Question of Exercise 2

Manufacturing Industries of Class 10

Which one of the following industries uses limestone as a raw material?


Option 1 Aluminium

Option 2 Cement

Option 3 Sugar

Option 4 Jute

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the father of Geography

A: Aristotle

B: Eratosthenes

C: Herodotus

D: Ptolemy




  • The ancient Greek scholar of Cyrene named Eratosthenes is commonly called the "father of geography".
  • He was the first scholar to use the word geography and he had a small-scale notion of the planet that led him to be able to determine the circumference of the Earrth.


Final Answer:

Hence correct answer is option B i.e., Eratosthenes is globally known as father of Geography.



Which of the following is the largest delta in India

A: Delta of Gang - Brahmaputra River

B: Delta of Mahanadi

C: Delta of Indus River

D: Delta of Godavari River





  • The Ganges Brahmaputra Delta, commonly known as the Ganges Delta, is a river delta in Asia where the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers meet and flow into the Bay of Bengal. 
  • It has a surface area of about 100,000 square kilometres. 
  • It is the world's largest Delta, not just in India.

Final Answer:

Hence, the correct option is (a) i.e. Delta of Gang - Brahmaputra River


How many international airports are there in Tamil Nadu

A: Four

B: Three

C: Two

D: Five




  • There is a total of 35 international airports in India.
  • Among these, four are located in Tamil Nadu.

Final Answer:

The correct answer is option D i.e., Four.



List some examples of rabi and Kharif crops



  • Rabi Crops - Rabi crops are winter crops (grown from October to March). Some of them are Wheat, Mustard, Barley, etc.
  • Kharif Crops - Kharif crops are monsoon crops (grown from July to October). Some of them are Rice, Maize, Pulses, etc.

Final Answer: 

  • Some rabi crops - Barley, Mustard, Wheat, chickpea, etc.
  • Some Kharif crops - Groundnut, Maize, Rice, Pulses, etc.


The first jute mill in India was started in

A: Bombay

B: Bengal

C: Madras

D: Ahmedabad




  • Jute is grown in alluvial soil and requires high temperature, humid climate, and heavy rainfall. 
  • India is a leading producer of raw jute and jute goods.
  • The first jute mill was set up at Rishra in Bengal's presidency near Kolkata in 1859.
  • After the partition, the jute mills remained in India but three- fourth parts of the jute producing area went to Bangladesh.

Final Answer:

Hence the correct answer is option B. Bengal



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