Manufacturing Industries MCQs Class 10 Geography Chapter 6


 Manufacturing Industries Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) with Answers from Contemporary India Book


Manufacturing Industries MCQs – Here is a compilation of Multiple Choice Questions of Manufacturing‌ ‌Industries‌, Class 10 Chapter 6 from the Book Geography Contemporary India Book . Students can practice free MCQs as have been added by CBSE in the new exam pattern. At the end of Multiple Choice Questions, the answer key has also been provided for your reference.


Q1. How does the Manufacturing industries help in modernized agriculture?

A. reduce the heavy dependence of people on agricultural income by providing them jobs in secondary and tertiary sectors.
B. Provides modernised tools
C. Less time consumption
D. More production


Q2. Industrial development is a precondition for …………

A. Mass produce Export of manufactured goods expands eradication of unemployment and poverty
B. Quality production
C. eradication of unemployment and poverty
D. Provides modernised equipments


Q3. What was the aim of establishing industries in tribal and backward areas?

A. Bringing about modern goods
B. bringing down regional disparities
C. eradication of unemployment and poverty
D. Quality production


Q4. Export of manufactured goods expands ……

A. Mass production
B. Quality production
C. trade and commerce
D. Industry


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Q5. Agriculture and industry are…………….?

A. Exclusive of each other
B. Go hand in hand
C. Not dependent on each other
D. have no connection


Q6. How have the agro-industries in India given a major boost to agriculture?

A. Manufactured irrigation pumps, fertilisers, insecticides, pesticides etc
B. Provided employment
C. Helped in trade
D. Financial help


Q7. The trend of growth rate in manufacturing over the last decade has been around …… per cent per annum?

A. 10
B. 5
C. 8
D. 7


Q8. Industrial locations are complex in nature. These are influenced by availability of ………?

A. water
B. resources
C. land
D. power and market


Q9. What are agglomeration economies?

A. Industries coming together for capital and marketing
B. Labour intensive industries
C. Low scale capital, raw material and marketing
D. Industries come together to use of the advantages offered by the urban centres


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Q10. What is the Industry to market chain?

A. Inputs, factory, transport, product, market, money
B. Input, transport, factory,transport, product, market, money
C. Input, Transport, factory, product, transport, market, money
D. Input, transport, factory, product, money


Q11. Which is not a mineral based industry?

A. iron and steel
B. Petrochemicals
C. Cement
D. Rubber


Q12. What are basic or key industries?

A. which supply their products as raw materials to manufacture other goods
B. produce goods for direct use by consumers
C. small scale industry is defined with reference to the maximum investment
D. that use light raw materials and produce light goods


13. sugar, toothpaste, paper, sewing machines are produced by……………

A. Basic industries
B. Consumer industries
C. Small scale industries
D. Light industries

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Q14. Industry owned and operated by government agencies is called ……………?

A. Cooperative industry
B. Joint sector
C. Public sector
D. Private sector


Q15. What type of industries are TISCO, Bajaj Auto Ltd, Dabur Industries ?

A. Cooperative industry
B. Joint sector
C. Public sector
D. Private sector


Q16. Oil India Ltd. (OIL) is a …………

A. Cooperative industry
B. Private sector
C. Public sector
D. Joint sector


Q17. Which is the only industry in the country, which is self-reliant and complete in the value chain?

A. Iron and steel Industry
B. Textile industry
C. Chemicals industry
D. Automobile Industry


Q18. Which other industry does the cotton textile industry support?

A. chemicals and dyes
B. Automobile
C. engineering works.
D. Transport

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Q19. Which is the important spinning centre of the country?

A. Gujrat
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Uttar Pradesh
D. West Bengal


Q20. Why is weaving highly decentralised?

A. To get more production
B. To attract more workers
C. To incorporate traditional skills and designs of weaving in cotton, silk, zari, embroidery
D. To get flavours from different places


Q21. To which of these countries does India export yarn to?

A. Japan
B. China
C. Italy
D. Sri lanka


Q22. While our spinning mills are competitive at the global level, the weaving and knitting units are…………….?

