Geography

Minerals and Energy Resources

Question:

Give three examples of metallic and three examples of non-metallic minerals.

Answer:

Metallic minerals are- Iron- ore, Copper, Manganese, Nickel.
Non – Metallic Minerals “ Limestone, Dolomite, Mica.

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Minerals and Energy Resources

Q 1.

What is Anthracite?

Q 2.

Describe the impact of globalisation on Indian agriculture.

Q 3.

Name six non-commercial sources of energy.

Q 4.

Write a brief note on conventional and non-conventional sources of energy.

Q 5.

What are conventional sources of energy?

Q 6.

Name three most important coal producing states of India.

Q 7.

Mention three areas where petroleum is found in India.

Q 8.

List four non-conventional energy resources.

Q 9.

Suggest two ways of conserving minerals.

Q 10.

Distinguish between the following
(a) Ferrous and non-ferrous minerals
(b) Conventional and non-conventional sources of energy.

Q 11.

Name four important iron ore-producing states of India.

Q 12.

What are commercial sources of energy?

Q 13.

Distinguish Between Commercial and Non-Commercial Energy

Q 14.

Give three examples of metallic and three examples of non-metallic minerals.

Q 15.

Describe the distribution of coal in India.

Q 16.

Name four bauxite-producing states.

Q 17.

Describe the distribution of coal in India.

Q 18.

How are minerals formed in igneous and metamorphic rocks?

Q 19.

Why do you think that solar energy has a bright future in India?

Q 20.

Name three states which are known for the production of mica.

Q 21.

Distinguish between Natural Gas and BioGas

Q 22.

Distinguish between Anthracite and Bituminous Coal

Q 23.

Why do you think that solar energy has a bright future in India?

Q 24.

How do we need to conserve mineral resources?

Q 25.

Distinguish Between Commercial and Non-Commercial Energy

Q 26.

What is commercial and non-commercial energy

Q 27.

Name four manganese ore-producing states of India.

Q 28.

What is a mineral?

Q 29.

Describe the distribution of iron ore in India.

Q 30.

Name two non- metallic minerals.

Q 31.

Distinguish Between Metallic and Non-metallic minerals