Indian Railway Solved MCQs


How many zones are there in Indian Railways?

A. 16
B. 18
C. 20
D. 22
Answer» B. 18
Explanation: Indian Railways is divided into 18 zones. Recently added South Coast Railway zones in Indian Railway (2019).

Where was the first Metro Rail started in India?

A. New Delhi
B. Mumbai
C. Kolkata
D. Hyderabad
Answer» C. Kolkata
Explanation: Kolkata Metro is the first metro in India. The first metro service was inaugurated in Kolkata in 1984 by former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Who was the first women Rail minister of India?

A. Susmita Mishra
B. Sonia Gandhi
C. Indra Gandhi
D. Mamata Banarjee
Answer» D. Mamata Banarjee
Explanation: Ms Mamata Banerjee was the first woman designated as Minister for Railways.

Which country has the longest railway network?

A. China
B. United State
C. India
D. Nepal
Answer» B. United State
Explanation: The US has the largest railway system in the world - about 240,000 km connecting 48 continental states.

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

A. Odisha
B. West Bengal
C. Jharkhand
D. None of these
Answer» B. West Bengal
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Which Railway station has longest platform in India?

A. Gorakhpur Railway Station
B. Howrah Railway Station
C. Bhubaneswar Railway Station
D. Kharagpur Railway Station
Answer» A. Gorakhpur Railway Station
Explanation: A newly renovated platform at Gorakhpur Railway Station in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has become the world's longest, measuring 1,366m. Until recently, Kharagpur in the Indian state of West Bengal was the longest platform at 1,072m.

Who is the Metro Man of India?

A. Elattuvalapil Sreedharan
B. Ramesh Mishra
C. Sumay Roy
D. Himanshu Pradhan
Answer» A. Elattuvalapil Sreedharan
Explanation: Elattuvalapil Sreedharan is an Indian civil engineer and a retired IRSE officer popularly known as the "Metro Man".

Which country has the first Railway?

A. China
B. Russia
C. India
Answer» B. Russia
Explanation: The first railway line was built in Russia in 1837 between Saint- Petersburg and Tsarskoye Selo.

First private Train in India?

A. Tejas Express
B. Utkal Express
C. Duranto Express
D. None of these
Answer» A. Tejas Express
Explanation: Lucknow – New Delhi Tejas Express, which was inaugurated on 4 October 2019, is India's first train operatedby private operators, IRCTC, a subsidiary of Indian Railways.

When was the first Train started in World?

A. 1800
B. 1804
C. 1810
D. 1816
Answer» B. 1804
Explanation: On 21 February 1804, the world's first steam-powered railway journey took place when Trevithick's unnamed steam locomotive hauled a train along the tramway of the Penydarren ironworks, near Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales

When was the first train started in India?

A. 1804
B. 1834
C. 1853
D. 1886
Answer» C. 1853
Explanation: The first passenger train in India ran between Bombay (Bori Bunder) and Thane on 16 April 1853.

The largest Integral Coach Factory in India is located at?

A. Chennai
B. Mumbai
C. Kolkata
D. Hydrabad
Answer» A. Chennai
Explanation: Integral Coach Factory. Integral Coach Factory (ICF) is a manufacturer of rail coaches located in Perambur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It was established in 1955, and is owned and operated by the Indian Railways.

Which is the oldest Railway zone in India?

A. East Central Railway
B. South East Central Railway
C. Southern Railway
D. None of these
Answer» C. Southern Railway
Explanation: The Southern Railway (abbreviated SR) zone, headquartered at Chennai, is the oldest railway zone in India.

When was the first underground Railway (Metro Railway) started in India?

A. 1940
B. 1984
C. 1998
D. 2000
Answer» B. 1984
Explanation: It was the first underground railway to be built in India, with the first trains running in October 1984.

The longest Rail journey in the world is between?

A. Shanghai to Lhasa
B. Bhubaneswar to New Delhi
C. Toronto to Vancouver
D. Moscow and Vladivostok
Answer» D. Moscow and Vladivostok
Explanation: The world's longest run without changing trains is one of 10,214 km (6,346 miles).

When was the Central Railway established?

A. 1934
B. 1951
C. 1966
D. 1971
Answer» B. 1951
Explanation: Central Railway is one of the 18 zones of Indian Railways. Its headquarters is in Mumbai at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus.

Which is the fastest train in India 2020?

A. Vande Bharat Express
B. Mahamana express
C. Shatabdi express
D. Duronto express
Answer» A. Vande Bharat Express
Explanation: Vande Bharat Express - Train 18 (22439), 180 km/h

Which is the slowest Train in India?

A. Nilgiri express
B. Taj express
C. Duranto express
D. Life line express
Answer» A. Nilgiri express
Explanation: The Nilgiri Express with an average speed of 10 kmph has the distinction of being India's slowest train.

The first Indian Railway line was opened by the British

A. Delhi to Bombay
B. Howrah to Mumbai
C. Bombay to Thane
D. Puri to Delhi
Answer» C. Bombay to Thane
Explanation: The country's first passenger train, which ran between Bombay's Bori Bunder station and Thane on 16 April 1853, was dedicated by Lord Dalhousie.

A station where the rail lines end, is called?

A. Terminal station
B. Junction Station
C. Block Station
D. Way-side-station
Answer» A. Terminal station
Explanation: A "terminus" or "terminal" is a station at the end of a railway line. Trains arriving there have to end their journeys (terminate) or reverse out of the station.

How much distance was traveled by first Train of India?

A. 30 km
B. 34 km
C. 40 km
D. 44 km
Answer» B. 34 km
Explanation: India's first train ran from Mumbai to Thane in 1853. The first train on the Indian sub-continent ran from Bori Bunder in Mumbai to Thane at 3.30 pm on April 16, 1853.

The headquarters of Northern Railway is at?

A. New Delhi
B. Mumbai
C. Kolkata
D. Hydrabad
Answer» A. New Delhi
Explanation: The Northern Railway is one of the 18 Railway zones of India and the northernmost zone of the Indian Railways. Its headquarter is New Delhi Baroda House near India Gate.

Shatabdi Express train was started in

A. 1988
B. 1976
C. 1966
D. 1956
Answer» A. 1988
Explanation: The first Shatabdi Express train was introduced in 1988 to commemorate the birth centenary of Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India.

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-Thiruvanthapuram Express
Answer» C. Kanyakumari - Dibrugarh Vivek Express
Explanation: Dibrugarh–Kanyakumari Vivek Express is a weekly Express train of the Vivek Express series the Indian Railways which runs from Dibrugarh in India's north eastern state Assam to Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.

Where is the Railway Staff College located?

A. Pune
B. Delhi
C. Vadodara
D. Ranchi
Answer» C. Vadodara
Explanation: Railway Staff College (now called as National Academy of Indian Railways) is a centralized training institute for Group A and Group B officers of Indian Railways located in Lalbaug-Manjalpur area of Vadodara (Gujarat).
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