Minerals, Energy and Industries


What is common to the places known as Aliyar, Isapur and Kangsabati?

  1. Recently discovered uranium deposits
  2. Tropical rain forests
  3. Underground cave systems
  4. Water reservoirs
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Which of the following are essential prerequisites for establishment of a thermal power station?

  1. Availability of fossil fuels
  2. Proximity to a river, lake or sea
  3. Good transport network
  4. Proximity to an urban centre

Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

  1. 1, 2 and 3
  2. 2 and 4
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1 and 3
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Which one of the following centres is not known for iron and steel industry?

  1. Bhadravati
  2. Salem
  3. Vishakhapatnam
  4. Renukoot
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Bharatmala Project is related to

  1. Improving road connectivity
  2. Interlinking ports and railways
  3. Interlinking of rivers
  4. Interlinking major cities with gas pipelines
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With reference to solar power production in India, consider the following statements:

  1. India is the third largest in the world in the manufacture of silicon wafers used in photovoltaic units. 
  2. The solar power tariffs are determined by the Solar Energy Corporation of India.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2
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Which part of India has the Kalakot tertiary coal field?

  1. Brahmaputra river basin of Assam
  2. Damodar river basin of Jharkhand and West Bengal
  3. Himalayan mountain region
  4. Cardamom hills in Kerala
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Koradi Thermal Power Station is located in

  1. Nagpur
  2. Raipur
  3. Mumbai
  4. Secunderabad
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Which one among the following is the oldest nuclear power plant in India?

  1. Kaiga
  2. Tarapur
  3. Kundankulam
  4. Kakrapar
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Arrange the locations of four oil refineries of India from west to east.

  1. Koyali, Panipat, Kochi, Mathura
  2. Kochi, Koyali, Panipat, Mathura
  3. Koyali, Kochi, Panipat, Mathura
  4. Koyali, Panipat, Mathura, Kochi
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Among the following pairs of States which have good capacity to produce iron ore

  1. Bihar and West Bengal
  2. Goa and Karnataka
  3. Gujarat and Rajasthan
  4. Punjab and Haryana
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