NCERT Class VII Science Solutions: Chapter 9 – Soil Part 1 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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Question 1:

In addition to the rock particles, the soil contains.

  1. air and water
  2. water and plants
  3. minerals, organic matter, air and water
  4. water, air and plants

Answer:

C. minerals, organic matter, air and water.

The Soil Contains Air, Water, Organic Matter and Inorganic M …

Question 2:

The water holding capacity is the highest in.

  1. Sandy soil.
  2. Clayey soil
  3. Loamy soil
  4. Mixture of sand and loam

Answer:

B. clayey soil

As Showing in Images is a Clayey Soil

Question 3:

Match the items in Column I with those in Column II:

Match Column 1 and Column 2 (Ques)
Column IColumn II
A home for living organismsLarge particles
Upper layer of the soilAll kinds of soil
Sandy soilDark in colour
Middle layer of the soilSmall particles and packed tight
Clayey soilLesser amount of humus

Answer:

Match Column 1 and Column 2
Column IColumn II
A home for living organismsAll kinds of soil
Upper layer of the soilDark in colour
Sandy soilLarge particles
Middle layer of the soilLesser amount of humus
Clayey soilSmall particles and packed tight

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