2nd Class Science Our Environment Soil

Soil

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Soil is a thin layer of earth's crust, which serves as a natural medium for the growth of plants. In fact, soil is a source of minerals for plants. Plants also get water via soil, which is necessary for their growth. As life of human and other living organisms is fully dependent on plants, soil is also very important for the life of living organisms.

 

Look at the following picture of different types of soil:

                              

              Clay soil                                             Sand soil                                          Loamy soil  

 

 

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     Which one of the following is true?

(a) Soil is not important for man

(b) Soil is not important for woman

(c) Soil is not important for animals

(d) Soil is very important for the life of living organisms

 

Answers: (d)

Explanation 

Soil is important for the life of living organisms. Therefore, option (D) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

      A plant cannot grow without _____.

(a) Flower

(b) Fruit

(c) Vegetables

(d) Soil

 

Answer: (d)

Explanation

Soil is an important requirement for the growth of plants. Therefore, option (D) is correct and rest of the options is incorrect.

 

 

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