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09/01/2016

Important Railway Questions for RRB NTPC Online Exam 2016

Railway Questions for RRB NTPC Online Exam 2016 – RRB Important General knowledge questions: Looking for Questions on Indian Railways? Railway Non Technical online examination is to be held in upcoming months. Applicants must remember GK Questions on Railways as it is RRB NTPC examination. Here we have provided as many as 50 GK questions based on Indian Railway.

GK Questions on Railway


1.       When was the first underground railway (Metro Railway) started?
(a)     1982
(b)     1989
(c)     1984
(d)     1992
                                                             

2.       Shatabdi Express train was started in
(a)     1984
(b)     1988
(c)     1990
(d)     1985
                                                             

3.       At which of the following places Diesel Component Works is established?
(a)     Jamshedpur
(b)     Patiala
(c)     Perambur
(d)     Varanasi
                                                             

4.       Which Zone is the largest in Indian Railways?
(a)     Central Railway
(b)     Northern Railway
(c)     Eastern Railway
(d)     Western Railway
                                                             

5.       The railway station situated in the extreme south is
(a)     Chennai
(b)     Cochin
(c)     Kanyakumari
(d)     Trivandrum
                                                             

6.       A platform surrounded by rail lines from all the four sides, is called
(a)     dock platform
(b)     passenger platform
(c)     island platform
(d)     goods platform
                                                             

7.       When was the nationalization of Indian Railways done?
(a)     1952
(b)     1950
(c)     1951
(d)     1954
                                                             

8.       In which year Research, Design and Standard organization was established?
(a)     1954
(b)     1957
(c)     1959
(d)     1967
                                                             

9.       Railway Staff College is situated at
(a)     Bangalore
(b)     Secundrabad
(c)     Chennai
(d)     Vadodara
                                                             

10.    Where is the Research, Design and Standard Organisation situated?
(a)     Lucknow
(b)     Bangalore
(c)     Pune
(d)     New Delhi
                                                             

11.    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
                                                             

12.    Between which of the destinations the first Indian train was started?
(a)     From Calcutta to Delhi
(b)     From Mumbai to Thane
(c)     From Mumbai to Surat
(d)     From Mumbai to Madras
                                                             

13.    When was the first train in Indian started?
(a)     1851
(b)     1852
(c)     1853
(d)     1854
                                                             

14.    In which Governor-General’s reign railway lines in India were established?
(a)     Lord William Bentick
(b)     Lord Cornwallis
(c)     Lord Kenning
(d)     Lord Dalhousie
                                                             

15.    A station where the rail lines end, is called
(a)     junction station
(b)     way-side-station
(c)     block station
(d)     terminal station
                                                             

16.    How much distance was traveled by first train of India?
(a)     33 km
(b)     36 km
(c)     34 km
(d)     46 km
                                                             

17.    What is the position of the Indian Railway in the world according to the length of rail lines?
(a)     First
(b)     Second
(c)     Third
(d)     Fourth
                                                             

18.    What is the length of North-Eastern Frontier Railway (NEFR)?
(a)     4300 Km
(b)     3700 Km
(c)     4290 km
(d)     5298 km
                                                             

19.    The headquarters of North-Eastern railway is situated at
(a)     Mumbai
(b) Guwahati
(b)     (c) Gorakhpur
(c)     (d) New Delhi
                                                             

20.    When was the North-Eastern frontier Railway (NEFR) established?
(a)     15th Jan, 1958
(b)     15th Jan, 1955
(c)     2nd Jan, 1956
(d)     14th April, 1952
                                                             

21.    The headquarters of North -Eastern Frontier Railway (NEFR) is
(a)     Calcutta
(b)     Maligaon (Guwahati)
(c)     Chennai
(d)     Gorakhpur
                                                             

22.    In which of the following cities, the first sub-way train was started?
(a)     Mumbai
(b)     Delhi
(c)     Calcutta
(d)     Chennai
                                                             

23.     General Manger is responsible for
(a)     Railway Board
(b)     Railway Ministry
(c)     Both railway Board and Railway Ministry
(d)     None of these
                                                             

24.    The headquarters of South-Central Railways is situated at
(a)     Mumbai (V.T)
(b)     Chennai
(c)     Secundrabad
(d)     Mumbai (Central)
                                                             

