Mineral Resources (Rajasthan)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. Which type of coal is mainly found in Rajasthan?

(a) Lignite
(b) Peat
(c) Authracite
(d) Bituminous

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2. Which of the following semi-precious stone is found abundantly in Rajasthan?

(a) Sapphire
(b) Ruby
(c) Turquoise
(d) Sulemani stone

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3. According to the nature and availability of natural resources in Rajasthan those industries has the maximum chance to develop which are based on –

(a) Livestock
(b) Agriculture
(c) Minerals
(d) Forest

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4. Correctly match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below –
List-I List-II
(Coal/Gas Mines) (Districts)
A. Kesardesar i. Jaisalmer
B. Kapurdi ii. Nagaur
C. Matasukh iii. Bikaner
D. Tanot iv. Barmer
Code :

(a) i iv ii iii
(b) iii iv ii i
(c) iii ii iv i
(d) i ii iii iv

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5. Where is the ‘Kubadpatti (Humpback)’ of Rajasthan?

(a) Bharatpur – Alwar
(b) Kota – Bundi
(c) Banswara – Dungarpur
(d) Nagaur-Ajmer

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6. A large reserve of copper in Rajasthan is located in –

(a) Didwana
(b) Bikaner
(c) Udaipur
(d) Khetri

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7. In which region of Rajasthan is copper mined?

(a) Bhilwara
(b) Nagor
(c) Khetri
(d) Neemla

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8. Which is not an iron ore mining area?

(a) Talwada
(b) Morija
(c) Dabla
(d) Neemla

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9. Which mineral rock of Rajasthan earns the maximum total selling price?

(a) Stonework
(b) Limestone
(c) Sandstone
(d) Marble

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10. Assertion: The second zinc refinery plant of Rajasthan is being set up in Chanderiya (Chittorgarh).
Reason: Zinc ore reserve is abundantly found in Chittorgarh.
Select the correct answer from the following –

(a) Assertion is correct and Reason is also correct.
(b) Assertion is wrong but Reason is correct.
(c) Assertion is correct but Reason is wrong
(d) Assertion is wrong and Reason is also wrong.

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11. Major important resources of Rajasthan are located in–

(a) Palana, Angucha, and Merta
(b) Palana, Kapurdi and Sonu
(c) Kupurdi, Merata and Sonu
(d) Kapurdi, Merata and Palana

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12. Rajasthan produces about 90 percent Asbestos of in the country. This is produced by the districts of :

(a) Bhilwara, Nagaur, Sirohi and Jaipur
(b) Udaipur, Dungarpur, Banswara and Ajmer
(c) Tonk, Bhilwara, Nagaur and Banswara
(d) Bhilwara, Chittorgadh, Sirohi and Tonk

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13. Rajasthan has first place in the production of

(a) Rock phosphate, Tungsten and Gypsum
(b) Granite, Marble and sandstone
(c) Copper, Zinc and Felspar
(d) Mica, Soapstone and Fluoride

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14. For which of the following minerals does Rajasthan have a monopoly in the country?

(a) Lead-Zinc
(b) Mica
(c) Manganese
(d) Copper

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15. Identify the incorrect pair

Mineral  Mine
(a) Pink Marble Babarmal
(b) Uranium Kuradiya
(c) Gypsum Palana
(d) Garnet Rajmahal

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16. Minerals in Rajasthan like Gypsum, Rock-phosphate and Pyrites are essential for the manufacturing of-

(a) Chemical fertilizers
(b) Cement
(c) Drugs
(d) Sugar

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17. Which mineral of the following is associated with the ‘Jhamar Kotda’ region in Rajasthan?

(a) Lead and Zinc
(b) Manganese
(c) Rock-phosphate
(d) Silver

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18. There is an ample amount of minerals of rock phosphate and gypsum but lack of coal resources in Rajasthan. The profitable one for the state to obtain chemical fertiliser is

(a) Import coal from the other state of India
(b) Import electricity from the other state of India
(c) Export rock phosphate and Gypsum to other states of India.
(d) Build a purification plant of rock phosphate and Gypsum in Rajasthan.

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19. Match the following and select the correct answer by using the codes given below:
Lead-Zinc Area District
A. Debari (i) Sawai Madhopur
B. Rajpura-Dariba (ii) Bhilwara
C. Rampura-Agucha (iii)Rajsamand
D. Chouth-ka-Barwara (iv) Udaipur
Code :

(a) iii iv ii i
(b) iv iii ii i
(c) iv iii i ii
(d) i ii iii iv

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20. Which among the following is correctly matched?
(A) Mando-ki-pal — Feldspar
(B) Talwara — Lead and Zinc
(C) Kherwara — Asbestos
(D) Rishabhdev — Mica

(a) B
(b) D
(c) A
(d) C

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21. The ‘Got-Manglodh’ area is associated with which mineral?

(a) Gypsum
(b) Rock Phosphate
(c) Tungsten
(d) Manganese

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22. Janakpura and Sarwar mines are known for the production of

(a) Garnet
(b) Berytes
(c) Emerald (Panna)
(d) Pyrite

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23. Widely found inflammable fuel mineral in Rajasthan is

(a) Manganese
(b) Chromite
(c) Mica
(d) Bauxite

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24. The two important Beryllium producing districts of Rajasthan are-

(a) Udaipur and Jaipur
(b) Alwar and Jhunjhunu
(c) Nagour and Pali
(d) Sirohi and Dungarpur

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