MCQ Questions for Class 11 Geography: Ch 6 Soil

MCQ Questions for Class 11 Geography: Ch 6 Soil

1. Which of the following soils contain a large proportion of sodium, potassium and magnesium?
(a) Forest soil
(b) Usara soil
(c) Yellow soil
(d) Laterite soil
► (b) Usara soil

2. The state having very little alluvial soil area is
(a) Uttar Pradesh.
(b) Uttaranchal.
(c) Arunachal Pradesh.
(d) Gujarat.
► (c) Arunachal Pradesh.

3. Ravines are widespread in the
(a) Kashmir valley.
(b) Chambal basin.
(c) Gangetic plains.
(d) Western ghats.
► (b) Chambal basin.

4. Structure of arid soils are generally
(a) Loamy.
(b) Clayey.
(c) Silty.
(d) Sandy.
► (d) Sandy.

5. Most fertile soils are found in the
(a) Flood plains.
(b) Delta region.
(c) River terraces.
(d) Estuaries.
► (b) Delta region.

6. Which of the following states have very little alluvial soil area?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Uttaranchal
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Madhya Pradesh
► (c) Arunachal Pradesh

7. Khadar soils are found in:
(a) In flood plains
(b) In piedmont plains
(c) In the foot hills
(d) Over plateaus
► (a) In flood plains

8. Cultivation should never be done on the slope gradient of
(a) 5-7 percent.
(b) 8-10 percent.
(c) 15-25 percent.
(d) 10-12 percent.
► (c) 15-25 percent.

9. In arid and semi-arid areas, lands unsuitable for cultivation should be converted into
(a) Fallow lands.
(b) Wastelands.
(c) Pastures.
(d) Residential areas.
► (c) Pastures.

10. Black soils are best for growing
(a) Wheat.
(b) Rice.
(c) Cotton.
(d) Tea.
► (c) Cotton.

11. What is the function of clay in soils?
(a) Absorb soils
(b) Nourish Plants
(c) Provide moisture
(d) None of the above
► (a) Absorb soils

12. Which is the most widespread soil in India?
(a) Black Soil
(b) Alluvial Soil
(c) Forest Soil
(d) Silt Soil
► (b) Alluvial Soil

13. Which soil is most widespread over Peninsular India?
(a) Black Soil
(b) Alluvial Soil
(c) Red Soil
(d) Silt Soil
► (c) Red Soil

14. Name the crop for which black soil is best suited.
(a) Cotton
(b) Wheat
(c) Red Soil
(d) Maize
► (a) Cotton
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