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6. Which of the following types of soils have a marked capacity to retain water ?

(a) Desert soil
(b) Laterite soil
(c) Red soil
(d) Regur soil

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7. The soil formed by the deposition of silt brought by rivers is :

(a) alluvial soil
(b) red soil
(c) black soil
(d) 
pod soil

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8. Which of the following soils is very hard to cultivate ?

(a) Alluvial
(b) Black
(c) Red
(d) 
Sandy

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9. 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

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10. The major crops grown on red soil in India are the :

(a) Wheat and rice
(b) Tea and Jute
(c) Jowar and ragi
(d) 
Wheat and cotton

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