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Q. Consider the following statements:

 Which of the statements given above is/are correct?



Your Answer
A

1 only
Your Answer
B

2 only
Your Answer
C

Both 1 and 2
Correct Answer
D

Neither 1 nor 2

Solution

The correct option is D
Neither 1 nor 2

Explanation:

Statement 1 is incorrect: Brown coal or lignite occur in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry, Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir is also known as the only region in India having deposits of Anthracite.

Statement 2 is incorrect: Coal occurs in rock sequences mainly of two geological ages, namely Gondwana and tertiary deposits. The most important Gondwana coalfields are located in Damodar Valley. Tertiary coals occur in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland.

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