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Question 2 (5 points)

 

Your textbook discusses the development of soil horizons and includes four major processes that allow for horizons to evolve. Which of the following is not one of these:

Question 2 options:


additions


transformations


translocations


removals


lateral movements


Question 4 (5 points)

 








There are a variety of physical weathering processes. Which of the following is NOT one of these?

Question 4 options:


frost weathering


pressure release


salt weathering


dirt cracking


dissolution

Question 5 (5 points)

 








Which of the following is not a major component of soil:

Question 5 options:


air


minerals


organic matter


water


solid rock

Question 6 (5 points)

 








____ create a free space for water and other agents of chemical and physical weathering to enter a rock to accelerate its breakdown into sediment. Pick the most accurate answer.

Question 6 options:


weathering


erosion


detachment


joints


dirt cracking

Question 7 (5 points)

 








_____ is a factor the impacts how soils change and horizons develop. This process occurs when materials are completely removed or weathered from the soil profile. (HINT: Discussed in your book!)

Question 7 options:


additions


transformations


translocations


removals


lateral movements

Question 8 (5 points)

 








True or False: The O horizon in the soil is unconsolidated parent material. The weathered bits of rock that the soil forms in.

Question 8 options:

TrueFalse

Question 9 (5 points)

 








_____ is a factor the impacts how soils change and horizons develop. This process occurs when materials are influenced and changed by chemical and/or biological processes acting on them.(HINT: Discussed in your book!)

Question 9 options:


additions


transformations


translocations


removals


lateral movements

Question 10 (5 points)

 








According to the videos you had to watch on Soils, three major changes in agricultural practices can restore soil health and productivity. Which one of the following is NOT a sustainable agricultural practice?

Question 10 options:


no-till agriculture


cover crops


crop rotations


plowing fields


none of the above are correct answers

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Question 2 (5 points)

Your textbook discusses the development of soil horizons and includes four major processes that allow for horizons to evolve. Which of the following is not one of these:

removals

 

Question 4 (5 points)

There are a variety of physical weathering processes. Which of the following is NOT one of these?

dissolution

 

Question 5 (5 points)

Which of the following is not a major component of soil:

solid rock

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Question 2 (5 points)

Your textbook discusses the development of soil horizons and includes four major processes that allow for horizons to evolve. Which of the following is not one of these:

removals

 

Question 4 (5 points)

There are a variety of physical weathering processes. Which of the following is NOT one of these?

dissolution

 

Question 5 (5 points)

Which of the following is not a major component of soil:

solid rock

 

Question 6 (5 points)

____ create a free space for water and other agents of chemical and physical weathering to enter a rock to accelerate its breakdown into sediment. Pick the most accurate answer.

weathering

 

Question 7 (5 points)

_____ is a factor the impacts how soils change and horizons develop. This process occurs when materials are completely removed or weathered from the soil profile. (HINT: Discussed in your book!)

lateral movements

 

Question 8 (5 points)

True or False: The O horizon in the soil is unconsolidated parent material. The weathered bits of rock that the soil forms in.

False

 

Question 9 (5 points)

_____ is a factor the impacts how soils change and horizons develop. This process occurs when materials are influenced and changed by chemical and/or biological processes acting on them.(HINT: Discussed in your book!)

transformations

 

Question 10 (5 points)

According to the videos you had to watch on Soils, three major changes in agricultural practices can restore soil health and productivity. Which one of the following is NOT a sustainable agricultural practice?

plowing fields