MCQ on Minerals and Power Resources

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

51- …………….is found near Prince Charles mountain in Antarctica region.

(A) Iron

(B) Gold

(C) Diamond

(D) Bauxite


52- Which of the following statements is correct about Minerals?

1. Gems are used in making various styles of jewellery.

2. Copper is used to used to make coins, pipes.

3. Silicon used in computer industries is obtained from quartz.

4. Bauxite is used in automobiles and airplanes, bottling industry, building and in kitchen cookware.


(A) All statements are correct

(B) Only 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(C) Only 2, 3 and 4 are correct

(D) Only 3 and 4 is correct


53- Which of he following is non- renewable resource?

(A) Water

(B) Minerals

(C) Soil

(D) Atmosphere


54- Which of the following is/are a/a an example of conventional energy resources?

(A) Firewood

(B) Fossil fuel

(C) Both A and B

(D) None of the above


55- ………………is mostly used fuel for cooking and heating by villagers.

(A)  Kerosene

(B) Firewood  

(C) Coal

(D) All of the above


56- Examples of conventional resources are

(A) Kerosene, soil, water

(B) Coal, Petroleum and natural gas

(C) Both A and B

(D) None of the above


57-…………is the most abundantly found fossil fuel.

(A) Water

(B) Coal

(C) Soil

(D) Electricity


58- Coal is used as domestic fuel in what type of industries?

(A) Generate electricity

(B) Steam engines

(C) Iron and steel

(D) All of the above


59- Electricity from coal is called

(A) Nuclear power

(B) Hydel power

(C) Solar power

(D) Thermal power


60- Which of the following country/ies is/ are leading producers of coal in he world?

(A) China, USA, Germany, Russia, South Africa

(B) Norway, Switzerland, Russia, USA

(C) USA, Switzerland, Germany, Russia, USA

(D) All of the above



51-(A), 52-(A), 53-(B), 54-(C), 55-(B), 56-(D), 57-(B), 58-(C), 59-(D), 60-(A)