The US Industry and Transport Discussion

The US Industry and Transport Discussion
The US Industry and Transport Discussion
1. Which of the following is a heavy
(a) Electronics industry
(b) Iron and steel industry
(c) Toy making industry
(d) Readymade garments industry
2. On the basis of ownership, Industries of
the world can be classified into
(a) agro based, mineral based, small
(b) public sector, private sector, joint
(c) public sector, consumer industry,
minerals industry.
(d) small scale, medium scale, heavy
3. Which of these can be classified as
footloose industry?
(a) Cement (b) Electronics
(c) Ship building (d) Electrical
4. Manufacturing industries are involved
in which of the following?
(a) Transporting raw material from one
place to other.
(b) roducing raw material for other
(c) Procuring raw material for sale.
(d) Converting raw material to useful
5. Least cost approach in industrial location
is associated with [OPSC 2018]
(a) Christaller (b) Weber
(c) Smith (d) Hartshorne
6. Weber introduced a famous locational
theory for localisation of manufacturing
industries, known as
(a) hexagon (b) circle
(c) triangle (d) rectangle
7. Losch considered which of the
following as an important factor in
determining the location of an Industry.
(a) Marketing factor (b) Locational factor
(c) Production cost (d)All of these
8. The term ‘Isodapane’ is used in
(a) demarcation of agricultural regions.
(b) classification of climatic regions.
(c) classifying vegetation zones.
(d) demarcation of industrial location.
The US Industry and Transport Discussion
9. Several industrial units come together
to make use of the advantages offered
by urban centres. This is known as
(a) command economies
(b) agglomeration economies
(c) capitalist economies
(d) communist economies
10. For the location of which one of the
following industries, the availability of
raw material is not the primary
consideration? [UPPSC (Pre) 2015]
(a) Iron and Steel
(b) Sugar
(c) Electronics
(d) Cement
11. Consider the following statements
about Weber’s Industrial Location
I. He considered transport cost as a
function of weight and distance.
II. His theory tries to identify the point of
minimum transport cost.
III. He considered perfect competition
among industries.
Which of the statements given above
is/are correct?
(a) I and II (b) II and III
(c) Only I (d) I, II and III
12. Consider the following statements.
I. Mobility of capital determines location
of industries in socialist countries.
II. Transport and communication is
required for transportation and
organisation of industries.
Which of the statements given above
is/are correct?
(a) Both I and II (b) Only II
(c) Only I (d) None of these
13. Consider the following statements.
I. Manufacturing industries in North
America are concentrated mainly
along North-West.
II. Industrial revolution in North America
started on the basis of Iron and steel
Which of the statements given above
is/are true?
(a) Both I and II (b) Only I
(c) Only II (d) None of these
14. Which of the following factors affect the
location of industries?
I. Availability of raw material
II. Adequate market facility
III. Sufficient power resources
IV. Configuration of land
(a) I and II (b) I, II and III
(c) I, III and IV (d) I, II, III and IV
15. Assertion (A) High cost of land
discourages industrial setups.
Reason (R) Energy intensive industries
are located near source of power.
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the
correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not the
correct explanation of A
(c) A is true, and R is false
(d) A is false, and R is true
16. Assertion (A) Industries are not
located at places where markets for
finished goods are not available.
Reason (R) Markets are places where
industrial goods are sold at viable
(a) Both A and R are true and R is the
correct explanation of A
(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not the
correct explanation of A
(c) A is true but R is false
(d) A is false but R is true
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