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Metro Rail

While underground railways are one of the most convenient modes of transport in major European and American cities, it is still in a developing stage in India. Take the rediff business quiz and find out how much you know about 'The Underbellies'.

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1. In which year did India's first metro run and in which city?
a) 1992, Delhi
b) 1984, Kolkata
c) 1993, Bangalore

2. After Kolkata, which other Indian city had metro railway?
a) New Delhi
b) Mumbai
c) Bangalore

3. What is the other name for the underground rail network of London?
a) The Metro
b) The Underbelly
c) The Tube

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is The Tube.
The London Underground, or 'The Tube' is the quickest and easiest way of getting around London with 275 stations conveniently dotted across the city.
Correct!
The London Underground, or 'The Tube' is the quickest and easiest way of getting around London with 275 stations conveniently dotted across the city.

4. Who designed the logo of London Tube?
a) Pablo Picasso
b) Tom Hawkes
c) Edward Johnston

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is Edward Johnston.
London Tube's world-famous logo, the roundel -- a red circle crossed by a horizontal blue bar -- was designed by calligrapher Edward Johnston and first appeared in 1913.
Correct!
London Tube's world-famous logo, the roundel -- a red circle crossed by a horizontal blue bar -- was designed by calligrapher Edward Johnston and first appeared in 1913.

5. Which business house got the contract for Mumbai's rail project?
a) Anil Ambani Group
b) Tatas
c) Birlas

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is Anil Ambani Group.
A consortium headed by Reliance Energy Ltd of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group has bagged the contract for the first phase of Mumbai Metro Project along with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority.
The construction for the first phase -- Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor -- would commence by October and is likely to be completed by 2009-10.
Correct!
A consortium headed by Reliance Energy Ltd of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group has bagged the contract for the first phase of Mumbai Metro Project along with the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority.
The construction for the first phase -- Versova-Andheri-Ghatkopar corridor -- would commence by October and is likely to be completed by 2009-10.

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