MCQ Questions for Class 11 Geography: Ch 5 Minerals and Rocks

MCQ Questions for Class 11 Geography: Ch 5 Minerals and Rocks

1. Rocks that were originally either sedimentary, igneous or metamorphic and have been changed further by heat and pressure are called:
(a) Volcanic
(b) Sedimented
(c) Metamorphic
(d) None of the above
► (c) Metamorphic

2. A non-metallic mineral in the following minerals is
(a) silver.
(b) copper.
(c) zinc.
(d) coal.
► (d) coal.

3. Which mineral group is abundantly found in the earth’s crust?
(a) Mica group
(b) Felspar group
(c) Oxide group
(d) Silicate group
► (b) Felspar group

4. Which one of the following is the salient feature of metamorphic rocks?
(a) Changeable
(b) Quite
(c) Crystalline
(d) Foliation
► (a) Changeable

5. Which one of the following is the hardest minerals?
(a) Topaz
(b) Diamond
(c) Quartz
(d) Feldspar
► (b) Diamond

6. Which one of the following are the two main constituents of granite?
(a) Iron and nickel
(b) Iron and silver
(c) Silica and Aluminium
(d) Iron Oxide and potassium
► (c) Silica and Aluminium

7. Science of rocks is known as
(a) Mineralogy
(b) Mineral Science
(c) Petrology
(d) Ironology
► (c) Petrology

8. Which one of the following is the component of sand and granite?
(a) Amphibole
(b) Quartz
(c) Pyroxene
(d) Mica
► (b) Quartz

9. The most abundant rocks found on earth's crust are
(a) igneous rocks.
(b) sedimentary rocks.
(c) metamorphic rocks.
(d) granite rock.
► (a) igneous rocks.

10. Which one of the following is not a sedimentary rock?
(a) Tillite
(b) Borax
(c) Breccia
(d) Marble
► (d) Marble

11. Iron is a
(a) ferrous metal.
(b) non–ferrous metal.
(c) precious metal.
(d) non-precious metal.
► (a) ferrous metal.

12. What kind of colour does Pyroxene consist of?
(a) Green
(b) Black
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above
► (d) None of the above

13. The minerals that do not contain metal contend are known as
(a) precious minerals.
(b) ferrous minerals.
(c) non-metallic minerals.
(d) non-ferrous minerals.
► (c) non-metallic minerals.

14. The parent material of soils is derived from
(a) Igneous rocks.
(b) Metamorphic rocks.
(c) Sedimentary rocks.
(d) Biological action.
► (c) Sedimentary rocks.

15. Which of the following is not an example of metamorphic rocks?
(a) Slate
(b) Marble
(c) Limestone
(d) Schist
► (c) Limestone

16. Which of the following is not among the eight elements?
(a) Oxygen and Silicon
(b) Aluminium and Iron
(c) Calcium and Sodium
(d) Mica and Granite
► (d) Mica and Granite

17. Igneous rocks are
(a) primary rocks.
(b) secondary rocks.
(c) tertiary rocks.
(d) soft rocks.
► (a) primary rocks.

18. Which of the following is a ferrous minerals?
(a) Copper
(b) Aluminium
(c) Iron Ore
(d) Tin
► (c) Iron Ore
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