Indian Geography GK Quiz-35

Indian Geography GK Quiz-35

Indian Geography Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Quiz for State and UPSC Civil Services Examinations. Objective Questions on Indian Geography for competitive examinations.

    Question: In which State is Hutti gold mine situated?

    (1) Maharashtra 
    (2) West Bengal
    (3) Orissa 
    (4) Karnataka
    Answer: (4) Karnataka
    Hutti Gold Mines Limited (HGML) is a company located in the state of Karnataka, India and engaged in the mining and production of gold. It was first established as Hyderabad Gold Mines in 1947. It is the only company in India which produces gold by mining and processing the gold ore.

    Question: In which State is Khetri the area known for copper ores, situated?

    (1) Himachal Pradesh
    (2) Assam
    (3) Rajasthan
    (4) Karnataka
    Answer: (3) Rajasthan
    Khetri Nagar is a town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan in India. It is known for its Copper Project. The township of Khetri Nagar is built and is under control of the Hindustan Copper Limited, a public sector unit under Government of India.

    Question: Which of the following oilfields is situated in the North-eastern region of India?

    (1) Kalol 
    (2) Ankaleshwar
    (3) Mehsana 
    (4) Digboi
    Answer: (4) Digboi
    Digboi is a town and a town area committee in Tinsukia district in the north-eastern part of the state of Assam. It has the distinction of being India's oldest continuously producing oilfield.

    Question: The oldest oil field in India is in

    (1) Haldia 
    (2) Bombay High
    (3) Neyveli 
    (4) Digboi
    Answer: (4) Digboi
    Digboi has the distinction of being India's oldest continuously producing oilfield. Digboi refinery, now a division of Indian Oil Corporation, is the world's oldest oil refinery still in operation.

    Question: What is Khetri in Rajasthan famous for ?

    (1) Copper mines
    (2) Mica mines
    (3) Bauxite mines
    (4) Limestone mines
    Answer: (1) Copper mines
    Khetri is a town in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan. It s situated at the foothills of the Aravalli Range, which hosts copper mineralization, giving rise to a 80 km long metallogenetic province from Singhana in the north to Raghunathgarh in the south, popularly known as Khetri Copper Belt.

    Question: Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh is famous for

    (1) Copper 
    (2) Zinc
    (3) Mica 
    (4) Gold
    Answer: (4) Gold
    Anantapur District is one of the 23 districts in Andhra Pradesh. Its Jonnagiri area is the first major gold mine in the private sector in the country.

    Question: “Panna” is an important place in Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for :

    (1) Gold mines
    (2) Silver mines
    (3) Diamond mines
    (4) Iron mines
    Answer: (3) Diamond mines
    Panna is famous for its diamond mines. A large group of diamond deposits extends North-East on a branch of the Vindhya Range for 240 km or so, and is known as the Panna group. Diamond mines in Panna are managed under the Diamond Mining Project of National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC Ltd) of Government of India.

    Question: In West Bengal, Raniganj is associated with :

    (1) Coalfields 
    (2) Iron ore
    (3) Manganese ore 
    (4) Copper
    Answer: (1) Coalfields 
    Raniganj Coalfield is primarily located in the Asansol and Durgapur subdivisions of Bardhaman district in the Indian state of West Bengal.

    Question: Huge deposits of uranium were recently found in

    (1) Andhra Pradesh
    (2) Karnataka
    (3) Kerala
    (4) Tamil Nadu
    Answer: (1) Andhra Pradesh
    Tummalapalle Mine is a uranium mine in Tumalapalli village located in Kadapa of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Results from a research conducted by the Atomic Energy Commission of India in 2011 made the analysts conclude that this mine might have one of the largest reserves of uranium in the world.

    Question: Match the following:

    i. Hazaribagh 
    ii. Neyveli 
    iii. Jharia 
    iv. Rourkela 
    a. Coal
    b. Iron
    c. Lignite
    d. Mica
    (1) i-c, ii-d, iii-a, iv-b
    (2) i-d, ii-c, iii-a, iv-b
    (3) i-a, ii-b, iii-c, iv-d
    (4) i-d, ii-c, iii-b, iv-a
    Answer: (2)
    Hazaribagh: Mica and coal are the major minerals found in this district of Jharkhand; Neyveli: was developed after mining of lignite started under the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) in 1956; Jharia: famous for its rich coal resources used to make Coke; Rourkela: rich in iron ores, manganese, dolomite and limestone.

