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Chapter 7: Minerals in India

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Chapter 7: Minerals in India Exercise Very Short Questions solutions [Page 0]

What do you understand by the term ‘mineral ore’?

What are the four main varieties of coal?

Give the main uses of any two of them.

Which state ranks first in Gondwana coal?

Where does India stand in the production of coal?

Why does India have to import oil?

What are the uses of petroleum?

Where are oil deposits largely found in India?

What is the position of India in the list of iron-ore producing countries in the world?

Which state is the largest producer of mineral oil?

Which is the best quality iron ore?

How is the low grade iron ore utilized?

Which state is the leading producer of the following minerals?

(i) Coal (ii) Oil (iii) Manganese.

How has bauxite found its place in the aircraft industry?

Name any two industrial products for which limestone is used as a source of raw material.

Give two uses of bauxite besides manufacture of aluminium.

Give two uses of limestone.

Chapter 7: Minerals in India Exercise Very Short Questions, Short Questions solutions [Page 0]

Which varieties of coal is used for domestic purposes and why?

Classify the coal fields in India. Name state for each classification.

What is lignite? Name the two areas where lignite is found in India.

Why petroleum is called mineral oil? Write its two uses.

Mention two uses of mineral oil.

Name an old and a new mineral oil producing area.

Mention two products of an oil refinery. Name two oil refineries in India, one along the coast and one away from the coast.

What is ‘off-shore drilling’? What do you mean by ‘Mumbai High’?

What type of Iron Ore is mined in India? Name the two largest producing states of Iron-ore.

What is manganese used for?

Give four economic uses of mineral resources.

Chapter 7: Minerals in India Exercise Long Questions solutions [Page 0]

State the most important coal fields of India.

State two main drawbacks of the Coal found in India.

Name some important iron-ore producing centres in India.

Chapter 7: Minerals in India Exercise Give Reasons solutions [Page 0]

Mention two reasons why minerals are important?

The location of coal fields is an important factor in industrial development.

Anthracite is used for domestic purposes.

Oil refineries are located close to oil fields or near ports.

Why are many refineries located near the sea ports:

Why is bauxite considered an important mineral?

Chapter 7: Minerals in India Exercise Differentiate solutions [Page 0]

 State the difference between metallic minerals and non-metallic minerals.

Chapter 7: Minerals in India Exercise Name the Following solutions [Page 0]

Name the groups into which minerals can be classified.

Name some metallic minerals.

Name some non-metallic minerals.

Name some Energy Minerals.

Which country ranks first in South Asia with regard to easy availability of minerals?

Name the states rich in mineral resources.

Name the four types of coal. Which of these is the best for industrial purposes?

Name an important coal producing State in India and a coal-mine located in that State.

Name three important states which form the tertiary coal distribution chain.

Name any two important petroleum drilling centres for each of these states:
(i) Gujarat (ii) Assam

Name two oil refineries in the public sector one each in Assam and Gujarat.

Name two states in India where Iron-ore is found on a large scale.

Which is the biggest iron-ore producing state of India?

Name the important iron-ore producing centre of Maharashtra.

State the SAARC country which-has the largest Iron Ore reserves. Mention two states in the country named by you, where the reserves are abundant.

Name two important Oil fields in India.

Name the following:

Oldest oil field 

Name the following:

Off-shore oil field

Name the following:

Oldest coal mine

Name the following:

Coal mine in Orissa.

Name the following:

Iron ore mine in Karnataka

Name the States producing Manganese

Name one use of the mineral manganese.

Name the mineral:Which is used in the manufacture of cement.

The largest deposits of which are found in Balaghat in Madhya Pradesh.

Name any two off-shore oil fields of India.

Name the oldest and the largest coal field in India.

Name any two raw materials derived from coal.

Name two industries that use a high quantity of coal.

Name one important area that has large coal deposits in the states of Jharkhand and West Bengal.

Which state is the largest producer of mineral oil?

Name two coastal and two inland oil-refineries in India.

Name two varieties of iron ore used in industry.

Name one area in Orissa and one area in Chattisgarh where iron ore is mined.

Name the mineral used in the manufacture of:
(i) Cement
(ii) Aluminium
(iii) Synthetics.

Name the metal obtained from Bauxite.

Name three states which are the largest producers of bauxite.

Name the three types of iron-ore?

Chapter 7: Minerals in India

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ICSE solutions for Class 10 Geography chapter 7 - Minerals in India

ICSE solutions for Class 10 Geography chapter 7 (Minerals in India) include all questions with solution and detail explanation. This will clear students doubts about any question and improve application skills while preparing for board exams. The detailed, step-by-step solutions will help you understand the concepts better and clear your confusions, if any. Shaalaa.com has the CISCE ICSE Class 10 Geography solutions in a manner that help students grasp basic concepts better and faster.

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Concepts covered in Class 10 Geography chapter 7 Minerals in India are Types of Minerals, Distribution of Minerals and Energy Resources, Types of Power Resources -conventional, Types of Power Resources - Non-conventional Sources, Uses and Distribution of Iron Ore, Manganese, Copper, Bauxite, Concept of Hydel Power (Bhakra Nangal Dam and Hirakud)..

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