Minerals: Types, Use And Locations - SS1 Economics Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

Which type of mineral is commonly used in the production of metal alloys?

A

Industrial minerals

B

Energy minerals

 

C

Gemstones

D

Metallic minerals

CORRECT OPTION: d
2

Which type of mineral is commonly used in the construction industry?

A

Metallic minerals

B

Industrial minerals

 

C

Energy minerals

D

Gemstones

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

Which mineral is commonly used for energy production in Nigeria?

A

Tin

B

Coal

 

C

Iron ore

D

Gold

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

Which state in Nigeria is known for its gold deposits?

A

Lagos

B

Kebbi

C

Oyo

D

Osun

CORRECT OPTION: b

 Lagos

 

5

Which minerals are commonly used in the production of batteries?

A

Gold and lead

B

Tin and coal

C

Iron ore and zinc

D

Lead and zinc

 

CORRECT OPTION: d
6

What is the main use of gemstones?

 

They are commonly used in jewellery and other decorative applications.

7

Where in Nigeria are lead and zinc deposits commonly found?

Lead and zinc are found in Ebonyi, Benue, and Cross River states.

 

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