RRB NTPC - 2016 Gk Important Bits For Online Exams


1.       The staggered rails joints are usually provided on:
(a)   Bridge
(b)  Curves
(c)   Branching
(d)  Tangents

2.       The track capacity can be increased by:
(a)   Faster movement of trains on the track
(b)  By using more powerful engines
(c)   All the above
(d)  None of the above

3.       The railway station at which a track line meets a main line is called:
(a)   terminal station
(b)  flag station
(c)   way side station
(d)  junction station

4.       The limiting value of super elevation of board gauge in Indian Railways is:
(a)  16.50 cm
(b)  30 cm
(c)   15 cm
(d)  10 cm


5.       The chart used for recording the condition of track is known as:
(a)   Rolling chart
(b)  Track chart
(c)   Hallade chart
(d)  Vibro chart

6.       The most common system of signaling in India is the …… system.
(a)   automatic block
(b)  section clear system
(c)   absolute block
(d)  pilot guard system

7.       The feeder gauge …. is commonly used for feeding raw materials to big Government manufacturing concerns as well as to private factories such as steel plants, oil refineries, sugar factories etc.
(a)  0.6096 m
(b)  0.792 m
(c)   1 m
(d)  1.676 m

8.       Which one of the following bolts is not used in rail track:
(a)   Fang bolt
(b)  Eye bolt
(c)   Rag bolt
(d)  Fish bolt

9.       The gradient which requires one or more additional locomotive for hauling the load over the gradient is called:
(a)   Up-gradient
(b)  Pusher gradient
(c)   Steep gradient
(d)  Momentum gradient

10.   The minimum length of a passenger platform for broad gauge railway should not be less than:
(a)  305 m
(b)  183 m
(c)   495 m
(d)  250 m

11.   Generally the shape of fish plate is:
(a)   elliptical
(b)  bone shaped
(c)   circular
(d)  rectangular

12.   For wooden sleepers, size of the ballast should be:
(a)   2.54 cm
(b)  10.16 cm
(c)   3.8 cm
(d)  5.1 cm

13.   The length of track under the control of a Ganger is:
(a)   10 to 15 Km
(b)  5 to 6 KM
(c)   3 to 5 KM
(d)  1 to 2 KM

14.   The maximum rising gradient which is provided keeping the power of locomotive in view, is called
(a)   Momentum gradient
(b)  Pusher gradient
(c)   Down gradient
(d)  Ruling gradient

15.   The latest system of signaling introduced is:
(a)  C.T.C. system
(b)  pilot guard system
(c)   section clear system
(d)  automatic block system

16.   The movable tapered end of the tongue rail is known as:
(a)   heel of switch
(b)  toe of switch
(c)   stretcher bar
(d)  throw of switch

17.   The yard where trains and other loads are received, sorted out, trains formed and dispatched onwards are known as:
(a)   locomotive yard
(b)  goods yard
(c)   marshalling yard
(d)  station yard

18.   Wider gauge permits:
(a)   sleeper gradients
(b)  low axle load
(c)   higher operating speeds
(d)  sharp curves

19.   Which one of the following is expected to have shorter life?
(a)   Steam engine
(b)  Diesel engine
(c)   Electric engine
(d)  Shunting engine

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

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

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

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

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

25.   Which of the following diffuses at the fastest rate?
(a)   Solid
(b)  Gas
(c)   Liquid
(d)  None of these

26.   What temperature at Celsius scale is equal to 300°K.?
(a)   30°C
(b)  27°C
(c)   300°C
(d)  None of these

27.   The blood pressure of a normal person is:
(a)   100/80
(b)  100/90
(c)   80/120
(d)  90/100

28.   Colour blindness is related to
(a)  heredity
(b)  blood pressure
(c)   digestive system
(d)  respiratory system

29.   In simple harmonic motion, what remains constant?
(a)   Amplitude
(b)  Angular displacement
(c)   Time period
(d)  Kinetic energy

30.   A parabolic curve introduced between straight and a circular curve or between two branches of a compound curve for ease, comfort and safety of movement of trains on curve is called:
(a)   Spur curve
(b)  Transition curve
(c)   Summit curve
(d)  Valley curve



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