Chapter 5

NCERT
Class 10
Geography
Solutions
1. Make a list of items where substitutes are being used instead of minerals. Where are these substitutes obtained from?

Question:

Make a list of items where substitutes are being used instead of minerals. Where are these substitutes obtained from?

Answer:

  • 'Oil and natural gas' can be substituted for coal.
  • Wood/plastic can be substituted for iron, steel, and copper.
  • Artificial jewellery made from plastics can be substituted for gold and silver jewellery.

Most of the substitutes used are obtained from natural resources.

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