Quiz: Chapter 12: Soil & Agriculture

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Agriculture Quizzes & Trivia

By: Sophia, Isabel, and Marron


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    About 38% of Earth's land surface is used for ___________________
    • A. 

      Agriculture

    • B. 

      Architecture

    • C. 

      Conservation corridors

    • D. 

      National parks

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is soil not formed by?
    • A. 

      Weathering

    • B. 

      Decomposition

    • C. 

      Erosion

    • D. 

      Photosynthesis

  • 3. 
    True or false: Human activities cause more erosion than natural events 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Fill in the blank: _____________ is the raising and grazing of livestock
  • 5. 
    Fill in the blank: ___________________ was one of the most significant desertification events that took place in the 1930s. 
  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Fossil fuels

    • B. 

      Salinization

    • C. 

      Industrial Agriculture

  • 7. 
    1. True or false: Traditional agriculture requires the use of fossil fuels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    __________ are concentrated groups of livestock or poultry. 
  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Rapid growth

    • B. 

      Frost tolerance

    • C. 

      Increased need for insecticides

    • D. 

      Pest resistance

  • 10. 
    True or False: The Green Revolution was the introduction of new technology, crop varieties, and frost tolerance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False