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IAS Previous Year GEOGRAPHY Questions – Lecture – 25 – STHAAPNA Series

Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer:

List-I (Commodities exported from India)             List-II (Countries of destination)

  1. Iron ore 1. Russia
  2. Leather goods 2. U.S.A
  3. Tea 3. Japan
  4. Cotton fabrics 4. U.K.
  5. 5. Canada

Codes:

(a) A -5; B- 1; C -2; D- 3

(b) A -3; B- 1; C -4; D -2

(c) A -1; B-5; C – 4; D- 3

(d) A -3; B – 4; C-1; D -2

 

Tamil Nadu is a leading producer of mill-made cotton yarn in the country. What could be the reason? [2010]

  1. Black cotton soil is the predominant type of soil in the State.
  2. Rich pool of skilled labour is available.

Which of the above is/are the correct reasons?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

 

With reference to the mineral resources of India, consider the following pairs: [2010]

   Mineral    90% Natural sources in

  1. Copper …… Jharkhand
  2. Nickel …… Orissa
  3. Tungsten …… Kerala

Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

Match List-I (Ores) with List-II (States where they are mined) and select the correct answer: [1996]

          List-I                  List-II

  1. Manganese 1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Nickel 2. Orissa
  3. Lead-zinc 3. Rajasthan
  4. Asbestos 4. Andhra Pradesh

Codes:

(a) A – 1; B – 3; C – 3; D – 4

(b) A – 4; B – 3; C – 2; D – 1

(c) A – 1; B – 2; C – 3; D – 4

(d) A – 4; B – 2; C – 3; D – 1

 

Which of the following is/are the characteristic/ characteristics of Indian coal? [2013 – I]

  1. High ash content
  2. Low sulphur content
  3. Low ash fusion temperature

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

 

. In which one of the following states are Namchik Namphuk coalfields located? [2008]

(a) Arunachal Pradesh

(b) Meghalaya

(c) Manipur

(d) Mizoram

 

Which of the following minerals found in a natural way in the state of Chhattisgarh? [2008]

  1. Bauxite
  2. Dolomite
  3. Iron ore
  4. Tin

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

 

Consider the following statements: [2013 – I]

  1. Natural gas occurs in the Gondwana beds.
  2. Mica occurs in abundance in Kodarma.
  3. Dharwars are famous for petroleum.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 only

(c) 2 and 3

(d) None

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