Monday, August 2, 2010

Quiz (Focus--Soil in India)








Q 1:Which type of soil occupy the plains (from Punjab to Assam) and also occur in the valleys of Narmada and Tapti in M.P. & Gujarat, Mahanadi in the MP and Orissa, Godawari in A.R and Cauvery in T.N.
Black
Alluvial
Red



Q 2:..............soil is also called Regur and is ideal for cotton crop.

Red
Black
Alluvial




Q 3:........... soil are mainly formed due to the decomposition of ancient crystalline rocks like granites and gneisses and from rock types rich in minerals such as iron and magnesium.
Black
Red
Alluvial




Q 4:...............is best for tea, coffee, rubber, cinchona, coconut and suitable for rice and millet cultivation if manured and is found in parts of Western Ghats, Eastern Ghats, Rajmahal hills, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Kerala, Orissa, West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, etc.
Laterite
Red
Black




Q 5:The changes in the cropping pattern in the Indira Gandhi Canal Command Area are a living example of the utility of the .............. soils.
desert
alluvial
black




Q 6:....................Soil is known by different names: Reh, kallar, USAR, etc.
Black
Alluvial
Red




Q 7:For example, if one is travellers through the State of Tamil Nadu, one may observe that the ploughed fields in the districts of Salem and Periyar are ......... while those in Coimbatore and Ramanathapuram are ............
grey,brown
black,red
red,black




Q 8:.....................is a natural or artificial material containing silica in reactive form.
Fly Ash
Pig Iron
Pozzolana




Q 9:The co-ordinating unit of an All India Coordinated Research Project on “Management of Salt Affected Soils and Use of Saline Water in Agriculture” is also located at .............
Bharuch
Lucknow
Karnal




Q 10:Soil Conservation Society of India (SCSI) Regd. was established in year 1952 at ?
Hazaribagh
Karnal
Jamshedpur

2 comments:

  1. Soil fertility can be sustain by input of Organic manure composed with( cowdung/urine and rice/wheat/cake/ husk) with microbe culture for 7 days, and rotational crops traditional varieties.
    Biochar of forest waste,and waste of fireed crop in forest also very important in soil fertility.

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