• INDIAN POLITY FOR CIVIL SERVICES EXAMINATIONS
  • Indian Culture for Prelims Preparation
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India- Soils

  1. Laterite soil
  2. Black Soil
  3. Red Soil
  4. Yellow Soil
  5. Alluvial Soil
  • NCERT- Class XI- Indian Physical Environment- Chapter 6
  • Majid Hussain- Geography of India- Chapter 6

[2013 Prelims]

1)Which of the following statements regarding laterite soils of India are correct?

1 . They are generally red in colour.

  1. They are rich In nitrogen and potash.
  2. Tiley are welldeveloped in Rajasthan and UP.
  3. Tapioca and cashew nuts grow well on these soils.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 2, 3 and 4

(c) 1 and 4

(d) 2 and 3 only

[2014 Prelims]

1)In India, the problem of soil erosion is associated with which of the following?

  1. Terrace cultivation
  2. Deforestation
  3. Tropical climate’

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) I and 2 only

(b) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3