WONDER #1560: What Is Mulch?

Question 1 of 3

A layer of material applied to the surface of an area of soil for the purpose of conserving moisture or reducing weed growth is called what?

  1. mulch
  2. trash
  3. biowaste
  4. seed

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a material used as mulch?

  1. grass clippings
  2. wood chips
  3. recycled tire rubber
  4. broken glass

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a benefit of mulch?

  1. retains moisture
  2. reduces weeds
  3. protects against extreme temperatures
  4. conserves electricity

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