[2023] UPSC Online MCQs On Sea Ports Of India

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This is a UPSC Online quiz On ports of India. It has many Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) On Ports Of India that aim to check and enhance your General Knowledge ( GK) about the Ports Of India and their importance.

State Wise List of Sea Ports

In the following section, you will get a state wise list of ports in India.

1. Gujarat

  1. Kandla Port Trust or Deendayal Port

2. Odisha

  1. Paradip Port

3. Maharashtra

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru Port or Nhava Sheva (Mumbai)
  2. Mumbai Port Trust

4. Andhra Pradesh

  1. Visakhapatnam Port (Visakhapatnam)
  2. Krishnapatnam Port

5. Tamil Nadu

  1. Chennai port
  2. V.O.Chidambaranar Port (Thoothukudi)
  3. Ennore Port (or Kamarajar port)

6. West Bengal

  1. Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port (or Kolkata port)

7. Karnataka

  1. New Mangalore port

8. Kerala

  1. Cochin port

9. Goa

  1. Marmugao port

Quiz On Sea Ports Of India For Competitive Exams

The following section has many important MCQs on sea ports of India.

Which port is known as Tidal port?

  1. Kandla Port
  2. Chennai Port
  3. Marmagao Port
  4. Ennore Port

Kandla Port

Which of the following is true?

  1. Vardhavan Port, recently approved by Cabinet, is in Gujrat.
  2. Marmagao Port is situated on the estuaries of River Tapi.
  1. only 1
  2. only 2
  3. both of them
  4. none of them

none of them

Which port has been renamed as V.O.Chidambarnar port?

  1. Tuticorin port
  2. Ennore Port
  3. Chennai Port
  4. Mumbai port

Tuticorin port

Which of the following is true about Ennore Port?

  1. It is the first corporate port of India.
  2. It is located on Coromandel coast.
  1. only 1
  2. only 2
  3. both of them
  4. none of them

both of them

Which state has the maximum number of Sea Ports?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Gujarat
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Karnataka

Maharashtra

Coming from north to south, what is the correct arrangement of the ports?

  1. Ennore port, Chennai port, Tuticorin Port
  2. Ennore Port, Tuticorin port, Chennai port
  3. Chennai port, Ennore port, Tuticorin Port
  4. Tuticorin port, Ennore Port, Chennai port

Ennore port, Chennai port, Tuticorin Port

Which of the following is true about Jawahar Lal Nehru port?

  1. It is the largest artificial and largest sattelite port of India.
  2. it is the terminal point of the Western Freight Dedicated Corridor of Indian railways.
  3. It is located in Mumbai.
  1. only 1 and 2
  2. only 1 and 3
  3. only 2 and 3
  4. all of them

all of them

Which one among the following is/are correct?

  1. Kolkata port is the only major riverine port in India.
  2. Damodar port was constructed to relieve presure on Kolkata port.
  1. both of them
  2. none of them
  3. only 1
  4. only 2

only 1

How many major ports are there in India?

  1. 10
  2. 15
  3. 13
  4. 17

13

Which of the following is true?

  1. India’s 35% of trading by volume is done through maritime transport.
  2. The main aim of Bharatmala project is to promote port-led development in India.
  1. only 1
  2. only 2
  3. both of them
  4. none of them

Important Points About Sea Ports Of India

Name the Tidal Port of India?

Kandla Port

Name the riverine major port of India?

Kolkata Port

Name the largest artificial port of India?

Jawahar Lal Nehru Port

Which port is the largest container port of India?

Jawahar LLal Nehru Port

Name the largest natural port and harbour in India?

Mumbai Port

Name the busiest port in India?

Mumbai Port

Which port is also know as Nhava Sheva Port?

Jawahar Lal Nehru port

Which port is now known as V.O.Chidambarnar Port?

Tuticorin Port

Which port is the largest port on Eastern Coast of India?

Chennai Port

Name the first corporate port of India?

Ennore Port

Which state has the maximum number of ports in India?

Maharashtra

Where is Vadhavan Port located?

Maharashtra

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