Forests are very important for their products. They are also important to keep the soil fertile and to prevent flood. The fallen leaves and decayed plants become humus which makes the soil rich and holds the rainwater.
For many years, people have not been obeying the government’s regulations. They have been cutting down the forest trees carelessly. As a result, thousands of hectares of land have become worse and the rivers will be full of mud. In the wet season there will be erosion and floods which will destroy the farm lands and villages.
1. What is the main idea of the second paragraph?
A. Rivers are full of mud
B. Lands becomes infertile
C. Floods destroy villages
D. Erosions have cause floods
E. Deforestation has caused a lot of destruction
2. The following statements are the advantages of forests mentioned in the text, EXCEPT ……….
A. they keep the soil fertile
B. they prevent flood
C. they produce humus
D. they hold rainwater
E. they produce fresh air
3. Humus is made from …….
A. fertile soil
B. brown leaves
C. the root of a tree
D. a kind of artificial fertilizer
E. decayed plants and leaves
4.”They are also very important to keep the soil fertile and to prevent flood.” (Paragraph 1). The underlined word is synonymous to ……