MCQ on Minerals and Power Resources

CBSE/NCERT 8th Class MCQ CBSE/NCERT Class 8th MCQ on Geography

31- Match the following minerals with their region.

List 1 Minerals                                 List 2 region

(a) Iron ore                                       (1) North Sweden

(b) Copper and nickel                     (2) Ontario

(c) Chromites and Platinum          (3) South Africa

 

(A) None of the below

(B) a-3, b-2, c-1

(C) a-2, b-3, c-1

(D) a-1, b-2, c-3

 

32- Iron ore, copper, nickel, chromites and platinum are found in …………………….type of rocks.

(A) Igneous

(B) Metamorphic

(C) Both A and B

(D) None of the above

 

33- ………………….rock formation of plains and young fold mountains contains non-metallic mineral like limestone.

(A) Igneous

(B) Sedimentary

(C) Metamorphic

(D) All of the above

 

34- Which of the following is an example of sedimentary rocks?

(A) Caucasus region of France

(B) Manganese deposits of Georgia

(C) Phosphate Beds of Algeria

(D) All of the above

 

35-Mineral …………………and ………………….are also found in the sedimentary strata.

(A) Coal

(B) Petroleum

(C) Both A and B

(D) None of the above

 

36- Which of he following countries produces more than half of world’s tin and  also the world’s leading tin Producers?

(A) China, Malaysia and Indonesia

(B) Europe and North America

(C) North America and India

(D) None of the above

 

37- Which of the following country in the word has no known mineral deposit?

(A) Switzerland

(B) Norway

(C) India

(D) Malaysia

 

38- …………….country is the leading producer of iron ore in the world.

(A) North America

(B) Europe

(C) Switzerland

(D) All of the above

 

39- Which of the following region of North America is for gold, nickel, iron ore and copper mining?

(A) Western Cordillera

(B) Appalachian Region

(C) Canadian Shield Region

(D) All of the above

 

40- Coal is mined in ……………region of North America.

(A) Western cordillera

(B) Andes Mountain

(C) Northern Cordillera

(D) The Appalachian Region

 

ANSWERS:

31-(D), 32-(C), 33-(B), 34-(D), 35-(C), 36-(A), 37-(A), 38-(B), 39-(C), 40-(D)