NCERT Solutions for Class 1 EVS Chapter 12 Means of Transport in English Medium updated for CBSE and other board session 2023-24. Student of class 1 Environment studies learn about different means of land, water and air transport in chapter 12.
Means of Transport
People need to move from one place to another. Goods also need to be moved from place to place. There are many means of transport. Transports are very useful to us. Transports carry people and things easily and quickly. There are many means of transport. In old time, people travelled on foot. Today, we have different means of transport.
There are mainly three types of transport:
- Land transport
- Water transport
- Air transport
Local Transport System
Some vehicles run on machines.
For example: Bus, Truck, Scooter, Car, Train etc.
Some vehicles run on tracks like train & metro. Train can carry many people and heavy goods. Train journey is not costly.
Vehicles that fly in the air are Air Transport. These are used to travel very far-off places. These are very costly. Air transport is the fastest means of transport.
People also fly in the air by Hot-air balloons and Gliders. Astronauts reach universe in Rocket and Spacecraft.
Vehicles that move on water are Water Transport. These also can carry many people and heavy goods. These are cheaper than air transport. These move slowly. We choose our vehicles on the basis of distance, time and convenience.