CBSE Class 10 Geography Contemporary India Book Chapter 7 “Lifelines of National Economy” Multiple Choice Questions with Answers
Lifelines of National Economy MCQs – Here is a compilation of Free MCQs of Class 10 Geography Contemporary India Book Chapter 7 Lifelines of National Economy. Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference.
Q1. Who is responsible for the movement of goods and services from their supply locations to demand locations?
Q2. India has one of the largest road networks in the world, aggregating to about …. lakh km?
Q3. What are the reasons for the growing importance of road transport vis-à-vis rail transport?
A. Railways are expensive mode of travel and cargo
B. roads can traverse comparatively more dissected and undulating topography
C. Roads are more popular medium of travelling
D. Railways are more restricting
Q4. The government has launched a major road development project linking DelhiKolkata-Chennai-Mumbai and Delhi by …….lane Super Highways?
Q5. National Highway No.1 runs between which two cities?
A. Delhi- Nagpur
B. Delhi- Kanpur
C. Delhi – Amritsar
D. Delhi- Jaipur
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Q6. What are state highways?
A. Roads linking a state capital with different district headquarters
B. Roads linking different districts in a state
C. Roads linking a state capital with other state capitals
D. Roads linking State capital with important cities
Q7. Railways are the principal mode of transportation for ……. and passengers in India?
C. Time saving
D. Comfort levels
Q8. The Indian Railway is now reorganised into ……zones?
Q9. What is the most important factor that influences the distribution pattern of the Railway network in the country?
A. Physiographic factor
C. Administrative factor
D. Freight charges
Q10. What are the favourable conditions for the growth of railways in the Northern plains?
A. vast level land
B. Freight charges
C. Administrative reasons
D. Good economy
Q11. How are the railway tracks laid in the hilly terrains of the peninsular region?
A. Smooth and levelled
C. through low hills, gaps or tunnels.
D. Steep slopes
Q12. Which states have been difficult for building railway tracks?
A. Rajasthan, gujarat, Madhya Pradesh
B. Himachal Pradesh
C. West Bengal
D. Tamil Nadu
Q13. Today, the railways have become …….. important in our national economy than all other means of transport put together.
A. Not so
D. Not at all
Q14.What is pipeline transport used for?
B. natural gas from oil and natural gas fields to refineries
C. Everything can be transported
D. Metattalic goods only
Q15. Name one important network of pipeline transportation in the country?
A. From oil field in upper Assam to Kanpur
B. From Maharashtra to Delhi
C. Gujarat connects Jagdishpur in Uttar Pradesh
D. From Madhya Pradesh to Haryana
Q16. Which is the cheapest means of transport for goods and carriers?
Q17. India has inland navigation waterways of ……….. km in length?
Q18. How much of the indian waterways are navigable by mechanised vessels?
Q19. which are the important transport waterways?
A. The Ganga
B. The Indusi
C. Kaveri waterways
D. Godavari stretch
Q20. percent of the country’s trade volume is moved by sea?
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Q21. ……….percent of the country’s trade in terms of value is moved by sea?
Q22. What is the length of India’s coastline?
Q23. How many major seaports are there in India?
Q24. Which port of India is a tidal port?
A. Jawaharlal Nehru port, Mumbai
B. Kandla Port
C. Mormugao port (Goa)
D. New Mangalore port
Q25. Which port India has a natural harbour?
A. Mormugao port (Goa)
B. Jawaharlal Nehru port, Mumbai
C. Kandla Port
D. Kochchi Port
Q26. Which is the premier iron ore exporting port of the country?
A. Mormugao port (Goa)
B. Jawaharlal Nehru port, Mumbai
C. New Mangalore port
D. Kochchi Port
Q27. Which is the deepest landlocked and well-protected port?
A. Chennai Port
D. Mormugao port (Goa)
Q28. Why is air travel preferred in the northeastern states?
A. big rivers, dissected relief, dense forests and frequent floods and international frontiers
B. Other modes are not organized
C. The railway track is disturbed by physical features
D. Road transport is uneasy on the long drives
Q29. When was air transport nationalised?
Q30. Pawanhans Helicopters Ltd. provides helicopter services to …………..to inaccessible areas and difficult terrains like the north-eastern states and the interior parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand?
A. transporting crude oil, petroleum products
B. fertilizer factories and big thermal power plants.
C. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
Q31. Which of these is not a means of mass communication?
Q32. The Indian postal network is the …………largest in the world?
Q33. ………………… are considered first-class mail and are airlifted between stations covering both land and air.
B. Book Packets
D. Cards and envelopes
Q34. Book packets, registered newspapers and periodicals are considered ………….
A. First class mail
B. Premium mail
C. Second class mail
D. Prime mail
Q35. Name a channel that has been introduced recently to facilitate quick delivery of mails in large towns and cities?
A. Rajdhani Channel,
B. Akashvani Channel,
C. Fm Channel
D. Centre Channel
Q36. The focus of Digital India Programme is on being transformative to realise……….
A. IT (Indian Talent)
B. IT (Information Technology)
C. IT (India Tomorrow)
D. IT (India Today)
Q37. What is the full form of STD?
A. Subsidised Trunk dialling
B. Subscriber Trunk Dialling
C. State Trunk Dialing
D. Subsidy Trunk Dialing
Q38. Excluding urban places more than ………. of the villages in India have already been covered with Subscriber Trunk Dialling (STD) telephone facility?
B. Two- third
C. One- fourth
D. Three- fourth
Q39. India is the ………. largest producer of feature films in the world?
Q40. The Central Board of Film Certification is the authority to certify …………….?
A. Indian films
B. Indian and foreign film
C. Regional films
D. Foreign films coming to India
Q41. The exchange of goods among people, states and countries is referred to as ………?
A. Foreign exchange
Q42. The ………….. is the place where trade takes place?
A. Stock exchange
Q43. Advancement of international trade of a country is considered the economic …………. for a country
Q44. What is the balance of trade of a country ?
A. the difference between its export and import
B. Amount of imports made
C. Amount of exports made
D. Equal amount of value of export and import
Q45. India has trade relations with …….. of the major trading blocs and all geographical regions of the world.
Q46. Which commodities are exported from India to other countries?
Q47. Foreign tourists visit India for ……….
A. Residing purposes
C. Heritage tourism
D. Religious tourism
Q48. Which one of the following terms is used to describe trade between two or more countries?
A. Internal trade
B. External trade
C. International trade
D. Local trade
Q49. Which one of the following states is not connected with the H.V.J. pipeline?
A. Madhya Pradesh
D. Uttar Pradesh
Q50. Which mode of transportation reduces trans-shipment losses and delays?
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