The Sulfur Cycle MCQ Quiz

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Sulfur is one of the most abundant elements on earth. Our ' The sulfur cycle MCQ quiz ' will test your knowledge of the exchange and transformation of sulfur on earth. Are you well aware of this biogeochemical cycle? Let's test your knowledge with this simple quiz! All the questions are asked in a simple manner that will make you think! Make sure to answer all the questions carefully. Keep studying, and we wish you all the very best!


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

      A nonmetallic chemical element

    • B. 

      A yellow rock

    • C. 

      Dried up lava

    • D. 

      Rain

  • 2. 
    Which of the following activities releases Sulphur into the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      By burning of fossil fuels

    • B. 

      By the CFC emission

    • C. 

      By burning wood

    • D. 

      By manufacturing steel

  • 3. 
    Plants absorb sulfur in what form? 
    • A. 

      In the form on sulfuric acid

    • B. 

      In the form of fossil fuels

    • C. 

      In the form of amino acids such as methionine, cystine

    • D. 

      In the form of pure sulfur

  • 4. 
    Sulfur makes up which essential compound in living organisms?
    • A. 

      Fats

    • B. 

      Proteins and vitamins

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    The sulfur cycle is also known as what type of cycle? 
    • A. 

      Elemental cycles

    • B. 

      Soil cycles

    • C. 

      Gaseous cycles

    • D. 

      Biogeochemical cycle

  • 6. 
    What does acid rain do?
    • A. 

      Creates winds

    • B. 

      Increases productivity of plants

    • C. 

      Lowers the pH of soils, lakes, and rivers

    • D. 

      Blocks solar radiation

  • 7. 
    How is Sulfur Dioxide NOT created? 
    • A. 

      Smelting

    • B. 

      Burning coal

    • C. 

      Volcanoes

    • D. 

      Compressing ocean rocks

  • 8. 
    How are humans trying to be proactive in reducing our sulfur emission? 
    • A. 

      By refining fossil fuels in factories

    • B. 

      By using clean coal

    • C. 

      By producing acid rain

    • D. 

      Increasing metal mining

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is an Organic Reservoir? 
    • A. 

      Deep oceanic rock

    • B. 

      The atmosphere

    • C. 

      Ice

    • D. 

      Soil

  • 10. 
    Sulfur is usually trapped in which layer of the atmosphere?
    • A. 

      Lithosphere

    • B. 

      Asthenosphere 

    • C. 

      Troposphere

    • D. 

      Mesosphere

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