Climate and Soils of Odisha MCQ

Odisha GK

Climate and Soils of Odisha MCQ | Both climate and soils affect the economy and life of the state. Soil is the top layer of the Earth’s surface which decides the agricultural productivity of any place. Odisha has different types of soils and tropical monsoon type of climate.

1. Odisha has which type of climate?

(a) Mediterranean

(b) Oceanic

(c) Tropical

(d) None of the above

2. When does the summer season commence in Odisha?

(a) June

(b) January

(c) May

(d) March

3. In which month the whole state comes under the influence of South-West monsoon?

(a) April

(b) May

(c) June

(d) July

4. In which season some coastal parts of Odisha experience cyclone and tornado?

(a) Summer

(b) Rainy

(c) Winter

(d) None of the above

5. The average rainfall experienced during July-September in Odisha is

(a) 100 cm

(b) 350 cm

(c) 175 cm

(d) 200 cm

6. Winters are not very severe in Odisha except

(a) Western Puri and Jagatsinghpur

(b) Koraput and Kandhamal

(c) Sundargarh and Sambalpur

(d) Kendrapara and Cuttack

7. Sharaed or Autumn season prevails in Odisha from

(a) Mid July to Mid September

(b) Mid August to Mid October

(c) Mid December to Mid February

(d) Mid October to Mid November

8. Which among the following regions in Odisha experience high monsoon rainfall?

(a) Phulbani and Phiringia

(b) Balasore and Mayurbhanj

(c) Koraput and Ganjam

(d) Middle Baitarini Basin

9. Which areas in Odisha receive more than 5 cm of rainfall during winters?

(a) Koraput

(b) Puri and Khurda

(c) Phulbani

(d) Both (b) and (c)

10. According to Koppen’s classification, what is the climate of Odisha?

(a) Sub-humid type

(b) Tropical Monsoon

(c) Tropical Savannah

(d) Sub-tropical semi-humid

Climate and Soils of Odisha MCQ

11. Which among the following cyclone have hit Odisha in 2018?

(a) Cyclone Titli

(b) Cyclone Hudhud

(c) Cyclone Viyaru

(d) Cyclone Phailin

12. The super cyclonic storm that created massive destruction in Odisha came in which year?

(a) 8-14 Oct, 2014

(b) 14-17 Apr, 2009

(c) 10-14 May, 2013

(d) 25 Oct-4 Nov, 1999

13. Which of the following is most heterogeneous in nature in Odisha?

(a) Soils parent material

(b) Natural vegetation

(c) Soils of Odisha

(d) None of the above

14. Which of the following soils covers the largest area of Odisha?

(a) Black Soil

(b) Laterite Soil

(c) Red Soil

(d) Coastal Saline and Alluvial Soil

15. Which of the following statements is/are not correct about red soil of Odisha?

(a) Its main features are coarse textures, single grained to weakly granular structured surface.

(b) The soil is saline.

(c) The red colour is due to presence of iron oxides.

(d) All of the above

16. Which of the following soils occurs in undulating and rolling terrains?

(a) Red and Yellow

(b) Red and Black

(c) Alluvial

(d) Laterite and Red

17. Which soil in Odisha is formed as a result of weathering of basic rock in the low lying regions of Naupada, Balangir, Sonepur, Boudh, Sambalpur and Angul?

(a) Broun Forest Soil

(b) Black Soil

(c) Deltaic Alluvial Soil

(d) Laterite Soil

18. Which of the following soils is rich in aluminium and iron in the area of Odisha?

(a) Red

(b) Red and Yellow

(c) Black

(d) Laterite

19. Laterite Soil is found in

(a) Cuttack

(b) Dhenkanal

(c) Puri

(d) All of these

20. The delta area of the state, North Balasore contains which type of soil?

(a) Clay loam

(b) Sandy loam

(c) Silt sand

(d) None of these

21. Which soil loses its fertility if the soil is not recharged regularly by flood?

(a) Red and Yellow soil

(b) Red soil

(c) Black soil

(d) Deltaic Alluvial soil

22. Which of the following soils is affected by coastal salt?

(a) Coastal Saline and Alluvial

(b) Red

(c) Laterite

(d) Black

23. Brown soil is found in

(a) Phulbani

(b) Kandhamal

(c) Sambalpur

(d) Both (a) and (b)

24. Which soil in Odisha is rich in calcium and iron and the texture is light to medium

(a) Mixed red and black soil

(b) Red Soil

(c) Black Soil

(d) None of the above

25. Which among the following measure is taken to check iron toxicity in lowland soils in Odisha?

(a) Application of organic manures

(b) Avoidance of fallow land

(c) Constructing embankments across the slope

(d) None of the above

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