Resources and Industry

Question Paper – 2018
110. The highest production and largest reserves of manganese ore lies in the state
(a) Bihar               (b) Odisha
(c) Karnataka       (d) Rajasthan
Question Paper – 2017
144. Which one of the following sea ports has natural harbor ?   
New Tuticorn   
145. Bhilai in the state of Chattisgarh is famous for the industry of   
Cotton Textile       
Iron and Steel        
149. In India petroleum oil was first discovered in   
Surma Valley       
150. Which state of India has the largest installation of wind power?   
Tamil Nadu
Question Paper – 2016
110.  The greatest potential for the generation of tidal power in India is available in the :
(A) Malabar coast        
(B) Konkan coast        
(C) Gujrat coast       
(D) Coromandal coast
182.  The biggest ship-building yard of India is :
(A) Garden Reach Workshop, Kolkata    
(B) Hindustan Shipyard, Vishakhapatam
(C) Mazagaon Dock, Mumbai   
(D) Cochin Shipyard, Kochi
Question Paper – 2015
86. Geographical concentration of industries generates
(A) Horizontal linkage only                  
(B) Vertical linkage only
(C) Both vertical and horizontal linkages        
(D) No linkage effect
154.  Coal mine disasters in West Bengal are due to
(A) Slumping       
(B) Faulting       
(C) Inadequate stowing        
(D) Flooding
155. The Kundakulam Nuclear Power Plant, that started commercial production in 2014 is located in-
(A) Tamil Nadu       
(B) Karnataka      
(C) Kerala      
(D) Andhra Pradesh
164.  Petroleum Refineries in India mostly have
(A) Oilfield locations      
(B) Port locations     
(C) Pipeline terminal locations       
(D) All of the above
167.  Tamil Nadu is the only state with more than one major port because
(A) This state has the longest coastline             
(B) The depth of water is high
(C) The coast has well defined inlets and bays        
(D) The coast is not very rocky
Question Paper – 2014
49.  Bokaro Steel Plant was established with the help of
(A) America      (B) Britain      
(C) France        (D) Soviet Union
70.  Tuticorin, an important fishing harbour is situated along —— coast.
(A) Malabar       
(B) Coromondal       
(C) Konkan      
(D) Gulf of Kutch
101.  The Rourkela Steel Plant is located on the Bank of river.
(A) Bhadra        (B) Brahmani        
(C) Damodar     (D) Bhima
106.  Diamond mines of India are located in —— 
(A) Utter Pradesh       
(B) Karnatak       
(C) Madhya Pradesh  
(D) Gujarat
120.   The major concentration of India’s mica production comes from
(A) Bihar      
(B) Chhatishgarh        
(C) Jharkhand       
(D) Odisha
137.  The location of Iron & Steel plants in India has been influenced by the availability of the following in order of importance :
