Mineral Resources (Madhya Pradesh)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Mineral policy was declared in Madhya Pradesh in the year?

(a) 1995
(b) 1999
(c) 2002
(d) 2004

[M.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


2. Where is the largest source of manganese in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Chhindwara
(b) Balaghat
(c) Mandla
(d) Satna

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2004]


3. Match the minerals and the concerning districts :

(A) Manganese (1) Balaghat
(B) Iron ore (2) Bastar
(C) Bauxite (3) Mandla
(D) Coal (4) Shahdol


(a) 1 2 3 4
(b) 2 3 4 1
(c) 3 4 1 2
(d) 4 1 2 3

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1995]


4. Which of the following cities is famous for marble rocks?

(a) Ujjain
(b) Indore
(c) Jabalpur
(d) Mandu

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


5. Panna district of Madhya Pradesh is famous for which mineral?

(a) Manganese
(b) Marble
(c) Mica
(d) Diamond

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


6. Which of the following statements is correct?

(a) Madhya Pradesh is ranked first in terms of Mineral resources in India
(b) Production of gold and silver takes place in Madhya Pradesh
(c) Diamond is produced in Madhya Pradesh
(d) Most of the manganese in India is found in Madhya Pradesh

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1993]


7. Which of the following minerals is only found in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Iron
(b) Mica
(c) Diamond
(d) Copper

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


8. Madhya Pradesh is famous for the production of following minerals –

(a) Coal and Diamond
(b) Copper and Iron
(c) Coal and Copper
(d) Copper and Diamond

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


9. Gypsum is found in which district?

(a) Shahdol
(b) Rewa
(c) Sagar
(d) Raigarh

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1995]


10. In which district of Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Coal is not found in the form of minerals?

(a) Bilaspur
(b) Chhindwara
(c) Koriya
(d) Rewa

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


11. In Madhya Pradesh, where are the reserves of coalbed methane found in Reliance Group?

(a) Sohagpur
(b) Guna
(c) Balaghat
(d) Rewa

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2012]


12. The coalbed methane has been found in –

(a) Shahdol
(b) Sagar
(c) Jabalpur
(d) Ujjain

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2008]


13. Which mineral is produced most in Madhya Pradesh in terms of Rupee Value?

(a) Coal
(b) Iron ore
(c) Limestone
(d) Bauxite

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1996]


14. Which mineral is found in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Aluminium
(b) Asbestos
(c) Barium Sulphate
(d) Bauxite

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


15. Which is the only asbestos-producing district of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Kandhwa
(b) Mandsaur
(c) Balaghat
(d) Jhabua

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2006]


16. Where is Uranium found in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Surguja
(b) Gondwana
(c) Balaghat
(d) Durg

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1992]


17. Malanjkhand Copper mines are located in –

(a) Bastar
(b) Mandala
(c) Balaghat
(d) Chhindwara

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1999]


18. Malanjkhand in Madhya Pradesh is famous for which of the following?

(a) Manganese
(b) Copper
(c) Iron-Ore
(d) Tungsten

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


19. Where is Copper found in Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Malanjkhand (Balaghat)
(b) Bailadila (Baster)
(c) Dalli Rajhara (Durg)
(d) Kesli (Mandla)

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1996, M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1990]


20. Which of the following districts of Madhya Pradesh is known for the production of Graphite?

(a) Shivpuri
(b) Satna
(c) Morena
(d) Betul

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2014]


21. In which area of Madhya Pradesh is a large deposit of diamonds estimated?

(a) Deobhog
(b) Malajkhand
(c) Chirmiri
(d) Meghnagar

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 1997]


22. Tungsten is obtained from which area of Madhya Pradesh?

(a) Gwalior
(b) Baghelkhand
(c) Hoshangabad
(d) Malwa

[M.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]