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Soil Quiz

Quiz by Josh Merkle

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9 questions
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  • Q1
    Soil is made up of many different small _____________________.
    compost
    roots
    particles
    weathering
    30s
  • Q2
    Soil contains __________________ things such as earthworms and snails.
    nonliving
    living
    grains
    clay
    30s
  • Q3
    __________________________ is the soil made from decomposing dead plants and animals.
    Rocks
    Clay
    Sand
    Humus
    30s
  • Q4
    Deserts have a __________________ soil that does not hold water very well.
    Loamy
    Sandy
    Clay
    Compost
    30s
  • Q5
    How are different types of soil the same?
    They have the same texture.
    They have the same color.
    They are made of rock and once-living things.
    They have the same smell.
    30s
  • Q6
    Which soil holds water well and is BEST for growing plants?
    Clay
    Sand
    Humus
    30s
  • Q7
    What is weathering?
    A change that helps make rocks part of the soil.
    A change that makes plants part of the soil.
    30s
  • Q8
    How do plants become part of the soil?
    They turn into sand.
    They die and break down into tiny bits.
    They turn into rocks.
    They turn into clay.
    30s
  • Q9
    This type of soil holds water the best.
    Humus
    Sand
    Clay
    Compost
    30s

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