SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Which of the following statements is not true about laterite soils?

    A)  They are heavily leached

    B)  They contain oxides of iron.

    C)  They are very useful for agricultural crops.

    D)  They are found in hot and humid regions of equatorial rain forests.

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Laterite soil is not much useful for agriculture but hard wood trees, bushes etc. grow on it. The main areas of this soil are the Zaire Basin, Amazon Basin and south-east Asia. These soils provide valuable building material as it hardens like iron when exposed to air.

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