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Question 1

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Wind and Water Erosion

Question

MCQ▾

Factors affecting the capillary water are:

i) Surface Tension

ii) Soil Texture

iii) Soil Structure

iv) Organic matter

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

i, ii and iii

b.

i and ii

c.

i, ii, iii and iv

d.

Both a. and c. are correct

Question 2

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Engineering Properties of Soils

Question

MCQ▾

The process of podsolization occur in

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Semi-arid climate

b.

Arid climate

c.

Cool and moist climate

d.

Warm and moist climate

Question 3

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Index Properties of Soils

Question

MCQ▾

Select the Incorrect statement:

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Alluvial soil is rich in potash but poor in phosphorous.

b.

Alluvial soil are widespread in the northern plains and the river valleys.

c.

Alluvial soil covers 20 percent of the total area of the India.

d.

Two type of alluvial soil are found i.e.. Khadar and Bhangar.

Question 4

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Fundamental Definitions and Relationships

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Match the following as per Indian Standard Soil Classification System (ISSCS)

List-Ⅰ (Coloum-1)List-Ⅱ (Coloum-2)
(A)

Coarse Gravel Size

(i)

> 300 mm

(B)

Clay Size

(ii)

0.002 - 0.075 mm

(C)

Boulder Size

(iii)

< 0.002 mm

(D)

Silt Size

(iv)

20 - 80 mm

Choices

Choice (4)Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)

Question 5

Soil and Water Conservation Engineering
Soil Erosion Types

Question

MCQ▾

Soil form on volcanic ash belongs to which of the following?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Gelisol

b.

Andisol

c.

Oxisol

d.

Inceptisol

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