Underground Facts That Are More Valuable Than Mainstream!

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Having heard or aware of the London underground railroad, there are certain valuable facts about its construction and existence. The underground has numerous stations and estimated length of the tracks it contains. Though in the time of construction, it served as shelter to war victims and a safe place during the World War. Have this easy one!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is Underground popularly called?

    • A.

      Pipe 

    • B.

      Road 

    • C.

      Tube 

    • D.

      Rail 

    Correct Answer
    C. Tube 
    Explanation
    Underground is popularly called "Tube". The term "Tube" is commonly used in London to refer to the underground railway system. It is a nickname derived from the cylindrical shape of the tunnels and the trains that run through them. The Tube is an iconic symbol of London's transportation network and is widely recognized and used by both locals and tourists.

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  • 2. 

    What is the total number of lines in Underground?

    • A.

      19

    • B.

      14

    • C.

      12

    • D.

      11

    Correct Answer
    D. 11
  • 3. 

    When did Underground begin operation?

    • A.

      1860

    • B.

      1861

    • C.

      1862

    • D.

      1863

    Correct Answer
    D. 1863
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1863. This is the year when the Underground began its operation.

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  • 4. 

    Which of these is odd? 

    • A.

      Circle 

    • B.

      Metropolitan 

    • C.

      Hammersmith 

    • D.

      Dublin 

    Correct Answer
    D. Dublin 
    Explanation
    The given options consist of three places or locations (Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith) and one city (Dublin). Therefore, Dublin is the odd one out as it does not fit the category of places or locations.

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  • 5. 

    What is Underground system length?

    • A.

      406 km

    • B.

      405 km

    • C.

      402 km

    • D.

      358 km

    Correct Answer
    C. 402 km
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 402 km. This indicates that the length of the underground system is 402 kilometers.

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  • 6. 

    How many stations does the rail road have? 

    • A.

      250

    • B.

      260

    • C.

      270

    • D.

      280

    Correct Answer
    C. 270
    Explanation
    The rail road has a total of 270 stations.

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  • 7. 

    When was roundel created? 

    • A.

      1913

    • B.

      1914

    • C.

      1915

    • D.

      1916

    Correct Answer
    D. 1916
  • 8. 

    What is the average speed of the system?

    • A.

      34km/h

    • B.

      42km/h

    • C.

      33km/h

    • D.

      24km/h

    Correct Answer
    C. 33km/h
    Explanation
    The average speed of the system is 33km/h because it is the closest value to the other speeds provided (34km/h, 42km/h, and 24km/h).

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  • 9. 

    What percentage of the system is underground in tunnels?

    • A.

      45%

    • B.

      50%

    • C.

      55%

    • D.

      60%

    Correct Answer
    A. 45%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 45%. This means that 45% of the system is located underground in tunnels.

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  • 10. 

    What is the zone 1 called? 

    • A.

      Northern zone

    • B.

      Southern zone 

    • C.

      Middle zone 

    • D.

      Central zone 

    Correct Answer
    D. Central zone 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Central zone. This answer is correct because it directly states the name of zone 1 as Central zone.

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