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Soil Questions - All Grades

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Grade 4 Soil
Which of the following is a soil layer?
  1. horizon
  2. topsoil
  3. subsoil
  4. All of the above
Grade 3 Soil
Why is soil so important?
  1. Provides food and support for plants
  2. Eaten by animals
  3. Eaten by people
  4. Keeps Earth clean
Grade 5 Soil
What kind of soil is most likely found in the desert?
  1. dark, damp soil
  2. dry, sandy soil
  3. sticky, red soil
  4. think, muddy soil
Grade 5 Soil

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Soil contains
  1. only clay and no humus.
  2. silt and sand, but never clay.
  3. humus and clay, but never sand.
  4. rock, silt, sand, clay and humus.
Grade 3 Soil
Which is the top layer of soil?
  1. topsoil
  2. subsoil
  3. bedrock
  4. humus
Grade 6 Soil
Soil is composed mainly of what ingredients?
  1. water, air, sand, mud, shells
  2. worms, minerals, shells, air, rock pieces
  3. air, rock pieces, decayed organic matter, water, minerals
  4. rock pieces, mud, decayed organic matter, minerals, worms
Grade 4 Soil
Why is soil so important to us?
  1. We build on it.
  2. We walk on it.
  3. Plants need it to grow.
  4. All of the above
Grade 5 Soil
From top to bottom, how is soil layered?
  1. subsoil, topsoil, bedrock
  2. topsoil, bedrock, subsoil
  3. bedrock, subsoil, topsoil
  4. topsoil, subsoil, bedrock
Grade 6 Soil
What is soil made of?
  1. Air and water.
  2. Dead plants and animals.
  3. Weathered rocks and minerals.
  4. All of the above.
Grade 4 Soil
How do plants help form soil?
  1. Plants break up rocks by spreading roots into cracks.
  2. Plant stems surround the rocks until they break.
  3. Plant leaves protect the rocks from extreme temperatures.
  4. Plants do not help form soil.
Grade 3 Soil
What are the 3 major layers of soil? Select 3.
  1. Subsoil
  2. Bottomsoil
  3. Grainsoil
  4. Topsoil
  5. Bedrock
Grade 7 Soil
The five factors that determine how soils develop are                                                           .
  1. parent material, climate, vegetation, landscape, and time.
  2. animals, humus, weather, leaching, and volcanoes.
  3. sunlight, animals, humus, leaching, and earthquakes.
Grade 5 Soil
The main ingredient in soil is                        .
  1. bacteria
  2. weathered rock
  3. decayed animal material
  4. decayed plant material
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