What is Topsoil? - Definition, Composition & Uses


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What is the smell of topsoil?

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1. Without topsoil what doesn't happen?

2. Greater amounts of topsoil can mean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

If you've ever planted a garden or flowerbed, then you are probably already familiar with topsoil. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you assess your understanding of topsoil. These quiz questions will test you on a key process dependent on topsoil and topsoil management.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on the following aspects of topsoil:

  • The smell of topsoil
  • Impact of topsoil amounts
  • Another name for topsoil

Skills Practiced

These assessments allow students to test the knowledge they gained from the lesson by using the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding maximizing topsoil and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what will not happen in the absence of topsoil
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what greater amounts of topsoil could mean

Additional Learning

Learn more about topsoil by reviewing the accompanying lesson, What is Topsoil? - Definition, Composition & Uses. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define topsoil
  • Explore the biological cycle of topsoil
  • Learn about the composition of topsoil