(a) Mumbai and Nagpur
(b) Silchar and Porbandar
(c) Mumbai and Kolkata
(d) Nagpur and Siligudi
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(a) Internal trade
(b) International trade
(c) External trade
(d) Local trade
(i) (b) Silchar and Porbandar
(ii) (c) Pipeline
(iii) (b) Maharashtra
(iv) d) Vishakhapatnam
(v) (b) Railways
(vi) (b) International trade
Answer : Three merits of roadways are:
Answer : Rail transport is the most convenient means of transportation in the northern plains as there is level land, high population density and rich agricultural resources.
Answer : Border roads are of strategic importance and these roads in the bordering areas of the country have improved accessibility in areas of difficult terrain and have helped in the economic development of these areas.
Answer : The exchange of goods among people, states and countries is referred to as trade. Trade between two countries is called international trade. Trade carried out in cities, towns and villages are called local trades.
Answer : The means of transportation and communication are called the lifelines of a nation and its economy because they are the pre-requisites for fast development. Today, India is well-linked with the rest of the world despite its vast size, diversity and linguistic and socio-cultural plurality. Railways, airways, waterways, newspapers, radio, cinema, television and internet etc. have been contributing to its socio-economic progress in many ways.
Along with trade, these different means of transport and communication have enriched our life and added substantially to growing amenities and facilities for the comforts of life.
Answer : Trade between two countries is known as international trade. It has undergone a vast change in the last fifteen years. Exchange of goods and commodities have been superseded by the exchange of information and knowledge. For e.g. - India has emerged as a software giant at the international level and it is earning large foreign exchange through the export of information technology.
International trade also depends on the relationship between the countries and other external factors like duties and tariffs on the transportation of goods. In the last fifteen years, different trade blocks have emerged which have changed how international trade was conducted previously.
Answer : National Highway two runs from Delhi to Kolkata.
National Highway three runs from Agra to Mumbai.
Answer : There are total of 17 railway zones in India.
Answer : The north-eastern part of the country is marked with the presence of big rivers, dissected relief, dense forests and frequent floods and international frontiers, etc. Air travel has made access easier to such places. It can cover very difficult terrains like high mountains, dreary deserts, dense forests and also long oceanic stretches with great ease.
Answer :The countries connected by Indian airlines are: