MCQs About Mineral Resources Of Pakistan

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1 The Mineral Development Corporation of Pakistan was established in

1974

2 Which Two areas of Pakistan are rich in Aluminum?

Kalat and Sargodah

3 Areas of Pakistan where Sulphur is found in large quantity are

Chitral, Koh-i-Sultan and Hyderabad

4 Koh-i-Sultan having the biggest deposits of Sulphur is located in the Province of

Balochistan

5 Saindak Project is famlous for how many minerals?

Three (3)

6 Saindak Project is famous for Silver, Copper and

Gold

7 Which area is famous for Chromite?

Muslim Bagh

8 Muslim Bagh is located in

Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa

9 Sulphur is a

Non-Metallic mineral

10 Coal is a

Power resource mineral

11 Makarwal Coal field is located in

Punjab

12 Makarwal Coal field is located in the district of

Mianwali

13 Degari Coal field is located in

Balochistan

14 Degari Coal field is located in the district of

Quetta

15 Sharigh Coal field is located in

Balochistan

16 Sharigh Coal field is located in the district of

Sibbi

17 Machh Coal field is located in

Balochistan

18 Machh Coal field is located in the district of

Bolan

19 Harni Khost Coal field is located in

Balochistan

20 Harni Khost coal field is located in the district of

Harni

 

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21 Chamalang Coal mine is located in

Balochistan

22 Chamalang Coal mine is located in the district of

Loralai

23 Chamalang Coal mine was closed in

1973

24 Chamalang Coal mine was closed due to

Fight between Loni and Mari tribes

25 Chamalang Coal mine is the largest Coal mine of

South Asia

26 Chamalang Coal mine was re-opened in

2006

27 What is the total coal production of Pakistan?

3.2 million tones

28 How much of the total coal produced is used for producing thermal power?

Nine Percent (9%)

29 How much of the total Coal produced is used in brick kilns?

Eighty Five Percent (85%)

30 Dhuylian Oil field is located in

Punjab

31 Dhuylian Oil field is located in the district of

Central Part of Potwar Plateau about 90 KM South-West of Islamabad

32 Balkassar Oil field is located in

Punjab

33 Balkassar Oil field is located in

Dhok Pipali

34 How much of total production of Oil is produced by the Dhuylian and Balkassar Oil fields?

Ninety Percent (90%)

35 How many barrels is the annual production of Oil in Pakistan?

23.8 Million Barrels (an old calculation)

36 How many barrels is the per day production of oil in Pakistan?

65385 barrels (an old calculation)

37 Toot oil field is located in the Province of

Punjab

38 Toot oil field is located in the district of

135 KM North-West of Islamabad

39 Natural gas field is located in the Province of

Punjab

40 Natural gas field is located in the district of

Sui

41 The Koh-i-Sultan in Balochistan Plateau contains the deposits of

Sulphur

42 Which is the biggest Natural Gas field of Pakistan?

Sui

43 Sui is located in the province of

Balochistan

44 Which is the biggest Oil field of Pakistan?

Balkassar

45 The first Natural Gas field in Pakistan was discovered in

1952

46 The first Natural Gas field discovered in 1952 was at

Sui

47 When the production of Iron ore started in Pakistan?

1957

48 Hazara is famous for

Bauxite

49 The Potwar Plateau is rich in

Oil and gas

50 Which Province is the largest producer of Natural Gas?

Balochistan

51 Which Province is the largest producer of oil?

Punjab

52 Sulphur from Koh-i-Sultan is used in the making of

Matches

53 What percentage of the total oil requirement of Pakistan is produced indigenously?

Twenty Percent (20%)

54 Total Copper reserve of 412 million tons have been found in

Saindak

55 In Pakistan the total land area covered by forests is

Five Percent (5%)

56 Lakhra Coal field is located in Sindh in the

North of Hyderabad

57 How many reserves of Iron ores are found in Pakistan?

500 million tons

58 Chlorine, Caustic Soda and Soda Ash are produced from

Common Salt

59 Kalabagh has the biggest deposits of

Iron Ore

60 Which area has high quality iron ore deposits?

Dammel-Nissar

61 The Iron Ore deposits of Dammel-Nissar is not excavated because

It is not economical due to transportation problem

62 Which area has the biggest deposits of copper?

Chagi

63 Chaghi copper deposits are found in the province of

Balochistan

64 The deposits of Copper, Gold and Silver have been discovered in late 90s at

Saindak

65 Saindak project is producing Copper, Silver and

Gold

66 The estimated annual production of Gold at Saindak project is

1.5 tons

67 The estimated annual production of Silver at Saindak project is

2.75 tons

68 Koh-i-Sultan is an example of

Extinct Volcano in Pakistan

69 Warchha is famous for the mineral of

Salt

70 Which precious metal is found at Dera Ghazi Khan?

Uranium

71 Kala Bagh is famous for which mineral?

Iron

72 Khewra is famous for which mineral?

Salt

73 Muslim Bagh is famous for

Chromite

74 The biggest deposit of Coal is

Lakra deposits

75 What is the total annual production of Chromite in Pakistan?

20.1 Thousand tons

76 Which is the biggest rock salt deposit in Pakistan?

Khewra

77 The annual rock salt production of Pakistan is

1,275 Thousand tons

78 Which mineral is mostly found in the Northern and Western mountains of Pakistan?

Limestone

79 China clay is found in the area of

Swat

80 What is the annual production of marble in Pakistan?

586,600 tons

81 Zain, Mari are famous for the

Gas fields

82 Pandori oil field is located in

Punjab

83 How much of the total gas is obtained from Sui Gas field?

Fourty Three Percent (43%)

84 Dhulian oil field is located in the Province of

Punjab

85 Chamalang Coal field is considered as

Largest Coal field of Asia

86 Pakistan has the Second largest

Salt mine in the world

87 In the world, Pakistan has Fifth largest

Gold mine

88 Pakistan has Seventh largest

Copper mine

89 In the world, Pakistan has Fifth largest

Coal reserves

90 In the world, Pakistan has Seventh largest

Wheat production capacity

91 In the world, Pakistan has Seventh largest

Rice production capacity

92 On the basis of fresh water reserves availability, Pakistan is ranked

Eight in the world

93 Khewra Salt mine was discovered in

About 326 BC

94 Mining work at Khewra was initiated in

1872

95 Mining work at Khewra was initiated by

Dr. Warth (British)

96 How many sites of mining (mining pits )are there at Khewra?

Seventeen (17)

 

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