Q. Consider the following statements:
1.India is the largest importer of coking coal in the world.
2.Mongolia is major coking coal exporting country to India.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Explanation –

Statement 1 is correct. India, the world’s second-largest steelmaker, is the largest importer of coking coal.

Statement 2 is incorrect. While India is exploring the possibility of importing coking coal from Mongolia and has initiated discussions and logistical planning, Mongolia is not currently a major supplier of coking coal to India. The major suppliers of coking coal to India are Australia, the United States, and Russia.

Source: AIR