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Soil Resources Class 10 ICSE MCQ

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Mock Test on Soil Resources for Class 10 Students

Which of the following soils of India is most suitable for cotton cultivation?

(a) Regur soil

(b) Laterite soil

(c) Alluvial soil

(d) Red soil

Option a – Regur soil

Regur soil is most widespread in

(a) Maharashtra

(b) Tamil Nadu

(c) Andhra Pradesh

(d) Jharkhand

Option a – Maharashtra

Which of the following is not associated with the UNO?

(A) ILO

(B) WHO

(C) Security Council

(D) ASEAN

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Consider the following statements about the black soil of India. I. Black soil becomes sticky when it is wet. II. Black soil contains adequate nitrogen as well as phosphorus required for the growth of plants. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) Only I

(b) Only II

(c) Both I and II

(d) Neither I nor II

Option a – Only I

Which of the following statements is not correct?

(a) Black soil is locally called ‘regur’,

(b) According to Krabs, the regur soil is essentially mature soil.

(c) Black soils are highly moisture retentive

(d) Black soil is found in the Himalayan region.

Option d – Black soil is found in the Himalayan region

The International Court of Justice is located at?

(A) Geneva

(B) Hague

(C) Amsterdam

(D) Vienna

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Which soil needs little irrigation as it retains soil water?

(a) Red

(b) Black

(c) Laterite

(d) Alluvial

Option b – Black

Lava soils are found in

(a) Chhattisgarh Plains

(b) Trans-Sarayu Plains

(c) Malwa Plateau

(d) Shillong Plateau

Option c – Malwa Plateau

Which one of the following soil types of India is rendered infertile by the presence of excess iron?

(a) Desert sand

(b) Alluvial

(c) Podzolic

(d) Lateritic

Option d – Lateritic

Assertion (A) Black soils are suitable for cotton cultivation. Reason (R) They are rich in humus. Codes

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true, but R is false

(d) A is false, but R is true

Option c – A is true, but R is false

The water-holding capacity of different types of soils decreases in the order of

(a) clay > silt > sand

(b) clay > sand > silt

(c) sand > silt > clay

(d) silt > sand > clay

Option a – clay > silt > sand

Which one of the following soil particles has less than 0.002 mm diameter?

(a) Clay

(b) Silt

(c) Fine sand

(d) None of these

Option a – Clay

The micronutrient most deficient in Indian soils is

(a) copper

(b) iron

(c) manganese

(d) zinc

Option d – zinc

Which one of the following soils is deposited by rivers?

(a) Red soil

(b) Black soil

(c) Alluvial soil

(d) Laterite soil

Option c – Alluvial soil

In India, the maximum area covered by the

(a) Lateritic soils

(b) Red soils

(c) Black soils

(d) Alluvial soils

Option d – Alluvial soils

Old Kachhari clay of Gangetic plain is called

(a) Bhabar

(b) Bhangar

(c) Khadar

(d) Khondalite

Option b – Bhangar

Which one of the following is the most productive soil in India?

(a) Red soil

(b) Black soil

(c) Alluvial soil

(d) Calcareous soil

Option c – Alluvial soil

Which of the following types of soil has minimum water retention capacity?

(a) Alluvial sand soil

(b) Loamy sand soil

(c) Clayey loam soil

(d) Loamy soil

Option a – Alluvial sand soil

Khadar and Bhangar belong to which soil?

(a) Alluvial

(b) Black

(c) Laterite

(d) Red

Option a – Alluvial

The Zonal soil type of peninsular India belongs to

(a) Red soil

(b) Yellow soil

(c) Black soil

(d) Older alluvium

Option c – Black soil

The term ‘Regur’ used to mean

(a) laterite soil

(b) deltaic soil

(c) red soil

(d) black cotton soil

Option d – black cotton soil

Which of the following is known as the “self-plowed” soil of the country?

(a) Alluvial soil

(b) Lateritic soil

(c) Black soil

(d) Desert soils

Option c – Black soil

Soils are formed by which of the following factors?

(a) Climate

(b) Time

(c) Vegetation

(d) All of these

Option d – All of these

How many primary and secondary types of soil have been identified by the Council of Indian Agriculture and Research?

(a) 8 and 27

(b) 10 and 28

(c) 9 and 30

(d) 11 and 32

Option a – 8 and 27

Soil water available to plants is maximum in

(a) clay soil

(b) silty soil

(c) sandy soil

(d) loamy soil

Option a – clay soil

Regosol areas are characterized by

(a) Khadar

(b) Earth topsoil

(c) Bhangar

(d) Humus

Option b – Earth topsoil

Generally, the soil of the Northern Plains of India has been formed by

(a) degradation

(b) aggradation

(c) weathering in situ

(d) erosion

Option b – aggradation

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