Soil Science MCQ Questions and Answers Quiz

21. An average cave-in of five yards of soil will weigh how many pounds.

  1. 1350
  2. 5000
  3. 13500

22. In addition to the rock particles, the soil contains

  1. air and water
  2. water and plants
  3. minerals, organic matter, air and water
  4. water, air and plants

23. 1. The rotting dead matter in the soil is called ...............

  1. Humus
  2. Salt
  3. Sugar
  4. Protein

24. Breaking down of rocks by the action of wind and climate is called ...............

  1. Weathering
  2. Soil Vegetation
  3. Cultivating
  4. Percolation

25. The removal of land surface by water, wind or ice is known as .......................

  1. Erosion
  2. Weathering
  3. Percolation
  4. Retention

26. The soil containing the greater portion of big particles is called .................

  1. Sandy soil
  2. Loamy soil
  3. Clayey soil
  4. Bricks

27. The soil containing a greater portion of fine particles is called ...............

  1. Sandy Soil
  2. Loamy soil
  3. Clayey Soil
  4. Bricks

28. The soil containing the same amount of large and fine particles is called ...................

  1. Sandy Soil
  2. Loamy soil
  3. Clayey Soil
  4. Bricks

29. Water can drain easily through ............................

  1. Sandy Soil
  2. Loamy soil
  3. Clayey Soil
  4. Bricks

30. The type of soil suitable for growing paddy is ......................

  1. Sandy Soil
  2. Loamy soil
  3. Clayey Soil
  4. Bricks
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