CBSE Class 10th Geography 5 – Minerals and energy resources MCQs

____ ore is the basic mineral and the backbone of industrial development.

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Iron ore is the basic mineral and the backbone of industrial development.

The Hazira-Bijaipur-Jagdishpur cross-country gas pipeline links Mumbai High and ____ with the fertiliser, power and industrial complexes in North and West India.

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The Hazira-Bijaipur-Jagdishpur cross-country gas pipeline links Mumbai High and Bassein with the fertiliser, power and industrial complexes in North and West India.

What minerals are used for generating atomic or nuclear power?

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Uranium and thorium, which are available in Jharkhand and the Aravali ranges of Rajasthan, are used for generating atomic or nuclear power.

Minerals like gold, silver, tin and paltinum occur as alluvial deposits in the sands of valley floors. They are also called ____ deposits.

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Minerals like gold, silver, tin and paltinum occur as alluvial deposits in the sands of valley floors. They are also called ____ deposits.

____ minerals are basically used in the metallurgical, engineering and electrical industries.

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Non-ferrous minerals are basically used in the metallurgical, engineering and electrical industries.

Moran Hugrijan is in ____.

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Moran Hugrijan is in Assam. It is an oil field.

“Energy saved is energy produced” is the statement for____.

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“Energy saved is energy produced” is conservation of energy by saving and using energy only when needed.

To manufacture one tonne of steel, ____kilogram/s of manganese is used.

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To manufacture one tonne of steel, 10 kilograms of manganese is used.

Rocks composed of calcium carbonates, or calcium and magnesium carbonates contain ____.

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Rocks composed of calcium carbonates, or calcium and magnesium carbonates contain limestone.

The solar energy plant located at Madhapur near Bhuj is used to ____.

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The largest solar energy plant in India located at Madhapur near Bhuj is used to sterilise milk cans.

Aluminium is ____.

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Aluminium is greatly malleable and combines the strength of metals such as iron with extreme lightness.

Iron ore from the Kudremukh mines is transported as slurry through pipelines to a port near ____.

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Iron ore from the Kudremukh mines is transported as slurry through pipelines to a port near Mangalore.

Minerals are deposited and accumulated in the stratified form of ____ rocks.

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Minerals like coal are formed in sedimentary rocks as a result of deposition, accumulation and concentration in horizontal strata.

Koderma in Jharkhand is the leading producer of ____.

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Koderma-Gaya-Hazaribagh belt in Jharkhand is the leading producer of mica in India.

The Balaghat mines are the largest producers of ____ in India.

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The Balaghat mines are the largest producers of copper in India. It accounts for almost 52 per cent of the copper produced in India.

The ____ mines are located in Mayurbhanj and Kendujhar districts of Orissa.

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The Badampahar mines are located in Mayurbhanj and Kendujhar districts of Orissa.

Nearly 52 per cent of India’s copper is produced by the ____ mines.

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Nearly 52 per cent of India’s copper is produced by the Balaghat mines in Madhya Pradesh.

In which state of India is the largest wind farm cluster located?

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The largest wind farm cluster in India is located in Tamil Nadu - from Nagercoil to Madurai.

Which of these is formed by the decomposition of rocks, leaving behind a residual mass of weathered material?

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Bauxite is formed by the decomposition of rocks and the removal of soluble matter, leaving behind a residual mass of weathered material.

Which of these minerals is not used for toothpaste?

Please select 2 correct answers

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Toothpaste contains silica, aluminum oxide, phosphate, fluorite, rutile, limonite, anatine and mica, but not boron.

What mineral occurs in the beds or layers of sedimentary rocks?

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Coal occurs in the beds or layers of sedimentary rocks.

Rat-hole mining is commonly practised in ____.

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Rat-hole mining is commonly practised in Jowai and Cherapunjee.

The largest solar energy plant in India is located at ____.

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The largest solar energy plant in India is located at Madhapur near Bhuj.

Iron ore with iron content between 50 to 60 per cent is called ____.

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Iron ore with 50 to 60 per cent iron content is called hematite.

How many minerals have been identified so far?

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About 2,000 minerals have been identified so far.

The ____ is the most ideal place in India for producing tidal energy.

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The Gulf of Kutch is the most ideal place in India for producing tidal energy.

What is sustainable energy?

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Sustainable energy refers to the promotion of energy conservation and using energy in a best possible manner and conserving it for future.

____ is used in electrical appliances.

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Mica is used in electrical appliances due to its excellent dielectric strength, low power-cost factor, insulating properties and resistance to high voltage.

Bauxite is not found in ____.

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Bauxite is not found in Kolhapur, but is found in the Amarkantak Plateau, the Maikal Hills, the Bilaspur-Katni region, Koraput and Orissa.

Which of these minerals is found in monazite sands?

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Thorium is found in monazite sands.

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