Passage based Questions on General Knowledge and Current affairs SMGKQ018

Passage based Questions on General Knowledge and Current affairs SMGKQ018

Directions: Study the following information carefully to answer the questions that follow

Passage 1 (Questions 1-5)

After the successful run of the first train ever _______1______ Tejas Express, the second premium Tejas train is ready to run between ________2______. This will be yet another step of the _______3_______ in its endeavour to improve the overall travelling experience to rail passengers by providing state of the art facilities. Indian Railway (IR) runs more than 20,000 passenger trains daily, on both long-distance and suburban routes, from 7,349 stations across India. The trains have five-digit and four-digit numbering system. Mail or Express trains, the most common types, run at an average speed of 50.6 kilometres per hour (31.4 mph). Most premium passenger trains like Rajdhani, Shatabadi Exp run at peak speed of 140–150 km/h (87–93 mph) with Gatiman Express between New Delhi and Jhansi touching peak speed of 160 km/h (99 mph). In the freight segment, IR runs more than 9,200 trains daily. The average speed of freight trains is around 24 kilometres per hour (15 mph). Maximum speed of freight trains varies from 60 to 75 km/h (37 to 47 mph) depending upon their axle load with container special running at a peak speed of 100 km/h (62 mph).

1. Fill in the Blank

a. Luckhnow- Delhi
b. Chennai- Mumbai
c. Chennai –Kochi
d. Kolkata- Ranchi

2. Fill in the Blank

a. Chennai –Mysore
b. Ranchi –Raipur
c. Ahmedabad –Mumbai
d. Mumbai- Thane

3. Fill in the Blank

a. Ministry of Railways
b. Ministry of Transport
c. Ministry of Rail Network and Connectivity
d. Ministry of Transportation and Service

4. Indian railways will be a net-zero railways by ___________. Fill in the blank.

a. 2025
b. 2026
c. 2029
d. 2030

5. The Government of India has committed to electrify the entire rail network by which Year?

a. 2023
b. 2024
c. 2025
d. 2026


1. Option- a
2. Option- c
3. Option- a
4. Option- d
5. Option- a