Mineral and Power Resources MCQ Questions for Class 8 Social Science Chapter 3 with Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 8 Social Science with Answers Geography

Q1. A naturally occuring substance that has a definite chemical composition is a

(i) ore
(ii) rock
(iii) mineral
(iv) copper

(iii) mineral

Q2. Which is one of the deepest gold mine of the world?

(i) Kolar
(ii) Jharia
(iii) Raniganj
(iv) Bikaner

(i) Kolar

Q3. The process of taking out minerals from rocks buried under the surface of the earth is named as

(i) mining
(ii) pumping
(iii) extracting
(iv) none of these

(i) mining

Q4. Give two examples of non- metallic mineral fuels from the options given below:

(i) Manganese Ore, Bauxite
(ii) Gold, Silver
(iii) Coal, Petroleum
(iv) Iron Ore, Bauxite

(iii) Coal, Petroleum

Q5. Geothermal energy is the thermal energy present________.

(i) On the surface of the earth
(ii) In the interior of the earth
(iii) On the surface of the ocean
(iv) None of the above

(ii) In the interior of the earth

Q6. Deep wells bored to take the petroleum and natural gas out is called

(i) quarrying
(ii) drilling
(iii) mining
(iv) shaft mining

(ii) drilling

Q7. Name the country where there are no known mineral deposits in the world

(i) France
(ii) Switzerland
(iii) Canada
(iv) Algeria

(ii) Switzerland

Q8. What is the process in which minerals lying near the surface are dug?

(i) Drilling
(ii) Off-shore drilling
(iii) Quarrying
(iv) Extraction

(iii) Quarrying

Q9. Some examples of minerals are given below, pick out the one that is not a metallic mineral

(i) Gold
(ii) Bauxite
(iii) Limestone
(iv) Iron Ore

(iii) Limestone

Q10. What is the name of the mineral that is extracted from Bauxite?

(i) Silver
(ii) Manganese
(iii) Aluminium
(iv) Copper

(iii) Aluminium

Q11. Which is the rarest diamond on this earth?

(i) Black diamond
(ii) Blue diamond
(iii) Red diamond
(iv) Green diamond

(iv) Green diamond

Q12. Mineral fuel is found in:

(i) Sedimentary rocks
(ii) Metamorphic rocks
(iii) Igneous rocks
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these

Q13. Gold is an example of minerals.

(i) ferrous
(ii) non-ferrous
(iii) both (i) and (ii)
(iv) none of these

(ii) non-ferrous

Q14. From the following options given, pick out the correct reason as to why impurities should be removed from mineral ores?

(i) To convert mineral ores into useful materials
(ii) To obtain large quantities of mineral ores
(iii) To avoid drilling, mining etc
(iv) To retain the minerals in its pure state.

(i) To convert mineral ores into useful materials

Q15. Which is one of the deepest gold mine of the world?

(i) Kolar
(ii) Jharia
(iii) Raniganj
(iv) Bikaner

(i) Kolar

Q16. What is the appropriate source of energy for coastal area?

(i) Tidal energy
(ii) Solar energy
(iii) Biogas
(iv) Wind energy

(i) Tidal energy

Q17. Which continent is the largest producer of iron?

(i) Asia
(ii) Europe
(iii) North America
(iv) Australia

(ii) Europe

Q20. From which mineral is silicon obtained?

(i) Coal
(ii) Bauxite
(iii) Thorium
(iv) Quartz

(iv) Quartz

Q21. Which one of the following is a leading producer of copper in the world?

(i) Bolivia
(ii) Ghana
(iii) Chile
(iv) Zimbabwe

(iii) Chile

Q22. Which of the following countries do not have huge reserves of Petroleum and natural gas?

(i) Iran
(ii) Iraq
(iii) China
(iv) Saudi Arabia

(iii) China

Q23. Which of the following gas is present in large quantities of biogas?

(i) Carbon monoxide
(ii) Carbon dioxide
(iii) Methane
(iv) Oxygen

(iii) Methane

Q24. Which is one of the deepest gold mine of the world?

(i) Kolar
(ii) Jharia
(iii) Raniganj
(iv) Bikaner

(i) Kolar

Q25. Which is the rarest diamond on this earth?

(i) Black diamond
(ii) Blue diamond
(iii) Red diamond
(iv) Green diamond

(iv) Green diamond

Q26. What is ‘Black gold’?

(i) Coal
(ii) Mica
(iii) Petrol
(iv) None of these

(i) Coal

Q27. Petrbleum is referred to as ‘black gold’ because

(i) it’is black in colour
(ii) it is yellow in colour
(iii) it is valuable
(iv) it is used in making jewellery

(iii) it is valuable

Q28. Thorium is found in large quantities in the Monazite sands of an important state of India. From the options given, choose the state.

(i) Orissa
(ii) Kerala
(iii) Maharashtra
(iv) Madhya Pradesh

(ii) Kerala

Q29. To reach mineral deposits at great depths, deep bores have to be made. This process is called _

(i) shaft mining
(ii) drilling
(iii) quarrying
(iv) Open cast mining

(i) shaft mining

Q30. Which of the following are non-conventional resources?

(i) Wind energy
(ii) Solar energy
(iii) Tidal energy
(iv) All of these

(iv) All of these

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