indian minerals & energy resources section 1 Practice Questions Answers Test with Solutions & More Shortcuts

Question : 36 [UPPCS (Pre) 1998]

The contribution of Chhotanagpur in production of coal, is approx

a) 80%

b) 40%

c) 20%

d) 60%

Answer: (a)

Question : 37 [SSC MTS 2013]

Which among the following is not one of the important gold mines in the country ?

a) Hutti

b) Hospet

c) Kolar

d) Ramgiri

Answer: (b)

Kolar, Hutti, Gadag, Ramagiri, Honalli, Wynad, Lawa, Mysara, Pahardia, Kundrekocha have been some of the gold mines of India.

Presently gold is produced from three mines viz

  1. Hutti,
  2. Uti,
  3. Hirabuddni (HGML)

In Karnataka and as a by-product from base metal sulphide deposits of Khetri (Rajasthan), Mosabani, Singhbhum (Jharkhand).

Question : 38 [UPPCS (Pre) 1991]

What is Marble?

a) Igneous rock

b) Felsite rock

c) Sedimentary rock

d) Metamorphic rock

Answer: (d)

Question : 39 [SSC CGL Pre 2000]

Which State in India is estimated to have the largest coal reserves in India?

a) Orissa

b) Bihar (including the newly created Jharkhand)

c) Andhra Pradesh

d) Madhya Pradesh (including the newly created Ch-hattisgarh)

Answer: (b)

India has some of the largest reserves of coal in the world (approx. 267 billion tonnes). The energy derived from coal in India is about twice that of energy derived from oil, whereas worldwide, energy derived from coal is about 30% less than energy derived from oil.

India has some of the largest coal reserves in the world (approx. ... Most of these are in the states of Jharkhand, Orissa, West Bengal, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, etc.

Jharkhand the largest coal reserves in India. As per the Coal ministry, Jharkhand has proven reserves of 39,480,000 tonnes and indicated and inferred reserves amounting to another 37,232,000 tonnes, taking the total to 76,712,000 tonnes. It is followed by Orissa with a total of 65,227 tonnes reserves.

Question : 40 [UP UDA/LDA (Pre) 2010]

Assertion (A):
The inter-state movement of coal forms a major component of inter-state traffic handled by railways.
Reason (R):
Bengal-Jharkhand coalfields are a major source of coal supply to the North-Western states.

Select the correct answer from the code given below.

a) (A) is false, but (R) is true

b) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)

c) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)

d) (A) is true, but (R) is false

Answer: (c)

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