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Solutions for Chapter 7: Soils

Below listed, you can find solutions for Chapter 7 of Maharashtra State Board Balbharati for Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board.


Think about it.Exercises
Think about it. [Page 44]

Balbharati solutions for Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 7 Soils Think about it. [Page 44]

Think about it. | Q 1 | Page 44

Rohit and Prateeksha noted that their field had yielded a bumper crop.
But they also noted that a part of their field had a stunted growth of plants. What investigation will you suggest to them?

Exercises [Pages 45 - 41]

Balbharati solutions for Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 7 Soils Exercises [Pages 45 - 41]

Exercises | Q 1 | Page 45

Complete the following table.

Factor/Process Role in the formation of soils
Parent Rock ____________
Regional Climate ____________
Organic material ____________
Microorganisms ____________
Exercises | Q 2.1 | Page 45

Why do the following occur?

To the west of Sahyadris, laterite soils are formed from basalt rock.

Exercises | Q 2.2 | Page 45

Why do the following occur?

Humus content in the soil increases

Exercises | Q 2.3 | Page 45

Why do the following occur?

Soil formation process is faster in the equatorial climate.

Exercises | Q 2.4 | Page 45

Why do the following occur?

The salinity of the soil increases.

Exercises | Q 2.5 | Page 45

 Why do the following occur?

Rice is the staple diet of the people from Konkan.

Exercises | Q 2.6 | Page 45

Why do the following occur?

Soil erosion

Exercises | Q 2.7 | Page 45

Why do the following occur?

Soil degradation.

Exercises | Q 3.1 | Page 45

Give information on:

Measures of soil conservation.

Exercises | Q 3.2 | Page 45

Give information on:

Organic manures

Exercises | Q 3.3 | Page 45

Give information on:

Place where you will get the information about the suitability of a soil for a particular crop.

Exercises | Q 3.4 | Page 45

Give information on:

Importance of soils for plant growth.

Exercises | Q 4 | Page 45

Complete the following table with reference to the soil.

Action Effect Result (w.r.t. fertility)
Construction of embankments    
  Wind speed decreased  
Farmland is kept fallow for some period    
  Humus content increased.  
Trenches are dug across a slope    
Litter is burnt on the farm.    
  Proves favorable for micro-organisms  
  The salt content in the soil increases  
Chemical fertilizers used excessively    
Exercises | Q 5 | Page 41

Maharashtra -Types and Overall Distribution of Soil

Observe the map given above and answer the following questions:

  1. Which soil occupies most of the area in Maharashtra?
  2. In which areas are laterite soils found?
  3. Which soil is found in the river valleys of Maharashtra?
  4. Which soil is found in parts of the Sahyadri ranges?
  5. In which region is alluvial soil found?

Solutions for Chapter 7: Soils

Think about it.Exercises
Balbharati solutions for Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 7 - Soils - Shaalaa.com

Balbharati solutions for Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 7 - Soils

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Concepts covered in Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 7 Soils are Soil: "Teeming with Life", Factors Necessary for Soil Formation, Soil Erosion and Degradation, Soil Conservation, Types of Soil.

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