Hello Friends, here are the answers to today’s Amazon Quiz 18 Aug 2020. This question is related to a special parcel train from South Central Railway.
Cargo of a Special Parcel Train from South Central Railway
Question 2: What cargo did a special parcel train from South Central Railway recently carry from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh to Benapole in Bangladesh?
Answer: Red Chillies
Question 3: Eoin Morgan has recently set the record for hitting most sixes in international cricket as captain. Whose record did he break?
Answer: MS Dhoni
Question 4: During this lockdown period 'WFH' has become very popular. What does WFH stand for?
Answer: Work From Home
Question 5: Which company under Project Kuiper has got US govt approval for a constellation of over 3000 satellites to improve internet connectivity?
A special parcel train from South Central Railway recently carried Red Chillies from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh to Benapole in Bangladesh.
The district of Guntur, as well as its nearby areas in Andhra Pradesh, are known for Chillies cultivation. Earlier, the chilies were transported to Bangladesh by road in small quantities. However, during the nationwide lockdown, the farmers started to move these dry chillies by Railway.
The train carried 384 tonnes of chilli valuing Rs 18 lakh. The farmers are saving Rs 2392 per tonne as now the transportation costs only Rs 4,608 compared to Rs. 7000 earlier. Thanks to the South Central Railway.
Ministry of Railways shared a video showing how Red Chillies were transported from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh to Benapole in Bangladesh.