Economic Geography (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 73 - 79 of 104

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Question number: 73

» Economic Geography » Natural Resources

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Iron ore is mixed with coke and limestone and heated in a blast furnace. This process is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Smelting

b.

Heating

c.

Electrolysis

d.

Worthing

Question number: 74

» Economic Geography » Location of Economic Activities

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Availability of what will be the guarantee for successful mining

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Availability of water

b.

Availability of power

c.

Availability of cheap labor

d.

Availability of limestone

Question number: 75

» Economic Geography » Location of Economic Activities

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Inspite of increasing locational disadvantages some of the heavy industries tend to continue in these areas because of:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Historical factors

b.

Behavioral aspects

c.

Geographical inertia

d.

Government policies

Question number: 76

» Economic Geography » Natural Resources

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The leading producer of chromium is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

South Africa

b.

Canada

c.

India

d.

Zaria

Question number: 77

» Economic Geography » Conservation of Resources

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Conservation of natural resources aims at one of the following:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

profitable use of natural resources

b.

total ban on the use of resources for a short duration

c.

partial restriction on their use

d.

rational use of natural resources

Question number: 78

» Economic Geography » Natural Resources

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The total amount of fresh water resources in the world is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

28 %

b.

2.8 %

c.

3.5 %

d.

30 %

Question number: 79

» Economic Geography » Natural Resources

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The group of renewable resources is:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

solar energy, wind, hydel power, biogas

b.

biogas, wind, uranium, beryllium

c.

biogas, coal, solar energy, petroleum

d.

wind, uranium, biogas, coal

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