MCQ Questions for Class 8 Geography: Ch 5 Industries

MCQ Questions for Class 8 Geography: Ch 5 Industries

1. Which of the following best describes an agro based industry?
(a) Industries depending on ores like Cement, iron and steel etc.
(b) Industries that depend upon the primary products from forests for their raw materials
(c) Industries depending on agricultural products ie plant and animal products
(d) Industries that use products from the sea and oceans as raw materials
► (c) Industries depending on agricultural products ie plant and animal products

2. Marine-based industries are based on
(a) Minerals
(b) Forest products
(c) Agricultural products
(d) Oceanic products
► (d) Oceanic products

3. In the light of various factors that influence industrial location, some industries have a tendency to grow close to each other. Name such areas.
(a) Industrial Structures
(b) Industrial Regions
(c) Industrial Systems
(d) Industrial Organisms
► (b) Industrial Regions

4. The leading industries of Birla Group, Reliance, Tata Group of industries belong to the private sector. What are the characterstic fetures of these industries ?
(a) Jointly owned, they are owned, managed and controlled by a group of individuals and govenrment agencies . Prices of products are fixed through planning.
(b) Operated mainly for the benefit of the public rather than profits , they are owned, managed and controlled by a group of individuals. Prices of products are determined by market forces
(c) Operated mainly for Profits , they are owned, managed and controlled by a group of individuals. Prices of products are determined by market forces
(d) Members of the cooperative society produce the raw material and add value to earn profit. Generally opearetes with the motive of community welfare
► (c) Operated mainly for Profits , they are owned, managed and controlled by a group of individuals. Prices of products are determined by market forces

5. Basket weaving falls in the category of
(a) Small-scale industry
(b) Cottage industry
(c) Large-scale industry
(d) None of these
► (b) Cottage industry

6. Change of raw materials into products of more value to people is called
(a) Manufacturing
(b) Resources
(c) Population
(d) None of these
► (a) Manufacturing

7. Fish is a product of the
(a) mineral-based industries
(b) agro-based industries
(c) marine-based industries
(d) forest-based industries
► (c) marine-based industries

8. Why is steel called the backbone of modern industries?
(a) Everything we use is related with steel
(b) Steel is cheaper
(c) Steel is available everywhere in the world
(d) None of these
► (a) Everything we use is related with steel

9. Name the important Northern industrial region in India
(a) Delhi ,Gurgaon- Meerut region
(b) Bangalore- Tamil Nadu region
(c) Ahmedabad- Vadodara region
(d) Damodar Valley belt
► (a) Delhi ,Gurgaon- Meerut region

10. Which industries are also known as village or household industries?
(a) Small Scale industries
(b) Cottage industries
(c) Large Scale industries
(d) None of the above
► (b) Cottage industries

11. Joint sector Industries are owned and operated by the state and individuals or a group of individuals. From the given list fo industries, which one can be called a Joint sEctor industry ?
(a) Iron and Steel industry
(b) Tata Group of Companies
(c) Reliance Industries
(d) Maruti Udyog Limited
► (d) Maruti Udyog Limited

12. Processing sea food and manufacturing fish oil can be considered as examples of :
(a) Agro based industries
(b) Marine based industries
(c) Mineral based industries
(d) Forest based industries
► (b) Marine based industries

13. Which of the following can be considered as an example of the economic activity extraction of minerals from the industry sector?
(a) Tourism industry
(b) Iron and Steel industry
(c) Banking industry
(d) Coal mining industry
► (d) Coal mining industry

14. Which of the following can be considered as an example of the economic activity service provider from the industry sector?
(a) Textile industry
(b) Banking industry
(c) Iron and Steel industry
(d) Coal mining industry
► (b) Banking industry

15. ____________ sector industries are owned, managed and controlled by the state or central government .
(a) Cooperative
(b) Public
(c) Joint
(d) Private
► (b) Public

16. Name the three important industrial regions of the world.
(a) Eastern North America, Western and Central Europe, Eastern Asia
(b) Eastern Australia, Western and central Europe, Eastern Asia
(c) Eastern North America, Western and Central Europe, Western Australia
(d) Africa, Eastern Asia, Central Australia
► (a) Eastern North America, Western and Central Europe, Eastern Asia

17. With limited capital, a food processing unit is set up in a particular village in Gujarat. This unit generates employment to that particular village. Name the type of classification of industry under which this food processing unit will come under.
(a) Forest based industry
(b) Agro based industry
(c) Small Scale industry
(d) Large Scale industry
► (c) Small Scale industry

18. To which category of industry (based on raw materials) does Iron made from iron ore belong to?
(a) Marine based
(b) Forest based
(c) Agro based
(d) Mineral based
► (d) Mineral based
Previous Post Next Post
X
Free Study Rankers App Download Now