Deforestation: How Well You Know? Quiz

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Deforestation: How Well You Know? Quiz

What do you know about deforestation? Deforestation is the unfortunate clearing or removal of a forest or group of trees from land switched to a non-forest use. The worst kind of deforestation exists within the tropical rainforests, but it can also occur with ranches or farms. It may be wise to examine why we are deforesting these areas and what can stop it. This quiz will show you what deforestation is and where it is most affected.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is deforestation?
    • A. 

      When people defrost all the trees in a forests.

    • B. 

      When people cut down trees

    • C. 

      When people cut down whole forest areas and other types of ecosystems

    • D. 

      When people move forest to a different area

  • 2. 
    Deforestation is good for us.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    What is slash and burn?
    • A. 

      A type of cooking.

    • B. 

      A type of way to getting rid of trees.

    • C. 

      A type of criminal offence.

    • D. 

      A type of way to clear forest land for its soil.

  • 4. 
    Since 1600 what is the estimated forest area that the United States has lost due to deforestation?
    • A. 

      90%

    • B. 

      80%

    • C. 

      50%

    • D. 

      30%

    • E. 

      10%

  • 5. 
    Deforestation happens most in:
    • A. 

      Forests

    • B. 

      Temperate rainforests

    • C. 

      Tropical rainforests

  • 6. 
    Deforestation causes over 15% of greenhouse gas emissions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which area in the world is the most affected by deforestation? 
    • A. 

      The Amazon

    • B. 

      The Philippines

    • C. 

      Indonesia

    • D. 

      The Atlantic Forest

  • 8. 
    Why is deforestation happening?
    • A. 

      For fun/joy

    • B. 

      For cattle ranching

    • C. 

      For entertainment

    • D. 

      For farming

    • E. 

      For mining

    • F. 

      For oil and gases

    • G. 

      So they can replant trees

    • H. 

      For more animals to roam freely

    • I. 

      For agriculture

    • J. 

      For more room to live

  • 9. 
    Because of deforestation our air is going to become less and less_____.
  • 10. 
    What will happen after a period of time to the forest floor if all the trees are removed?
    • A. 

      The trees will grow back

    • B. 

      The land will become a large mud pond

    • C. 

      The rich soil will turn into barren desert area

  • 11. 
    At the rate that deforestation is going at, how many years is it hypothesised that all the trees will be completely vanish?
    • A. 

      10 years

    • B. 

      100 years

    • C. 

      200 years

    • D. 

      500 years

    • E. 

      600 years

    • F. 

      800 years

    • G. 

      1000 years

  • 12. 
    How many animals, plant and insect species are we losing each day due to deforestation?
    • A. 

      90

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      120

    • D. 

      130

  • 13. 
    How many soccer fields of forest area are being cut down per minute?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      31

    • C. 

      32

    • D. 

      33

    • E. 

      34

    • F. 

      35

    • G. 

      36

  • 14. 
    What are the effects of deforestation?
    • A. 

      More greenhouse gases

    • B. 

      Disturb the water cycle

    • C. 

      Reduced biodiversity

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 15. 
    What can you do to reduce deforestation?
    • A. 

      Use less paper or use recycled paper

    • B. 

      Clear more area of plants to grow trees

    • C. 

      Make deforestation more aware to the public

    • D. 

      Replant trees

    • E. 

      All of the above

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