Bauxite In Jamaica Quiz

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Bauxite In Jamaica Quiz

This quiz tests your knowledge of bauxite mining and processing in Jamaica.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Bauxite is the ore from which ___________ is made.
    • A. 

      Iron

    • B. 

      Steel

    • C. 

      Aluminium

    • D. 

      Copper

  • 2. 
    In the first stage in the refining process, bauxite is refined to produce ______________.
    • A. 

      Alum

    • B. 

      Alumina

    • C. 

      Aluminium

    • D. 

      Caustic soda

  • 3. 
    Most of Jamaica's bauxite is refined into alumina.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Jamaica produces small quantities of aluminium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Jamaica exports some bauxite unrefined.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Jamaica's output per worker is high compared to most other countries where bauxite is mined.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Wages in the Jamaican bauxite industry are low compared to other countries where bauxite is mined.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The Jamaican bauxite reserves are expected to last several decades.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Open cast mining scars the landscape, making it unsightly.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In which of the following ways does the disposal of red mud affect the environment in Jamaica?
    • A. 

      It makes the air unpleasant to breathe

    • B. 

      It pollutes water sources

    • C. 

      It kills vegetation

    • D. 

      All of the above

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