Different Types Of Biomes And Their Characteristics

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Biome Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    This biome is determined by extremely low amounts of rainfall, not temperature. The climate can be either extremely cold or extremely hot.
    • A. 

      Grasslands

    • B. 

      Desert

    • C. 

      Taiga

    • D. 

      Deciduious Forest

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT one of Earth's major terrestrial biomes?
    • A. 

      Tundra

    • B. 

      Wetlands

    • C. 

      Grasslands

    • D. 

      Desert

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Desert

    • B. 

      Tundra

    • C. 

      Deciduous Forest

    • D. 

      Taiga

  • 4. 
    This  biome has large, rolling terrains of grasses, flowers and herbs. Latitude, soil and local climates for the most part determine what kinds of plants grow here.
    • A. 

      Taiga

    • B. 

      Tundra

    • C. 

      Grasslands

    • D. 

      Rainforest

  • 5. 
    Which biome is characterized by extremely cold temperatures, treeless landscapes, and land that remains frozen year-round?
    • A. 

      Taiga

    • B. 

      Tundra

    • C. 

      Rainforest

    • D. 

      Decidious Forest

  • 6. 
    This biome is characterized by areas of open areas with very few trees. Several large land animals inhabit this biome including elephants, giraffes, zebras, and rhinoceros
    • A. 

      Rainforest

    • B. 

      Taiga

    • C. 

      Tundra

    • D. 

      Grasslands

  • 7. 
    Which land biome is characterized by dense vegetation, seasonally warm temperatures, and a great amount of rainfall? This biome is home to the majority of plant and animal species in the world.
    • A. 

      Taiga

    • B. 

      Decidious Forest

    • C. 

      Rainforest

    • D. 

      Tundra

  • 8. 
    This biome is home to a variety of  trees that lose their leaves in the winter 
    • A. 

      Tundra

    • B. 

      Rainforest

    • C. 

      Decidious Forest

    • D. 

      Taiga

  • 9. 
    ____________________________  is an example of an eco-system that are not considered large enough to be a biome.
  • 10. 
    Animals hibernating, changing fur color, and migrating are all examples of this:
    • A. 

      Modification

    • B. 

      Adaptation

    • C. 

      Relocation

    • D. 

      Extinction

  • 11. 
    The eastern portion of the United States is dominated by what biome?
    • A. 

      Grasslands

    • B. 

      Decidious Forest

    • C. 

      Tundra

    • D. 

      Taiga

  • 12. 
    Terrestrial means:
    • A. 

      Water

    • B. 

      Air

    • C. 

      Land

    • D. 

      Clouds

  • 13. 
    Which of the following plants would you most likely find in a Desert?
    • A. 

      Pine

    • B. 

      Cacti

    • C. 

      Spruce

    • D. 

      Grass