question_answer138) "Dense and efficient network of transport and communication is a pre-requisite for national and international trade." Support this statement with four arguments. Or Explain any four reasons why a dense and efficient network of transport and communication is a pre-requisite for trade today.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer144) "The pace of development of a country depends upon the production of goods and services as well as their movement over spce. So, the modern means of transport and communication serve as lifelines of our nation and its modern economy." Justify the statement.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer145) Kandla in Kutch was the first port developed soon after Independence to ease the volume of trade on the Mumbai port, in the wake of loss of Karachi port to Pakistan after partition. Kandla is a tidal port. It caters to the convenient handling of exports of highly productive granary and industrial belt stretching across the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Gujarat. Mumbai is the biggest port with a spacious natural and well-sheltered harbour. Read the above passage and answer the following questions (a) Which is the biggest natural port of India? (b) How Kandla port eased the volume of trade over Mumbai port? (c) Name some states which have benefitted by the development of Kandla port. (d) What values/lesson you have learnt from the given passage?View Answer play_arrow
question_answer154) Answer the following questions in about 120 words. Why are the means of transportation and communication called the lifelines of a nation and its economy? , Write a note on the changing nature of the international trade in the last 15 years.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer156) On the political map of India, locate, mark and label the following with appropriate symbols. (i) The port developed after independence to ease the volume of trade on Mumbai port. (ii) The only international airport in Punjab. (iii) The deepest landlocked and Well-protected port in India.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer157) On the given political map of India, identify the following by the locations marked and their description given below. (i) The Northern end of the longest National Highway. (ii) This port has serves as a major outlet for trade with India's Southern neighbours. (iii) This airport is named after a famous freedom fighter who died before independence.View Answer play_arrow
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