Exercise 10

Question 11 :

The soils whose parent material tend to be rich in sand are


A). spodsols
B). alfisols
C). aridsols
D). ultisols
Answer : Option A

Question 12 :

The tide produced when the moon and the sun are at right angles to the earth, thus pulling in opposite directions, is called


A). neap tide
B). spring tide
C). diurnal tide
D). ebb tide
Answer : Option A

Question 13 :

The soil found in areas of heavy rainfall and high humidity, where there is good growth of vegetation is


A). peat and marshy soil
B). saline and alkaline soil
C). black soil
D). alluvial soil
Answer : Option A

Question 14 :

The thickness of biosphere is


A). 8-10 km above the earth's surface
B). 5-8 km above the earth's surface
C). 5-10 km above the earth's surface
D). 10-12 km above the earth's surface
Answer : Option A

Question 15 :

The temperature inversion is


A). whenever the normal decrease of atmospheric temperature
B). when the decrease in temperature or moisture or both takes place
C). whenever the normal decrease of atmospheric temperature or moisture or both change with height over a short vertical interval
D). All of the above
Answer : Option C