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Look at the transport maps of India and the make with maps.

1.Which means of transport are visible on the map?

2.In which part of India is the density of railways more?

3.Name five important ports and airports of India.

4.Which parts of India have a sparse network of transport? What could be the reason?

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1.The means of transport used are roadways and waterway The means of transport used are railways and airways.

2.The density of railways is more in the Northern Plains region.

3.Ports: Mumbai ,Vishakhapatanam, Haldia, Chennai and Kandla. Airports: Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Kolkata.

4.(i) The north and the north-east parts of India have a sparse network of transport. 

(ii) Due to mountainous and snow covered areas in the north and the dense inaccesible forest areas of the north-east, the transportation network is sparse here. 

(iii) Also these regions have low population and lack of economic opportunities.

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