Exercise 3

Question 11 :

Which of the following types of soil are mostly confined to river basins and coastal plains of India?


A). Alluvial soils
B). Black soils
C). Laterite soils
D). Red soils
Answer : Option A

Question 12 :

The two states of India, most richly endowed with iron ore, are


A). Bihar and Orissa
B). Madhya Pradesh and Orissa
C). Bihar and West Bengal
D). Madhya Pradesh and West Bengal
Answer : Option A

Question 13 :

The most fertile region of India is


A). the Himalayas
B). the central Highlands
C). the Indo-Gangetic plain
D). peninsular plateau
Answer : Option C

Question 14 :

Which of the following groups accounts for over 90 per cent of India's annual coal production?


A). Bihar, Orissa and West Bengal
B). Bihar, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh
C). Orissa, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
D). West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
Answer : Option A

Question 15 :

The significant shifts in Indian agriculture during green revolution include


A). non-food grains reported some spectacular progress and shift in the cropping pattern
B). major food grains, in the eastern regions productions decreased and in the northern states increased
C). both (a) and (b)
D). None of the above
Answer : Option C