the most important mode of transportation in India? (a) Pipeline (b) Railways (c) Roadways (d) Airways (vi) Which one of the following terms is used to describe trade between two or more countries? (a) Internal trade (b) International trade (c) External trade (d) Local tradeView Answer play_arrow
question_answer6) Answer the following questions in about 30 words. (i) State any three merits of roadways. (ii) Where and why is rail transport the most convenient means of transportation? (iii) What is the significance of the border roads? (iv) What is meant by trade? What is the difference between international and local trade?View Answer play_arrow
question_answer7) Answer the following questions in about 120 words. (i) Why are the means of transportation and communication called the lifelines of a nation and its economy? (ii) Write a note on the changing nature of the international trade in the last fifteen years.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer8) Start your search vertically, horizontally or diagonally and reach various destinations across the country! 1. Northern terminal of the North-south corridor. 2. The name of National Highway No.2. 3. The headquarter of the southern railway zone. 4. The rail gauge with a track width of 1.676 m. 5. The southern terminal of the National Highway No.7. 6. A Riverine Port. 7. Busiest railway junction in Northern India.View Answer play_arrow
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