Settlement Transport

Extra Questions

Match the columns:

Column IColumn II
(i) Heavy rainfall(a) thick mud wall with thatched roof
(ii) Water accumulation during rains(b) Slanting roof
(iii) Hot climate(c) Houses on raised platform/stilts

Answer: (i) – b, (ii) – c, (iii) – a


Fill in the blanks:

  1. The largest rail network in Asia is the _____ railway network.

    Answer: Indian
  2. ______ trains have been introduced at some places to make the journey faster.

    Answer: Superfast
  3. ________ are built over raised structures.

    Answer: Flyover
  4. Place where a building or a settlement develops is called its _________.

    Answer: Site
  5. ____ are places where people build their homes.

    Answer: Settlements

Multiple Choice Questions:

The speedy development of rail transport is due to the

  1. Invetion of steam engine
  2. Industrial Revolution
  3. Both a and b
  4. None of the above

    Answer: (c) Both a and b

Steam engines have been replaced by ___ engine(s)

  1. Diesel
  2. Electric
  3. CNG
  4. Both a and b

    Answer: (d) Both a and b

The fastest and the costliest mode of transport is the ______

  1. Railways
  2. Airways
  3. Waterways
  4. Roadways

    Answer: (b) Airways

Subways and flyovers are example of _____

  1. Railways
  2. Airways
  3. Waterways
  4. Roadways

    Answer: (d) Roadways

The types of rural settlement are _____

  1. Compact
  2. Congested
  3. Scattered
  4. Both a and c

    Answer: (d) Both a and c


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