MINERALS Of Pakistan MCQS (Geography of PK)

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1. Which of the following areas is rich in
(a) Kalat
(b) Sargodha
(c) Pishin
(d) A&B
2. Sulphur is found in
(a) Chitral
(b) Koh-i-Sultan
(c) Hyderabad
(d) All of them
3.The Mineral Development Corporation was established in
(a) 1974
(b) 1978
(c) 1981
(d) 1979
4.How of the following areas are important mineral wealth in Pakistan?
(a) Chitral
(b) North Eastern Balochistan
(c) Areas of Wazirastan
(d) All of these
5.How Much of total production of oil is produced by Dhulian and Balkassar oil fields?
(a) 80%
(b) 90%
(c) 75%
(d) 85%
6.How many oil refineries are working in Pakistan?
(a) 4
(b) 6
(c) 8
(d) 2

7. Chromit is found in Pakistan in the area of
(a) Kalabagh
(b) Muslim bagh
(c) Chitral
(d) Kalat
8.The first gas field discovered in 1952 was at
(a) Dhuliano
(b) Sui
(c) Mial
(d) Pirkoh
9.How Much of the total natural gas is obtained from Sui?
(a) 33%
(b) 40%
(c) 38%
(d) 43%
10. When the production of iron ore started in Pakistan?
(a) 1957
(b) 1958
(c) 1949
(d) 1951
11. Which area has the biggest deposits of iron ore?
(a) Koh-i-Sultan
(b) Koh-i-Sulaiman
(C) Kalabagh
(d) Chitral 88

12. Copper is used in the production of
(a) Electric wires
(b) Kitchen utilities
(c) Children toys
(d) Brick Kilns
13. In Balochistan copper deposits are found in
(a) Marri Bela EP
(b) District Chagai
(c) Ghilhazi
(d) Langrial
14. Kalabagh is famous for the mineral of
(a) Iron
(b) Salt
(c) Sulphur
(d) None of these
15. The deposits of copper, gold and silver have been discovered at
(a) Dadhak
(b) Saindak
(c) Dakhni
(d) Aghari
16. Khur, Meyal, Balkassar and Pindori oil fields are present in
(a) Sindh
(b) Punjab
(c) Punjab and Sindh
(d) Sindh and Balochistan
17.Which mineral is used in the making of high speed machines?
(a) Rock salt
(b) Chromium
(c) Lunic stone
(d) China clay

18. Toot oil and natural gas field is located in
(a) Punjab
(b) Sindh
(c) Khyber Pakhtunkwa
(d) Balochistan
19.Which area has the biggest rock salt deposits in Pakistan?
(a) Khewra
(b) Warchha
(c) Maripur
(d) Makran
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20. Which mineral is mostly found in northern and western mountains of Pakistan?
(a) Chromite
(b) Limestone
(c) China clay
(d) Gypsum

21. Limestone deposits are found in
(a) Daudkhel
(b) Wah
(c) Karachi
(d) All of them
22. Which of the following mineral is used in cement industry and plaster of paris?
(a) Marble
(b) Gypsum
(c) China clay
(d) Fire day
23. Area covered by forest in Pakistan is
(a) 5.7 million
(b) 4.2 million
(c) 3.2 milion
(d) 4.8 million
24. How much area of Pakistan is covered by forests?
(a) 5%
(b) 6.2%
(c) 9.1
(d) 2,8%
25.The ratio of Industrial progress in the country is
(a) 4.3%
(b) 5.4%
(c) 6.2%
(d) 8.6%

26. Which of following is Cottage Industry?
(a) Cement
(b) Sugar
(c) Handicraft
(d) Textile
27. The agro based industry is :-
(a) Woodwork
(b) Dairy farms
(c) Carpets
(d) Iron work
28. The biggest Industry of Pakistan is: –
(a) Cement
(b) Sugar
(c) Textile
(d) Paper

29. Heavy Mechanical Complex, Taxila was set up with the aid of –
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) USA
(d) UK

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