Industries – Multiple Choice Question

Q1. On what basis is the industrial sector classified into public and private sectors?

  1. Employment conditions
  2. The nature of economic activity
  3. Ownership of enterprises
  4. Number of workers employed in the enterprise

Solution

Ownership of enterprises

Q2. The iron and steel industry is a/an

  1. Agro-based industry
  2. Marine-based industry
  3. Forest-based industry
  4. Mineral-based industry

Solution

Mineral-based industry

Q3. The major hub of Information technology industry in India is

  1. Bangalore
  2. Kolkatta
  3. Chennai
  4. Mumbai

Solution

Bangalore

Q4. Which of the following industries is not a heavy industry?

  1. Cotton textile
  2. Cement
  3. Iron and Steel
  4. Ship building

Solution

Cotton textile

Q5. Maruti Udyog Limited is an example of which type of industry?

  1. Joint sector
  2. Private sector
  3. Public sector
  4. Cooperative sector

Solution

Joint sector

Q6. The first iron and steel company in India was set up at

  1. Rourkela
  2. Bhilai
  3. Jamshedpur
  4. Bokaro

Solution

Jamshedpur

Q7. The state government of Karnataka was the first to announce an IT Policy in

  1. 1991
  2. 1992
  3. 1993
  4. 1994

Solution

1992

Q8. In which sector industries are owned and operated by individuals or a group of individuals?

  1. Joint sector
  2. Private sector
  3. Public sector
  4. Cooperative sector

Solution

Private sector 

Q9. Ahmedabad is located in Gujarat on the banks of which river?

  1. Sabarmati
  2. Ganga
  3. Saraswati
  4. Brahmaputra

Solution

Sabarmati

Q10. The processes ginning, spinning, weaving, dyeing and printing are included in

  1. Textile industry
  2. Pharmaceutical industry
  3. Steel industry
  4. Paper and pulp industry

Solution

Textile industry

Q11. Which of the following countries is not a major producer of cotton textiles in the world?

  1. China
  2. Japan
  3. India
  4. Australia

Solution

Australia

Q12. Which one of the following is an agro based industry?

  1. Iron and Steel 
  2. Sewing machines 
  3. Toothpaste 
  4. Sugarcane 

Solution

Sugarcane

Q13. Which of the following centres in Tamil Nadu is known for the production of steel?

  1. Bhadravati
  2. Rourkela
  3. Vishakhapatnam
  4. Salem

Solution

Salem

Q14. Which of the following regions is not a major industrial region in the world?

  1. North America
  2. Eastern Asia
  3. Northern Asia
  4. Central Europe

Solution

Northern Asia

Q15. Anand Milk Union Limited is which of the following kind of industry?

  1. Private industry
  2. Public industry
  3. Cooperative industry
  4. Joint industry

Solution

Cooperative industry

Q16. Name an important steel producing city of the United States of America?

  1. Minnesota
  2. Pittsburgh
  3. Osaka
  4. Yodo

Solution

Pittsburgh

Q17. Which among the following cities is known as the ‘Manchester of Japan’?

  1. Osaka
  2. Mumbai
  3. Ahmadabad
  4. Yodo

Solution

Osaka

Q18. Which city provided a large market to the Tata and Iron Steel Company at Jamshedpur?

  1. Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Kolkata
  4. Kanpur

Solution

Kolkata

Q19. The process in which metals are extracted from their ores by heating them beyond the melting point is called

  1. Smelting
  2. Calcination
  3. Roasting
  4. Concentration

Solution

Smelting

Q20. Which statement is not true regarding the textile mills at Osaka?

  1. The extensive plains at Osaka led to the development of the textile industry in the region.
  2. Its cool and dry climate is well suited for the spinning and weaving in textile mills.
  3. The textile mills at Osaka depend on imported raw materials.
  4. The finished product of the textile mills at Osaka has good quality and low price.

Solution

Its cool and dry climate is well suited for the spinning and weaving in textile mills.