Exploring Soil Composition and Formation
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Exploring Soil Composition and Formation

Test your knowledge on soil composition and formation with this informative quiz. Learn about the different types of soil and what makes them unique. Discover the key components that make up soil and how they contribute to its overall composition. Explore the slow process of soil formation and the various factors involved. Expand your understanding of this essential natural resource.

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Questions and Answers

Which of the following is NOT a component of soil?

Air

What is the main process by which soil is formed?

Breaking down of rock material

What causes rocks to break down into smaller pieces over time?

All of the above

What determines the type of soil?

<p>Size of tiny rock particles</p> Signup and view all the answers

How long does it take for a small amount of soil to be formed?

<p>Millions of years</p> Signup and view all the answers

Moving water, wind, plants and changes in ______ can crack large rocks.

<p>temperature</p> Signup and view all the answers

Over a very long time, large rocks are broken into ______ pieces.

<p>tiny</p> Signup and view all the answers

Plants grow in the cracks in rocks causing the rocks to break apart into ______ pieces.

<p>smaller</p> Signup and view all the answers

These small pieces of rock become ______.

<p>soil</p> Signup and view all the answers

The type of soil is determined by the size of ______ rock.

<p>tiny</p> Signup and view all the answers

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