Q. 34.2( 50 Votes )

Match the following:
i. Land use               a. prevent soil erosion

ii. Humus                 b. narrow zone of contact between lithosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere

iii. Rock dams          c. productive use of land

iv. Arable land           d. organic matter deposited on top soil contour ploughing.
                                e. contour ploughing

Answer :

i. (c) ii. (d) iii (a) iv. (b)


i. Land use refers to productive and suitable use of land in a way that the health of the soil and land remains intact.


ii. Humus is formed by decomposition of leaves and other weathered plant parts by microorganisms found in the soil. Humus is deposited on the topmost layer of soil.


iii. Rock dams are built across a drainage way to collect the eroded sediments. Rock dams are temporary structures.


iv. arable land- the which is good for ploughing and have a good amount of minerals and carbonic compound.

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