Q. In which of the following state/states/Union Territory tertiary coal – lignite found?
1.Tamil Nadu
2.Rajasthan
3.Jammu and Kashmir
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D
Notes:

Explanation: Tertiary coals occur in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland. It is extracted from Darangiri, Cherrapunji, Mewlong and Langrin (Meghalaya); Makum, Jaipur and Nazira in upper Assam, Namchik – Namphuk (Arunachal Pradesh) and Kalakot (Jammu and Kashmir).

Besides, the brown coal or lignite occur in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry,Rajasthan, Gujarat and Jammu and Kashmir.

Source: NCERT – India People & Economy