Indian Railways Quiz Questions

1)  When was Indian Railways founded ?
A) 8 May 1846
B) 8 May 1845
C) 8 May 1865
D) 8 May 1841
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2)  When was the first electric passenger train in India ran between Victoria Terminus and Kurla ?
A) 3 February 1922
B) 3 February 1923
C) 3 February 1925
D) 3 February 1921
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3)  When was India's first transport train 'Red Hill Railway' ran from Red Hills to the Chintadripet bridge in Madras ?
A) 1887-1889
B) 1866-1867
C) 1836-1837
D) 1829-1830
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4)  Which is the longest route train in Indian Railways ?
A) Vivek Express Dibrugarh - Kanyakumari
B) Thiruvananthapuram Central–Silchar Express
C) Himsagar Express - Jammu Tawi to Kanyakumari
D) Ten Jammu Express - Tirunelveli Jammu
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5)  When computerised ticketing and reservations were introduced in Indian Railways ? Hint: The first introduced location is New Delhi.
A) 1987
B) 1988
C) 1989
D) 1986
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6)  When was the first Shatabdi Express introduced between New Delhi and Jhansi ?
A) 1981
B) 1978
C) 1979
D) 1988
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7)  Which Class is the highest class in Indian Railways ?
A) AC First Tier
B) Vista Dome
C) Saloon Class
D) Anubhuti Class
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8)  How many days in prior one can reserve tickets in Indian Railways ?
A) 90
B) 60
C) 120
D) 150
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9)  Which Zone in IRCTC is highest profitable for Indian Railways ?
A) West Railway zone
B) North Railway zone
C) East Coast Railway zone
D) South Coast Railway zone
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10)  Largest Railway Station in India (In terms of no of platforms) ?
A) Howrah Junction Railway Station
B) Madras Central Railway Station
C) SBC Bangalore Railway Station
D) NDLS New Delhi Railway Station
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11)  Where does 'Rail Wheel Factory' located which produce 'Wheel & Axle' for Indian Railways ?
A) Vijayawada, Andra pradesh
B) Bangalore, Karnataka
C) Perambur, Tamil Nadu
D) Kapurthala, Punjab
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12)  How many trains Indian Railways operate to Pakistan ?
A) 1 (Samjhauta Express)
B) 2 (Samjhauta Express && Thar Express)
C) 1(Thar Express)
D) 2 (Thar Express && Karachi Express)
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13)  Fastest train operated by Indian Railways is ?
A) Shatabdi Express
B) Tejas Express
C) Rajdhani Express
D) Vande Bharat Express
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14)  What is the name of World's highest rail bridge built by Indian Railways ?
A) Pamban Bridge
B) Chenab Rail Bridge
C) Godavari Arch Bridge
D) Jubilee Bridge
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15)  When was sleeping accommodations were introduced in coaches in Indian Railways ?
A) 1951
B) 1961
C) 1971
D) 1981
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16)  When did Indian Railways endured a 20 day strike, which damaged the nation's economy ?
A) 1972
B) 1974
C) 1988
D) 1978
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17)  Since when Indian Railways began online train reservations and ticketing ( ?
A) 2000
B) 2001
C) 1999
D) 2002
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18)  Since when Fans and lights were mandated for all compartments in all passenger classes in Indian Railways ?
A) 1951
B) 1952
C) 1953
D) 1954
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19)  How many people are part of board which heads Indian Railways ?
A) 4
B) 3
C) 6
D) 2
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20)  When did three-tier air-conditioned coaches were introduced on Indian Railways ?
A) 1992
B) 1991
C) 1993
D) 1995
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