MP Board Class 6th Social Science Solutions Chapter 26 Minerals, Sources of Power and Industries in India
MP Board Class 6th Social Science Text Book Exercise
MP Board Class 6th Social Science Answer the following questions
Name the minerals found in India?
The following minerals are found in India: Iron, maganese, copper, lead, mica, zinc, gold and bauxite etc.
In which states of India coal is found?
Coal is found in India in West Bengal, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh.
What are the agricultural based industries in India? Describe cotton industry?
The agricultural based industries in India are cotton industry, sugar, jute, oil mills, factories of vegetable oil, etc.
Fibres of cotton, jute, spinning, wool and silk are used to make clothes. Separating seeds from cotton, carding, spinning, weaving and dyeing are done in cotton industry. This industry provides employment to many people. Cotton industry has developed mainly in Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. Mumbai and Ahmedabad also are the main centres of this industry.
Why did sugar industry peed more capital previously?
The development of sugar mainly depends on the availability, of sugarcane. Previously machines used in sugar factories were imported from other countries, which required more capital. Now the machines are produced in India. As a result sugar factories are rapidly developing in our country. Most of the the sugar factories in India are in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra.
Write the names of five centres of iron and steel industry and say in which states they are situated?
The five centres of iron and steel industry are Durgapur in West Bengal, Tata Nagar in Jharkhand, Rourkela in Orissa, Bhilai in Chattisgarh, Bhadrawati in Mysore.
In which states of India are cement industries situated?
The cement producing states of India are Tamil Nadu, Chhatisgarh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Andhar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Fill in the blanks:
- Bhilai has ……………… industry. (iron and steel/sugar/paper)
- Bauxite is extracted in ……………… . (Gujarat/Delhi/Haryana)
- Mumbai is the biggest ……………… in Inda. (railway/mineral oil area)
- In Madhya Pradesh, copper is extracted in ……………… district. (Ujjain/Shahdol/Balaghat)
- iron and steel
- mineral oil area
Match the following as per the uses of the minerals:
Fill in the following table:
Choose the correct alternative:
The coal producing area in India is –
(1) Uttar pradesh
(4) Jammu – Kashmir
(2) West Bengal
90% of this mineral is found in India –
Durgapur steel factory is situated in –
(3) West Bengal
(4) Madhya Pradesh
(3) West Bengal
An Atomic powder plant is situated in –
(2) Madhya Pradesh
(3) Jammu – Kashmir
Show in the map the areas of minerals, sources of power and industries.