Test: Industries - 2


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QUESTION: 1

Why is steel called the backbone of modern industries?

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QUESTION: 2

Which industries are also known as village or household industries?

Solution: A cottage industry is a small-scale, decentralized manufacturing business often operated out of a home rather than a purpose-built facility. Cottage industries are defined by the amount of investment required to start, as well as the number of people employed.
QUESTION: 3

Basket weaving, pottery and other handicrafts are all examples of

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QUESTION: 4

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.

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Small scale industries manufacture products by hand and include cottage and household industry. These industries use lesser amount of capital and technology. For example, Basket-weaving, pottery, and other handicraft industries.

QUESTION: 5

This particular classification of industry requires large amounts of capital, huge machines and modern and superior technology to manufacture goods. Employing huge number of employees like the iron and steel industry , the production is on a mass scale and is voluminous. Mention the type of industry to which this classification belong to

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If this much material is used and professionals are from different sectors surely it belongs to large scale industry.

QUESTION: 6

The following image shows an important Rail Coach factory in Kapurthala. Identify the name of the classification of the industry based on its size. 

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QUESTION: 7

Complete the following : On the basis of Ownership, industries can be classified as : 

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QUESTION: 8

____________ sector industries are owned, managed and controlled by the state or central government .

Solution: Public services include public goods and governmental services such as the military, police, infrastructure (public roads, bridges, tunnels, water supply, sewers, electrical grids, telecommunications, etc.), public transit, public education, along with health care and those working for the government itself, such.
QUESTION: 9

The industries like Indian railways, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited etc operate more for the benefit of the public rather than for making profits . The price for their products is fixed through planning. Name the sector to which these industries belong to .

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QUESTION: 10

The leading industries of Birla Group, Reliance, Tata Group of industries belong to the private sector. What are the characterstic fetures of these industries ?

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QUESTION: 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 ?

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Maruti Udyog has come up with collaboration of  by state and group of individuals. he company was formed as a government company, with Suzuki as a minor partner, to make a people's car for middle class India.

QUESTION: 12

The following image is that of Anand Milk Union Limited (AMUL), situated in the state of Gujarat. To which industry type does this venture that links 3 million milk producers of Gujarat come under ? 

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Amul follows a three-tier cooperative structure which consists of a dairy cooperative society at the village level that is affiliated with milk unions at the district level which in turn is federated to a milk federation at the state level. The Amul model has helped India become the largest milk producer in the world.

QUESTION: 13

A few factors affecting the location of industries are given below. Complete the list, by choosing the one that can be added to this list . 

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QUESTION: 14

An industrial system consists of inputs, processes and outputs. A list of items with respect to the textile industry is given below. Which one cannot be classified under inputs? 
Cotton, Labour, Weaving, Land, Power, Communications, trade, Transport cost

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QUESTION: 15

An industrial system related to the Bakery industry is given below. Which one among the following options is the correct one?

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QUESTION: 16

In the light of various factors that influence industrial location, some industries have a tendency to grow close to each other. Name such areas.

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Industrial regions are the areas where the industries are given the best conditions to manufacture their goods.

QUESTION: 17

Name the three important industrial regions of the world.

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QUESTION: 18

Which one among the following is not an industrial region of India?

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QUESTION: 19

Name the important Western industrial region in India

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QUESTION: 20

Name the important Northern industrial region in India

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This region developed after independence, but is one of the fastest growing regions of India. It consists of two industrial belts adjoining Delhi. 
One belt extends over Agra-Mathura-Meerut and Saharanpur in U.P. and the other between Faridabad-Gurgaon- Ambala in Haryana.

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