Phosphorus Cycle

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Phosphorus Cycle

A quiz based on notes about the phosphorus cycle.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is phosphorus?
    • A. 

      Phosphorus is a metallic element

    • B. 

      Phosphorus is an element

    • C. 

      Phosphorus is a highly reactive and highly toxic element

  • 2. 
    Phosphorus is found everywhere EXCEPT...
  • 3. 
    The phosphorus cycle includes erosion and weathering.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 4. 
    Why can't Phosphorus be found in the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      It doesn't combind well with the other elements

    • B. 

      It just can't be found

    • C. 

      The sun evaporates it

    • D. 

      At normal temperatures and pressure, phosphorus is at a liquid state

  • 5. 
    Where does the Phosphorus Cycle start?
    • A. 

      Rocks

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Atmosphere

  • 6. 
    How does the Phosphorus enter plants in the soil?
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Water in the soil

  • 7. 
    How do humans impact the Phosphorus Cycle?
    • A. 

      Pollution

    • B. 

      We do not have any impact

    • C. 

      Killing plants

    • D. 

      Use fertilizers that are not natural