MCQs LESSON-7 MINERAL & ENERGY RESOURCES
L:7 MINERAL & ENERGY RESOURCES MCQs
Q1. The natural substance of organic/inorganic origin which have
definite chemical & physical properties is known as:
D. Ferrous ores
Q2. On what basis minerals are classified in India?
A. Chemical properties
C. Physical properties
D. Both A & C
Q3. Indian minerals belong to which age?
Q4. Which of the following are characteristics of minerals?
A. Unevenly distributed over surface
B. Quality of minerals is inverse to quantity of minerals
C. Minerals are exhaustible over time, need to be conserved
D. All of the above
Q5. The agencies exploring minerals in India are:
A. Geological survey of India
B. Oil & Natural Gas Commission
C. Hindustan copper limited
D. All of the above
Q6. Metallic minerals in India occurs in:
A. Old crystalline rocks
B. Metamorphic rocks
C. Sedimentary rocks
D. Both B &C
Most of the minerals are found in peninsular plateau region
Q7. Name the mineral belt which covers Chhottanagpur plateau,
A. S-Western plateau region
B. N-eastern plateau region
C. N-Western region
D. Himalayan belt
Q8. Name the Indian state rich in monazite & thorium deposits.
Q9. Which country has largest iron ore reserve in Asia?
D. S. Korea
Q10. Which of the following is an iron ore mine?
D. All of these
Q11. The mineral important for iron smelting & manufacturing of ferro
Q12. Name the leading producer of Bauxite in India.
C. West Bengal
Q13. The only non-ferrous mineral in which India is rich :
Q14. The leading producer of manganese in India is:
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Tamil nadu
Q15. India is poor in which of these minerals?
A. Ferrous minerals
B. Non ferrous minerals
C. Energy minerals
Q16. Which non-metallic mineral is used as insulator in electronic
Q17. Which type of coal is found in large quantities in India?
Q18. The largest coal field found in India is :
Q19. Which of the following minerals is known as brown coal?
Q20. The mineral which is known as liquid gold is:
A. Natural gas
D. Liquid coal
Q21. Which of the following is an example of field based refinery?
C. Both A & B
Q22. Which one of the following is an example of market based
D. Both A & B
Q23. GAIL was established in which year?
It transport & market natural gas
Q24.Which of the following non-conventional resources has emerged
as viable energy source in recent times?
A. Geothermal energy
B. Bio energy
C. Nuclear energy
D. Solar energy
Q25. Solar energy is converted into electrical energy by:
A. Photovoltaic cells
B. Lithium cells
C. Ion cells
D. Energy cells
Q26. The pollution free & inexhaustible source of energy found in India
A. Petroleum energy
B. Hydro energy
C. Thermal energy
D. Wind energy
Q27. In india geothermal energy plant is commissioned at which of the
The first attempt to tap this energy was made by USA
Q28. The bio-energy project is setup in India at which place?
Q29. In which one of the following States are the major oil fields
D. Tamil Nadu
Q30. At which one of the following places was the first atomic power
B. Rana Pratap Sagar