Q. Which of the following soil has highest proportion of distribution in India?

[A] Alluvial Soils

[B] Black soils

[C] Red Soils

[D] Both B & C

Answer: A

Alluvial is the mostly available soil in India (about 43%) which covers an area of 143 sq.km. 

  • Alluvial soil [43%] 
  • Red soil [18.5%] 
  • Black / regur soil [15%] 
  • Arid / desert soil 
  • Laterite soil 

Source: NCERT XI – India Physical Environment