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Economic Geography Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs) and Answers for competitive exams

Updated on 16 November 2022

Questions
1 The Vindhyan system of rocks is important for the production of :
A iron ore and manganese
B precious stone and building materials
C copper and mica
D uranium and aluminium

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is precious stone and building materials. The Vindhyan System is separated from Aravallis by the Great Boundary Fault. They are famous sources of Red Sandstone and other building material. The well known Panna and Golconda diamonds are found in this formation.

2 Omkareshwar project is associated with which of the following rivers ?
A Narmada
B Ganga
C Brahmaputra
D Tapi

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Narmada. The Omkareshwar Dam is a gravity dam on the Narmada River just upstream of Mandhata in Khandwa district, Madhya Pradesh, India.

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3 Which of the following rivers is associated with Mahatma Gandhi Hydroelectric Project ?
A Godavari
B Sharavati
C Subansiri
D Krishna

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Sharavati. The Mahatma Gandhi hydro-electric project is associated with the famous “Jog Falls” that is created by the Shravasti Riverdropping 253 m or 830 feet making it the third highest waterfall in India and the second largest plunge waterfall in India.

4 In which of the following states the largest coal reserves of India are found ?
A Assam
B Jharkhand
C Madhya Pradesh
D Orissa

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Jharkhand. Jharkhand has the largest Coal reserves in india with 83.15 billion tonnes. It is located in north- east india. It produces more than 26% of the total production. The state's main coal mining centres are Jharia, Bokaro, Auranga, Giridh, Dhanbad, Ramgarh, Karanpur and Hutar.

5 Rana Pratap Sagar Plant (Rajasthan) is associated with :
A crude oil
B nuclear power
C solar energy
D hydroelectricity

Answer: Option [D]

Rana Pratap Sagar Plant (Rajasthan) is associated with hydroelectricity. Rana Pratap Sagar Hydro Electric Project is erected in the Rawatbhata district of Rajasthan in India. The first unit of hydroelectric project is commissioned in 1970 with an approved and installed capacity of 172 MW. The type of project is Major as its capacity is more than 25 MW.

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