250+ TOP MCQs on Chemical Industries and Answers

Chemical Technology Multiple Choice Questions on “Chemical Industries”.

1. Which of the mentioned is a principal mineral asset to India?
a) Coal
b) Rare Earths
c) Zinc
d) All of the mentioned

Answer: a
Clarification: India’s coal reserves are estimated at over 40 billion tons.

2. Which of the mentioned raw material does India lack in adequate quantity?
a) Iron ore
b) Petroleum
c) Manganese
d) Mica

Answer: b
Clarification: The total demand for petroleum products is projected to be 55 million tons by the end of 7th plan and expected to increase to 90 million tons, whereas the production level is 20 million tons.

3. What is India’s rank in world’s deposit of Manganese?
a) 1st
b) 2nd
c) 3rd
4) 4th

Answer: c
Clarification: India ranks third in world deposits of Manganese.

4. What is India’s contribution to Iron ore reserves of total world?
a) 10%
b) 20%
c) 5%
d) 30%

Answer: c
Clarification: Iron ore reserves are estimated about 20 billion tons or 5% of the total world reserves.

5. Which of the mentioned symbol is used to represent Bauxite?
a) Ba
b) Bx
c) Bu
d) Bt

Answer: b
Clarification: Bauxite is represented by Bx.

6. Which of the mentioned symbol is used to represent Cement plants?
a) Cem
b) Cmp
c) Cep
d) Cmt

Answer: a
Clarification: Cement plants are represented by the symbol Cem.

7. Which of the mentioned symbol is used to represent Natural Gas?
a) NT
b) NG
c) NA
d) NL

Answer: b
Clarification: Natural Gas is represented using the symbol NG.

8. How many minerals are extracted approximately in our country from 4000 mines?
a) 58
b) 60
c) 70
d) 80

Answer: a
Clarification: The country’s mining operation will extract nearly 58 minerals from 4000 mines.

9. India is a world’s major producer of which of the mentioned raw material?
a) Manganese
b) Mica
c) Bauxite
d) Copper

Answer: b
Clarification: India is the world’s major producer of mica, supplying 80% of the world output.

10. Which symbol is used to represent Fertilizer?
a) Fe
b) Fz
c) Fr
d) Fl

Answer: b
Clarification: Fz is the symbol used to represent Fertilizer.

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