Soil Worksheet-6

Soil Worksheet-6

 

Fill  in the blanks: 

  1. _____ is the top layer of the Earth where plants grow.
  2. ______ is formed by breaking down of rocks.
  3. The water trapped in the soil is called ______.
  4. Farmers add_____ to the soil to make it fertile.
  5. The ____ layer of soil consists of tiny stones and pebbles.
  6. There is a layer of ______ just above the layer of stones and pebbles in soil.
  7. There is a layer of ______ above the layer of sand.
  8. There is a layer of ______ below the layer of sand.
  9. There is a layer of _____ above the layer of clay.
  10. There is a layer of ______ below the layer of humus.
  11. There is a layer of muddy water below the layer of ____.
  12. The layer of soil on which small parts of dead leaves and insects can be seen floating on water is called _____.
  13. Materials that make the soil healthy and which plants need are called ____.
  14. The nutrients that plants take from the soil are called_____.
  15. Animal wastes that is mixed with soil to help plants grow well is called _____.

 

Answer:

  1. Soil
  2. Soil
  3. Moisture
  4. Manure
  5. Bottom
  6. Fine sand
  7. Clay
  8. Pebbles/pebble
  9. Muddy water
  10. Muddy water
  11. Humus
  12. Humus
  13. Nutrients/nutrient
  14. Minerals/Mineral
  15. Manure