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Soil takes a very long time to form so it needs to be ___________.
a) wasted b) conserved c) used d) bought
Soil is a ______. This means it is found in nature and useful to people.
a) nutrient b) component c) natural resource d) human resource
The best layer for plants to grow in soil is ____________.
a) topsoil b) subsoil c) bedrock d) -
________ are materials that plants and animals need to live and grow.
a) clay b) silt c) rock d) nutrients
The bottom layer of soil is called ___________.
a) bedrock b) topsoil c) subsoil d) humus
What three things help break down rocks (over many years) and create soil?
a) sand, humus, and silt b) clay, dirt, and wind c) worms, fish, and sand d) weather, water, and living things
What are the components (things that help make it up) of soil?
a) sand, water, clay, wind b) sand, clay, rock, silt, humus c) water, weather, and living things d) worms, fish, and sand
________ is decayed matter in soil. It adds nutrients to soil and is located in the topsoil.
a) humus b) clay c) rock d) silt
This type of soil holds water very well and provides nutrients.
a) silt b) sand c) clay d) rock
This is the type of soil that is worn down rock. It has few nutrients and does not hold water well.
a) silt b) sand c) humus d) clay
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