Bluebills And The Wetlands

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Bluebills And The Wetlands - Quiz

Please complete this quiz to see how much you already know, and what you need to learn, about our Nation's wetlands.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Wetlands play an important role in?
    • A. 

      Controlling floodwaters

    • B. 

      Filtering pollutants out of the water

    • C. 

      Increasing local economy

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    True or False, wetlands are among the most productive ecosystems in the world?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Increase development along shorelines and paving over wetlands can cause
    • A. 

      Sever flooding

    • B. 

      Less soil erosion into our water ways

    • C. 

      Loss of endangered and threatend species

    • D. 

      A and C

  • 4. 
    Which of the following important food crops are grown in wetland areas?
    • A. 

      Legumes

    • B. 

      Cranberries

    • C. 

      Rice

    • D. 

      B and C

  • 5. 
    What is the scientific name of a Bluebill duck?
    • A. 

      Daffy

    • B. 

      Scaup

    • C. 

      Scoot

    • D. 

      Coot

  • 6. 
    True or False: Wetlands are wet all year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A garden planted near the low lying area of a curb is called a _____?
  • 8. 
    Which of the following can harm wetlands?
    • A. 

      Household products, such as detergents.

    • B. 

      Pesticides

    • C. 

      Fertilizers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    In the last 150 years what percent of the wetlands has disappeared in Minnesota?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      25%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      75%

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