Minerals and Power Resources Objective Type Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Minerals and Power Resources Objective Type Questions & Answers.

In my previous posts, I have shared the objective type questions & answers of Land and Soil and Resources so, make sure to check these posts as well.

Minerals and Power Resources Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 1: Choose the correct option:

(a) Fire wood, cow dung and crop residue are also known as………..

i. exhaustible energy
ii. conventional sources of energy
iii. non-conventional sources of energy
iv. domestic fuel

(b) Hard minerals are used for making……….

i. abrasives
ii. machines
iii. paints
iv. electronic chips

(c) Soft minerals are used for making………..

i. jewelleries
ii. toys
iii. sculptures
iv. electronic devices

(d) Wind mill is used in………….

i. nuclear reactor
ii. dams
iii. wind farm
iv. solar fields

Question 2: Fill in the blanks:

(a) Hydroelectricity is generated when water is made to fall from a height on turbines.
(b) Extraction of minerals is also known as mining.
(c) Tidal energy is generated from the seas and oceans.
(d) Open-cast mining is also known as quarrying.
(e) Biogas is a fuel, made by converting organic waste into a gaseous fuel.
(f) An aggregate of one or more mineral is known as rock.
(g) Different colour of minerals makes them useful in jewellery.
(h) Minerals that contain iron are known as ferrous minerals.
(i) Compressed natural gas is also known as CNG.
(j) Coal and petroleum are also called black gold.

Minerals and Power Resources Objective Type Questions & Answers

Question 3: Match the columns:

Column AColumn B
i. Micaa. calamine
ii. Iron oreb. pyrolusite
iii. Leadc. siderite
iv. Zincd. angelsite
v. Manganesee. biotite
Answer: i-e, ii-c, iii-d, iv-a, v-b

Question 4: Name the following:

(a) Process that extracts minerals from the rocks buried under the earth’s surface.

Answer: Mining

(b) Minerals are extracted by digging deep tunnels.

Answer: Shaft Mining

(c) Minerals extracted by removing the surface layer of the rock.

Answer: Open Cast mining/ Quarrying  

(d) Minerals are extracted by digging deep wells on the land.

Answer: On Shore drilling.

(e) Ore of aluminum.

Answer: Bauxite

(f) A bluish-white lustrous metal used to make galvanized steel.

Answer: Zinc

(g) Used to make pipes and rods.

Answer: Lead

(h) Obtained from Chalcocite, bornite, chalcopyrite etc.

Answer: Copper

(i) Used as an insulation material in electrical and electronic industry.

Answer: Mica

Question 5: Match the columns:

Column AColumn B
i. Biogas fuela. Conventional energy source
ii. Limestoneb. Ferrous metallic mineral
iii. Coalc. Non-metallic mineral
iv. Goldd. Non-conventional energy source
v. Chromitee. Non-ferrous metallic mineral
Answer: i-d, ii-c, iii-a, iv-e, v-b

So, these were Minerals and Power Resources Objective Type Questions & Answers.