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1.

The major climatic sub types in India

Ans:-Six


2.

The number of seasons in India

Ans:-Four


3.

Which season in India is also known as Monsoon

Ans:-Rainy


4.

In which region of India, desert is situated

Ans:-North west


5.

The boundary between the tropic and subtropic

Ans:-Tropic of cancer


6.

The most rainfall in India occurs between

Ans:-May and November


7.

The driest months in India

Ans:-December to March


8.

Which state is most benefitted by North east Monsoon

Ans:-Tamil Nadu


9.

The hottest period in India

Ans:-April-May


10.

The coldest months in India

Ans:-December-January


11.

Which region in India experiences the heaviest rainfall

Ans:-North- East


12.

The weather of India is described as

Ans:-Tropical Monsoon


13.

Which region experience s Mango Shower by the middle of April

Ans:-Karnataka & Konkan


14.

14. The rain with thunder experienced in summer seasons in the states of Assam, Bihar, West Bengal

Ans:-Kalbaisakhi


15.

The world's wettest place is in the state of

Ans:-Meghalaya


16.

Which state experiences the lowest temperature in India

Ans:-Jammu & Kashmir


17.

Which city has the least average precipitation

Ans:-Jaisalmir


18.

The northeast monsoon begins in ----------

Ans:-October


19.

A strong, hot and dry wind blows in parts of northern and western India is called

Ans:- Loo


20.

In which month monsoon cmmences India

Ans:-June


21.

The most important type of soil in India

Ans:-Alluvial


22.

What approximate percentage of area of India is covered by alluvial soil

Ans:-40


23.

Which area in India is dominated by alluvial soil

Ans:-Northern plain


24.

Which soil is also known as Regur soil

Ans:-Black soil


25.

The soil which is the most suitable for cotton cultivation

Ans:-Black Soil


26.

Which soils are most typical of the Deccan trap

Ans:-Black Soil


27.

Which soil is formed as a result of lava flows

Ans:-Black soil


28.

Desert soil is abundant in

Ans:-Rajasthan


29.

Removal of minerals from the soil due to passing of water through it is called

Ans:-Leaching


30.

Which soil is also known as Vertisol

Ans:-Black Soil


31.

fertilizer formed from dead leaves and plants in the soil

Ans:-Humus


32.

Old alluvium is called

Ans:-Bhangar


33.

New alluvium is called

Ans:-Khader


34.

What imparts colour to red soil

Ans:-Iron Oxide


35.

The type of soil common in Malva and Chotanagpur plateau

Ans:-Red soil


36.

The soil formed due to weathering of old crystalline rocks

Ans:-Red soil


37.

The soil found in typical monsoon conditions

Ans:-Laterite


38.

Which soil is sometimes unfit for africulture

Ans:-Saline soil


39.

39. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has divided the soils of India into ----- major groups

Ans:-8


40.

Which type of soil occupies about 70% of the total area in Tamil Nadu

Ans:-Red soil


41.

Laterite soil found in India in

Ans:-Western Ghats


42.

What is the name for soils that are rich in calcium

Ans:-Pedocals


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