25.    The headquarters of Northern Railway is at
(a)     New Delhi
(b)     Guwahati
(c)     Gorakhpur
(d)     Mumbai (V.T)
                                                             

26.    The headquarters of South Railways is situated at
(a)     Calcutta
(b)     Chennai
(c)     Delhi
(d)     Mumbai
                                                             

27.    In which institution the training of electric work is being given?
(a)     Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
(b)     Indian Railways Institute of Electrical Engineering
(c)     Railway Staff College
(d)     Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering
                                                             

28.    Who invented the railway engine?
(a)     Charles Babbage
(b)     Isaac Newton
(c)     James Watt
(d)     George Stephenson
                                                             

29.    Where is the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Institute situated?
(a)     Nasik
(b)     Baroda
(c)     Jamalpur
(d)     Pune
                                                             

30.    Metro Railway is functioning in which of the following Indian States?
(a)     Gujarat
(b)     Maharashtra
(c)     West Bengal
(d)     Tamil Nadu
                                                             

31.    Zone with the minimum length is
(a)     North-Eastern Railway
(b)     North-Eastern Frontier Railway
(c)     South-East Railway
(d)     South-Central Railway
                                                             

32.    Where is the Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering Institute situated?
(a)     Pune
(b)     Chennai
(c)     Nasik
(d)     Sikandrabad
                                                             

33.    How many training institutions of Railways are in India?
(a)     Three
(b)     Four
(c)     Five
(d)     Six
                                                             

34.    What is the position of the Indian Railway under the zonal system?
(a)     First
(b)     Second
(c)     Third
(d)     Forth
                                                             

35.    Which of the gauges is used in the hilly areas?
(a)     Broad gauge
(b)     Meter gauge
(c)     Narrow gauge
(d)     (d) Special gauge
                                                             

36.    Where is the extreme north of India a railway station?
(a)     Jammutavi
(b)     Amritsar
(c)     Pathancoat
(d)     Guwahat
                                                             

37.    How many institutions do give suggestions for railways technology?
(a)     One
(b)     Two
(c)     Three
(d)     Four
                                                             

38.    Diesel Locomotive Works is situated at
(a)     Perambur
(b)     Varanasi
(c)     Kapurthala
(d)     Bangalore
                                                             

39.    The manufacturing of steam engine in Chittranjan Locomotive Works was stopped in
(a)     1974
(b)     1961
(c)     1971
(d)     1973
                                                             

40.    The passenger bogies of the Indian Railways are manufactured at which of the following places?
(a)     Kapurthala
(b)     Chittranjan
(c)     Perambur
(d)     Bangalore
                                                             

41.    Indian Railways which is the largest of the Public Sector Enterprises, is divided in how many regions?
(a)     7
(b)     9
(c)     8
(d)     10
                                                             

42.    Besides Mahrashtra, Karnataka and Goa, which of the following is the fourth State for Konakan Railway Project?
(a)     Kerala
(b)     Tamil Nadu
(c)     Gujarat
(d)     Andhra Pradesh
                                                             

43.    Palace on Wheels train was inaugurated in which year?
(a)     1988
(b)     1972
(c)     1982
(d)     1965
                                                             

44.    When was the Central Railway established?
(a)     5th Nov 1951
(b)     14th Nov 1951
(c)     14th April 1951
(d)     16th August, 1951
                                                             

45.    Rajasthan is under which of the following railway zones?
(a)     Northern region
(b)     Western region
(c)     North-Western region
(d)     Central Region
                                                             

46.    The largest national enterprise of India is
(a)     Indian Railway
(b)     Indian Shipyard
(c)     Airways
(d)     None of these
                                                             

47.    The first locomotive which was manufactured in Chittaranjan on
(a)     November 1950
(b)     October 1950
(c)     September 1949
(d)     October 1954
                                                             

48.    Where is the wheel and axle plant of Indian Railways situated?
(a)     Chittranjan
(b)     Kapurthala
(c)     Bangalore
(d)     Perambur
                                                             

49.    When was the Jammu City appeared on the map of Indian Railway?
(a)     1965
(b)     1963
(c)     1967
(d)     1965
                                                             

50.    Where is the headquarters of Central Railway situated?
(a)     Mumbai (V.T)
(b)     Mumbai (Church Gate)
(c)     Gwalior
(d)     Gorakhpur