What is soil made of?a.
Broken rock particles and decaying plants and animals b.
Mixture of sand and water c.
Mixture of air and dustd.
Mixture of sand and water.
Which is described as flowing water?a.
Groundwater b. river c. ocean d. pond
Which source of water is built by people to hold water?a.
Dam b. spring c. waterfall d. river
Why is groundwater the best source of drinking water?a.
It is found between rocks c. it is clean b.
It comes out as a spring d. it comes from the mountain
Which has salty water?a.
Lake b. sea c. river d. spring
Which of the following is a renewable resource?a.
Oil b. coal c. water d. minerals
Which of the following shows conservation of natural resources?a.
Dispose of your garbage properly c. use commercial and inorganic fertilizers b.
Use more paper and wood products d. use plenty of water in cleaning the house
Which of these kinds of soil is best for growing plants?a.
Gravel b. sand d. clay d. loam
Which of these in not an effect of soil pollution?a.
Increase in crop production c. food shortage b.
Water pollution d. air pollution
Which of these helps prevent soil pollution?a.
Mining c. proper garbage disposal b.
use of pesticides d. overuse of inorganic fertilizer
Which of these does not help conserve soil?a.
Crop rotation c. proper garbage disposal b.
Burning of trees d. selective cutting of mature trees
Why do most people buy bottled water and water from purified water refilling stations?a.
Polluted water is potable drinking water b.
Water from the faucet is clean and safe to drink c.
Many sources of water are clean and safe to drink d.
Many sources of water are not safe to drink because of pollution
Which of these will help reduce water pollution?a.
People dumping their garbage into the river b.
Factories throwing their waste into the river c.
Farmers using fertilizer and pesticides near river and lakesd.
People practicing proper garbage disposal in their community
Which of these is not an effect of water pollution?a.
Polluted water carries diseases. b.
Polluted water kills plants and animals.c.
Polluted water allows plants to make their own food.d.
Polluted water decreases the amount of oxygen in the water
Which of these helps conserve water?a.
Throw the water used in rinsing clothes. b.
Close the faucet when you are not using it.c.
Use a water hose in cleaning the garage and watering the plants.d.
Allow water in a basin to overflow while washing the dishes.
Which weather element tells about the hotness or coldness of air?a.
Rainfall c. cloud formation b.
air temperature d. speed and direction of the wind
What happens to the mercury in the thermometer as the air becomes warmer?a.
The mercury goes up and down c. The mercury goes down b.
The mercury remains the same d. The mercury goes up