Quiz on Soil and Rocks

the soil quizlet

Test your knowledge on Stones, soil and igneous rocks science, conservation, formation, types, erosion, pollution, science with this quizlet.

Ques. Which one of the following practices is adopted for restoring the fertility of soil?
(a) Weeding
(b) Levelling
(c) Fallowing
(d) Harrowing

Ans. (c)

Ques. Sandstone is a .
(a) Intrusive Igneous rock
(b) Metamorphtc rock
(c) Extrusive Igneous rock
(d) Sedimentary rock

Ans. (a)

Ques. What is the process of wearing away of the Earth’s surface called.
(a) Erosion
(b) Deposition
(c) Sedimentation
(d) No option is correct

Ans. (a)

Ques. Contour plowing helps in
(a) stopping floods
(b) growing crops
(c) soil conservation
(d) checking landslides

Ans. (c)

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Ques. Marble is a _
(a) Intrusive Igneous rock
(b) Metamorphic rock
(c) Extrusive Igneous
(d) Sedimentary rock

Ans. (b)

Ques. Which one of the following does not cause soil erosion ?
(a) Deflation
(b) Deforestation
(c) Weathering
(d) Over cropping

Ans. (a)

Ques. Roots absorb water and __ from the soil
(a) Minerals
(b) Proteins
(c) Carbohydrate
(d) Fat

Ans. (a)

Ques. Which one of the following is igneous rock?
(a) Limestone
(b) Granite
(c) Marble
(d) Slate

Ans. (b)

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Ques. Watermelons grow best in
(a) Alluvial soil
(b) Sandy soil
(c) Black soil
(d) Laterite soil

Ans. (b)

Ques. In a desert region, soil erosion can be checked by
(a) Tree plantation / afforestation
(b) Crop rotation
(c) Contour ploughing
(d) Using farm manure

Ans. (a)

Ques. Limestone is
(a) Intrusive Igneous rocks
(b) Metamorphic racks
(c) Extrusive Igneous rocks
(d) Sedimentary rocks

Ans. (d)

Ques. Which of the following soils is suitable for the production of cotton?
(a) Laterite soil
(b) Red soil
(c) Black soil
(d) Alluvial soil

Ans. (c)

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Ques. In a desert region, soil erosion can be checked by
(a) Tree plantation / afforestation
(b) Crop rotation
(c) Contour ploughing
(d) Using farm manure

Ans. (a)

Ques. Shale is metarrorphosed into which of the following rocks?
(a) Graphite
(b) Gneiss
(c) Marble
(d) Slate

Ans. (d)

Ques. How do forests Tiainly help the soil from being washed away or eroded.
(a) By the roots of fees in forests that binds the soil
(b) By maintaining steady supply of water
(c) By maintaining water table
(d) None of these

Ans. (a)

Ques. The colour of loamy soil is
(a) Greenish brown
(b) Bluish green
(c) Yellowish brown
(d) Blackish brown

Ans. (d)

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Ques. Which one of the following is a Sedimentary Rock?
(a) Granite
(b) Charnockite
(c) Basalt
(d) Arkose

Ans. (d)

Ques. The soil which originate under tall-grass prairie vegetation Is called
(a) Black soils
(b) Chestnut soils
(c) Chernozem soils
(d) Terra rosa soils

Ans. (c)

Ques. Mountain soil contains a lot of
(a) humus
(a) clay
(a) coase material
(d) iron and aluminum salt

Ans. (a)

Ques. Which of the following is the unit of Soil Erosion?
(a) Kg/sq.m
(b) Kg/ml
(c) KN/m
(d) lbf/ft

Ans. (a)

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Ques. Which one is not an example of sedimentary rock?
(a) sandstone
(b) limestone
(c) shale
(d) slate

Ans. (d)

Ques. Which of the crops is best suited for black soil?
(a) Wheat
(b) Paddy
(c) Cotton
(d) Jute

Ans. (c)

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