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1. Which State possesses biggest coal reserve ?
(A) Bihar
(B) Jharkhand
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Orissa

2. In the world, India tops in the production of
(A) Nickel
(B) Uranium
(C) Mica
(D) Manganese

3. Tummalapalle, where huge reserves of uranium have been found, as announced by the Atomic Energy Commission in July, 2011, lies in the state of
(A) Jharkhand
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Gujarat

4. The Gondwana Coal fields are found in
(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) West Bengal
(C) Assam
(D) Jammu & Kashmir

5. Iron ore from Kudremukh mines is exported from
(A) Marmugao
(B) Cochin
(C) Mangalore
(D) Chennai

6. The oldest oil–field in India is in
(A) Haldia
(B) Bombay High
(C) Neyveli
(D) Digboi

7. “Ankleshwar’ is known for
(A) Gold
(B) Coal
(C) Gas
(D) Oil

8. Which of the following regions in India is the richest in iron and coal deposits?
(A) The Southern region
(B) Chota Nagpur Plateau
(C) Himalayan region
(D) Thar desert

9. In which State is Hutti gold mine situated?
(A) Maharashtra
(B) West Bengal
(C) Orissa
(D) Karnataka

10. In which State is Khetri the area known for copper ores, situated?
(A) Himachal Pradesh
(B) Assam
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Karnataka

11. Which of the following oilfields is situated in the North-eastern region of India?
(A) Kalol
(B) Ankaleshwar
(C) Mehsana
(D) Digboi

12. The oldest oil field in India is in
(A) Haldia
(B) Bombay High
(C) Neyveli
(D) Digboi

13. What is Khetri in Rajasthan famous for ?
(A) Copper mines
(B) Mica mines
(C) Bauxite mines
(D) Limestone mines

14. Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh is famous for
(A) Copper
(B) Zinc
(C) Mica
(D) Gold

15. The most important uranium mine of India is located at :
(A) Manavalakurichi
(B) Gauribidanur
(C) Vashi
(D) Jaduguda

16. Where has the Geological Survey of India located most of India’s Chromite ?
(A) Cuttack
(B) Singhbhum
(C) Manipur
(D) Hubli

17. Which State in India is estimated to have the largest coal reserves in India?
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Bihar (including the newly created Jharkhand)
(C) Madhya Pradesh (including the newly created Ch-hattisgarh)
(D) Orissa

18. Which State of India has the largest reserves of monazite, with a high thorium content ?
(A) Kerala
(B) Karnataka
(C) Gujarat
(D) Maharashtra

19. Huge deposits of uranium were recently found in
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Karnataka
(C) Kerala
(D) Tamil Nadu

20. Tummalapalli in Andhra Pradesh has recently come on the world map for its largest
(A) Uranium deposits
(B) Tungsten deposits
(C) Coal deposits
(D) Bauxite ore deposits

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21. Mumbai High Oil Fields are located on the
(A) Continental Shelf of the Arabian Sea
(B) West coastal plain
(C) Western Ghats
(D) Interior part of the Deccan

22. The monazite sands on the Kerala coasts, used for generating nuclear energy contain
(A) Platinum
(B) Copper
(C) uranium
(D) bauxite

23. Which among the following is not one of the important gold mines in the country ?
(A) Kolar
(B) Hospet
(C) Ramgiri
(D) Hutti

24. In India, there are many coal fields found in
(A) Cauvery Valley
(B) Krishna Valley
(C) Ganga Valley
(D) Damodar Valley

25. The Hutti Gold mines are located in the State of
(A) Karnataka
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Maharashtra

26. Which State in India is the leading producer of Sulphur?
(A) Assam
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Punjab
(D) Tamil Nadu

27. Singhbhum is famous for
(A) Coal
(B) Iron
(C) Copper
(D) Aluminium

28. Which one of the following States produces the maximum manganese in India ?
(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Andhra Pradesh
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Orissa

29. Gujarat is the largest producer of salt in India because
(A) It has extensive dry coast
(B) Its coastal waters are very saline
(C) It has extensive shallow seas
(D) Besides producing salt from saline water, it has reserves of rock salt

30. Which of the following statements is correct ?
(A) Natural gas is found in Dharwar rock formation
(B) Mica is found in Kodarma
(C) Cuddapah series is famous for diamonds
(D) Petroleum reserves are found in Aravali hills

31. Jadugoda mines are famous for
(A) iron ore
(B) mica deposits
(C) gold deposits
(D) uranium deposits

32. Which of the following produces maximum crude petroleum in India at present?
(A) Assam
(B) Gujarat
(C) Off-shore Bombay High
(D) Coastal Tamil Nadu

33. India is one of the largest producers of manganese ore in the world along with
(A) China and Russia
(B) Brazil and Russia
(C) Australia and U.S.A.
(D) South Africa and U.S.A.

34. “Panna” is an important place in Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for :
(A) Gold mines
(B) Silver mines
(C) Diamond mines
(D) Iron mines

35. In West Bengal, Raniganj is associated with :
(A) Coalfields
(B) Iron ore
(C) Manganese ore
(D) Copper

36. The largest producer of Lignite in India is :
(A) Kerala
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Gujarat

37. The beach sands of Kerala are rich in
(A) Calcium
(B) Radium
(C) Thorium
(D) Manganese

38. Which one of the following region is most rich in coal deposits?
(A) Bramhaputra Valley
(B) Damodar Valley
(C) Mahanadi Valley
(D) Godavari Valley

39. Which of the following is the most important raw material for generation of power in India?
(A) Mineral Oil
(B) Natural Gas
(C) Uranium
(D) Coal