factors affecting location of industries upsc

1. Answer the following questions. (i) What is meant by the term ‘industry’? Ans. Industry refers to an economic activity that is concerned with production of goods, extraction of minerals or the provision of services. That’s why we have iron and steel industry (production of goods), coal mining industry (extraction ofRead More →

1. Answer the following questions. (i) What is agriculture? Ans. Agriculture is a primary activity. It includes growing crops, fruits, vegetables, flowers and rearing of livestock. Two-thirds of India’s population is still dependent on agriculture. (ii) Name the factors influencing agriculture? Ans. Agricultural activity is concentrated in those regions of theRead More →

1. Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below. (i) Which one of the following statements is wrong? (a) Cheap water transport has facilitated the jute mill industry along the Hugli. (b) Sugar, cotton textiles and vegetable oils are footloose industries. (c) The development of hydro-electricity and petroleumRead More →

 1. Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below. (i) Which one of the following is not a plantation crop? (a) Coffee  (b) Sugarcane  (c) Wheat (d) Rubber (ii) In which one of the following countries co-operative farming was the most successful experiment? (a) Russia  (b) Denmark  (c) India (d) The Netherlands (iii) GrowingRead More →

1. Multiple choice questions. (i) Which two of the following extreme locations are connected by the east-west corridor? (a) Mumbai and Nagpur (b) Silcher and Porbandar (c) Mumbai and Kolkata (d) Nagpur and Siligudi (ii) Which mode of transportation reduces trans-shipment losses and delays? (a) Railways (b) Roadways (c) Pipeline (d) Waterways (iii) Which one ofRead More →

manufacturing industries class 10 ch 6 ncert

1. Multiple choice questions. (i) Which one of the following industries uses limestone as a raw material. (a) Aluminium (b) Cement (c) Sugar (d) Jute (ii) Which one of the following agencies markets steel for the public sector plants? (a) HAIL (b) SAIL (c) TATA Steel (d) MNCC (iii) Which one of the followingRead More →

Minerals and Energy Resources ncert class 10

1. Multiple choice questions. (i) Which one of the following minerals is formed by decomposition of rocks, leaving a residual mass of weathered material? (a) coal (b) bauxite (c) gold (d) zinc (ii) Koderma, in Jharkhand is the leading producer of which one of the following minerals? (a) bauxite (b) mica (c)Read More →