Q. The calcareous soil is an example of?

[A] Intra-zonal Soil

[B] Zonal Soil

[C] Azonal Soil

[D] Both A & C

Answer: A

 Intra-zonal Soil – These soils occur within other zonal soils. 

  • It is a well-developed soil reflecting the influence of some local factor of relief, parent material, or age rather than of climate and vegetation. 
  • For example, calcareous soil (soils which develop from limestone), peat soil. 

Source: G C Leong