6th Grade Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About Earth Science!

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Tropical rainforests experience high temperatures and a lot of rain. A tropical rainforest is a place found roughly within 25 degrees north or south of the equator. Over an acre of rainforest is being lost every second with possible serious consequences to us all. Let's delve into Tropical Rain Forests, shall we?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The dense 'roof' of treetops is called what?
    • A. 

      Awning

    • B. 

      Blanket

    • C. 

      Canopy

    • D. 

      Umbrella

  • 2. 
    Tropical rainforest vegetation takes in which gas?
    • A. 

      Argon

    • B. 

      Carbon Dioxide

    • C. 

      Hydrogen

    • D. 

      Oxygen

  • 3. 
    Which term means using rainforest resources in a way that preserves them for the future?
    • A. 

      Extended development

    • B. 

      Programmable development

    • C. 

      Strategic development

    • D. 

      Sustainable development

  • 4. 
    Why are rainforest soils poor and infertile?
    • A. 

      Because of a vicious fungus

    • B. 

      Due to animal activity

    • C. 

      Heavy rain washes out the nutrients

    • D. 

      The sun dries them out

  • 5. 
    Roughly how much of the earth's surface is covered by tropical rainforests?
    • A. 

      0.15

    • B. 

      0.25

    • C. 

      Less than 2%

    • D. 

      More than 50%

  • 6. 
    Which river is famous for its rainforest?
    • A. 

      Amazon

    • B. 

      Ganges

    • C. 

      Limpopo

    • D. 

      Mississippi

  • 7. 
    Tropical rainforests grow in what type of climate?
    • A. 

      Cold and wet

    • B. 

      Hot and humid

    • C. 

      Mild and damp

    • D. 

      Warm and dry

  • 8. 
    Large wide tree roots above ground have what name?
    • A. 

      Buttress roots

    • B. 

      Fortress roots

    • C. 

      Mega roots

    • D. 

      Stabilising roots

  • 9. 
    What type of tree would not grow in a tropical rainforest?
    • A. 

      Mahogany

    • B. 

      Pine

    • C. 

      Rubber

    • D. 

      Teak

  • 10. 
    Which continent does not have tropical rainforests?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      South America

    • D. 

      South-East Asia

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