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Richard Trevithick, a ________ engineer and inventor, built and operated (1803–4) the first successful steam engine.

British
American
Japanise
Chinese


Richard Trevithick, a British engineer and inventor, built and operated (1803–4) the first successful steam engine locomotive for hauling cars on a track.

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Who was responsible for improvements to the steam engine of Thomas Newcomen ?

William Murdoch
James Watt
Richard Trevithick
John Curr


James Watt, a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer, was responsible for improvements to the steam engine of Thomas Newcomen, hitherto used to pump water out of mines.

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The first working model of a steam rail locomotive was designed and constructed by John Fitch in which country ?

Russia
Austrelia
England
USA


The first working model of a steam rail locomotive was designed and constructed by John Fitch in the United States in 1794.

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The first full scale working railway steam locomotive was built in the United Kingdom in which year ?

1788
1804
1817
1836


The first full scale working railway steam locomotive was built in the United Kingdom in 1804 by Richard Trevithick, an English engineer born in Cornwall.

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By the 1940s, India had the _________ longest railway network in the world.

first
second
third
fourth


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This combination of diesel engine, ___________ and motors makes the hybrid diesal railway engine.

Electric generators
Petrol engine
Gas engine
Electric engine


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What is wheel arrangement 4-4-0 ?

4 driving wheels, 4 lead wheels, and 0 tailing wheels
4 lead wheels, 4 driving wheels, and 0 tailing wheels
4 tailing wheels, 4 driving wheels, and 0 lead wheels
4 lead wheels, 4 tailing wheels, and 0 driving wheels


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The Mallard's speed record of steam locomotive is _______ mph. Fill in the blank.

102.5
126.5
139.5
148.5


The Mallard's speed record is 126.5 mph, which has never been broken by another steam locomotive.

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Dr. Rudolf Diesel patented his first compression ignition engine in ____, its application for railway propulsion was considered.

1892
1906
1927
1948


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Loco classes are described by their _______ layout.

Engine
Wheel
Engine type
Coach


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