Transport Management - Qp1

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Transport Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    We can argue that transport presents a single problem in the sense that public control over one agency inevitably has repercussions on the other agencies.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    If transport services are a multiple homogeneous unit, we would still need to ensure that there was no uneven allocation of resources between transport and the other sectors of the economy.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The closer the available substitutes are, the more elastic the supply for the service is.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Storage of goods allows the goods to be held until they may be required.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    ______ assumes that there is an opportunity to select production and consumption times, and that natural conditions do not impose any restrictions on either.
    • A. 

      Natural conditions

    • B. 

      Convenience

    • C. 

      National policy

  • 6. 
    People will seek transport services without some economic, social or political need, and those concerned are willing to bear the cost of such a service.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Transport characteristics of goods may be classified as:  (Select four)
    • A. 

      The inherent physical properties or quantities

    • B. 

      Liquid, solid or gas

    • C. 

      Animate or inanimate

    • D. 

      Destructible or indestructible

    • E. 

      Hazardous or non-hazardous

  • 8. 
    The method of packing goods for transport is of great significance and we can classify them into three broad classes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False