Chapter 5, Minerals and Energy Resources
Class 10 NCERT (CBSE) Geography (Contemporary India II)
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Q.1: A homogeneous naturally occurring substance with a definable internal structure is called
(a) Mineral (b) Iron ore (c) Diamond (d) None
Q.2: From which part of the earth do the minerals come from?
(a) Core (b) Crust (c) Mantle (d) None
Q.3: Which one of the following is a non-metallic mineral?
(a) Copper (b) Iron ore (c) Lime stone (d) None
Q.4: “Rat Hole Mining” is popular in
(a) Rajasthan (b) Punjab (c) Meghalaya (d) None
Q.5: Which is conventional source of energy?
(a) Petroleum (b) Wind energy (c) Tidal energy (d) None
Q.6: The largest wind farm in India is located in
(a) Lamda (b) Surat garh (c) Pune (d) None
Q.7: Which is the best form of iron ore?
(a) Magnetite (b) Hematite (c) Limonite (d) None
Q.8: Famous Bailadila Range of hills is known for which mineral
(a) Bauxite (b) Iron ore (c) Copper (d) None
Q.9: The best source of alumina is
(a) Mica (b) Bauxite (c) Copper (d) None
Q.10: Manikarn is famous for
(a) Wind energy (b) Tidal energy (c) Geo thermal energy (d) None
Q.11: Monazite, the rich source of Thorium is mostly found in
(a) Bihar (b) Karnataka (c) Kerala (d) None
Q.12: Uran thermal power plant is located in
(a) Jharkhand (b) AP (c) Maharashtra (d) None
CCE type Sample Questions
Q.1: What is the difference between an open pit mine, a quarry, and shaft mine?
Q.2: Describe the various forms in which minerals occur.
Q.3: Why is mining activity often called a “Killer Industry”?
Q.4: What are the differences between natural gas and bio gas?
Q.5: Why does solar energy in Rajasthan have greater potential as non-conventional source of energy?
Q.6: Give a brief note on Petroleum producing areas in India.
Q.7: On which river Bhakra – Nangal Dam is situated?
Q.8: On which river Hirakudl Dam is situated?
Q.9: Name four dams of Damodar Valley Project.
Q.10: Name 6 nuclear power stations in India.
Further Study on the chapter ‘Minerals and Energy Resources’
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