Q. Rich placer deposits of gold occur in:

[A] Australia

[B] America

[C] Madagascar

[D] Ghana coast

Answer: D

Explanation: Placer Deposits:

  • The occurrence of rich placer deposits of gold in the Ghana coast and the absolute absence of source rock in the region is an amazing fact.
  • The gold bearing veins are in Brazil and it is obvious that the gold deposits of the Ghana are derived from the Brazil plateau when the two continents lay side by side.

Source: NCERT Class 11