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Central Railway Heritage Quiz

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The quiz was a part of heritage week celebrated to commemorate the UNESCO status conferred to Chattrapati Shivaji Terminus(CST).

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Central Railway Heritage Quiz

  1. 1. QM-Anubhav Chatterjee Date:3rd July’2016 Central Railway Heritage Quiz 1 Saturday, July 9, 2016
  2. 2. Instructions  25 Questions  Switch off all electronic devices  In-built star marked questions.  Top 6 teams will qualify for the finals 2 Saturday, July 9, 2016
  3. 3.  Q1. 3 Saturday, July 9, 2016
  4. 4.  Q1.
  5. 5. Q2.What has been blanked? 5 Saturday, July 9, 2016
  6. 6.  Q2.
  7. 7. Q3  Claim to fame of the letter? 7 Saturday, July 9, 2016
  8. 8.  Ans: The letter led to the introduction of toilets in I.R
  9. 9.  Q4.Claim to Fame: Fastest Train in India 1st Train to have train hostess Travel time of 100 minutes to cover 188 K.M Train was launched on 5th April’2016 9 Saturday, July 9, 2016
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  11. 11.  Q5.Identify the advertiser? 11 Saturday, July 9, 2016
  12. 12.  Ans:
  13. 13. ***  Q6.Train at a Glance is organized into about 100 tables. Each table represents a route and the tables are numbered as 10, 10A…..23,23A…..52, 52A etc.Table 26 stands out from the rest.In other words,it has 26,26-A,26-1,26-1A.What is the reason behind it? 13 Saturday, July 9, 2016
  14. 14.  Ans: Table 26,26-A,26-1,26-1A denotes normal timing and monsoon timings. Konkan Railways has 2 different timings for a train during monsoon(10th June-31st Oct) & rest of the year.
  15. 15.  Q7. Identify the Logo? 15 Saturday, July 9, 2016
  16. 16.  Q8. Story goes that a drunken British officer stumbled into the kitchen looking for midnight snack. The service was over and the cooks were making food for them.After having their food, the British didn’t appreciate a burnt stomach, but was overjoyed when in an instant the dish was changed from a spicy curry to a subtle one with yogurt.What is the dish called? 17 Saturday, July 9, 2016
  17. 17.  Ans: Railway Mutton Curry
  18. 18.  Q9 Saturday, July 9, 201619
  19. 19.  Q10. Saturday, July 9, 201621
  20. 20.  Q11. Which train in English stands for Poor Man’s chariot? Saturday, July 9, 201623
  21. 21.  Ans: Garib Rath
  22. 22. ***  Q12.These are the books written by him: 1. Railways of England(1889) 2. Railways of Scotland(1890) 3. Railways and Traders(1891) 4. Elements of Railway Economics(1905) 5. State Railway Ownership(1920) The author holds an importance in the history of Indian Railway?Identify him Saturday, July 9, 201625
  23. 23.  Ans: Sir William Mitchell Acworth
  24. 24. ***  Q13. Run by the Western Railway, the train was considered Rolls Royce of its time – both for its luxury (it had bedrolls, a shower, a salon and even a steam room) and the inimitable dishes it served. It was the first time that Roast Chicken was introduced to the Indian palate, soon followed by Madras spicy mutton curry and rice, the chicken cutlet. Identify the train? Saturday, July 9, 201627
  25. 25.  Ans: Frontier Mail or Golden Temple Mail
  26. 26.  Q14. X special train is being introduced from Railway with dynamic fare pricing. Dynamic fare stands for the fare component which may be increased with the subsequent bookings. Advance Reservation Period (ARP) of this train will be a maximum of 15 days. Agents will not be allowed to book tickets in these trains.What is X Saturday, July 9, 201629
  27. 27.  Ans:Premium Trains
  28. 28.  Q15. 3-letter abbreviation:  The first letter (gauge)  The second letter (motive power)  The third letter (job type) Saturday, July 9, 201631
  29. 29.  Ans:Classification of Locomotives  WAG,WAM,WAP etc
  30. 30.  Q16.What are these coaches called? Saturday, July 9, 201633
  31. 31.  Ans: LHB Coaches
  32. 32. ***  Q17. Saturday, July 9, 201635
  33. 33.  Q18.  Projects include the following routes:  Diamond Quadilateral  Delhi - Chd. - Amritsar  Delhi-Chennai  Chennai-Beng.-Mysore Saturday, July 9, 201637
  34. 34.  Ans: Routes for High Speed Rail/Bullet Trains
  35. 35.  Q19.What do the stars in the logo represent? Saturday, July 9, 201639
  36. 36.  Ans: They represent the number of railway zones.Latest to join the list is Kolkata Metro.We have 17 zones
  37. 37. ***  Q20. The late Animesh Ganguly, the then Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) of the South Eastern Railways (SER) and a cricket fanatic, was not only searching for a Train Ticket Examiner but also a cricketer who could fit into the SER team. As luck would have it, X not only cleared the TTE exam but also became an integral part of the SER cricket team.Identify X? Saturday, July 9, 201641
  38. 38.  Ans: M.S.Dhoni
  39. 39.  Q21.What does the following stand for? MEMU DEMU Saturday, July 9, 201643
  40. 40.  Ans: MEMU-Mainline Electric Multiple Unit.  DEMU-Diesel Electric Multiple Unit
  41. 41.  Q22.Ghum is a railway station on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.What is its claim to fame? Saturday, July 9, 201645
  42. 42.  Ans:Highest Railway Station in India
  43. 43.  Q23.Identify the manufacturer? Saturday, July 9, 201647
  44. 44. Saturday, July 9, 201648
  45. 45. Q24. Saturday, July 9, 201650
  46. 46. 51  Ans:TALGO (Tren Arti culado Ligero Goicoe chea Oriol, Goicoechea-Oriol light articulated train) Saturday, July 9, 2016
  47. 47. Saturday, July 9, 201652  Q25.

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