(A) Iron Ore – Coking Coal – Limestone – Manganese
(B) Coking Coal – Iron Ore – Limestone – Manganese
(C) Iron Ore – Manganese – Limestone – Coking Coal
(D) Coking Coal – Manganese – Iron Ore – Limestone
141.  The biggest ship building yard of India is —— .
(A) Garden Reach Workshop, Kolkata      
(B) Hindustan Shipyard, Vishakhapatnam
(C) Mazagaon Dock, Mumbai      
(D) Cochin Shipyard. Kochi
Question Paper – 2013
106.  In India which State has the largest coal reserve ?
(A) Orissa       
(B) Jharkhand        
(C) Chattisgarh       
(D) West Bengal
111.  In India which state produces the largest amount of coal ?
(A) Chattisgarh     
(B) Jharkhand     
(C) Orissa      
(D) Andhra Pradesh
122.  India refines — M.M.T. of petroleum annually —
(A) 195      (B) 215      
(C) 230      (D) 250
136.  Indian coal is mostly —
(A) Anthracite        
(B) Bituminous        
(C) Lignite       
(D) Peat
171.  The controversial Vedanta Aluminium Plant is located in —
(A) Maharashtra        
(B) Odisha      
(C) Jharkhand       
(D) Bihar
187. Granites and gneisses of Dharwarian age are found in :
(A) Siwalik Hills      
(B) Deccan Plateau        
(C) Chotonagpur Plateau      
(D) Kirthar Range
195. Gondwana beds are known for their :
(A) Iron deposits       
(B) Coal deposits       
(C) Bauxite        
(D) Petroleum
Question Paper – 2012
77.  The material extracted from bauxite is—
(A) Aluminium      
(B) Alumunia      
(C) Biotite mica      
(D) Chalcopyrite
157.  Which is the most industrially advanced state in India ?
(A) Maharastra      
(B) Gujarat       
(C) Punjab       
(D) Tamil Nadu
Question Paper – 2010
73.  How much of India’s crude oil requirement is imported  ?
(A) 65 %        (B) 70 %        
(C) 75 %        (D) 80 %
112.  Bailadila range in India is noted for the production of
(A) Aluminium       
(B) Iron Ore       
(C) Bauxite      
(D) Mica
120.  Bauxite extracted in Madhya Pradesh is used for the production of
(A) Bronze       
(B) Aluminium       
(C) Copper     
(D) Mica
Question Paper – 2009
61.  Which of the following pair is correct  ?
(A) Maharastra — Pradip   
(B) Tamil Nadu — Mangalore   
(C) Gujarat — Kandla      
(D) Karnataka—Tuticorin
65.  The first heavy electrical equipment manufacturing plant set up in the Public Sector in 1960 is at
(A) Bhopal      
(B) Durgapur       
(C) Hyderabad      
(D) Ranipur
71.  Which of the following raw materials for the manufacturing of paper is used in large quantity in India  ?
(A) Salai wood      
(B) Sabai grass      
(C) Cotton rags      
(D) Bamboo
111.  The artificial harbour along the West Coast of India is
(A) Cochin            (B) Kandla      
(C) Marmagao      (D) New Mangalore
Question Paper – 2008
170. Noonmati is known for the location of a
(A)   Public sector oil refinery        
(B) Private sector coal field
(C)   Private sector oil refinery    
(D) Public sector coal field 
180. Lignite is a type of   
(A) Iron ore       (B) Copper            
(C) Coal           (D) Limestone 
200. The iron and steel plants of Rourkela and Durgapur were conceived under the 
(A) First Five Year Plan         
(B) Second Five Year Plan
(C) Third Five Year Plan         
(D) Fourth Five Year Plan
Question Paper – 2007
67. _____ is not a Nuclear Power Centre
(A) Narora   
(B) Kakrapara 
(C) Chamera   
(D) Kota 
146. Charnocite is 
(A) Nilgiri gneiss   
(B) A Gemstone 
(C) Found in Jharkhand  
(D) A glacier 
154.  _________ is the most industrially advanced State in India.
(A) Maharashtra  
(B) Punjab 
(C) Gujarat          
(D) Tamilnadu 
Question Paper – 2006
91. ONGC stands for
(a) Oil and Natural Gas Company
(b) Oil and Natural Gas Commission
(c) Organization of Non-Government Companies
(d) Organization of Non-Companies Government
154. Oldest oilfield of India is
(a) Moran   
(b) Bombay High
(c) Digboi    
(d) Arikleswar 
174. Which is the first nuclear station of India?
(a) Tarapur    
(b) Trombay 
(c) Kalpakkam   
(d) Narora 
Question Paper – 2005
145. Almost 98% reserves of barites are found in         
(a) Andhra Pradesh        
(b) Rajasthan     
(c) Bihar        
(d) Madhya Pradsh 
147. Tipam sand stones are found in                   
(a) Assam    
(b) Jharkhand     
(c) Rajasthan        
(d) West Bengal 
Question Paper – 2004
129. Monazite is found in the coastal sands of
(A) Malabar Coast  
(B) Ratnagiri Coast
(C) Coromandal Coast 
(D) Chandipur Coast      
Question Paper – 2003
53. Which one of the following is a correct statement? 
(A)  A mineral cannot be an ore
(B)  An ore cannot be a mineral.
(C) All ores are minerals.
(D) All minerals are ores.  
181. Jodhpur and Jaisalmer are ideal places for the development of    
(A) Tidal energy      
(B) Wind energy    
(C) Solar energy  
(D) Hydro electricity   
190. Nepanagar Produces   (MP)
(A) Honey   
(B) Copper  
(C) Newsprint   
(D) Contact lens 
Question Paper – 2001
24. The atomic power plant which became active recently is located at
(A) Kalpakkam   
(B) Norora     
(C) Tarapore     
(D) Kaiga 
74. In India the places where gold, copper, iron ore and coal are found are in order:
(A)  Noamundi, Khetri, Jharia ‘and Kolar
(B) Kolar, Khetri, Noamundi and Jharia
(C) Jharia, Noamundi, Kolar and Khetri
(D) Kolar, Noamundi, Jharia and Khetri  
160. The leading copper producer is
(A) Bihar   
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Madhya Pradesh  
(D) Orissa 
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