Conserving Land And Soil Reading Quiz

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Land Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How much of Earth's surface is dry land?
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      Less than 1/4

    • C. 

      1/3

    • D. 

      Less than 3/4

  • 2. 
    What are the major types of land use? (check all that apply)
    • A. 

      Agriculture

    • B. 

      Maintaining Forests

    • C. 

      Mining

    • D. 

      Development

  • 3. 
    How much of Earth's land can be farmed?
    • A. 

      Less than 1/3

    • B. 

      1/2

    • C. 

      More than 1/3

    • D. 

      3/4

  • 4. 
    Soil erosion is caused by _____ _____ _____.
    • A. 

      Wind and water

    • B. 

      Pigs and corn

    • C. 

      Gravel and sunshine

    • D. 

      Water and snow

  • 5. 
    True or False? Land that cannot be farmed is due to the land being too dry, too wet, too salty, or too mountainous.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When the soil becomes less fertile, it is called
    • A. 

      Starving of resources

    • B. 

      Malnourished

    • C. 

      Nutrient rich

    • D. 

      Nutrient depletion

  • 7. 
    What is Desertification?
    • A. 

      A city in Arizona

    • B. 

      The degradation of Land so it can no longer support human life

    • C. 

      The process of becoming desert (as from land management or climate change)

    • D. 

      New legislation some politicians are proposing

  • 8. 
    The process of restoring an area of land to a more natural, productive state is call _____________.
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