Q. With reference to the Karewa Soils in India, which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. Karewa Soils are characterized with the fossils.
2. It is mainly devoted to the cultivation of Cotton, Wheat and Maize.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Karewa soils are the lacustrine deposits in the Kashmir valleys and Bhadarwah valley. The fine silt, clay, and boulder gravels are the composition of Karewa soil.  

They are characterized with the fossils. These soils are mainly devoted to the cultivation of saffron, almonds, apple, walnut, etc. 

Source: NCERT XI – India Physical Environment