    Question: Tummalapalli in Andhra Pradesh has recently come on the world map for its largest

    (1) Uranium deposits
    (2) Tungsten deposits
    (3) Coal deposits
    (4) Bauxite ore deposits
    Answer: (1) Uranium deposits
    Tummalapalle Mine is a uranium mine in Tumalapalli village located in Kadapa of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. It has one of the largest reserves of uranium in the world.

    Question: Mumbai High Oil Fields are located on the

    (1) Continental Shelf of the Arabian Sea
    (2) West coastal plain
    (3) Western Ghats
    (4) Interior part of the Deccan
    Answer: (1) Continental Shelf of the Arabian Sea
    Mumbai High Oil Fields are located on the Continental Shelf of the Arabian Sea.

    Question: The monazite sands on the Kerala coasts, used for generating nuclear energy contain

    (1) platinum 
    (2) copper
    (3) uranium 
    (4) bauxite
    Answer: (3) uranium 
    Monazite sands contain uranium.

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

    (1) Kolar 
    (2) Hospet
    (3) Ramgiri 
    (4) Hutti
    Answer: (2) Hospet
    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 Hutti, Uti, Hirabuddni (HGML) in Karnataka and as by product from basemetal sulphide deposits of Khetri (Rajasthan), Mosabani, Singhbhum (Jharkhand).

    Question: In India, there are many coal fields found in

    (1) Cauvery Valley
    (2) Krishna Valley
    (3) Ganga Valley
    (4) Damodar Valley
    Answer: (4) Damodar Valley
    The Damodar valley is rich in coal. It is considered as the prime centre of coking coal in the country. The important coalfields in the basin are Jharia, Raniganj, West Bokaro, East Bokaro, Ramgarh, South Karanpura and North Karanpura.

    Question: The Hutti Gold mines are located in the State of

    (1) Karnataka
    (2) Tamil Nadu
    (3) Andhra Pradesh
    (4) Maharashtra
    Answer: (1) Karnataka
    Hutti Gold Mines is located in Raichur district, Karnataka. This mine is probably one of the most ancient metal mines in the world, dating to the PreAshokan period.

    Question: The largest producer of Lignite in India is :

    (1) Kerala 
    (2) Tamil Nadu
    (3) Rajasthan 
    (4) Gujarat
    Answer: (2) Tamil Nadu
    State-wise distributions of Indian Lignite shows that major part of the resource are located in Tamil Nadu followed by Rajasthan, Gujarat, Pondicherry, J&K, Kerala, and West Bengal . About 75 percent of lignite production in India comes from Neyveli in Tamil Nadu.

    Question: The beach sands of Kerala are rich in

    (1) Calcium 
    (2) Radium
    (3) Thorium 
    (4) Manganese
    Answer: (3) Thorium 
    The beach sand in Kerala contains one of the rich deposits of thorium in the world. Thorium, also known as the ‘strategic nuclear fuel of India,’ is a radioactive material contained in a mineral called monazite in sand. The beach sands of Kerala in Palghat and Quilon district contain the world’s richest monazite deposits.

    Question: Which one of the following region is most rich in coal deposits?

    (1) Bramhaputra Valley
    (2) Damodar Valley
    (3) Mahanadi Valley
    (4) Godavari Valley
    Answer: (2) Damodar Valley
    The Damodar river valley contain store houses or coal seems, the richest, largest and most productive coalfields of India. The Damodar valley coal occurring in Damuda series of the lower Gondwana rocks is noted for exceptionally rich coal deposits. About 75 per cent of India’s coal is mined from this valley. There are several coalfields of which Jharia, Bokaro, Ramgarh, Chandrapura and Karanpura are the premier producers.

    Question: Which of the following is the most important raw material for generation of power in India?

    (1) Mineral Oil 
    (2) Natural Gas
    (3) Uranium 
    (4) Coal
    Answer: (4) Coal
    Coal is the most important source of power in India. More than 65% of India’s electricity generation capacity comes from thermal power plants, with about 85% of the country’s thermal power generation being coal-based.

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