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Class 12 Geography MCQs Chapter 8

Class 12 Geography MCQs Chapter 8

Q1. Which two stations does the Channel Tunnel link up?

(i) Paris – London
(ii) London – Berlin
(iii) Berlin – Paris
(iv) None of these

(i) Paris – London


Q2. When was the first public railway line opened?

(i) 1815
(ii) 1825
(iii) 1830
(iv) 1835

(ii) 1825


Q3. Name the longest railway route of the world.

(i) Trans Siberian railway
(ii) Trans Canadian railway
(iii) Trans Australian railway
(iv) None of these

(i) Trans Siberian railway


Q4. Through which of the following oceans does the Big Trunk route runs?

(i) The Mediterranean-lndian Ocean
(ii) North Atlantic Ocean
(iii) South Atlantic Ocean
(iv) South Pacific Ocean

(ii) North Atlantic Ocean


Q5. Which mode is suited for carrying a large volume of bulky materials?

(i) Reads
(ii) Railways
(iii) Airways
(iv) Pipelines

(ii) Railways


Q6. Name two terminals of the orient express.

(i) Paris
(ii) Istambul
(iii) Both
(iv) None

(iii) Both


Q7. Identify the country with the highest density of railway network.

(i) USA
(ii) Germany
(iii) Brazil
(iv) Thailand

(i) USA


Q8. Which mode carries high-value light goods?

(i) Railways
(ii) Roads
(iii) Airways
(iv) Waterways

(iii) Airways


Q9. Which is the busiest sea route of the world?

(i) North atlantic
(ii) Pacific route
(iii) Indian ocean
(iv) Panama route

(i) North atlantic


Q10. Between which of the following terminals does the Trans-continental Stuart Highway runs?

(i) Chengdu and Lhasa
(ii) Vancouver and St. John’s City
(iii) Edmonton and Anchorage
(iv) Darwin and Port Augusta

(iv) Darwin and Port Augusta


Q11. Which mode provides door to door service?

(i) Rail
(ii) Road
(iii) Airways
(iv) Pipelines

(ii) Road


Q12. What does the Big Inch Pipeline transport?

(i) Water
(ii) Liquified Petroleum Gas
(iii) Petroleum
(iv) Minerals

(iii) Petroleum


Q13. Reindeer is a pack animal in:

(i) Africa
(ii) Australia
(iii) Siberia
(iv) South America

(iii) Siberia


Q14. Reindeer is a pack animal in:

(i) Africa
(ii) Australia
(iii) Siberia
(iv) South America

(iii) Siberia


Q15. What is the width of a standard gauge railway?

(i) 1.5 m
(ii) 1.44 m
(iii) 1 m
(iv) O.75 m

(iii) 1 m


Q16. When was the Suez canal constructed?

(i) 1849
(ii) 1859
(iii) 1869
(iv) 1879

(iii) 1869


Q17. In which continent is the reindeer used as a pack animal?

(i) Africa
(ii) Eurasia
(iii) Australia
(iv) South America

(ii) Eurasia


Q18. In which year was the first public railway line opened?

(i) 1815
(ii) 1825
(iii) 1830
(iv) 1835

(ii) 1825


Q19. Which, seas are joined by the Suez canal?

(i) the Mediterranean and Red sea
(ii) Black and the Mediterranean
(iii) the North Sea and Baltic Sea
(iv) Baltic and White sea

(i) the Mediterranean and Red sea


Q20. Name two terminals of the Orient Express.

Answer:- Paris and Istanbul.


Q21. Name the two major inland waterways of North America.

Answer:- Mississippi and Saint Lawrence River.


Q22. Big inch pipelines transports —-?

Answer:- Petroleum oil and natural gas.


Q23. channel tunnel connects —-?

Answer:- Paris to London.


Q24. Name the famous petroleum pipeline which connects the oil Wells in the Gulf of Mexico to the North Eastern states in USA?

Answer:- Big inch.


Q25. What is an internet?

Answer:- An internet is a powerful medium of collecting information from the computer.

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