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NCERT solutions for Geography - India Physical Environment Class 11 chapter 6 - Soils [Latest edition]

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Chapter 6: Soils

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Exercises [Pages 74 - 75]

NCERT solutions for Geography - India Physical Environment Class 11 Chapter 6 Soils Exercises [Pages 74 - 75]

Choose the right answer from the four alternatives given below.

Exercises | Q 1. (i) | Page 74

Which one of the following is the most widespread and most productive category of soil?

  • Alluvial Soil

  • Laterite Soil

  • Black Soil

  • Forest Soil

Exercises | Q 1. (ii) | Page 74

‘Regur Soil’ is another name for the ______ 

  • Saline Soil

  • Arid Soil

  • Black Soil

  • Laterite Soil

Exercises | Q 1. (iii) | Page 74

Which one of the following is the main reason for the loss of topsoil in India?

  • Wind erosion

  • Water erosion

  • Excessive leaching

  • None of these

Exercises | Q 1. (iv) | Page 75

Arable land in the irrigated zones of India is turning saline due to which of the following reasons?

  • Addition of gypsum

  • Overgrazing

  • Over irrigation

  • Use of fertilizers

Answer the following questions in about 30 words.

Exercises | Q 2. (i) | Page 75

What is soil?

Exercises | Q 2. (ii) | Page 75

What are the main factors responsible for the formation of soil?

Exercises | Q 2. (iii) | Page 75

Mention the three horizons of a soil profile.

Exercises | Q 2. (iv) | Page 75

What is soil degradation?

Exercises | Q 2. (v) | Page 75

What is the difference between Khadar and Bhangar?

Answer the following questions in not more than 125 words.

Exercises | Q 3. (i) | Page 75

What are black soils? Describe their formation and characteristics.

Exercises | Q 3. (ii) | Page 75

What is soil conservation? Suggest some measures to conserve soil.

Exercises | Q 3. (iii) | Page 75

How do you know that a particular type of soil is fertile or not?

Exercises | Q 3. (iii) | Page 75

Differentiate between naturally determining fertility and culturally induced fertility.

Project/Activity [Page 75]

NCERT solutions for Geography - India Physical Environment Class 11 Chapter 6 Soils Project/Activity [Page 75]

Project/Activity | Q 2. | Page 75

On an outline map of India, mark the areas covered by the following soil categories.

(i) Red soil

(ii) Laterite soil

(iii) Alluvial soil.

Chapter 6: Soils

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NCERT solutions for Geography - India Physical Environment Class 11 chapter 6 - Soils

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Concepts covered in Geography - India Physical Environment Class 11 chapter 6 Soils are Introduction to Soils, Classification of Soils, Soil Degradation, Soil Erosion, Soil Conservation.

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