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Soil pollution

Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The properties of soil [UGC NET Examination-1987] [Gujarat State Eligibility Test (GSET)-2018]
A
are similar in all layers.
B
are different from place to place.
C
are the same in all environments.
D
can only be observed with scientific equipment.
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What main kind of pollution affects the health of plants? [UGC NET Examination-2022] [Haryana State Eligibility Test (Haryana SET)-2017]
A
Mineral pollution
B
Roots
C
Soil Pollution
D
Plant Health
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the following types of soil has the largest particles? [UGC NET Examination-1984] [Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test (HP SET)-2008]
A
sand
B
silt
C
humus
D
clay
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In this technique of farming the hill slope is cut into number of terraces having horizontal top and steep slopes at the back and front. [UGC NET Examination-1999] [Haryana State Eligibility Test (Haryana SET)-2007]
A
Terracing
B
Tree Planting
C
Dry Farming
D
Bunds
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Consider the following Statements:
  1. One of the most hazardous forms of pollution comes from agricultural pesticides
  2. Soil pollution causes air and water pollution indirectly
  3. One causes of soil pollution is Continues se of pesticides and fertilizers on a piece of land.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are true? [UGC NET Examination-1995] [Telangana State Eligibility Test (TSSET)-2021]
A
Only 1, 2
B
Only 1, 3
C
Only 1, 2, 3
D
Only 2, 3
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which soil horizon contains decomposed plants and animals? [UGC NET Examination-2005] [BINC Examination-2009]
A
A Horizon
B
B Horizon
C
C Horizon
D
O Horizon
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... is the cutting down of trees [UGC NET Examination-1998] [Madhya Pradesh State Level Eligibility Test (MP SLET / SET)-2002]
A
Afforestation
B
Deforestation
C
Soil conservation
D
Soil pollution
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A wall or fence of earth or stone built to prevent a river flooding an area is known as [UGC NET Examination-1990] [Rajasthan State Eligibility Test (Rajasthan SET)-1990]
A
barrier
B
step farming
C
Dam
D
Bunds
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is humus? [UGC NET Examination-1997] [DBT JRF Examination-2020]
A
the bottom layer of soil
B
the largest particle that makes up soil
C
remains of decayed plants and animals in the soil
D
None of the above
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
When airborne pesticides drift with the wind or become absorbed into the fruits and vegetables they are meant to protect, they can become a source of [UGC NET Examination-1991] [Tamil Nadu State Eligibility Test (TNSET)-2000]
A
Many illnesses, including cancer and birth defects
B
Good health
C
Either (A) or (B)
D
Neither (A) nor (B)
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Choose the correct statement from the following- [UGC NET Examination-2019] [Odisha State Eligibility Test (Odisha SET)-1988]
A
Percolation of water is faster in sandy soil
B
Rate of percolation =amount of water (mL)/percolation time(min)
C
Percolation of water is faster in alluvial soils
D
Only (A) & (B)
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The water holding capacity is highest in..... [UGC NET Examination-2012] [Maharashtra State Eligibility Test (MH SET)-1985]
A
Clayey soil
B
Sandy soil
C
Loamy soil
D
None of the above
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This is a technique of farming to prevent soil erosion. In this technique the farming is done in a circular manner on hill slopes. [UGC NET Examination-2003] [Haryana State Eligibility Test (Haryana SET)-1981]
A
windbreaks
B
contour ploughing
C
terracing
D
strip cropping
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which is the most polluted river of the world? [UGC NET Examination-1992] [Rajasthan State Eligibility Test (Rajasthan SET)-1999]
A
Amazon river
B
Ganga
C
Chenab
D
Mississippi
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
A solution with a pH of 7 is considered: [UGC NET Examination-2006] [Odisha State Eligibility Test (Odisha SET)-2009]
A
neutral
B
alkaline/basic
C
acidic
D
None of the above
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
যে ধরনের ফসল চাষ করলে মাটির উর্বরতা শক্তি বৃদ্ধি পায় [UGC NET Examination-1986] [ASRB NET Examination-1991]
A
ডাল জাতীয়
B
পাট
C
ধান
D
গম
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
One of the causes of land pollution is the leakage of contaminants from this, a place where solid wastes are buried. [UGC NET Examination-2005] [Chhattisgarh State Eligibility Test (CG SET)-2000]
A
Incinerator
B
Garbage Dump
C
Landfill
D
Compost
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
নীচের কোন কার্যের জন্য জল, মাটি এবং বায়ু একত্রে দূষিত হয় [UGC NET Examination-1984] [Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET)-2020]
A
জলসেচ
B
শস্য রোপণ
C
জমিতে কীটনাশক স্প্রে
D
সব কয়টি
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The two main factors that determine the rate of weathering are the TYPE of rock and..... [UGC NET Examination-2004] [Goa State Eligibility Test (Goa SET)-1987]
A
Music
B
Climate
C
Size of rock
D
Weight of rock
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Soil is mostly conserved by ..... [UGC NET Examination-2001] [Bihar State Level Eligibility Test (Bihar SLET)-2018]
A
afforestation
B
deforestation
C
making dams
D
overgrazing
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