Chapter 6

NCERT
Class 10
Geography
Solutions
1. A factory produces aluminium saucepans with plastic handles. It obtains aluminium from a smelter and a plastic component from another factory.

Question:

A factory produces aluminium saucepans with plastic handles. It obtains aluminium from a smelter and a plastic component from another factory. All the manufactured saucepans are sent to a warehouse:

1. (a)Which raw material is likely to be most expensive to transport and why?

(b) Which raw material is likely to be the cheapest to transport and why?

Answer:

Aluminium is expensive because it is used in large quantities as compared to plastic handles.

Plastic components are cheaper because they are used in small quantities.

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