Railway Exam Questions and Answers

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Railway Exam Questions and Answers

  1. When was the first underground railway (Metro Railway) started?

(a) 1982
(b) 1989
(c) 1984
(d) 1992

Answer: C

2.Which Zone is the largest in Indian Railways?

(a) Central Railway
(b) Northern Railway
(c) Eastern Railway
(d) Western Railway

Answer: C

3.In which year Research, Design and Standard organization was established?

(a) 1954
(b) 1957
(c) 1959
(d) 1967

Answer: B

4.Which is the following pairs of regional Railways and their headquarters not true?

(a) South-Central Railway – Secunderabad
(b) Central railway – Bhopal
(c) South Railway – Chennai
(d) North Railway – New Delhi

Answer: B

5.The headquarters of North-Eastern railway is situated at

(a) Mumbai (V.T)
(b) Guwahati
(c) Gorakhpur
(d) New Delhi

Answer: C

6.The headquarters of South-Central Railways is situated at

(a) Mumbai (V.T)
(b) Chennai
(c) Secundrabad
(d) Mumbai (Central)

Answer: C

7.Where is the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Insttitue situated?

(a) Nasik
(b) Baroda
(c) Jamalpur
(d) Pune

Answer: C

8.Which of the gauges is used in the hilly areas?

(a) Broad gauge
(b) Meter gauge
(c) Narrow gauge
(d) Special gauge

Answer: C

9.The passenger bogies of the Indian Railways are manufactured at which of the following places?

(a) Kapurthala
(b) Chittranjan
(c) Perambur
(d) Bangalore

Answer: C

10.The first locomotive which was manufactured in Chittaranjan on

(a) November 1950
(b) October 1950
(c) September 1949
(d) October 1954

Answer: A

11.Where is the headquarters of Central Railway situated?

(a) Mumbai (V.T)
(b) Mumbai (Church Gate)
(c) Gwalior
(d) Gorakhpur

Answer: A

  1. First Youth Olympic games will be held in—

(A) Japan
(B) China
(C) North Korea
(D) Singapore

(C) North Korea

  1. Who is the author of ‘Adhe-Adhure’ ?

(A) Mohan Rakesh
(B) Prem Chand
(C) Nirala
(D) Pant

(A) Mohan Rakesh

14.Light-year measures which of the following ?

(A) Intensity of light
(B) Mass
(C) Time
(D) Distance

(D) Distance

15.Besides hydrogen, which of the following elements is common in organic compounds ?

(A) Phosphorus
(B) Sulphur
(C) Nitrogen
(D) Carbon

(D) Carbon

16.The ‘Ocean of Storms’ is the name given to—

(A) Atlantic Ocean
(B) Pacific Ocean
(C) A waterless area on moon surface
(D) None of these

(C) A waterless area on moon surface

17.The capital of Pallavas was—

(A) Arcot
(B) Kanchi
(C) Malkhed
(D) Banavasi

(B) Kanchi

 18.‘Thinkpad’ is a laptop associated with which among the following companies ?

(A) HP
(C) Infosys


19.Project Tiger was launched in—

(A) 1973
(B) 1976
(C) 1978
(D) 1983

(A) 1973

20.Medicine : Sickness : : Book : ?

(A) Ignorance
(B) Knowledge
(C) Author
(D) Teacher

(A) Ignorance

21.Pick out the odd in the following—

(A) Ashok—Assam
(B) Poonam—Punjab
(C) Gyanendra—Gujarat
(D) Anjana—Rajasthan

(D) Anjana—Rajasthan

22.561204 ×58 = ? ×55555

(A) 606
(B) 646
(C) 586
(D) 716

(C) 586

23.The difference between the greatest number and the smallest number of 5 digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 using all but once is—

(A) 32976
(B) 32679
(C) 32769
(D) None of these

(A) 32976

24.What is the meaning of beckoned ?

(A) Summon by sign or gesture
(B) Did not signal
(C) Did not call
(D) Invite

(A) Summon by sign or gesture

25.The area of a rhombus with diagonals 12 cm and 20 cm is ……… sq cm.

(A) 120
(B) 12
(C) 20
(D) 240

(A) 120

 26.The quotient in a division is 403. The divisor is 100 and the remainder is 58, the dividend is—

(A) 40458
(B) 34058
(C) 43058
(D) 40358

(D) 40358

27.What least number should be added to 2600 to make it a complete square ?

