Bio-Geography-Soil Structure and Formation (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 8 - 12 of 94

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Question number: 8

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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________ results when turbulent water causes soil particles to seep or skip as they more downward

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Suspension

b.

Surface creep

c.

Saltation

d. Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 9

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Russian term for the Grey Desert Soil found in mid-latitude continental deserts is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Chernozem

b.

Solonetz

c.

Soloth

d.

Sierozem

Question number: 10

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What type of soil F does the following world map shows

Identify the various soils in World Map

Identify the Various Soils in World Map

What are the various kinds of soils present in the given map?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Podzols

b.

Sierozem

c.

Laterite soils

d.

Chestnut soil

Question number: 11

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Organic matter in soil is important because

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

During decomposition it yields soluble substances, which help to differentiate horizons

b.

It provides nutrients of further plant growth

c.

It provides binding agents, which give strength to soil structure

d. All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question number: 12

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Which of the following statements regarding the major soil groups is NOT correct?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Laterite is a typical soil of tropical regions which receives heavy seasonal rainfall

b.

Black soil is highly retentive of moisture and very productive

c.

Red and yellow soils are rich in phosphorus, nitrogen and lime contents

d.

Alluvial soils are easy to plough

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