Vande Bharat Express is India’s first semi-high speed, an electric multiple-unit train designed and manufactured under the Make in India initiative. It connects the states of New Delhi and Uttar Pradesh. The train is built by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) and is the fifth Vande Bharat Express of the country.
The recently launched Chennai-Mysuru Vande Bharat Express is the first such train in South India. It covers a distance of 479 km in 6 hours and 40 minutes and aims to boost connectivity and commercial activities in southern states. Possible MCQs on this topic may include questions on the distance covered by the train, the city where it was flagged off, the objective of the initiative, and the unique features of Vande Bharat Express.
Vande Bharat Express MCQ Set 1
Q1. What is the Vande Bharat Express?
A. An electric car
B. A Semi-high-speed train operated by Indian Railways
C. A bullet train operated by Indian Railways
D. A luxury cruise liner
Answer – B. A Semi-high-speed train operated by Indian Railways
Q2. What was the original name of the Vande Bharat Express?
A. Bullet Train
B. Express Train
C. Train 18
D. Electric Train
Answer – C. Train 18
Q3. What is the maximum speed of the Vande Bharat Express?
A. 110 km/h
B. 130 km/h
C. 160 km/h
D. 180 km/h
Answer –D. 180 km/h
Q4. Why is the speed of the Vande Bharat Express limited to 130 km/h?
A. Due to technical issues with the train
B. Due to safety concerns
C. Due to the weight of the train
D. Due to the lack of demand for high speeds
Answer –B. Due to safety concerns
Q5. Is the Vande Bharat Express currently faster than other express trains in India?
A. Yes, it is the fastest train in India
B. No, it is not faster than other express trains due to railway track speed capacity and traffic constraints
C. It depends on the location and time of day
D. None of the above
Answer –B. No, it is not faster than other express trains due to railway track speed capacity and traffic constraints
Q6. Who designed the Vande Bharat Express?
A. Integral Coach Factory (ICF)
B. Rail Design and Standards Organization (RDSO)
C. Indian Railways
D. The Indian Government
Answer –B. Rail Design and Standards Organization (RDSO)
Q7. Where was the Vande Bharat Express manufactured?
Answer –B. Chennai
Q8. What was the goal behind the design of the Vande Bharat Express?
A. To create a luxurious train for tourists
B. To standardize train design and specifications
C. To create the fastest train in India
D. To reduce the cost of maintenance and operations
Answer –D. To reduce the cost of maintenance and operations
Q9. What is the approximate cost of a 16-coach Vande Bharat train?
A. ₹150 crore (US$20 million)
B. ₹125 crore (US$17 million)
C. ₹115 crore (US$14 million)
D. ₹100 crore (US$13 million)
Answer –C. ₹115 crore (US$14 million)
Q10. When was Train 18 renamed Vande Bharat Express?
A. 27 January 2019
B. 15 February 2019
C. 1 March 2019
D. 1 April 2019
Answer –A. 27 January 2019