Soil test
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by Joan Plavchan
| 8 Questions
1
1
What is one connection between plants and soil?
A Plants put air into soil.
B Rocks break down plants into soil.
C Water gets into soil through plant roots.
D Pieces of dead plants become part of soil.
2
1
The soil is black and moist. There are lots of nutrients in the soil. Most plants grow well in the soil. What type of soil is it?
A sandy
B clay
C humus
3
1
Look at the picture. The worm is moving through the soil.
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How does the worm help the soil?
A When the worm digs, it lets air into the soil.
B . When the worm digs, it breaks down rocks into the soil
C When the worm digs, it turns the soil into clay soil.
4
1
This type of soil is sticky when wet. It holds water well.
A sandy
B loam
C clay
5
1
This type of soil has a mix of nutrients from small pieces of dead plants and animals.
A Clay
B Humus
C Sand
6
1
Many plants do not grow well in this soil. There is not enough water or nutrients for plants to grow well.
A humus
B clay
C sand
7
1
Rice needs lots of water to grow. What type of soil would it grow best in?
A sand
B clay
C loam
8
3
Write three things found in soil.
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