AP Online Ch 26 Quiz Biosphere

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The biosphere refers to the global ecological system which integrates all living beings and their relationships, as well as their interactions with all the rest of the different spheres of the world; atmosphere, geosphere and so on. Can you tell us all about it in this quiz titled “AP Online Ch 26 Quiz Biosphere”?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The largest communities on land are called
    • A. 

      Biospheres.

    • B. 

      Estuaries.

    • C. 

      Tundras.

    • D. 

      Taigas.

    • E. 

      Biomes.

  • 2. 
    The largest biome on earth is the
    • A. 

      Tundra.

    • B. 

      Taiga.

    • C. 

      Temperate deciduous forest.

    • D. 

      Desert.

    • E. 

      Ocean.

  • 3. 
    Which would be characterized by little rainfall, permafrost, and reindeer?
    • A. 

      Grasslands

    • B. 

      Temperate deciduous forest

    • C. 

      Desert

    • D. 

      Taiga

    • E. 

      Tundra

  • 4. 
    Which would be characterized by rich soils, insufficient rainfall for trees, and many herbivores?
    • A. 

      Grasslands

    • B. 

      Chaparral

    • C. 

      Desert

    • D. 

      Taiga

    • E. 

      Tundra

  • 5. 
    Which would be characterized by rainfall under 25 cm/year, hot days, cold nights, and quickly blooming plants?
    • A. 

      Grasslands

    • B. 

      Temperate deciduous forest

    • C. 

      Desert

    • D. 

      Taiga

    • E. 

      Tundra

  • 6. 
    A forest found in a broad belt in northern Eurasia and North America, with conifers and swamps, is called the
    • A. 

      Tropical rain forest.

    • B. 

      Tundra.

    • C. 

      Taiga.

    • D. 

      Chaparral.

    • E. 

      Temperate deciduous forest.

  • 7. 
    Which would be characterized by poor soil, and animals living in the trees?
    • A. 

      Tropical rain forest

    • B. 

      Tundra

    • C. 

      Taiga

    • D. 

      Chaparral

    • E. 

      Temperate deciduous forest

  • 8. 
    Trees such as oak and maple and animals such as foxes and deer are found in the
    • A. 

      Tropical rain forest.

    • B. 

      Tundra.

    • C. 

      Taiga.

    • D. 

      Chaparral.

    • E. 

      Temperate deciduous forest.

  • 9. 
    The biosphere is a thin realm of the air, land, and water in which are found living organisms arranged in communities of different populations.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Oceans cover about one-tenth of the earth's surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Fasle

  • 11. 
    There are no trees in the tundra because of the lack of rainfall as well as presence of permafrost, and boggy soils.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False