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SELF QUIZ: SOIL
Questions | Answers
 
  1. What does soil consist of?
  2. Where does the stuff that makes up your body come from?
  3. What are the major components of the soil profile?
  4. How long does it take an inch of topsoil to naturally form?
  5. Why are tropical soils not productive for growing crops/cattle in the long run?
  6. Define soil erosion.
  7. How is soil moved?
  8. What is the major factor that makes soil more prone to erosion? Why?
  9. What are the major human activities that promote soil erosion?
  10. What are the major effects of soil erosion?
  11. What are some soil conservation practices?