Bio-Geography (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 54 - 59 of 146

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Question number: 54

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Soil in inherently a multiphase system consisting of a mineral phase called the ________, plus a fluid phase called ________ respectively.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Pore fluid, mineral skeleton

b.

Agpian, springtail

c.

Mineral skeleton, pore fluid

d.

All of the above

Question number: 55

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Leaching is a process of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Removal of debris by streams, etc.

b.

Changes through organismic activity

c.

Removal of soluble matter by percolating water

d.

Removal of organic matter

Question number: 56

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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The smallest volume that can be called soil or smallest three dimensional soil unit which can represent the nature and arrangements of horizon is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ustalfs

b.

Xeralfs

c.

Pedon

d.

Pedocals

Question number: 57

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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The property of some desert soils have been influence primarily by high soil temperature as a dominant soil forming factor. Such soils are also known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Halomorphic soils

b.

Xeromorphic soils

c.

Thermogenic soils

d.

None of the above

Question number: 58

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Which of the following soils has a well-developed soil profile?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Loess

b.

Till

c.

Alluvium

d.

Chernozem

Question number: 59

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Permeability of a soil is a function of its

  1. porosity
  2. structure
  3. depth
  4. color

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

2 and 3

b.

1 and 2

c.

1, 2 and 3

d.

1 and 3

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