Which of the following soils covers the maximum area in India?

(a) Black soil
(b) Alluvial soil
(c) Red soil
(d) Sandy soil

Anurag Mishra Professor Asked on 3rd February 2016 in Geography.
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A) Black Soil covers the maximum area in India.

Below is the percentage soil distribution.

Soil Types

Percentage of Total Area

Black Soils

29.69

Red and yellow Soils

28.00

Alluvial soils

22.16

Arid Soils

6.13

Laterite Soils

2.62

Peaty and Organic Soils

2.17

Saline soils

1.29

Forest

7.94

Pushpendra Pal Dean Answered on 5th February 2016.
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