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Latest Railway Current Affairs 2018 Highlights:
  • India, France ink 14 agreements.
  • Mission Raftar: Ministry of Railways conducts one day workshop to raise speed of trains.
  • IRCTC inks MoU with CSC for delivery of rail tickets
  • 09-3x Dynamic Tamping Express
  • Government takeoff Rail Madad app to expedite and streamline passenger grievance redressal
  • The Common Service Centres (CSCs) Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)
  • The Union Ministry of Railways has launched Rail MADAD (Mobile Application for Desired Assistance During travel)
  • The mission intends at doubling average speed of freight trains and increasing average speed of coaching trains by 25kmph over a five year period.
  • IRCTC Next Generation e-Ticketing System: Ministry of Railways launches new user interface system.
  • It will assists enhanced class-wise, train-wise, destination-wise, departure and arrival time wise
  • Parcel Cargo Express Train connecting northeast to West Coast begins operation.
  • The PCET will guides farmers from northeast to market their lucrative products like tea, betal nuts, pineapple, jute, horticulture products etc.
  • India’s first high-speed electric locomotive of 12000HP capacity launched.
  • India’s first high-speed electric locomotive with 12000 horsepower (HP) engine has been flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi
  • Indian hands over 18 locomotives to Myanmar.
Current Affairs 2018 January to December Monthly Updates

Railway General Knowledge Question and Answers

Question 1: The rail is designated by its

A.    Length
B.    Weight
C.    Cross-Section
D.   Weight Per Unit Length

Answer: D

Question 2: Largest dimension of a rail is its

A.    Height
B.    Foot Width
C.    Head Width
D.   Any Of The Above

Answer: A

Question 3:  Ordinary rails are made of

A.    Mild Steel
B.    Cast Iron
C.    Wrought Iron
D.   High Carbon Steel

Answer: D 

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Question 4: Tensile strength of steel used  in rails should not be less than

A.    450 MPa
B.    500 MPa
C.    700 MPa
D.   850 MPa

Answer: C

Question 5: Which of the following is a non metal that remains liquid at room temperature?

A.    Phosphorous
B.    Bromine
C.    Chlorine
D.   Helium     

Answer: B

Question 6: Which telecom operator unveils the internet telephony service 'Wings'?

A.    BSNL
B.    Vodafone
C.    Airtel
D.   Reliance Jio

Answer: A

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Question 7: This plans to add 40 million WiFi users in India by 2019.

A.    Google
B.    Facebook
C.    Twitter
D.   LinkedIn

Answer: A

Question 8: Which financial services platform launches UPI On Platform, Offers Own VPA Handle recently?

A.    Mobikwik
B.    Paytm
C.    Payzapp
D.   Phonepe

Answer: A

Question 9: Which of the following has introduced automatic recurring payments to pay for periodic recurring expenses automatically?

A.    Paytm
B.    Phonepe
C.    Mobiwik
D.   Airtel Payment Bank

Answer: A

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Question 10: Which country is Third Most Vulnerable Country To Cyber Threats?

1.    India
2.    Pakistan
3.    Saudi Arabia
4.    Indonesia


Answer: A

Question11: Gorakhpur which has the longest railway platform in the world is located in which of the following states?

A.    Odisha
B.    West Bengal
C.    Uttar Pradesh
D.   Chhattisgarh

Answer: C

Question12: Which of the following stations has all the three guages viz. broad, metre and narrow?

A.    Lucknow
B.    Chandigarh
C.    Shimla
D.   Siliguri

Answer: D

Question13: What is the width of broad guage railway line in India?

A.    5 feet 3 inches
B.    5 feet 6 inches
C.    4 feet 11 inches
D.   5 feet 4 inches

Answer: B

Question14:Arrangement made to divert the trains from one track to another, is known as
A.    Railway point
B.    Railway crossing
C.    Turnout
D.   Railway junction
E.    None of these
Answer:C

Question15:At a rail joint, the ends of adjoining rails, are connected with a pair of fish plates and

A.    2 fish bolts
B.    4 fish bolts
C.    6 fish bolts
D.   8 fish bolts

Answer:B


Question16:When was the nationalization of Indian Railways done?

A.    1952
B.    1950
C.    1951
D.   1954

Answer:B

Question17:In which year Research, Design and Standard organization was established?

A.    1954
B.    1957
C.    1959
D.   1967

Answer:B

Question18:Railway Staff College is situated at

A.    Bangalore
B.    Secundrabad
C.    Chennai
D.   Vadodara

Answer: D

Question19: Which of the gauges is used in the hilly areas?

A.    Broad gauge
B.    Meter gauge
C.    Narrow gauge
D.   Special gauge

Answer: C

Question 20: Where is the extreme north of India a railway station?

A.    Jammutavi
B.    Amritsar
C.    Pathancoat
D.   Guwahat

Answer:A


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