SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    Examine the following statements:
    1. Malanjkhand area is rich in copper deposits.
    2. The main bauxite belt of Odisha is in Kalahandi and Koraput districts and extends further into Andhra Pradesh.
    3. The mica belt of Rajasthan extends from Jaipur to Udaipur. Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    A)  1 only 

    B)  1 and 2 only

    C)  2 and 3 only    

    D)         1, 2 and 3

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Malanjkhand also referred to as MCP (acronym for Malanjkhand Copper Project) is an open-pit copper mine in India, located near the town of Malanjkhand, 90 kilometres (56 mi) northeast of Balaghat in Madhya Pradesh. It is the largest base metal mine in India. Besides copper, quartzite, copper pyrite and magniferous rocks are other important minerals sources found in Malanjkhand.

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