Q. Consider the following statements regarding manganese:
1.It is an important raw material for smelting of iron ore and used for manufacturing ferro alloys.
2.It is associated with dharwar system.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation: Manganese is an important raw material for smelting of iron ore and also used for manufacturing ferro alloys.

Manganese deposits are found in almost all geological formations; however, it is mainly associated with Dharwar system.

Source: NCERT – People & Economy

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