Quiz No:1735 Indian Geography Online Exam for UDC, SSC, TET, RRB, KarnatakaPSC, JPSC, UPSC, CDS, BiharSSC Exams

Indian Geography MCQ Quiz for RRB, TET, WBPSC, CDS, UPSC, HaryanaPSC, CivilsPrelims, NDA Exams

Peaty soil is found in :


Small areas of peaty soil occur in


The most fertile region of India is


Which of the following is the most important factor in soil formation?


To which group does the black soils of India belongs?


The formation of laterite soil is mainly due to:


The state having the largest area under black soil is


Which of the following are the components of loamy soils?

I. Red soil
II. Clay soil
III. Alluvial soil
IV. Silt soil
V. Sandy soil


Soil can best be conserved on the hills by which of the cultivating methods?


What is the reason of increasing area of alkaline soils in parts of Uttar Pradesh?


Soil erosion in mountainous regions can be checked by


Ploughing land in a direction parallel to the direction of slope results in


Match the following :

A. Chernozems 1. Rich in calcium carbonate
B. Black soil 2. Contains aluminium compound
C. Laterite 3. Richest soils in the world
D. Terra Rosa 4. Formed in limestone
E. Alluvial soil 5. It is a mixture of clay, sand and silt


Which of the following is not correctly matched?


Which is the richest soil among the following?


What do you understand by the word regur?


Which of the following is/are not the characteristics of red soils?

I. They are derived from weathering of old crystalline and metamorphic rocks
II. They contain iron oxides
III. They have high water retention capacity
IV. They have high nitrogen content


Match the following:
Regions———- Soil Types

A. Malwa Plateau 1. Alluvial
B. Dharwar Plateau 2. Lateritic
C. Punjab Plains 3. Red
D. Western Ghats 4. Regur


Which of the following is/are methods of checking soil erosion?

1. Strip cropping
2. Contour ploughing
3. Use of irrigation and fertilisers
4. Terrace farming


In which of the following ways can soil be conserved?

I. Contour ploughing
II. Terracing
III. Shifting cultivation
IV. Crop rotation


Put in descending order of area covered by the following soils in India:

I. Red soils
II. Black soils
III. Laterite soils
IV. Alluvial soils


Consider the following statements about the soils of India :

1. High temperature during most of the year retards formation of humus
2. Soils which have humus require regular application of chemical fertilizers to remove nitrogen deficiency
3. Titanium salts in basalt impart black colour to the soils of the Indian plateau
4. Red soils are confined to the peripheral areas of the Indian plateau

Which of the statements given above are correct?


Match the following types of climate with respective regions:
A. Monsoon type with dry summer
B. Monsoon type with dry winter
C. Monsoon type with short dry season
D. Semi-Arid Steppe
1. Interior Peninsula
2. Indian Plain
3. S. E. Coast
4. Western Coast



Match the following:

Climatic Conditions
A. Madras is warmer than Calcutta
B. Snowfall in Himalayas
C. Rainfall decreases from West Bengal to Punjab
D. Sutlej-Ganga Plain gets some rain in winter

1. North-East Monsoon
2. Altitude
Western depressions
Distance from sea
5. Latitude



Among the following places, the average annual rainfall is highest at: