Q1. The activities concerned with manufacturing ,processing &
construction are called –
A. Primary Activities
B. Secondary Activities
C. Tertiary Activities
D. Quaternary Activities
Ans: B

Q2. Which of the following is an characteristics of modern large scale manufacturing?
A. Methods of production
B. Mechanisation
C. Uneven Geographic Distribution
D. All of the above
Ans: D
Technological innovations, organizational structure & stratification are other characteristics

Q3. Many industries benefit from nearness to a leader industry , these benefits are termed as:
A. Segregation of Economies
B. Dispersion of Economies
C. Economic benefits
D. Agglomeration economies
Ans: D

Q4. Industries which are not dependent on any specific raw material are called?
A. Footloose industries
B. Agglomeration Industries
C. Independent industries
D. None of the above
Ans. A

Q5. Manufacturing industries are classified on the basis of –
A. Size
B. Inputs
C. Output & ownership
D. All of the above
Ans. D

Q6. Which one of the following is the smallest manufacturing unit?
A. Small scale manufacturing
B. Cottage manufacturing
C. Large scale industries
D. Technopolies
Ans. B

Q7. Which type of manufacturing uses local raw material, simple power driven machines ?
A. Household
B. Large scale
C. Small scale
D. High tech
Ans. C

Q8. Name the kind of manufacturing which involves large market and has developed in the last 200 years.
A. Small scale
B. Large scale
C. Footloose
D. Cotton textile
Ans. B

Q9. Which of the following industry is not classified on the basis of the raw materials?
A. Agro based industry
B. Chemical based industries
C. Animal based industries
D. Consumer goods industries
Ans. D

Q10. The commercial farming on an industrial scale financed by
business for profit is known as:
A. Profit farming
B. Farming Business
C. Agri business
D. Industrial farming
Ans. C

Q11. The industry whose finished products are used by other industries as raw materials are known as:
A. Basic industries
B. Footloose industries
C. Consumer goods industries
D. Finished Raw material industries
Ans. A
Example:- Iron & Steel industries , cement industry

Q12. The industries which are managed by joint stock companies are:
A. Public sector industries
B. Private sector industries
C. Cooperative industries
D. Joint sector industries
Ans. D

Q13. Smokestack Industry is the name given to :
A. Modern large scale industry
B. Traditional large scale industry
C. Footloose industry
D. Technopolies
Ans: B

Q14. The ruhr coal field is located in which country ?
A. Russia
B. France
C. Germany
D. Belgium
Ans. C

Q15. The New Ruhr landscape includes which of the following?
A. Iron steel production
B. Opel car assembly plant
C. Universities
D. Both B & C
Ans. D

Q16. The latest generation of manufacturing activities with the
application of research & development is –
A. Traditional industry
B. High technology
C. Cotton industry
D. Both A & B
Ans: B

Q17. In which of the following industry the white collar workers
outnumber the blue collar workers?
A. Small scale industry
B. Mini mills
C. High tech industry
D. Primary
Ans: C

Q18. Which of the following is an example of high tech industry?
A. Computer Aided Design
B. Robotics on Assembly line
C. Development in chemical products
D. All of the above
Ans: D

Q19. High tech industries which are regionally concentrated , self
sustained & highly specialized are called –
A. MNC’s
B. Specialised industries
C. Technopolies
D. Modern industries
Ans: C
Example:- Silicon Valley, Silicon Forest

Q20. The iron industries which are located near to the sources of raw material are called
A. Mini mills
B. Integrated steel industry
C. Scrap industry
D. None of these
Ans: B

Q21. The rust bowl of USA is :
A. Texas
B. Petersburg
C. Cleveland
D. Pittsburg
Ans: D

Q22. The three sub sectors of cotton textile industry are :
A. Handloom
B. Powerloom
C. Mill
D. All of the above
Ans: D

Q23. In which of the following types of economy the factors of
production are owned individually?
A. Capitalist
B. Socialist
C. Mixed
D. None of the above
Ans: A

Q24. Which one of the following statements is wrong?
A. Cheap water transport has facilitated the jute mill industry along the Hugli.
B. Sugar, cotton textiles and vegetable oils are footloose industries.
C. The development of hydro-electricity and petroleum reduced, to a great extent, the importance of coal energy as a locational factor for industry.
D. Port towns in India have attracted industries.
Ans: B

Q25. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?
(a) Automobile industry … Los Angeles
(b) Shipbuilding industry … Lusaka
(c) Aircraft industry … Florence
(d) Iron and Steel industry … Pittsburgh
Ans: D

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