SOILS & CROPS
A)
Conduction
B)
Transpiration
C)
Percolation
D)
Leaching

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Leaching

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A)
transported soil
B)
residual soil
C)
humus
D)
bedrock

Correct Answer : Option (A) - transported soil

Note : Transported soils form from weathered material deposits, which are transported by natural forces to a new site, away from the site of origin.

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A)
humus
B)
saline soil
C)
biosphere
D)
minerals

Correct Answer : Option (A) - humus

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A)
meadow soil
B)
podzol soil
C)
pedalfer soil
D)
chernozen soil

Correct Answer : Option (C) - pedalfer soil

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A)
Sandy
B)
Loamy
C)
Clay
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Loamy

Note : The ideal blend of soil for plant growth is called loam. Often referred to as topsoil or black dirt by landscape companies, loam is a mixture of sand, clay, and silt. The estimated mixture is 40% sand – 40% silt – 20% clay.

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A)
Wheat
B)
Jute
C)
Cotton
D)
Sugarcane

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Cotton

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A)
Caldera
B)
Crust
C)
Core
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Crust

Note : The lithosphere is the solid, outer part of the Earth. The lithosphere includes the brittle upper portion of the mantle and the crust, the outermost layers of Earth's structure.

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A)
wetlands
B)
rivers
C)
oceans
D)
deserts

Correct Answer : Option (A) - wetlands

Note : The Convention's mission is “the conservation and wise use of all wetlands through local and national actions and international cooperation, as a contribution towards achieving sustainable development throughout the world”. Wetlands are among the most diverse and productive ecosystems.

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A)
Oil palm
B)
Tea
C)
Sugarcane
D)
Coffee

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Sugarcane

Note : The Barak Valley is located in the southern region of the Indian state of Assam. Soils of sugarcane growing areas in Cachar and Karimganj districts in the Barak valley of Assam have silty loam to clayey soils.

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A)
Tea
B)
Coffee
C)
Gold
D)
Bamboo

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bamboo

Note : The “green gold” revolution is the name given to the promotion and trade of bamboo to bring about a quantum jump in the economic growth of the Northeastern states of India.

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