Soil Science Quiz

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What is the upper boundary of soil as a three-dimensional body?

Air

What is the composition of soil on a volume basis?

Mineral matter : 45%

What does the term 'SOIL' stand for in the given context?

Soul Of Infinite Life

What does soil provide for plants, according to an agriculturist's viewpoint?

Habitat

What is the branch of soil science dealing with the genesis, survey, and classification of soils?

Pedology

What is the term 'Solum' derived from?

Latin word meaning the floor

What are examples of destructive processes in the formation of soil?

Weathering of rocks and decomposition of organic matter

What is the pedological approach to soil study focused on?

The genesis and classification of soils

What does a scientist consider soil as, in relation to plants?

A habitat for plants

What is the soil considered to be, according to the lecture?

A natural body with depth and surface area

Test your knowledge of soil with this quiz on its properties and significance for life on Earth. Explore the three-dimensional nature of soil and its role as a crucial component of the environment.

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