Bio-Geography-Soil Structure and Formation (CBSE-NET (UGC) Geography (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 54 - 61 of 94

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Question number: 54

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Laterite soils are formed due to

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Weathering

b.

Leaching

c.

Erosion

d.

Deposition

Question number: 55

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Alluvial soils form in areas of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

stream deposition

b.

high temperature and low humidity

c.

limestone regions

d.

wind erosion and deposition

Question number: 56

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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A special type of soil which yields a characteristic sticky and when wet is

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Prairie

b.

Gumbo

c.

Bog

d.

Chestnut

Question number: 57

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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A soil characterized by a weakly derived orientation with high clay content during vertical seeping, shrinking and cracking is known as

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Aridisol

b.

Podzol

c.

Alfisol

d.

Vertisol

Question number: 58

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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The process of podsolization occurs typically in

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

temperature deciduous forest

b.

coniferous forests

c.

chaparral region

d.

tropical monsoon regions

Question number: 59

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Organic matter useful to plants is usually found in plenty in the:

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Clay

b.

Silt

c.

Top Soil

d.

SubSoil

Question number: 60

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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The soil which cracks and shrinks most as it dries is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Clayey soil

b.

Chalky soil

c.

Loamy soil

d.

Vertisol

Question number: 61

» Bio-Geography » Soil Structure and Formation

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Khadar is the name given to the

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Lowland alluvial soil

b.

Upland alluvial soil

c.

Black soil of trap region

d.

Swampy land of deltas

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