(A) 3
(B) 9
(C) 1
(D) 25

Ans : (C)

28.The difference between 28% and 42% of a number is 210. What is 59% of this number ?

(A) 900
(B) 420
(C) 885
(D) None of these

Ans : (C)

29.I want to see the Principal, …… I have something to tell him urgently.

(A) so
(B) for
(C) since
(D) and

Ans : (C)

30.The first division of Congress took place in—

(A) Surat
(B) Kolkata
(C) Allahabad
(D) Chennai

(A) Surat

31.What is ginger ?

(A) Flower
(B) Root
(C) Stem
(D) Leaf

(B) Root

32.Battle of Kalinga was fought at which of the following places ?

(A) Udaigiri
(B) Dhauli
(C) Balasore
(D) Barabaki

(B) Dhauli

33.Who was the first Railway Minister who resigned due to a train accident?

(A) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(B) John Mathai
(C) Asaf Ali
(D) none of these

(A) Lal Bahadur Shastri

34.Where is Rail Coach Factory located?

(A) Patiala
(B) Parambur
(C) Chittaranjan
(D) Kapurthala

(C) Chittaranjan

35.Where is the Railway Staff College located?

(A) Pune
(B) Delhi
(C) Vadodara
(D) Allahabad

(C) Vadodara

36.On which of the following is the longest railway bridge in India located?

(A) River Ganges
(B) Vembanad Lake
(C) River Brahmaputra
(D) Chilka Lake

(B) Vembanad Lake

37.Who of the following is known for having designed the first railway timetables?

(A) George Bradman
(B) George Bernard Shaw
(C) George Bradshaw
(D) George Brummel

(C) George Bradshaw

38.Which of the following is the largest railway junction in India?

(A) Delhi
(B) Bhatinda
(C) Mathura
(D) Allahabad

(C) Mathura

39.Gorakhpur which has the longest railway platform in the world is located in which of the following states?

(A) Odisha
(B) West Bengal
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Chhattisgarh

(C) Uttar Pradesh

40.What is the width of broad guage railway line in India?

(A) 5 feet 3 inches
(B) 5 feet 6 inches
(C) 4 feet 11 inches
(D) 5 feet 4 inches

(B) 5 feet 6 inches

41.Fairy Queen, the world’s oldest steam locomotive in regular operation, plies between New Delhi and –

(A) Shimla
(B) Alwar
(C) Kalka
(D) Gwalior

(B) Alwar

42.Who was the Governor General of India when Railways were first introduced in India?

(A) Lord Canning
(B) Lord Dalhousie
(C) Lord William Bentick
(D) Lord Ripon

(B) Lord Dalhousie

43. In which city is the Wheel and Axle Plant of the Indian Railways located?

(A) Kapurthala
(B) Varanasi
(C) Bangalore
(D) Rae Barelly

(C) Bangalore

44.Which of the following ran the first train from Bori Bunder to Thane in 1853?

(A) Bombay Baroda Railway
(B) The Scindia Railway
(C) Central India Railway
(D) Great Indian Peninsula Railway

(D) Great Indian Peninsula Railway

45.Which of the following is the largest marshalling yard in India (also the longest in Asia)?

(A) Mughalsarai
(B) Mathura
(C) Itarasi
(D) Guntakal

(A) Mughalsarai

46.Which of the following zonal headquarters – city combination is incorrect?

(A) South East Central – Bilaspur
(B) North Western – Jodhpur
(C) East Central – Hajipur
(D) West Central – Jabalpur

B) North Western – Jodhpur

47.What is the rank of India in the world in terms of length of railroad network?

(A) First
(B) Second
(C) Third
(D) Fourth

Ans .D

48.Shatabdi Express trains were introduced in 1989 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of which of the following personalities?

(A) Swami Vivekanand
(B) Mahatma Gandhi
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru
(D) Rabindranath Tagore

Ans .   C

49.Which of the following stations has all the three guages viz. broad, metre and narrow?

(A) Lucknow
(B) Chandigarh
(C) Shimla
(D) Siliguri

(D) Siliguri

50.Which of the following is the headquarters of the newly established railway zone ‘East Coast Railways’? 

(A) Vishakhapatnam
(B) Kolkata
(C) Hyderabad
(D) Bhubaneswar

(D) Bhubaneswar

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