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Khadar and Bhangar are soil types of which of the following?
1. Black
2. Alluvial
3. Red
4. Laterite

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Alluvial

The correct answer is Alluvial.

  • Khadar and Bhangar are the types of Alluvial soil.

Some important points that distinguish between Khadar and Bhangar are:

Bhangar Khadar
This is older alluvial soil which represents the upland alluvial tract. The new soil formed due to alluvial deposits along the course of the river.
The soil is rich in humus and it gives a high yield due to the rich amount of minerals and humus in the soil. Enriched and formed by fresh deposits of silt every year.
It comprises calcium carbonate nodules called ‘Kankars’ which are impure in nature. The Khadar land silt comprises silt, mud, clay, and sand.
These soils are coarser in texture.  These soils are finer in texture.

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