General Science-Soil (NSTSE (National Level Science Talent Search Examination) Class 3): Questions 14 - 21 of 44

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Question number: 14

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Which of the following is the hardest layer of the soil?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Top soil

b.

Bed rock

c.

Sand

d.

Sub soil

Question number: 15

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Gravel soil:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Holds both water and air

b.

Does not hold any air

c.

Does not hold any water

d.

Holds a lot of water

Question number: 16

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Sandy soil is mostly found in:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Plateaus and fields

b.

Deserts and beaches

c.

Hills and mountains

d.

Hills and green fields

Question number: 17

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Sandy soil is ________ in color.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

White or yellow

b.

Black or brown

c.

Yellow or green

d.

Grey or brown

Question number: 18

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Worms and small organisms grow mostly in:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Bed rock

b.

Sub soil

c.

Top soil

d.

All of the above

Question number: 19

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Hari bought an unknown type of soil. It has very large grains and it does not hold any water between the grains. What type of soil could it be?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Clay

b.

Sand

c.

Loam

d.

Gravel

Question number: 20

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Which of the following is harder than top soil?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Top soil

b.

Bed rock

c.

Sub soil

d.

All of the above

Question number: 21

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Which of the following are combinations of the nutrients that plants must have to grow?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Manures

b.

Fertilizers

c.

Nutrients

d.

Pesticides

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