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Updated on 16 November 2022

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21 Which state is the largest producer of groundnut in India ?
A Madhya Pradesh
B Maharashtra
C Uttar Pradesh
D Gujarat

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Gujarat. Gujarat is the leading producer of groundnut in India. It is also grown in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh.

22 Which state is the largest producer of iron ore in India ?
A Karnataka
B Odisha
C Chhattisgarh
D Goa

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Odisha. Orissa is the largest producer of Iron ore in India. Orissa accounts for over half of India’s iron ore production, produced 120 million tonnes during the 2019/2020 year.

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23 Which state is the largest producer of bauxite in India ?
A West Bengal
B Jharkhand
C Odisha
D Bihar

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Odisha. Orissa is the largest bauxite producing state accounting for more than half of the total production of India.

24 Which state is the largest producer of mica in India ?
A Andhra Pradesh
B Haryana
C Sikkim
D Madhya Pradesh

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh is the largest Mica producing state of India. It accounts for about 71% of total Mica production in India. Some of the mining centers are Nellore, Khamma, Gudur mines.

25 Which state is the only producer of tin in India ?
A Uttar Pradesh
B Chhattisgarh
C Meghalaya
D Andhra Pradesh

Answer: Option [B]

The correct answer is Chhattisgarh. Chhattisgarh is the only tin producing State in India. Tin ore is known as cassiterite, which was reported in Dantewara district (Bastar district in formerly Madhya Pradesh) by the Directorate of Geology and Mining associated with the lepidolite bearing pegmatites.

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