Natural Resources of Pakistan MCQs

Which natural resource is abundant in the Thar Desert region of Pakistan?
a) Coal
b) Natural gas
c) Oil
d) Uranium
Answer: a) Coal

The Makran Coastal Belt is known for the potential extraction of:
a) Gold
b) Chromite
c) Copper
d) Silver
Answer: b) Chromite

Which province in Pakistan is rich in copper deposits?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: d) Balochistan

The Salt Range in Pakistan is famous for the extraction of:
a) Limestone
b) Gypsum
c) Rock salt
d) Dolomite
Answer: c) Rock salt

What is the primary source of energy production in Pakistan?
a) Coal
b) Natural gas
c) Hydropower
d) Nuclear power
Answer: b) Natural gas

Which river is essential for the irrigation system and agriculture in Pakistan?
a) Chenab River
b) Indus River
c) Jhelum River
d) Ravi River
Answer: b) Indus River

The Thal Desert in Pakistan is a potential source of:
a) Gold
b) Uranium
c) Oil
d) Gas
Answer: b) Uranium

Which mineral is abundantly found in the Kirthar Range of Pakistan?
a) Marble
b) Sulphur
c) Gypsum
d) Magnetite
Answer: b) Sulphur

The Tarbela Dam contributes significantly to the production of:
a) Coal
b) Hydropower
c) Natural gas
d) Oil
Answer: b) Hydropower

The Neelum-Jhelum Hydropower Plant is located in which region of Pakistan?
a) Punjab
b) Azad Jammu and Kashmir
c) Gilgit-Baltistan
d) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
Answer: c) Gilgit-Baltistan

Which region of Pakistan is known for its deposits of antimony?
a) Thar Desert
b) Hazara Division
c) Makran Coastal Belt
d) Sindh Plain
Answer: b) Hazara Division

The Sulaiman Mountains in Pakistan are rich in:
a) Natural gas
b) Marble
c) Coal
d) Chromite
Answer: c) Coal

The Hub Dam is a key water reservoir in which province of Pakistan?
a) Sindh
b) Punjab
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: a) Sindh

Which province in Pakistan is known for its vast coal reserves, including the Thar Coalfield?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: b) Sindh

The Gwadar Port in Pakistan is strategically significant for trade due to its location in the:
a) Arabian Sea
b) Indian Ocean
c) Persian Gulf
d) Bay of Bengal
Answer: a) Arabian Sea

Which natural resource is abundant in the Kohat Plateau region of Pakistan?
a) Uranium
b) Chromite
c) Oil
d) Gypsum
Answer: d) Gypsum

The Koh-i-Noor diamond, historically associated with South Asia, originated from mines in which region of Pakistan?
a) Chitral
b) Swat Valley
c) Khyber Agency
d) Golconda
Answer: b) Swat Valley

The Saindak Copper-Gold Project is located in which province of Pakistan?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: d) Balochistan

Which province in Pakistan is known for its extensive deposits of marble?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation (PMDC) is involved in the mining of:
a) Copper
b) Coal
c) Gold
d) Gypsum
Answer: d) Gypsum

The Mangla Dam, one of the largest dams in Pakistan, primarily serves the purpose of:
a) Irrigation
b) Hydropower generation
c) Flood control
d) Drinking water supply
Answer: b) Hydropower generation

Which river in Pakistan is associated with the Warsak Dam?
a) Chenab River
b) Indus River
c) Jhelum River
d) Kabul River
Answer: c) Jhelum River

The Gadani Ship-Breaking Yard, one of the largest in the world, is located in which province of Pakistan?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: b) Sindh

The Mirani Dam, an earth-filled dam in Pakistan, is located in the province of:
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: d) Balochistan

Which province in Pakistan is known for its deposits of coal, especially in the Loralai district?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: d) Balochistan

The Reko Diq mines in Pakistan are rich in:
a) Coal
b) Gold and copper
c) Chromite
d) Oil
Answer: b) Gold and copper

The Indus River is a vital water resource for Pakistan, primarily used for:
a) Navigation
b) Drinking water supply
c) Irrigation
d) Hydropower generation
Answer: c) Irrigation

The Mangrove forests along the coastline of Pakistan are concentrated in which area?
a) Makran Coastal Belt
b) Indus Delta
c) Sonmiani Bay
d) Hub River
Answer: b) Indus Delta

Which province in Pakistan is known for its deposits of limestone, particularly in the Salt Range?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: a) Punjab

The Khewra Salt Mine, one of the world’s largest salt mines, is located in the province of:
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: a) Punjab

Which natural resource is extracted from the Sui gas field in Pakistan?
a) Natural gas
b) Oil
c) Coal
d) Uranium
Answer: a) Natural gas

The Diamer-Bhasha Dam, a proposed dam in Pakistan, aims to address the issues of:
a) Water scarcity
b) Energy crisis
c) Flood control
d) Soil erosion
Answer: b) Energy crisis

Which river is associated with the Chashma Barrage in Pakistan?
a) Chenab River
b) Indus River
c) Jhelum River
d) Ravi River
Answer: a) Chenab River

The Khunjerab Pass, a border crossing between Pakistan and China, is situated in the:
a) Karakoram Range
b) Hindu Kush
c) Sulaiman Mountains
d) Salt Range
Answer: a) Karakoram Range

The Koh-i-Maran Anticline is known for the exploration of:
a) Natural gas
b) Coal
c) Uranium
d) Oil
Answer: d) Oil

The Chagai Hills in Pakistan are associated with the mining of:
a) Gypsum
b) Uranium
c) Chromite
d) Gold
Answer: b) Uranium

Which river is linked with the Rawal Dam in Pakistan?
a) Chenab River
b) Indus River
c) Jhelum River
d) Kabul River
Answer: c) Jhelum River

The Margalla Hills in Pakistan are a potential source of:
a) Natural gas
b) Coal
c) Marble
d) Oil
Answer: c) Marble

The Attabad Lake in Pakistan was formed as a result of a:
a) Landslide
b) Glacier
c) Earthquake
d) Volcanic eruption
Answer: a) Landslide

Which province in Pakistan is known for its deposits of lead and zinc?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Thar Coalfield in Pakistan is associated with the extraction of:
a) Uranium
b) Natural gas
c) Coal
d) Chromite
Answer: c) Coal

Which river is associated with the construction of the Tarbela Dam in Pakistan?
a) Chenab River
b) Indus River
c) Jhelum River
d) Ravi River
Answer: b) Indus River

The Cholistan Desert in Pakistan is a potential source of:
a) Gold
b) Uranium
c) Oil
d) Gas
Answer: c) Oil

The Thal Canal in Pakistan is primarily used for:
a) Navigation
b) Irrigation
c) Drinking water supply
d) Hydropower generation
Answer: b) Irrigation

Which province in Pakistan is known for its deposits of bauxite, used in the production of aluminum?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: d) Balochistan

The Kala Chitta Range in Pakistan is known for the extraction of:
a) Gold
b) Coal
c) Marble
d) Chromite
Answer: c) Marble

Which river is linked with the Mangla Dam in Pakistan?
a) Chenab River
b) Indus River
c) Jhelum River
d) Kabul River
Answer: c) Jhelum River

The Hingol River in Pakistan is associated with the extraction of:
a) Natural gas
b) Oil
c) Chromite
d) Gypsum
Answer: b) Oil

The Manchar Lake, the largest freshwater lake in Pakistan, is located in which province?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: b) Sindh

Which province in Pakistan is known for its deposits of phosphate rock, essential for fertilizer production?
a) Punjab
b) Sindh
c) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
d) Balochistan
Answer: a) Punjab