A. Equally good
B. cannot use much of the high quality yarn
C. In bad condition
D. Non productive


Q23. most of the production of weaving is done in …………?

A. Large units
B. Mediocre units
C. Big factories
D. fragmented small units


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Q24. What are the drawbacks of the weaving sector in India?

A. Power supply is erratic
B. Hard to sell
C. Lack of buyer
D. Lack of exports


Q25. India is the ……………largest producer of raw jute and jute goods

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. Fourth


Q26. What are the factors responsible for the location of Jute mills in the Hugli basin?

A. abundant water for processing raw jute
B. Good power supply
C. High market
D. High end machinery


Q27. Which country is a stiff competitor to India producing synthetic substitutes for Jute?

A. Japan
B. Srilanka
C. Bangladesh

Q28. India stands ……….as a world producer of sugar?

A. First
B. Second
C. Third
D. Fourth


Q29. In which of these states are the sugar mills located?

A. Uttarpradesh
B. Odisha
C. Kerala
D. Uttrakhand


Q30. Why has there been a tendency for the sugar mills to shift and concentrate in the areas of Maharashtra?

A. cane produced here has a higher sucrose content
B. Good marketing of cane
C. More high tech industry
D. Better trained labour


Q31. Production and consumption of steel is often regarded as the ………. of a country’s development?

A. Content
B. Index
C. Account
D. Statistics


Q32. In 2018, India ranked ……….among the world crude steel producers?

A. First
BA. Second
C. Third
D. Fourth


Q33. Name one function that occurs in the Blast Furnace in the steel manufacture process?

A. Molten materials are poured into moulds
B. Iron ore is melted
C. Sandstone is added
D. Pig iron is purified


Q34. Which function takes place at the pig iron stage?

A. Molten materials are poured into moulds
B. Coke is burnt to heat the ore
C. Iron ore is melted
D. Slag is removed


Q35. Which country is the largest producer of Steel?

A. Japan
B. India
D. China


Q36. India is an important iron and steel producing country in the world yet, it is not able to perform to our full potential, why?

A. High costs and limited availability of coking coal
B. Lower productivity
C. Lack of resources
D. Locations are not viable


Q37. Which material is used in the manufacture of Aircrafts?

A. Steel
B. Iron
C. Aluminium Smelting
D. Nickel


Q38. Where are Aluminium smelting plants located in the country?

A. Odisha, West Bengal
B. Madhya pradesh
C. Karnataka
D. Haryana


Q39. ……….. is the raw material used in the smelters?

A. Nickel
B. Pyrite
C. Bauxite
D. Iron ore


Q40. Inorganic chemicals are used to manufacture ………….?

A. Fertilizers, synthetic fibres
B. Synthetic rubber
C. Dye
D. drugs


Q41.Organic chemicals are used to produce …………..?

A. Adhesives
B. Paints
C. Glass
D. synthetic rubber


Q42. Which chemical is completely imported?

A. Nitrogen
B. Phosphate
C. Potash
D. Carbon


Q43. Which mineral provides energy to the cement industry?

A. Iron ore
B. Coal
C. Natural gas
D. Limestone


Q44. When was the first cement plant set up in Chennai?

A. 1904
B. 1905
C. 1906
D. 1907


Q45. Which one is not a part of the Automobile Industry

A. Truck
B. Bus
C. Aircraft
D. Car


Q46. Which city has emerged as the electronic capital of India?

A. Jamshedpur
B. Bengaluru
C. Mumbai
D. Gurgaon


Q47. By which gases is air pollution caused?

A. sulphur dioxide
B. Carbon dioxide
C. Nitrogen oxide
D. nitrogen dioxide


Q48. Which is a major solid waste polluting water?

A. Fly ash
B. Pulp
C. Plastic
D. Synthetic


Q49. Wastes from nuclear power plants, nuclear and weapon production facilities cause…………?

A. Cancers, birth defects
B. Skin diseases
C. Viral diseases
D. Bacterial diseases


Q50. Every litre of waste water discharged by our industry pollutes ……. times the quantity of fresh water?

A. 5
B. 8
C. 10
D. 2

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