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SSC CGL GEOGRAPHY India Seasons, Natural Vegetation and Soil

SSC CGL GEOGRAPHY India : Seasons, Natural Vegetation and Soil

1. Which of the following soils is most suitable for cultivation of cereals ?
(a) Alluvial soils (b) Red soils
(c) Laterite soils (d) None of these

2. Which of the following types of soils have a marked capacity to retain water?
(a) Desert soil (b) Laterite soil
(c) Red soil (d) Regur soil

3. The soil formed by the deposition of silt brought by rivers is :
(a) alluvial soil (b) red soil
(c) black soil (d) pod sols

4. Which of the following soils is very hard to Cultivate ?
(a) Alluvial (b) Black
(c) Red (d) Sandy

5. The soil which is a mixture of sand, clay and silt is known as:
(a) loamy soil (b) sandy soil
(c) clayey soil (d) desert soil

6. Which of the following soils is best suited for cotton ?
(a) Regur (b) Alluvial
(c) Red (d) Clayey

7. Match the following:
A. Alluvial Soil 1. Cotton
B. Black Soil 2. Rice
C. Brown Soil 3. Tea
D. Red Soil 4. Wheat
(a) 2 3 1 4
(b) 2 1 3 4
(c) 3 1 2 4
(d) 4 1 3 2

8. Match the following:
A. Alluvial soil 1. high land of soil of plateaus
B. Black soil 2. on the periphery of plateaus
C. Red soil 3. river basins and coastal plains
D. Laterite soil 4. deccan lava tract
(a) 3 4 2 1
(b) 1 3 4 2
(c) 3 4 1 2
(d) 2 1 3 4

9. Peaty soil is found in :
(a) Kerala (b) Kashmir
(c) Assam (d) Gujarat

10. The formation of laterite soil is mainly due to :
(a) weathering (b) erosion
(c) leaching (d) deposition

11. Soil can best be conserved on the hills by which of the cultivating methods?
(a) Strip cropping (b) Crop rotation
(c) Contour ploughing (d) Terracing

12. Match the folowing:
A. Chernozems 1. Rich in calcium carbonate
B. Black soil 2. Contains aluminium compound
3. 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
(a) 1 2 3 4 5
(b) 3 1 2 4 5
(c) 4 5 3 1 2
(d) 3 4 5 2 1

13. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?
(a) Teak : Jammu and Kashmir
(b) Deodar: Madhya Pradesh
(c) Sandalwood : Kerala
(d) Sundari: West Bengal

14. In which of the following cities of India, the diurnal range of temperature is maximum ?
(a) New Delhi (b) Mumbai
(c) Chennai (d) Kolkata

15. In which of the following states, retreating monsoon has more effect?
(a) Orissa (b) West Bengal
(c) Punjab (d) Tamil Nadu

16. Which one of the following states receives the highest rainfall during winter months ?
(a) Punjab (b) Kerala
(c) Meghalaya (d) Tamil Nadu

17. The climate of India is :
(a) tropical climate
(b) sub-tropical climate
(c) savanna type of climate
(d) subtropical monsoon

18. Rainfall from the south-west monsoon reaches :
(a) Lahaul and Spiti (b) Ladakh
(c) Tamil Nadu (d) Delta region of Mahanadi

19. Which one of the following places ranks second among the coldest places in the world?
(a) Dras (Jammu and Kashmir)
(b) Kullu (Himachal Pradesh)
(c) Manali (Himachal Pradesh)
(d) Itanagar (Arunachal Pradesh)

20. ‘Sal’ is a very important tree of:
(a) Tropical dry deciduous forest
(b) Tropical rain forest
(c) Thorn forest
(d) Alpine forest

21. Forest policy of govt, aims to bring what percentage of total rea, under forest ?
(a) 33% (b) 25%
(c) 22% (d) 27%

22. Riparian forest is found :
(a) along the banks of rivers and other wetland
(b) the tarai region, on the foot hills of Himalayas
(c) on the foot hills of Eastern slope of Western Ghats
(d) on the foot hills of Eastern slope of Eastern Ghats

23. The extreme of temperature between summer and winter is quite low in southern part of Peninsular India mainly because :
(a) the adjoining oceans moderate the temperature
(b) the sky is generally cloudy
(c) The sun’s rays are almost vertical throughout the year
(d) strong winds flow throughout the year

24. Which one of the following types of vegetation is referred as Monsoon forest ?
(a) Tropical Dry-evergreen forests
(b) Tropical Moist- deciduous forests
(c) Tropical Semi-evergreen forests
(d) Tropical Dry-deciduous forests

25. The most important commercial forests of India are :
(a) tropical evergreen (b) tropical deciduous
(c) coniferous (d) mangrove

26. Most of India’s rainfall is :
(a) cyclonic (b) convectional
(c) elusive (d) orographic

27. The rains along the western coast of India are :
(a) cyclonic (b) convectional
(c) orographic (d) monsoonal

28. The driest place in India is :
(a) Leh (b) Barmer
(c) Jaisaimer (d) Bikaner

29. The western disturbances which cause rain in north west India originate in :
(a) Black Sea (b) Caspian Sea
(c) Ural Sea (d) Mediterranean Sea

30. Which of the following states in India has the largest area under forests?
(a) Himachal Pradesh (b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Assam (d) Kerala

31. Which of the following forest types and trees is matched wrongly?
(a) Coniferous - Deodar, Walnut
(b) Evergreen - Ebony, Rosewood
(c) Deciduous - Sal, Sandalwood
(d) Tidal — Mango

32. Xerophytic vegetation is characteristic feature of:
(a) Chhotanagpur plateau
(b) Khasi hills
(c) Eastern Ghats
(d) Kuchchh



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