Q. Which of the following soil is least formed soil in India?

[A] Alfisols

[B] Aridisols

[C] Mollisols

[D] Entisols

Answer: C

Explanation: The National Bureau of Soil Survey and the Land Use Planning an Institute under the control of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) did a lot of studies on Indian soils.

In their effort to study soil and to make it comparable at the international level, the ICAR has classified the Indian soils on the basis of their nature and character as per the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Soil Taxonomy.

Source: NCERT – Fundamental of Physical Geography