F1-tii- Mid Term Test

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F1-tii- Mid Term Test

Topics Examined: Tropical Rainforest Wetlands


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A forest is:
    • A. 

      An environment with lots of species

    • B. 

      An environment with a distinct set of flora and fauna

    • C. 

      An environment that is found in tropical regions only

    • D. 

      An environment that can florish anywhere

  • 2. 
    Elfin Woodland is located
    • A. 

      In the cloud forest

    • B. 

      Where vegetation has been planted previously

    • C. 

      At the base of the hillslope where vegetation is sparse

    • D. 

      It is an area where new species has been introduced

  • 3. 
    Check ALL that apply: Trees prevent erosion by
    • A. 

      Intercepting rainfall to reduce the rate at which it hits the slope

    • B. 

      By being asthetically pleasing to look at

    • C. 

      Roots holds the soil together

    • D. 

      By acting as a wind breaker

  • 4. 
    A function of wetlands is to purify water and provide more oxygen for flora and fauna
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Tropical rainforests and Equatorial rainforests are found between 30 N latitude and 45 N latitude
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    A _____________ is an area that is permanently or seasonally covered with water.
  • 7. 
    The Caroni swamp comprises mainly of
    • A. 

      Marshes

    • B. 

      Sedges

    • C. 

      Red mangrove

    • D. 

      White mangrove

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is an endemic species to Trinidad
    • A. 

      Pawi

    • B. 

      Scarlet Ibis

    • C. 

      Crocodiles

    • D. 

      Porcupines

  • 9. 
    The Martha Brae wetland is located in
    • A. 

      Barbados

    • B. 

      Jamaica

    • C. 

      Tobago

  • 10. 
    Graeme Hall Swamp is located in
    • A. 

      Barbados

    • B. 

      Jamaica

    • C. 

      Tobago

  • 11. 
    Check ALL that apply. Which of the following are NOT conditions needed for coral growth?
    • A. 

      Temperatures approximately 27 degrees celcius

    • B. 

      Deep sea

    • C. 

      Lots of sediment to hold the coral together

    • D. 

      Sunlight must be able to penetrate the bottom

    • E. 

      Shallow water

    • F. 

      Near harbours where lots of nutrients from boats etc are available

  • 12. 
    What kind of soils are found mainly in the tropical rainforest?
    • A. 

      Latosols

    • B. 

      Podsols

    • C. 

      Sandy soils

    • D. 

      Clayey soils

  • 13. 
    Which is the most fertile layer in the rainforest?
    • A. 

      Emergent

    • B. 

      Leaf litter layer

    • C. 

      Canopy

    • D. 

      Middle layer

  • 14. 
    What are mudflats?
    • A. 

      A sand bar on the coast

    • B. 

      A pile of sand on the beach

    • C. 

      An accumulation of alluvium in the wetland

    • D. 

      Formed from erosion of soil.

  • 15. 
    An area that has been reclaimed in Trinidad is:
    • A. 

      Invaders Bay, POS (Where Movie Towne is located)

    • B. 

      Bayside Towers, West Moorings

    • C. 

      Scarborough Port, Tobago

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 16. 
    Which of the following statement(s) does/do not belong?
    • A. 

      Educating young people is the best way to save our natural environment

    • B. 

      Stricter laws need to be enforced to protect the environment

    • C. 

      Trees help hold soil together to prevent soil erosion

    • D. 

      There are warm as well as cold coral reefs in the world

    • E. 

      Wetlands act as a filter for water

    • F. 

      Tropical rainforests are found between latitudes 0-30 degrees north and south of the equator

  • 17. 
    A place where flora and fauna live and interact with both the living (biotic)  and the non living (abiotic) environment is a
    • A. 

      Habitat

    • B. 

      Eco-system

    • C. 

      Wetland

    • D. 

      Tropical Rainforest

    • E. 

      Coral Reef

  • 18. 
    Reafforestation is
    • A. 

      The planting of trees where none existed before

    • B. 

      The replanting of trees in a area where it existed before

    • C. 

      Plant of trees to create a virgin rainforest

    • D. 

      An activity that should be practiced widely in Trinidad and Tobago to conserve our forest

  • 19. 
    Tick ALL that apply Which of the following causes damage to wetlands?
    • A. 

      Squatters

    • B. 

      Agricultural Activity

    • C. 

      Recreational Fishsing

    • D. 

      Reforestation

    • E. 

      Designated hunting season

    • F. 

      Marine construction

  • 20. 
    The Northern Range is one of the few remaining tracts of Virgin Rainforest in Trinidad and Tobago
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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