Biogeography - GK Objective Type Questions and Answers on Geography

6 The following are the four types of soils. Among them the formation of one soil is different from other three. Identify it.
A Khadar
B Bhangar
C Bhabar
D Regur

Answer: Option [D]
7 Which of the following not a factor in soil formation ?
A Relief
B Climate
C Natural vegetation
D Deforestation

Answer: Option [D]
8 The condition/conditions of formation of laterite soil is :
A High temparature
B Heavy rainfall
C Erosion
D Both [A] and [B]

Answer: Option [D]
9 Consider the following statements about the soils of India :
I. High temperature during most of the year retards formation of humus
II. Soils which have humus require regular application of chemical fertilizers to remove nitrogen deficiency
III. Titanium salts in basalt impart black colour to the soils of Indian plateau
IV. Red soils are confined to the peripheral areas of the Indian plateau
A I and II
B I, III and IV
C II and III
D II and IV

Answer: Option [B]
10 Among the following places, the average annual rainfall is highest at :
A Chennai
B Kolkata
C Shillong
D Guwahati

Answer: Option [C]


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