Q. “Koyali, Mathura and Barauni” places are famous for which of the following industries?

[A] Oil refinery industries

[B] Iron and Steel Industries

[C] Uranium extraction industries

[D] Copper smelting Industries

Answer: A

Explanation: Petroleum refineries are also located near the markets as the transport of crude oil is easier and several products derived from them are used as raw material in other industries.

  • Koyali, Mathura and Barauni refineries are typical examples.
  • Ports also play a crucial role in the location of oil refineries.

Source: NCERT – India People & Economy