NCERT Class 10 Geography Solutions: Chapter 6 Manufacturing Industries (Contemporary India – II) Part 1

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Q - 1. Multiple choice questions:

Question I. Which one of the following industries uses limestone as a raw material?

  1. Aluminium

  2. Cement

  3. Sugar

  4. Jute

Answer: B

Explanation:

  • Aluminium is a metal and it is found in the form of aluminium oxide in an ore called bauxite.

  • Cement is made from limestone by heating it with the other materials at 1450° C in a kiln.

  • Sugar is made up from sugarcane.

  • Jute is vegetable fiber and it is produced from plants in the genus Corchorus.

Aluminium, Cement, Sugar and Jute

Aluminium, Cement, Sugar and Jute

Aluminium, Cement, Sugar and Jute

Question II. Which one of the following agencies markets steel for the public sector plants?

  1. HAIL

  2. SAIL

  3. TATA Steel

  4. MNCC

Answer: B

Explanation:

  • Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) is one of the largest steel making company of India as well as one of the top steel makers in world.

  • It was founded on 19th January 1954 at New Delhi.

  • Headquarters: New Delhi

  • Type: Public sector undertakings in India (Central Govt. Organisation)

  • Industry: Steel

Steel Authority of India Limited logo

Steel Authority of India Limited Logo

Steel Authority of India Limited logo

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