10th STD - Geography - Lesson 5 - India - Industries

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10th STD - Geography - Lesson 5 - India - Industries - Quiz

Prepared By B. SRINIVASAN, B. T. Asst., (HISTORY),GHS , GANGALERI - 635 122, KRISHNAGIRI DT
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Cotton textile industry is __________

    • A.

      Mineral based

    • B.

      Agro based

    • C.

      Forest based industry

    • D.

      Software industry

    Correct Answer
    B. Agro based
    Explanation
    The correct answer is agro based because the cotton textile industry relies heavily on agriculture for its raw material, which is cotton. Cotton is grown in large quantities in agricultural fields and is then processed and used in the textile industry for the production of various cotton-based products such as clothing, bed sheets, and towels. Therefore, the cotton textile industry is directly dependent on agriculture for its raw material supply.

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  • 2. 

    Manchester of India is

    • A.

      Delhi

    • B.

      Chennai

    • C.

      Mumbai

    • D.

      Kolkata

    Correct Answer
    C. Mumbai
    Explanation
    Mumbai is known as the "Manchester of India" because it is the financial capital of the country and has a thriving textile industry. Just like Manchester in England was known for its textile mills during the Industrial Revolution, Mumbai has a similar reputation in India. The city has numerous textile mills and is a major hub for textile manufacturing, making it deserving of the title "Manchester of India".

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  • 3. 

    Tate iron and steel industry is located at

    • A.

      Durgapur

    • B.

      Jamshedpur

    • C.

      Bhilai

    • D.

      Burupur

    Correct Answer
    B. Jamshedpur
    Explanation
    Jamshedpur is the correct answer because it is well-known for its iron and steel industry. It is home to the Tata Iron and Steel Company (TISCO), which is one of the largest steel producers in India. Jamshedpur has a rich history of industrialization and is strategically located near important sources of raw materials like iron ore and coal. The city has a well-developed infrastructure and a skilled workforce, making it an ideal location for the iron and steel industry.

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  • 4. 

    Chotta Nagpur plateau is noted for

    • A.

      Natural Vegetation

    • B.

      Alluvial soil

    • C.

      Cotton cultivation

    • D.

      Mineral resource

    Correct Answer
    D. Mineral resource
    Explanation
    Chotta Nagpur plateau is noted for its abundant mineral resources. This region is rich in various minerals such as coal, iron ore, manganese, bauxite, limestone, and copper. The plateau's geological formations and ancient rock formations have made it a prime location for mining activities. The presence of these mineral resources has contributed to the economic development of the region and attracted industries like steel, cement, and power generation.

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  • 5. 

    The city known as Electronic capital is

    • A.

      Kanpur

    • B.

      Delhi

    • C.

      Bangalore

    • D.

      Mumbai

    Correct Answer
    C. Bangalore
    Explanation
    Bangalore is known as the Electronic capital because it is the hub of India's information technology industry. It houses numerous multinational technology companies, research institutions, and startups, making it a major center for innovation and development in the field of electronics. The city's favorable climate, availability of skilled workforce, and supportive ecosystem have attracted major players in the industry, earning Bangalore the reputation of being the Electronic capital of India.

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