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.
  2. ______ trains have been introduced at some places to make the journey faster.
  3. ________ are built over raised structures.
  4. Place where a building or a settlement develops is called its _________.
  5. ____ are places where people build their homes.

Answer: (1) Indian, (2) Superfast, (3) Flyover, (4) Site, (5) Settlements


Multiple Choice Questions:

Question 1: 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

Question 2: Steam engines have been replaced by ___ engine(s)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

Question 3: The fastest and the costliest mode of transport is the ______

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

Answer: (b) Airways


Question 4: Subways and flyovers are example of _____

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

Answer: (d) Roadways

Question 5: 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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