Bio-Geography-Soil Structure and Formation (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 7 of 94

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Question number: 1

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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pH of a soil indicates

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Its maturity

b.

Its age

c.

Its fertility

d.

Its chemical reaction

Question number: 2

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Organic acids released from decomposing organic matter help to ________ acidic nature of soils

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Choice (4) Response

a.

release

b.

neutralize

c.

increase

d.

reduce

Question number: 3

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Illuviation is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Deposition of soluble minerals in the lower layers

b.

Removal of soluble minerals from the top soil layers

c.

Removal of salts from surface

d.

Use of high doses of chemical fertilizers

Question number: 4

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Which of the following is a characteristics of black soil or Regur

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Choice (4) Response

a.

It is the most fertile soil

b.

Lime, potash and Iron and essential constituents of black soil

c.

It is generally clayey and impermeable

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 5

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Loamy soil are a mixture of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Clayey, silty and sandy soils

b.

Alluvial and lava soils

c.

Sandy and silty soils

d.

Volcanic and red soils

Question number: 6

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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“Caliche deposits” in the Atacama Desert of Chile is actually

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Ammonia deposits

b.

Potash deposits

c.

Sodium Nitrate

d.

Guano

Question number: 7

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Heavy rainfall affects the soil by

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Leaching the upper horizon

b.

Increasing its alkalinity

c.

Increasing its acidity

d.

Reducing the fertility

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