SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

  • question_answer
    The principal copper deposits of India lie in which of the following places?

    A)  Hazaribag and Singbhum of Bihar

    B)  Khetri and Daribo areas of Rajasthan

    C)  Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh

    D) (d.) iwaliks in Uttar Pradesh and in Karnataka

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] India's copper ore reserves have been estimated at 400 million tonnes, with a metal content of 5 million tonnes. The principal copper belt of India lies in Singhbhum and Hazaribagh in Jharkhand. The mining centres are located at Mosabani, Ghatsila, Thobani and Badia of Singbhbum, Hazaribagh of Bihar, the Khetri and Dariba areas of Rajasthan and Agnigundala of Andhra Pradesh.

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