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Question:

What are the stages involved in converting iron ore into steel?

Answer:

There are 3 stages in converting iron ore into steel.
Stage I
Iron Ore, coal and lime stone are put in a blast furnace and melted to extract the metal. This process is called smelting.
Stage II
The iron that is extracted from the furnace is refined. This extract is called steel.
Stage III
The steel is then cast as billets or slabs. These billets and slabs are used by other Industries as raw material.

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Industries

Q 1.

Mention the major industrial regions of the world.

Q 2.

What are the factors that helped Ahmedabad become a textile centre.

Q 3.

What are marine based industries ?

Q 4.

Mention some of the risk reducing measures that have to be adopted by nuclear power industries.

Q 5.

What are the stages involved in converting iron ore into steel?

Q 6.

What are the inputs, process and output of a textile industry?

Q 7.

Industries can be classified on the bases of ownership, explain.

Q 8.

Write a short note on Mineral based industries.

Q 9.

Mention the industrial regions of India.

Q 10.

What are marine based industries ?

Q 11.

Write a note on the Chernobyl disaster.