Online Test of Chapter – 5 Minerals and Energy Resources Test 1 | Geography Class 10th Social Science (S.St)

Q.1. which of the characteristics of minerals is not a concern of geographers?
(a) Minerals as part of the earth’s crust for better understanding of landforms.
(b) Distribution of minerals
(c) Economic activities associated with minerals
(d) Formation, age and physical and chemical composition of minerals

Q.2. Which of the following rocks consists of a single mineral?
(a) Granite
(b) Basalt
(c) Limestone
(d) Sandstone

Q.3. Metals like gold, silver and platinum are known as which of the following?
(a) Ferrous minerals
(b) Non-ferrous minerals
(c) Non-metallic minerals
(d) Precious minerals

Q.4. Minerals formed from solidification of molten matter in the crack, crevices, faults or joints are found in which types of rocks?
(a) Stratified rocks
(b) Igneous and metamorphic rocks
(c) Sedimentary rocks
(d) None of the above

Q.5. Which of the following is a major metallic mineral obtained from veins and lodes?
(a) Tin
(b) Iron
(c) Manganese
(d) Gold

Q.6. Minerals are deposited and accumulated in strata of which of the following rocks?
(a) Sedimentary rocks
(b) Metamorphic rocks
(c) Igneous rocks
(d) None of the above

Q.7. Which of the following sedimentary minerals is formed as a result of evaporation, especially in arid regions?
(a) Coal
(b) Potash salt
(c) Iron ore
(d) Sulphur

Q.8. Which of the following regions of India contain most of the reserves of coal, metallic minerals, mica and many other non-metallic minerals?
(a) The Himalayas
(b) Alluvial plains of North India
(c) Rock system of peninsula in Rajasthan
(d) Peninsular plateau region

Q.9. Which of the following regions of India is almost devoid of economic minerals?
(a) The Himalayan belt
(b) The alluvial plains of North India
(c) The Thar Desert
(d) The Peninsular plateau

Q.10. Which of the following is the finest quality of iron ore with magnetic qualities?
(a) Magnetite
(b) Haematite
(c) Siderite
(d) Limonite

Chapter - 5 Minerals and Energy Resources Quiz-1 | Geography Class 10th

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