Natural Resources and Industries in Indian Geography Set - 2 Multiple Choice Questions

Natural Resources and Industries in Indian Geography Set - 2 MCQs

Question 1.

Which of the following is the oldest atomic power station?

A.

 Kalpakkam

B.

 Tarapur

C.

 Narora

D.

 Kota

Explanation :

Tarapur is the oldest atomic power station. Tarapur Atomic Power Station (T.AP.S.) was the first nuclear power plant in India. The construction of the plant was started in 1962 and the plant went operational in 1969. The 320 MW Tarapur nuclear power station housed two 160 MW boiling water reactors (BWRs), the first in Asia.

Question 2.

Which is the highest quality of hard coal?

A.

 Anthracite

B.

 Bituminous

C.

 Lignite

D.

 Peat

Explanation :

The highest quality of hard coal is anthracite.

Question 3.

Which of the following is false?

A.

 Mica is usually found in metamorphic and igneous rocks

B.

 Aluminium has the advantage over iron as it is resistant to corrosion

C.

 Line is mostly used in galvanising iron and steel goods

D.

 Manganese is largely used in making fertilizers

Explanation :

Manganese is often used by the steel industry in deoxidizing and desulfurizing additives and as an alloying constituent.

Question 4.

Which of the following pair is correct in context of thermal power projects?

A.

 Korba - Uttar Pradesh

B.

 Ramagundam - Tamil Nadu

C.

 Talchar - Andhra Pradesh

D.

 Kawas - Gujarat

Explanation :

Thermal power station in Kawas, Gujarat is gas based power plant, its total installed capacity is 645MW. It is one out of 7 gas-based power station of NTPC (National Thermal Power Corporation).

Question 5.

Uraniu found in Ladakh is an example of which type of resource?

A.

 Unnatural resources

B.

 Actual resources

C.

 Potential resources

D.

 Biotic resources

Explanation :

Potential resources are those resources which at present can't be exploited due to lack of technology, capital, manpower etc. but with advancement of technology these can be harnesed in future.