SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Consider the following varieties of iron ore
    1. Haematite
    2. Magnetite
    3. Limonite
    4. Siderite
    Which of the following is the correct sequence with respect to descending order of quality of the above ores?

    A)  1, 2, 3 and 4    

    B)  2, 3, 4 and 1

    C)  1, 3, 2 and 4    

    D)  1, 3, 4 and 2

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] The quality of iron ore depends on the percentage of pure iron in the ore and also on the absence of impurities. From this point of view following ores are recognized in descending order of their quality.
    Iron ore Percentage pure iron content
    Haematite About 70
    Magnetite 60-70
    Limonite 40-60
    Siderite Less than 40

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