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Updated on 16 November 2022

81 Which country has the largest deposits of uranium in the world ?
A Russia
B Kazakhstan
C South Africa
D India

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan ranks first in world uranium production; its national uranium-mining company, Kazatomprom, is the world's largest uranium producer.

82 Why Belfast is famous for ?
A Cotton textile
B Airplanes manufacturing
C Agricultural machinery
D Ship-building industry

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Ship-building industry. Among shipbuilding and the production of rope and tobacco, the city paved the way in the world's linen industry. By the end of the 19th Century Belfast was known as the world's linen capital and was nicknamed Linenopolis.

83 The minimum development of water power has taken place in the continent of
A Asia
B Africa
C North America
D Europe

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is North America.

84 Which country is the leading producer of cement in the world ?
A India
B Russia
D China

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is China. China produces the most cement globally by a large margin, at an estimated 2.5 billion metric tons in 2021. China's cement production share equates to over half of the world's cement. India was the world's second-largest cement producer, with production amounting to a distant 330 million metric tons in 2021.

85 Which is the most important center of cotton textile machinery in the U.K. ?
A London
B Manchester
C Glasgow
D Leeds

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Manchester. The Western Pennines of Lancashire became the centre for the cotton industry. Not long after the invention of the water frame, Samuel Crompton combined the principles of the Spinning Jenny and the Water Frame to produce his Spinning Mule. This provided even tougher and finer cotton thread.


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