Railway general knowledge | Indian Railway GK 2019

1. In which year 1st train was started in India?

(A) 1982
(B) 1853
(C) 1851
(D) 1982

Answer: (B) 1853

2. When was the first electric train ran in India?
(A) 1925
(B) 1942
(C) 1967
(D) 1848

Answer: (A) 1925

3. Where is the longest railway platform in India?

A. Chennai
B. Kolkata
C. Mumbai
D. Gorakhpur

Answer: D. Gorakhpur

4. In which city was the first Metro Rail service started?

A. Delhi
B. Kolkata
C. Mumbai
D. Gorakhpur

Answer: B. Kolkata

5. What is the slogan of Indian Railways?

(A) The lifeline of the nation
(B) National Service Road
(C) The railway line of India
(D) None of the above

Answer: (A) The lifeline of the nation

6. What is the position of the Indian Railways network in the world?

(A) 3rd
(B) 8th
(C) 2nd
(D) 4th

Answer: (D) 4th

7. How much distance was Travelled by the first train of India?

(A) 52km
(B) 34 km
(C) 62km
(D) 36 km

Answer: B. 34 km

(8) Which is the longest distance train in India?

(A) LifeLine Express
(B) Rajdhani Express
(C) Vivek Express
(D) Shatabdi Express

Answer: (C) Vivek Express 

9. When was the railway board established in India?

(A) 1922
(B) 1905
(C) 1890
(D) 1991

Answer: (B) 1905 

10. Where is the Railway Staff College located in India?

(A) Delhi
(B) Vadodara
(C) Kerala
(D) Haryana

Answer: (B) Vadodara 

11. What is the name of the train running between India and Pakistan?

(A) Royal Orient Express
(B) Sadbhavna Express
(C) Sada-e-Sarhad
(D) Samjhauta Express

Answer: (D) Samjhauta Express

12. Which Indian state does not have a railway line?

(A) Meghalaya
(B) Odisha
(C) Gorakhpur
(D) Telangana

Answer: (A)  Meghalaya

13. Who was the first Railway Minister of India from below?

A. John Mathai
B. Jawaharlal Nehru
C. Shanmukham Chetty
D. Lal Bahadur Shastri

Answer: (A) John Mathai

14. Rajasthan state comes under which zone?

(A) Northern Zone
(B) Western Zone
(C) Northwest Zone
(D) Central Zone

Answer: (B) Western Zone

15. Which of these stations was formerly known as Victoria Terminus?

(A) Lokmanya Tilak Terminus
(B) Churchgate Railway Station
(C) Mumbai Central
(D) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

Answer: (D) Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus

16. Where is the Central Railway headquarter located?

(A) Mumbai (VT)
(B) Gorakhpur
(C) Mumbai (Churchgate)
(D) Gwalior

Answer: (A) Mumbai (VT)

17. What is the largest public sector organization in India?

(A) Transportation Sector
(B) Indian Railways
(C) Tourism Sector
(D) Financial Sector

Answer: (B) Indian Railways

18. What is the rank of Indian railway in Asia Continent?
(A) 8th
(B) 2nd
(C) 3rd
(D) 5th

Answer: (B) 2nd

19. Where is the East Central Railway Zone headquarter located?

(A) Hajipur
(B) Gaya
(C) Ranchi
(D) Patna

Answer: (A) Hajipur

20. Which state has the highest number of railway lines in India?

(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Haryana

Answer: (A) Uttar Pradesh

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