All About Soil
  • 1. How does soil conservation work?
A) The roots of plants hold the soil in place, so it won't erode away.
B) Soil conservation does not work. Humans cannot prevent erosion
  • 2. The video mentioned the following types of soil, except __________.
A) loam
B) sand
C) corn
D) clay
  • 3. The way soil looks or feels is called ____________.
A) grains of rock
B) soil properties
C) soil facts
D) dirt
  • 4. Plants do not grow well in what type of soil?
A) humus
B) clay
C) sand
D) loam
  • 5. _____________ is made up of dead plants and animals.
A) Clay
B) Loam
C) Sand
D) Humus
  • 6. The top layer of soil with leaves, twigs, and decaying matter is the ___________.
A) topsoil
B) subsoil
C) bedrock
  • 7. Which of the following is NOT true about clay?
A) It can be used in gardens as a fertilizer.
B) It comes in many different colors.
C) It is not a good soil to grow plants in.
D) It holds water well.
  • 8. According to the video, which of the following is a great soil to use for most crops?
A) loam
B) clay
C) humus
D) sand
  • 9. Which of the following is not true about humus?
A) helps to fertilize soil
B) plants cannot grow in it
C) is light in texture
D) has dark color
  • 10. Mud pies are made best with what type of soil?
A) sand
B) loam
C) humus
D) clay
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