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Updated on 16 November 2022

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51 Largest production of zinc comes from
A China
B USA
C Iraq
D Australia

Answer: Option [A]

Largest production of zinc comes from China. China was the largest producer of zinc with 4.2 million tonnes or 35% of the global total. Canada ranked eleventh, accounting for about 2% of the total.

52 Which of the following is the steel manufacturing center in the world ?
A New Work
B Detroit
C Leningrad
D Chicago

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Chicago.

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53 The term ‘Rand’ is associated with
A Diamond mines of S. Africa
B Gold mines of Belgian Congo
C Gold mines of South Africa
D None of the above

Answer: Option [C]

The term ‘Rand’ is associated with Gold mines of South Africa. The South African rand (ZAR) is the national currency of the country of South Africa, with the symbol ZAR being the currency abbreviation for the rand in foreign exchange (forex) markets.

54 Which country is the largest producer of petroleum in the world ?
A Russia
B USA
C South Africa
D Iran

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is USA. The USA is the largest producer of petroleum followed by Saudi Arabia, Russia and Canada. The USA produces 18.60 Million barrels per day with a Share of the world total of 20%.

55 Which is the largest producer of iron-ore in the world ?
A Australia
B Venezuela
C Germany
D USA

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Australia. Australia is the leading global producer of iron ore, accounting for 35% of the total production. The top three iron ore-producing countries accounted for 65% of global production.

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