CSE-2019 | Prelims Daily Quiz 77

Daily Quiz for Civil Services Preliminary Examination 2019

Question:

Q. Consider the following statements about the coal production in India:

1. According to latest data, India is the third largest producer of coal in the world.

2. India produces about 1000 million tonnes of raw coal annually.

3. Jharkhand is the largest coal producing state in India.

 

Select the correct statement/s using the code given below:

a) 1 only

b) 1 and 2 only

c) 2 and 3 only

d) 3 only

Correct Answer

a) 1 only 

Explanation for the Correct Answer
  • As per International Energy Agency (IEA), India was the third largest coal producer in the world during 2016-17.
  • The all India raw coal production has increased from 565.77 MT in 2013-14 to 676.48 MT in 2017-18.
  • The top most place is occupied by Chhattisgarh with a coal production of 127.095 Million Tonnes. Jharkhand with coal production of 113 Million tons stand at 2nd place.

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