Minerals and Energy Resources MCQ Questions for Class 10 Social Science Georgraphy Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 10 Social Science India and the Contemporary World Part- Geography

Q1. Which one of the following is a non- metallic mineral?

(i) Lead
(ii) Copper
(iii) Tin
(iv) Limestone

(iv) Limestone

Q2. Which one of the following fuels is considered environment friendly ?

(i) Coal
(ii) Petroleum
(iii) Natural gas
(iv) Firewood.

(iii) Natural gas

Q3. The highest quality hard coal is:

(i) Bituminous
(ii) Anthracite
(iii) Lignite
(iv) None of the above

(ii) Anthracite

Q4. Tertiary coals occur in the

(i) North-western states
(ii) Coastal states
(iii) North-eastern states
(iv) Southern states

(iii) North-eastern states

Q5. India now ranks as a super power in the world, that is:

(i) Wind Super Power
(ii) Solar Super Power
(iii) Hydel superpower
(iv) Tidal Super Power

(i) Wind Super Power

Q6. Which one of the following states is the leading producer of Iron ore?

(i) Chhattisgarh
(ii) Jharkhand
(iii) Karnataka
(iv) Madhya Pradesh

(iii) Karnataka

Q7. Which one of the following iron-ore deposits are known to be one of the largest deposits in the world ?

(i) Bailadila
(ii) Badampur
(iii) Kudremukh
(iv) Ratnagiri.

(iii) Kudremukh

Q8. The basic raw material for the cement industry and essential for smelting iron ore in the blast furnace is:

(i) Iron
(ii) Mica
(iii) Limestone
(iv) Sodium chloride

(iii) Limestone

Q9. Uranium and thorium used for generating nuclear power are found in

(i) Godavari Basin
(ii) Gulf of Cambay
(iii) Manikarn in Himachal Pradesh
(iv) Aravalli ranges of Rajasthan

(iv) Aravalli ranges of Rajasthan

Q10. Which is the oldest oil producing state in India:

(i) Gujarat
(ii) Maharashtra
(iii) Assam
(iv) none of this

(iii) Assam

Q11. Low grade brown coal is called

(i) Magnetite
(ii) Bauxite
(iii) Lignite
(iv) Limonite

(iii) Lignite

Q12. Which one of the following non-conventional sources of energy is harnessed in the Parvati Valley near Manikaran in Himachal Pradesh ?

(i) Solar Energy
(ii) Tidal Energy
(iii) Geothermal Energy
(iv) Wind Energy.

(iii) Geothermal Energy

Q13. The mineral made up of a series of plates or leaves in:

(i) Bauxite
(ii) Lead
(iii) Copper
(iv) Mica

(iv) Mica

Q14. One of the following is a non-metallic mineral

(i) manganese
(ii) copper
(iii) coal
(iv) granite

(iv) granite

Q15. Magnetite is the finest iron or with a new higher content iron- up to –

(i) 60%
(ii) 70%
(iii) 80%
(iv) 90%

(ii) 70%

Q16. The Hazira – Vij aipur – Jagdishpur pipeline . does not pass through this state.

(i) Uttar Pradesh
(ii) Gujarat
(iii) Madhya Pradesh
(iv) Maharashtra

(iv) Maharashtra

Q17. Mining industry is called as- robber industry because :

(i) They are the hiding places for thieves and dacoits
(ii) Thieves hide their loot inside the mines
(iii) Earth is robbed off its mineral wealth
(iv) None of the above.

(iii) Earth is robbed off its mineral wealth

Q18. The —- mines of Madhya Pradesh produce 52 percent of India’s copper.

(i) Kolaghat
(ii) Khetri
(iii) Balaghat
(iv) Singbhum

(iii) Balaghat

Q19. Nagarcoil and Jaisalmer are well known for effective use of

(i) solar energy
(ii) wind energy
(iii) atomic energy
(iv) tidal energy

(ii) wind energy

Q20. How many percent minerals intake represents in our total intake of nutrients –

(i) 0.3%
(ii) 3.0%
(iii) 0.5%
(iv) 5.0%

(i) 0.3%

Q21. Minerals are deposited and accumulated in the stratas of which of the following rocks?

(i) Sedimentary rocks
(ii) Igneous rocks
(iii) Metamorphic rocks
(iv) None of the above

(i) Sedimentary rocks

Q22. Which one of the following minerals is obtained from veins and lodes ?

(i) Potash
(ii) Gypsum
(iii) Bauxite
(iv) Copper.

(iv) Copper.

Q23. The mineral used in the manufacture of steel is:

(i) Copper
(ii) Lead
(iii) Magnesium
(iv) Manganese

(iv) Manganese

Q24. In which of the following iron ore belt Kudremukh mines are located?

(i) Orissa-Jharkhand belt
(ii) Maharashtra-Goa belt
(iii) Durg-Baster-Chandrapur belt
(iv) Bellary-Chitradiga-Chikmaglur-Tumkur belt

(iv) Bellary-Chitradiga-Chikmaglur-Tumkur belt

Q25. Which form of coal has a low carbon and high moisture contents and low heating capacity?

(i) Peat
(ii) Lignite
(iii) Anthracite
(iv) Bituminous

(i) Peat

Q26. Large reserves of natural gas have been discovered in the:

(i) Ganga – Godavari Basin
(ii) Ganga – Yamuna Basi
(iii) Ganga – Brahmaputra Basin
(iv) Krishna – Godavari Basin

(iv) Krishna – Godavari Basin

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