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Geosphere Quiz. 15 points plus 3 point BCR. The prefix geo means…. Land Life Air Water. Which statement is true about soil?. All soil on Earth is farmable. Earth is losing soil faster than it can be replaced. Soil forms quickly through the process of weathering.

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Geosphere quiz

Geosphere Quiz

15 points

plus 3 point BCR


The prefix geo means

The prefix geo means…

Land

Life

Air

Water


Which statement is true about soil

Which statement is true about soil?

All soil on Earth is farmable.

Earth is losing soil faster than it can be replaced.

Soil forms quickly through the process of weathering.

Crops can grow in all soil types.


What is the most important ingredient for farmable soil

What is the most important ingredient for farmable soil?

Sand

Air

Water

Nutrients


Silt clay sand and loam are all types of soil what is loam

Silt, Clay, Sand and Loam are all types of soil. What is loam?

Gritty soil found on beaches.

Sticky soil found in cliffs.

Slippery soil found in streams.

A mixture of silt, clay, and sand.


In our jam jar experiment which soil type settled on the bottom of the jar

In our Jam Jar experiment, which soil type settled on the bottom of the jar?

Sand

Silt

Clay

Loam


Of the different types of soil which type of soil drains water the quickest

Of the different types of soil, which type of soil drains water the quickest?

A. Sand

Silt

Clay

Loam


Of the different types of soil which type of soil has a sticky texture

Of the different types of soil, which type of soil has a sticky texture?

A. Sand

Silt

Clay

Loam


Of the different types of soil which type of soil is the best for farming

Of the different types of soil, which type of soil is the best for farming?

A. Sand

Silt

Clay

Loam


What is the preferred ph level of most plants

What is the preferred pH level of most plants?

Acidic

Alkaline

Neutral

Basic


Which are the most important nutrients found in farmable soil

Which are the most important nutrients found in farmable soil?

Nitrogen, Zinc, Chloride

Potassium, Phosphorus, Nitrogen

Calcium, Iron, Potassium

Phosphorus, Magnesium, Sulphur


Which of the following is the best solution to replacing nutrients in soil

Which of the following is the best solution to replacing nutrients in soil?

Add limestone to the soil.

Add sulphur to the soil.

Add fertilizer to the soil.

Add organic matter to the soil.


True or false

True or False

All soil types contain air, water, and

weathered rock.


True or false1

True or False

Most of the soil found on Earth’s

surface is farmable soil.


True or false2

True or False

Laws prohibit the amount of

Nitrogen and Phosphorus allowed in

fertilizers.


Geosphere quiz

3 point BCRHow do nutrients from fertilizers, manure (animal poop), and soil effect our water ecosystems?

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