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CBSE Class 7 Science - MCQ and Online Tests - Unit 9 - Soil

CBSE Class 7 Science – MCQ and Online Tests – Unit 9 – Soil


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CBSE Class 7 Science – MCQ and Online Tests – Unit 9 – Soil

Choose the correct answer:

Question 1.
The proportion of sand, silt and clay in a soil sample determines
(a) structure
(b) texture
(c) nutrient potential
(d) fertility level


Answer: (b) texture

Question 2.
Soil conservation measures are mainly aimed at protecting which of the following?
(a) Plants
(b) Topsoil
(c) Sub soil
(d) Soil organisms


Answer: (b) Topsoil
Soil conservation measures mainly aim at protecting topsoil, which is rich in humus and nutrients making it fertile to grow plants.

Question 3.
Which physical property of soil is important to us?
(a) Texture
(b) Water holding capacity
(c) Both of these
(d) None of these


Answer: (c) Both of these

Question 4.
Which of the following type of soil will form a colloidal solution when suspended in water?
(a) Clay
(b) Silt
(c) Sand
(d) Gravel


Answer: (a) Clay

Question 5.
Which one of the following is a step in the formation of soil?
(a) Earthquakes or volcanic eruptions
(b) Weathering of rocks
(c) Addition of humus
(d) All are involved in the formation of soil


Answer: (d) All are involved in the formation of soil

Question 6.
Read the following statements with reference to soil:
(i) Weathering is a very fast process of soil formation.
(ii) Percolation of water is faster in sandy soils.
(iii) Loamy soil contains only sand and clay.
(iv) Top soil contains the maximum amount of humus.
Choose the correct statements from the above.
(a) (ii) and (iv)
(b) (i) and (iii)
(c) (ii) and (iii)
(d) (i) and (ii)


Answer: (a) (ii) and (iv)

Question 7.
The microorganisms present in the soil require moisture (water) and nutrients for growth and survival. Choose from the options below the habitat (place) where the soil has plenty of water and nutrients.
(a) Desert
(b) Forest
(c) Open field
(d) Cricket ground


Answer: (b) Forest

Question 8.
Availability of water and minerals in the soil for maximum absorption by roots is in the:
(a) B-horizon
(b) C-horizon
(c) A-horizon
(d) Surface of soil


Answer: (c) A-horizon

Question 9.
Which factor influences soil formation?
(a) Climate
(b) Vegetation
(c) Parent rock
(d) All of these


Answer: (d) All of these

Question 10.
In which horizon of soil minerals are found?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) None of these


Answer: (b) B



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